Lianne Avila
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Intro to Lianne

Lianne Avila is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and the founder of Lessons for Love. She has 14 years of experience in the field and loves helping couples, parents, individuals, adolescents & children through the bumps in life.

Family
“Play is our favorite way of learning.” Diane Ackerman
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Couples
“Friendship fuels the flames of romance because it offers the best protection against feeling adversarial toward your spouse.” John M. Gottman
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Thriving
“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” Louise L. Hay
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What are people saying?

When combining cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness clients saw significant improvement in anxiety and depression which was maintained for 2 years. * PsychNet
Parents that take a genuine interest in their child's emotional intelligence feel closer and more connected with their child. *Gottman Institute

Latest Blog Posts

Why Raising A Child Is A Lifelong C...
22 May 2018 18:07 When you have a child it is a lifelong commitment. Learn how taking care of yourself will make it more joyful.

When you make the decision to have a child, it is a lifelong commitment. Of course, there are different stages. As an infant, your child is 100% dependent on you. The child see’ [ ... ]

Are You Stuck In The Negative Senti...
07 May 2018 18:23 Learn what the negative sentiment override is, and how to get out of it.

You heard it right. If you don’t know what the negative sentiment override is, then let me tell you. The Gottmans have done over four decades of research with couples. They foun [ ... ]

Learn Why Money Causes Relationship...
30 Apr 2018 23:58 We all know money causes relationship problems. Learn how to manage these problems

Men and women have been arguing about money since the beginning of time. Maybe, you make a lot of money, maybe you don’t. Whether you do or not, you still have your differences a [ ... ]

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Lianne Avila, MFT
1510 Fashion Island Blvd.
Suite 110
San Mateo, CA 94404

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(650) 892-0357

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