Tag Archives: marriage counseling

Found A Great New App! Headspace!

Are you tired of being in your head all the time? Are you tired of life dragging you down and pulling you in a million directions so that its impossible to think? Am I being dramatic to make a point? … Continue reading

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Unhappy In Your Relationship? Could It Be You? 6 Ways To Get Happy!

Unhappy? So things have been kind of rocky lately. You keep getting into the same old arguments and behaviors. You love one another but can’t figure out why the relationship is suffering. Could it be that you’re not happy with … Continue reading

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Football, Hockey and More Sports! Women Respond…

Yup, it’s that time of year when your partner may disappear into sports heaven! Many partners find themselves with a lot of free time and perhaps even feel frustrated that things are not being attended to during the games. You … Continue reading

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Looking for a Therapist? Psychotherapy Practice in Glendora- 9 Issues I Treat…

Ilissa Banhazl, marriage and family therapy (MFT) Location: Glendora Areas of Treatment: 1. Anxiety 2, Depression 3. Grief, Loss, Bereavement 4. Women’s Issues 5. Relationship Issues 6. Family Counseling 7. Eating Disorders & Body Image 8. Pre-marital 9. Self-esteem Flexible … Continue reading

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Which Kind of Therapist Would Be Best For You? 9 Mandatory Things to Look For In Your Therapist

Choosing a therapist is not easy. The best thing to do is set up your first meeting or two and see if you have a good fit with the therapist. Do you like her or him? These are 9 qualities … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Turn A Criticism Into A Request and Avoid a Fight

Instead of saying, “I can’t stand when you…” Try using an “I Statement“. I feel  irritated and disrespected   when you  leave your underwear on the floor because I work very hard to keep the house nice  and I would appreciate it if you … Continue reading

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11 Signs of Domestic Violence. Get Help, Get Out!

Physical Violence- using ones’ physical strength or presence to control someone Behind closed doors many individuals struggle with an abusive partner. The longer you live that way the harder it is to get out and someone will definitely get hurt. … 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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I Haven’t Forgotten About My Male Clients!! 11 Topics, Ilissa Banhazl, MFT, Covina, CA

If you have been following my blogs then you may have noticed that I have not been talking about men’s issues very much. I apologize for that. I want to reach out to any male who is considering counseling, maybe … Continue reading

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