>Geriatric psychology, the psychology of older people.

>I don’t need counseling!! That’s what older people tell me. Actually you might. Counseling for older adults has proven to be very effective. If you are struggling, read this article. If you have an older parent who seems like they might benefit from counseling; read and share this article with them. For more information on counseling older adults, tune in next Monday at 1pm to http://www.ksgvradio.com, Talk Therapy. I will be speaking about counseling for Older Adults and Debbie Dozal from the Glendora Senior Center will be speaking on what the senior program offers older adults. Please read on…


This science is being studied at the doctoral level by people who have no experience being old. Once they have their piece of paper, they can teach others how to teach old people how to be old. Young people tend to be more enthusiastic about the whole concept of successful aging and anti-aging than their grandparents are. That’s why old people are often crabby.

At 63, I’m on the threshold of “young” old age. I have friends in “middle” old age, and others who are “old” old. I have a mother who finds old age very inconvenient and resents what she perceives as the admonitions of the young to suck it up and try harder.

What does old age mean in practical terms, and why do we need trained professionals to help us navigate this passage of life? Read More>>>


About Ilissa Banhazl

Ilissa Banhazl is a licensed marriage and family psychotherapist, former grade school teacher and holds a masters degree in reading. She has a private practice in Glendora, CA and lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children. She specializes in adult, adolescent, individual, couple, and family relationship counseling as well as eating disorder treatment and recovery. She facilitates a Women’s Support Group in Glendora as well as a Women’s Disordered Eating & Body Image Group. Ilissa authors 3 therapy blogs, Marriage and Family, Eating Disorders and Group Therapy. You can follow her at FB and Twitter. http://www.ilissabanhazlmft.com or http://www.eatingdisordersgroup.com
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One Response to >Geriatric psychology, the psychology of older people.

  1. Anonymous says:

    >Hi, thanks for sharing your blog

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