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Jun 10, 2014, 13:10 ET

California Association Of Marriage And Family Therapists Examines How Therapy Can Miss Patients Who Pose A Threat

With last week's graphic news of another gunman killing one and wounding at least two others at Seattle Pacific University, and this Sunday's news...

Sep 23, 2013, 09:00 ET

Five Surefire Ways Empty Nesters Can Survive and Thrive

 Parents often look forward to the day their children assert their independence and leave home, but for many parents, that anticipation is met...

Dec 14, 2012, 21:00 ET

Statement from California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

 We are deeply saddened by today's school shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims...

Nov 15, 2012, 14:40 ET

Don't Forget to Pack Your Toothbrush, Your Children...and Your Patience

 For many families this holiday season, traveling is a must. As families hit the road or the skies with their children, stress levels can sky...

Oct 01, 2012, 07:00 ET

Your Partner Is Your Political Polar Opposite. Now What?

 As Election Day nears, many people find themselves engaging in serious and often heated political conversations. Politics can highlight core...

Sep 21, 2012, 07:00 ET

"Psychological First Aid" Public Service Announcement Video Released for National Preparedness Month

Emergencies and natural disasters can have profound psychological effects on people – whether personally impacted or emotionally moved by...

Jul 27, 2012, 06:00 ET

Sports Failure Sets the Stage for a "Teachable Moment"

 As the world looks to leading athletes to make history this summer, children across the nation are taking to the field, floor and track...

Jul 19, 2012, 08:00 ET

Aculturación y ansiedad: La Asociación de Terapeutas Matrimoniales y de Familia de California alienta a los californianos a afrontar la ansiedad durante julio, Mes Nacional de Salud Mental de las Minorías

Aproximadamente uno de cada cuatro californianos puede enfrentarse al desafío diario de tener que adaptarse a una lengua nueva y a una cultura...

Jun 15, 2012, 08:00 ET

The Father's Day Gift Every Dad Needs: Mental Wellness

 While managing stress can seem like an impossible goal, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) reminds...

May 08, 2012, 06:00 ET

May Mommy Mental Wellness Month: Supermoms Take Time for YOU This Mother's Day

In honor of Mother's Day and Mental Health Awareness Month, it is a great time of year for moms across California to reflect and assess what they...

Apr 09, 2012, 06:00 ET

Bully Documentary Ignites a National Conversation About the Harmful Mental Health Effects of Bullying

 This year 13 million American kids will be bullied and three million students will be absent because they feel unsafe at school, according to...

Mar 20, 2012, 06:00 ET

CounselingCalifornia.com Goes Mobile

Accessing information about mental wellness is now more convenient for Californians.  The California Association of Marriage and...

Mar 05, 2012, 06:00 ET

Are You Rolling the Dice on a Gambling Addiction?

Whether it's a March Madness office betting pool[2] or sitting in the sports books in Las Vegas placing bets on the Masters Golf...

Feb 01, 2012, 06:00 ET

Restoring The Love You Once Had

Relationships are hard work! As many couples reflect this Valentine's Day on their relationship, CAMFT offers simple tips to keep love...

Nov 22, 2011, 06:00 ET

Managing Addiction During the Holiday Season

  The holiday season can be an especially trying time of year for those in recovery. The California Association of Marriage and Family...

Nov 01, 2011, 06:00 ET

Tips for Caring for Yourself When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's Disease

The Alzheimer's Association recently reported that every 69 seconds one person develops Alzheimer's disease, leaving more than 4.9 million family...

May 16, 2011, 06:00 ET

Mental Health Mobile Rolls Across California for Mental Health Awareness Month

The "Mental Health Mobile" is hitting the road to spread the word about the need for mental wellness and provide an opportunity for people across...

Mar 17, 2011, 06:00 ET

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Announces Jill Epstein, J.D. as Incoming Executive Director

The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) named Jill Epstein, J.D. as executive director, effective May 2, 2011....

Oct 14, 2010, 06:00 ET

Attention Lovebirds! C-H-I-R-P to Keep Your Relationship Alive

In honor of Emotional Wellness Month this October, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) has released a podcast to...

Oct 07, 2010, 06:00 ET

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Know the Signs, Prevent Abuse

As music videos and celebrity incidents continue to put domestic violence and its damaging effects in the spotlight, the California Association of...