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5 Reasons Good Communication is Essential for a Happy Relationship, Therapy, Claremont, CA

Do your discussions turn into arguments most of the time? If so, that’s a sign that you both need to work on your communication. Here are 5 reason why… 1. You are using mind reading and responding as if you … Continue reading

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What Do You Do When Your Partner Has Anger Issues? Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, San Dimas

The first thing you don’t do is engage! If your partner is spewing angry words and tones at you, you need to tell them you need to take break. If you allow their anger to be turned on you, you … Continue reading

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What Happens In Your First Session of Couple’s Counseling? by Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, Glendora

The first thing that I will do is explain about counseling and confidentiality. I’ll ask each of you to tell me what some of the issues are and your individual as well as couple goals. In session, we’ll practice discussing … Continue reading

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A Tip For Better Communication With Your Partner, from Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

When I observe couples discussing an important issue I notice behaviors that make it difficult to resolve issues. First I notice that when the discussion becomes somewhat emotional because partners are passionate about their points, couples will interrupt the other … Continue reading

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