Monthly Archives: May 2013

Your Getting Divorced, No Wonder You’re Devastated! Written by Ilissa Banhazl, marriage and family therapy, Claremont, CA

Going through a divorce may be one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. You are severing a deep connection even though it may be flawed. You’re going to have to grieve the loss of your marriage as well as what … Continue reading

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Are You Dissatisfied With Your Sex Life With Your Partner? Couples Counseling, Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, Glendora, La Verne, Upland

Whether you’ve been married a short time or many years, there will come a time where you may have to address your sex life. Most people are uncomfortable talking about it. Our parents didn’t do a great job of making … Continue reading

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Is Your Wife or Partner’s Eating Disorder Effecting Your Relationship? 10 Things You Can Do, Ilissa Banhazl, marriage and family therapy, La verne

If your wife or partner has an eating disorder, it has to be affecting your relationship and family! Are you at a loss with how to help her? Does she seem defensive when you address it? How are you addressing … Continue reading

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5 Ways We Handle Difficult Topics in Therapy/Counseling; Would You Rather Discuss it in My Office? Ilissa Banhazl, La Verne

If you find that communicating with your partner about difficult topics at home, spirals into a fight; then discussing it my office might be helpful for you. Here’s what we will do: 1. Come prepared with a topic to discuss. … Continue reading

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Is It Okay to Go to Sleep When I’m Feeling Crappy? 1 Great Coping Skill! Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, Glendora

I think we all feel like this at times. 1. great coping skill, if you have time is to take a nap or simply go to bed for the night. Sometimes you just have to call it  day and start … Continue reading

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Couples, Appreciation Goes A Long Way! Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, Couple’s Therapist, Upland

Did you ever notice that when someone thanks you for doing something for them or tells you that you did a great job, that you feel encouraged to do something nice for that person again? It’s just that simple in … Continue reading

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