Dr. Tina Tessina - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Relationship Coach - Long Beach, CA
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Dr. Tina Tessina (LMFT,MFT,PhD)

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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction

by Tina B. Tessina

Family dysfunction often runs through succeeding generations like a snowball rolling down a hill, gathering speed and power as it goes. In 25 years of counseling people in recovery, licensed psychotherapist Tina Tessina has worked with many clients struggling with problems stemming from dysfunctional families-anxiety, depression, feeling out of control, ...

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Money, Sex, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage

by Tina Tessina

Unhappy couples may be unhappy each in their own way - but they're all fighting about the same things: money, sex and kids. These three topics often cause conflict that can erode even the strongest marriages. In this prescriptive, practical guide, popular author and therapist Dr. Tina B. Tessina shows couples how to deal with their differences in these critical ...

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The 10 Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make Before 40

by Tina B. Tessina

Do you frequently second-guess yourself at work, at home and in your relationships? You're not alone. Faced with increasing demands, many women feel overwhelmed. This no-nonsense guide targets the 10 smartest decisions a woman can make before 40. Learn how to make "The Top Ten" decisions by resolving issues, setting goals, and listening to the "Wise Woman Within."

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The Ten Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make After Forty

by Tina B. Tessina

Dr. Tina Tessina helps women walk confidently into the prime of lifeThe longtime psychotherapist and bestselling author of The 10 Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make Before 40 now turns her attention to the special challenges and opportunities available to women over forty. In mid-life, many women find themselves in new circumstances. This practical and effective ...

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Love Styles: How to Celebrate Your Differences

by Tina Tessina

Lovers Come with Differences --different desires,different values,different needs,different styles.Find out your styleAnd make the differences work to enrich your lifeTHE MORE YOU AND YOUR PARTNER ARE DIFFERENT, THE MORE YOU NEED THIS BOOK.

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Gay Relationships

by Tina B. Tessina

Here is a step-by-step guide to making relationships work for America's more than twenty million gay men and women. Written in a warm, direct style, this book is leavened with humor and filled with anecdotes and examples drawn from the lives of the author's clients and friends.

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

by Tina B Tessina

Long-distance relationships can be difficult. Whether you're dating, long-married, one of you has been promoted to a different city, or you live a bi-coastal lifestyle, the information and guidelines in these pages will help you keep your relationship connected when you're disconnected.This book covers relationships that begin apart as well as relationships that ...

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The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again

by Tina B. Tessina

For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of adults may find themselves single. Maybe they've postponed marriage to concentrate on a career. Perhaps they find themselves alone after divorce or the breakup of a long-term relationship. Or maybe their reaching out again after the death of their spouse. But the one thing they have in common is questions, questions, and ...

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True Partners (An Inner Workbook)

by Tina Tessina

This exciting workbook, based on the authors' bestselling How to Be a Couple and Still Be Free, provides a successful noncompetitive model for resolving conflict and building a satisfying relationship through a step-by-step process of cooperative negotiation.

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The Real 13th Step: Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the Twelve-Step Programs (Revised Edition)

by Tina Tessina

Tina Tessina asserts that, despite the millions who've found relief from addictive and compulsive habits through 12-step programs, these same programs' insistence that members always keep coming back unwittingly fosters attitudes that can undermine independence, self-confidence, and self-reliance, the foundations of a long, successful, healthy life. The Real ...

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

by Tina B. Tessina

This is the first book in the "Inner Workbooks" series that explores issues concerned with self-understanding and personal growth and development. This text explains how conflict within relationships can be resolved, using techniques of co-operation and negotiation to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution. It uses step-by-step exercises to help the reader ...

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Articles by Dr. Tina Tessina
Neglected Wife

The Do's And Don'ts Of Improving Your Attitude

How to turn your perspective around in the most common mood-disrupting situations.

Divorce

Advice: Confronting A Rift With An Adult Child

Don't just hope things will get better. Do something to repair the damage today.

Before & After Diet

Dear Dr. Romance: I'm Nothing Normal

Previous bad choices and difficulties don't have to ruin your life from here on.

Older Couple On Date

Debunking Myths About Dating

They are just sayings. Stop living by them.

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again
The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart
Long-distance relationships can be difficult. ...
By Tina B Tessina
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Gay Relationships
LoveStyles - How to Celebrate Your Differences
The Ten Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make After Forty
How to Be a Couple and Still Be Free: Third Edition
The 10 Smartest Decisions a WOMAN Can Make Before 40
Money, Sex, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage
It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction

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