Dr. Romance is delighted to announce the publication of her new book, with co-author Riley K. Smith:
By Tina B. Tessina, Ph.D. and Riley K Smith, MA
How to Be Happy Partners is the perfect tool for designing and creating a relationship unique to your individual personalities and situation. Written by the authors of How to Be a Couple and Still Be Free, this is a clear and concise handbook on how to achieve mutual happiness and individual satisfaction.
Includes Step-by-step instructions and guidelines to create a mutually supportive partnership allowing each individual to be equal in a relationship, based on a new model for a mutually happy partnership. Readers learn to use The Negotiation Tree, an ingenious tool that can help any couple turn a struggle or fight into a cooperative problem-solving session.
This simple process can teach you and your partner to turn arguments into successful negotiations in which each of you can get what you want. It is based on The Negotiation Tree, which tells you where you are in any negotiation, and helps you create a mutually supportive partnership. With it, any couple can learn to create a loving, sustainable, healthy, and happy mutual relationship that both will treasure. The book is designed especially for:
* People who seek a model for equal partnership.
* Couples who want to transform struggle into teamwork.
* Couples who are married, cohabiting, or dating.
* Couples who are in a traditional or alternative relationship.
Tina B. Tessina, Ph.D. http://www.tinatessina.com is a licensed psychotherapist in S. California since 1978 with over 35 years’ experience in counseling individuals and couples and author of 14 books in 17 languages, including It Ends With You; The Ten Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make After Forty; Love Styles and The Real 13th Step.
Riley K. Smith, M.A., http://www.rileyksmithmft.com/ is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been helping couples and individuals create satisfying relationships since 1974. He supervises and trains therapists in addition to his psychotherapy practice. He is co-author of How to Be a Couple and Still Be Free, True Partners, and Equal Partners
Published by Muffinhaven Press, and available on Kindle and in trade paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1530583591 ISBN-10: 1530583594
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Tina B. Tessina, Ph.D. is a licensed psychotherapist in S. California since 1978 with over 30 years experience in counseling individuals and couples and author of 13 books in 17 languages, including It Ends With You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction; The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again; Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting About the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage, The Commuter Marriage, and her newest, Love Styles: How to Celebrate Your Differences. She writes the “Dr. Romance” blog, and the “Happiness Tips from Tina” email newsletter.
Dr. Tessina, is CRO (Chief Romance Officer) for LoveForever.com, a website designed to strengthen relationships and guide couples through the various stages of their relationship with personalized tips, courses, and online couples counseling. Online, she’s known as “Dr. Romance” Dr. Tessina appears frequently on radio, and such TV shows as “Oprah”, “Larry King Live” and ABC News.