Monthly Archives: January 2014

Do You Know the Definition of the Word Divorce? Ilissa Banhazl, MFT Rancho Cucamonga, CA

I think we all know too well the meaning of the word divorce but just out of curiosity I looked it up in a dictionary. It said quite eloquently, the legal dissolution of a marriage and a complete or radical severance of closely connected … Continue reading

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There’s So Much Do? Does Your Relationship Usually Come Last or Never? 4 Things You Can Do…Counseling, La Verne, CA

Most couples are very busy taking care of responsibilities, interests, self-care, extended family, and probably children at some point. With all that, how are you supposed to carve out time for quality connection with your partner? 1. Well, that’s exactly … Continue reading

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Attend a Conference on Pregnancy, Body Image and Disordered Eating, Pomona, CA Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

Your Body: Pregnancy through Postpartum with Ilissa Banhazl, M.S., M.F.T  Despite the cultural myths that all women glow and blossom during their pregnancies, it is also a time when issues around body image and food are often likely to … Continue reading

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Here’s a Link to Register for the Motherhood Consortium: Ilissa Banhazl, MFT Presenter- Pregnancy, Body Image & Disordered Eating Conference, Pomona, CA

Here is a link that will introduce you to the Motherhood Consortium Organization for women pre, pregnant and post pregnant. I will be speaking there on February 7th about pregnancy, body image and eating disorders. If you would like to … Continue reading

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The Unspoken System In Your Family: 3 Benefits When Talking About It With One Another, La Verne, CA

There is an unspoken rule in your family. We all have our roles and typical familiar interactions. By now, some of your behaviors are conscious but others are pretty much unconscious and involuntary and put in place to keep the … Continue reading

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“Mindful Communication” is the New Buzz Word. What Does It Mean? 3 Things… Claremont, CA

You may have read about, heard about or listened to your therapist talk about “Mindful Communication”. It sounds good right, but what does it really mean? 1. If you are using “mindful communication” very simply, you are have chosen to … Continue reading

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