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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

Spring Cleaning for your Brain

Spring is here! What a wonderful time to start fresh. For many people that means cleaning the house from top to bottom. Airing out the house and clearing out the cobwebs. It's great to do it for your home and even better to do some spring cleaning for your brain. What is spring cleaning for

Spring Cleaning for your Brain2018-03-26T11:35:23-07:00

Managing Stressful Relationships During the Holidays

The holidays officially begin in just a couple of weeks. No doubt if you have stressful relationships with family members this time can be challenging and anxiety producing. As a San Francisco therapist I work with people to help them manage stressful relationships during the holidays. The holidays are particularly difficult to navigate if you

Managing Stressful Relationships During the Holidays2017-10-24T09:47:23-07:00

Managing Stress

We all suffer from stress from time to time. Now that summer is over the holidays will be upon us and the days will be getting shorter. That can be a recipe for stress for many people. The lack of sunlight and vitamin D can be a trigger for SAD or seasonal affective disorder but

Managing Stress2017-08-25T10:59:37-07:00

Managing Grief

There's no getting away from it, at some point in life we will all experience loss and grief. Whether it is the loss of a beloved pet, the death of a parent or the end of a marriage or other relationship, loss and grief are a part of life. Everyone responds to grief and loss

Managing Grief2017-08-25T10:20:23-07:00

Walking as Therapy

As a San Francisco therapist I've heard it all. There is a therapy for everyone or thing. From astrological therapy to psychic therapy - there are some interesting remedies out there. While I prefer to stay a little more grounded one form of therapy I love is walking. Walking as therapy not only keeps your

Walking as Therapy2017-05-23T12:39:26-07:00

Do You Need a Social Media Break?

Do you need a social media break? You might if you spend more time looking at your phone than you do the person sitting across the table from you. You might need a social media break if you find yourself feeling anxious or angry, too. Social media is a great meeting place. It's especially wonderful for

Do You Need a Social Media Break?2017-01-27T11:02:07-08:00

Stress Management Tips

As the holidays kick into full swing it's important to keep these handy stress management tips in mind. This time of year can be pretty hectic. As a therapist in San Francisco, I see more stressed out people this time of year than any other time short of a natural disaster. The economy is sketchy,

Stress Management Tips2016-11-29T13:04:19-08:00

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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