Author Archives: Ilissa Banhazl

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. or

Couple’s Counseling from Home? What?? 4 Reasons Why…

Have you often wished you could talk to someone from home about what’s troubling you or what you’re personally working on? Video Therapy/Counseling is growing in popularity! It’s Intimate and Convenient and so much more! Read on to learn more … Continue reading

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Skype, FaceTime, Telephone Counseling Starting in September in Glendora

Do you wish you had time to get some support in counseling with a licensed marriage and family therapist? Would it be more convenient if you could do it from your home, sofa, bed, car? Would it be nice to … Continue reading

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3 Things You Can Do To Increase Your Happiness!

Happiness is not a given, especially if your dealing with present difficulties or past wounds.  However, you probably could be happier than you are. That’s quite possible. A lot depends on what you’re telling yourself. The messages we give ourselves … Continue reading

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Are You Married But Sleeping In Separate Beds? 10 Ways To Connect!

Relationships have their ups and downs for many different reasons including how busy you are working and raising a family. Plus, your working on your own personal growth. Sometimes partners become distant and communication slows. Physical affection can bring you back … Continue reading

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Why Couples Try Counseling? 5 Reasons To Consider!

Do you find that you and your partner seem to be going in circles and bumping into the same old frustrating issues? Sometimes a few sessions of couples’ counseling can help create more positive interactions. Ask yourself… Why am I … Continue reading

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Irresistible Impulse Or Inability To Resist Impulse

Full on physical addictions can be impossible to resist without medical care. However, a habitual behavior is possible to resist. It’s a choice. There must be certain tools in place to attempt to extinguish a long standing or even new … Continue reading

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Found A Great New App! Headspace!

Are you tired of being in your head all the time? Are you tired of life dragging you down and pulling you in a million directions so that its impossible to think? Am I being dramatic to make a point? … Continue reading

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Unhappy In Your Relationship? Could It Be You? 6 Ways To Get Happy!

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Unhappy In Your Relationship? Could It Be You? 6 Ways To Get Happy!

Unhappy? So things have been kind of rocky lately. You keep getting into the same old arguments and behaviors. You love one another but can’t figure out why the relationship is suffering. Could it be that you’re not happy with … Continue reading

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Are you Feeling Stressed Out During This Holiday Season? 7 Things to Do To De-Stress!

Holidays are stressful for most people. So much to do, so little time! It can feel overwhelming and exhausting. Are your missing the pleasure of the holiday? I’ve listed  7 tips to help you cope better and enjoy your holiday … Continue reading

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