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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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Too Much of a Good Thing? 10 Slippery Slopes, Marriage and Family Therapy, Glendora, CA

Too much of even a good thing can be bad for you. Or rather, anything in moderation is fine! We tend to over do things. Many people have an addictive personality and that makes moderation difficult. Here are 10 things … Continue reading

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Our Daughters Have to Worry About Wrinkles Before Age 30! What?? by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

Science now has the ability to help women (and men) prolong their looks from aging, We see women using Botox, fillers and lasers. As wonderful as that may seem, I am afraid we are giving our daughters more anxiety and … Continue reading

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Are you Recently Divorced? Are you Feeling Stuck in Your Life? by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

The best way to get unstuck is to get involved in different things. Join a support group, take up a hobby, take a class, volunteer somewhere and find a babysitter so that you can go out with your girlfriend. The … Continue reading

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What’s Your New Year’s Resolution? Have You Considered Psychotherapy?

It’s never too soon to start planning for new behaviors and experiences as the new year begins. Most people plan to get physically healthy in January, after the holidays. This is a very commendable goal. I wonder if people plan … 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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Bikini Waxing for Girls Ages 11-14. Over-Sexualizing? What’s Your Opinion? I’ll Tell You Mine!

I heard last week on the news that some women were in an uproar about an ad offering a discount to girls ages 11 to 14 for a bikini wax. These women felt they were sexualizing girls at a young age. … 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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Old Baggage Ruining Your Relationship Now?

By Ilissa Banhazl, MFT Do you find that when you are discussing or arguing about something specific that you or your partner bring up old baggage? It could be from 20 years ago! Old baggage will ruin what you have … Continue reading

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