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Deb Schwarz Hirschhorn, Ph.D.

Dr. Deb Schwarz Hirschhorn ("Dr. Deb") graduated from Nova Southeastern University’s doctoral program in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2001 after spending ten years doing research on emotional, verbal and physical abuse for my dissertation. She earned her master’s degree from Drake University in 1978, having written a thesis about prison counseling. While attending Queens College, Dr. Deb completed honors research abroad on the effect of the mental hospital culture on patient recovery. She has been in practice as a marriage and family therapist...

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Being Depressed Can Ruin A Man’s Sex Drive

Depression has a strong hold on men's appetites for pleasure...

Melissa Fritchle, LMFT, MA

Melissa Fritchle received her Masters degree in Holistic Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University and is licensed by the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She volunteered several years at both Hospice of Santa Cruz and Women’s Crisis Support/Defensa Des Mujeres. Additionally, she trained and interned at Process Therapy Institute in Los Gatos. Fritchile is also a licensed JourneyDance instructor and leads movement exploration groups. She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and...

How A Secure Relationship Can Help Your Depression

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Sandy Jardine, LPC, MS

Sandy Jardine is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and Supervisor (approved by ICEEFT), and workshop leader, with 30 years’ experience working with individuals, couples, and groups. She received her Masters in Counseling from the University of Arizona, graduating with honors. Since then, she has trained extensively with the leading couples counseling experts in the United States and Canada, including Drs. John and Julie Gottman, creators of Scientifically Based Marital Therapy and Dr. Ellyn Bader and Dr. Pete Pearson. With this foundation, Jardine...

Julie Orlov, LCSW, MSW

Julie Orlov has devoted 24 years to helping people transform their lives through her work as a psychotherapist, executive coach, trainer, speaker, and consultant. She is the author of The Pathway to Love: Create Intimacy and Transform Your Relationships through Self-Discovery and remains passionate about helping people create relationships in their lives that work. She holds a master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University, a master's degree in Social Work from University of Southern California, and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from University...

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There are over 81 million baby boomers in this country, together navigating the mid-life transition.

Healing From Infidelity and Depression

Read how one couple lived through the pain and came out better on the other side.

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