LGBTQ Representation on TV Low, but Getting Better?

If you watch TV, you've probably noticed more and more gay and lesbian couples as major characters in television shows. While a recent report from GLAAD states there are more queer characters in primetime than ever before, they are predominantly white men. Women, trans people and people of color are still underrepresented on Television, especially

LGBTQ Representation on TV Low, but Getting Better?2018-05-24T10:10:52-07:00

How to Come out to your Kids

All month long we've been talking about LGBTQ topics in honor of Pride Month. Last week we discussed coming out to your parents, this week we'll discuss when a parent comes out to their kids or grandkids. Believe it or not, there's still a large number of LGBTQ people who are adults and living their

How to Come out to your Kids2018-05-24T11:08:02-07:00

How to Come out to Your Parents

June is Pride month and for many that's a time to come out of the closet. If you're a teen or child living with parents, you might be wondering how to come out to your parents? While there is no easy answer, and every family is different, you can expect similar reactions. The average age

How to Come out to Your Parents2018-05-24T11:08:36-07:00

Surviving the Sandwich Generation

If you're in your 40s or 50s you might be part of an ever growing sandwich generation. The term "sandwich generation" was coined in 1981 and refered to women in their 30s and 40s who were taking care of children while also caring for aging parents. Since then we've pushed back the age at which we

Surviving the Sandwich Generation2018-04-24T09:08:58-07:00

When Your Child Comes Out to You

We recently celebrated Pride Month, and National Coming Out day is October 11th. While many teens will come out on that day, others will come out when the time is right. Society has become more open, and inclusive in the last several years. Most people understand and accept that homosexuality has a strong genetic component

When Your Child Comes Out to You2017-06-23T11:00:20-07:00

Caring for the Caregiver

If you're of a certain age - between 35 and 55 - odds are very good that you're not only caring for children, but you're also taking care of one or two aging parents. This is especially true if you're a woman. If you're part of the sandwich generation you're not only caring for two

Caring for the Caregiver2017-06-23T10:31:53-07:00

TED Talks You’ll Want to See

By now you've probably heard of TED Talks - the videos from the media company that are free to watch online. Topic range from just about anything you can imagine. They are inspiring, motivating, informative, useful and interesting. For a not so quick introduction to TED talks, you can click here to see the 11

TED Talks You’ll Want to See2017-04-26T13:12:54-07:00

Preparing for a Divorce While You’re Happily Married

Today's topic - Preparing for a Divorce while You're Happily Married might seem antithetical, if one is indeed happily married. However, we do things to prepare for the worst possible scenario all the time. We participate in fire drills at school, work and hopefully home. We practice earthquake drills in the event one happens and

Preparing for a Divorce While You’re Happily Married2017-03-01T12:36:35-08:00

Becoming an Empty Nester

For many parents, autumn is the time of year when they get their first taste of becoming an empty nester. If you've packed your graduate up and sent him off to college you know how quiet the house can be. After 18 years of joyful chaos, it can be numbingly quiet. While most parents make

Becoming an Empty Nester2016-08-25T13:21:13-07:00

About Janna

Dr. Janna Fond, PsyD, LMFT is a licensed psychotherapist and life coach with over 20 years of experience working with adults. Currently, she has a private practice in San Mateo, California where she helps individuals and couples.


Phone: (650)400-3214

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