Dr. Tina Tessina, Author

Dr. Tina Tessina - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Relationship Coach - Long Beach, CA
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In my psychotherapy practice as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I welcome the opportunity to use my skills to help enhance your existing lifestyle, and to teach you the process for ...

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Dr. Romance on: No Cooperation? Solve It Yourself!

Dr. Romance writes:   What do you do after you have tried everything and your partner, friend, child or colleague still won't negotiate? In previous articles, like “Asking for What you ...

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Lovestyles

It was one of those magical encounters with a personal truth—you know how it feels. I was fifteen, in ninth-grade English. The teacher, Mr. Rizzutto, read us a poem, and it had such a profound effect on me that even five decades later, I’m still using it as a guide. The poem, “Outwitted,” ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: Should a Mother Push Her Daughter to Contact He

Dear Dr. Romance:   If the child has not had a real relationship with her father for many years and does not see him more than 2 times per year, should a mother keep pushing a relationship with the father and child? Will it do more harm than good? Dear ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: What do I need to do to become a therapist?

Dear Dr. Romance:   I am a 25 year old M.A. student from the Middle East. This year is my final year to have my M.A. degree as a Family specialist to become a family counselor. I saw many things you wrote online as a family and couple therapists and i Loved ...

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The Magic of Reassurance

There are a few simple communication techniques that work like magic in relationships, whether with committed partners, friends, co-workers or relatives. One of the most effective is reassurance, which is simple to do, and calms both of you down, which allows your discussion move on without struggles. When a ...

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CredentialsLMFT, MFT, PhD
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inAll areas, please inquire
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist
Psychologist
Relationship Coach
I offer my servicesAt my office
Telephone
By Email
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 10/25/14
Number MX13629
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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences

Lovers Come with Differences -- different desires, different ...

USD $11.57

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Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)

This is the first book in the "Inner Workbooks" series that ...

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The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart

Long-distance relationships can be difficult. Whether you're ...

USD $13.28

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The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again

For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of adults may find ...

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CredentialsLMFT, MFT, PhD
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inAll areas, please inquire
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist
Psychologist
Relationship Coach
I offer my servicesAt my office
Telephone
By Email
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 10/25/14
Number MX13629
Latest Expert Videos
My Store

Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences

Lovers Come with Differences -- different desires, different ...

USD $11.57

Buy online

Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)

This is the first book in the "Inner Workbooks" series that ...

Buy online

The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart

Long-distance relationships can be difficult. Whether you're ...

USD $13.28

Buy online

The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again

For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of adults may find ...

Buy online