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Have a Happy (realistically speaking) Valentine’s Day

As a licensed marriage and family therapist in San Francisco, I hear often how Valentine's Day was a disaster. Usually the holiday is so overhyped, it's impossible for anyone to meet the expectations of their spouse. Usually women, but not always. While older couples were less likely to get upset about missed expectations, younger couples have

Have a Happy (realistically speaking) Valentine’s Day2019-01-30T12:51:21-08:00

Setting Reasonable Resolutions

It's the end of the year, everyone is looking forward to the New Year and getting a redo. If you're like most, you've probably got some resolutions for 2019. Losing weight, making more money, getting organized - those are the top resolutions, and while not unattainable, most will forget about actively working on them after

Setting Reasonable Resolutions2018-11-28T12:27:29-08:00

Tips for Setting Goals and Reaching Them

Does anyone set goals anymore? In this age of immediate gratification, over extended credit and the internet that provides just about anything you need day or night, is there even a reason to set goals? Of course there is. We need goals so we can achieve great things, so we can become masters at that

Tips for Setting Goals and Reaching Them2018-07-25T12:04:17-07:00

Find your Passion

It's grad season and that means more people are entering the workforce for decades to come. Thankfully, the economy is doing well so finding a job in your chosen career is easier than it has been in a generation. That's fantastic news! When there are more jobs than applicants you have more choice and more

Find your Passion2018-06-25T12:36:10-07:00

Stop Sabotaging Your Success!

As a psychologist in San Francisco, I see people sabotaging their success on a regular basis. We all do it to one degree or another, but for some it becomes a lifelong strategy. Finding success in anything - career, relationships, education, etc.. is hard won. It takes dedication, hard work and commitment to achieve success

Stop Sabotaging Your Success!2018-06-25T12:10:42-07:00

Unfriending on Social Media: Immature or Wise?

Recently, social media has - once again - turned rather divisive. With recent political events taking place people are once again unfriending each other at alarming rates. You've probably seen many people declare - If you agree with person at the center of the controversy , you can unfriend me now!!!! It works in the inverse

Unfriending on Social Media: Immature or Wise?2018-06-25T11:42:43-07:00

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

Signs It’s Time To End A Relationship

Nothing in this world is static. Relationships begin and end all of the time and always for good reason. We outgrow the person, we drift apart from the other person, we no longer are aligned with that person. They say people come into your life when you need them and leave your life when the

Signs It’s Time To End A Relationship2018-03-26T12:03:46-07:00

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.

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