Category Archives: marriage and family therapy in Glendora

Why Do Couples Divorce? 18 Reasons… Counseling San Dimas, Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

I’m sure that you can think of numerous reasons why people might divorce. The bottom line is that both or one of the partners has decided they would be happier on their own. Here are some causes of divorce: 1. … Continue reading

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Learn “Mindful Communication” and Save Your Relationship, 4 Things You Can Talk About…By Ilissa Banhazl, MFT San Dimas

Most times when couples discuss things and it turns into an argument its because each person is fighting to win and be right. “Mindful Communication” teaches you that there are no right or wrongs. Trying to win is loosing. Trying … Continue reading

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What Are You Not Getting From Your Partner That You Really Want? 11 Things You Might Need… Marriage & Family Therapy, La Verne

Often times we go around in silence feeling disappointed that our needs aren’t being met by our partner. Or we fight about silly things that never really get to the heart of the matter. Find a time when you can … Continue reading

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Film/TV Therapy: Watch the TV Show MadMen and Understand 5 Things About Relationships, Counseling, La Verne, CA

The TV show Madmen transports you to another time; except it feels like another world. It is eye opening for women and men to see the changes in women, men and relationships since then. Back then: 1. Women were still … Continue reading

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3 Things You Can Do at Home to Improve Your Relationship While You’re in Couple’s Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, Upland, CA

When you are in couple’s counseling with me, you will learn mindful communication for discussing important topics with your partner. Sometimes couples save all their important discussions for when they are in session with their therapist. Especially in the beginning … Continue reading

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Do Your Disagreements Turn Into Big Fights? 5 Things You Can Do to Avoid Fighting… Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, San Dimas, CA

Do you find that most times when you and your partner have a disagreement that the conversation turns into a “who can push your buttons more match”! Not effective at all, right? Yet you’re stuck in this negative pattern of … Continue reading

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Do You Feel Disconnected From your Partner? 2 Things You Need to Save Your Relationship! By Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, Claremont, CA

Do you feel disconnected from your partner? Has this been going on for a long time? If so, don’t wait any longer!! The longer you are disengaged the more difficult it is to find one another again. However, you can … Continue reading

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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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