Category Archives: girls

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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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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Lesbian Counseling Available in Glendora

I work with all kinds of couples and individuals. I’m always surprised when a patient tells me that they found it difficult to find a therapist that works with lesbian clients. I have a private practice located in Glendora near … Continue reading

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What Did You Think of the Cover of Time Magazine Showing the 4 Year Old Boy Nursing on His Mother’s Breast??

Written by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT- So, what was your reaction to the cover of Time Magazine showing the 4-year-old boy nursing on his mother’s breast?? Also, the heading said, “Are You Woman Enough?” Wow! At first glance and in our … Continue reading

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You Must See The Film “Bully” and Bring Your Children!

Written by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT- I saw the film “Bully” yesterday at the Laemmle theatre in Claremont. It was very good. You really should take your children to see it and talk about it afterwards. It was sad but the situation … Continue reading

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Why The Bully At Your Child’s/Teen’s School Is A Bully!

Written by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT- So your child is being bullied or maybe your child is the bully. Let’s talk about reasons why a child might bully another child. Maybe he or she… – is lonely – is sad – … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child Stand Up to a Bully- Part 3

Written by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT- I want to share a wonderful book that you can share with your tween/teen. I believe it’s appropriate for any child between 8 and 14 years old. It’s directed towards girls and it’s put out … Continue reading

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