Category Archives: bulling

Communication Is Everything In a Relationship! Here Are Some Quick Tips That Can Make All the Difference! Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

Are you sharing your feelings before you tell your partner what’s bothering you about them? Or are you simply complaining or attacking? Are you using your words to tell your partner that you appreciate something they have done? Or are … Continue reading

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When Is It Time to Leave Your Relationship? Part 2- Safety Plan for Domestic Violence by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

When verbal abuse escalates into physical abuse it is definitely time to leave! You and your children are in danger! How to leave safely is the question. Here are a few suggestions.  1. Make sure you find a cabinet or drawer near your … Continue reading

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When Is It Time To Leave Your Relationship? By Ilissa Banhazl, MFT- Part I

There are times when there is no question whether to leave or stay. See if your relationship contains any of the following characteristics. My partner… 1. Emotionally abuses me by calling me hurtful names like stupid, fat or ugly, etc.. … Continue reading

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Back to Work on Monday!

Anyone needing answers regarding what to expect in therapy, fees, insurance, confidentiality and more can call my office starting this week. Please call my office in Glendora at 626-335-0903. I will return your call as soon as I can. Issues I … Continue reading

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Is Your Child Cutting? Are you Sure?

By Ilissa Banhazl, MFT- Something new after the Baby Boomer Generation is young people cutting themselves. While working with many teens and younger children I have found that they are engaging in cutting behavior because they are in extreme pain … Continue reading

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Is Your Relationship On Its Last Leg? If So, Try Couple’s Therapy!

Are you unhappy in your relationship? Do you feel stuck like you don’t know how to fix the problem? Have you started separating emotionally in response to the problems? If so, you are not alone. There are many couples just … Continue reading

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Personal Growth and Couple’s Counseling: Can You Answer This Question?

If I asked you to tell me what was wrong with your relationship I’m sure you’d be more clear about what you’re partner needs to work on than you would be about yourself. It doesn’t mean you’re being unfair. It … Continue reading

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