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Nov 11, 2015, 07:00 ET Californians Are Encouraged To Explore Mental Health Coverage Offered By Insurance Plans During Open Enrollment Period

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2015 As consumers begin exploring health plan options for themselves as well as their partners and dependents during the...


Oct 22, 2015, 08:00 ET Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist And Breast Cancer Survivor Offers Perspective On How Individuals And Families Can Cope With A Breast Cancer Diagnosis

 In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Erin Ambrose, a licensed marriage and family therapist, professor of psychology at William Jessup...


Sep 14, 2015, 22:01 ET Therapists Offer Perspectives On The Trauma Associated With Wildfires And Large Scale Disasters

 The wildfires raging throughout California shine a tragic light on the importance of both disaster preparedness and the need for mental health...


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...


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....


Jun 16, 2010, 07:00 ET California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Named to 2010 Associations Advance America Honor Roll

The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) has been named to the 2010 Associations Advance America Honor Roll, a national...


Nov 10, 2008, 16:24 ET I'll Be Home (Alone) for Christmas: How to Make the Best Out of Being Alone for the Holidays

You're new to town, your ex took the kids for the weekend, or you're snowed in -- whatever the case may be, you've somehow found yourself spending...


Nov 03, 2008, 15:29 ET Holiday Survival Tips: Mitigate Loneliness by Becoming Your Own Holiday Date

The holiday season is a time of tradition, which comes with expectations of happiness. The perception that families and friends get together to...


Aug 20, 2008, 01:00 ET Taming Your Temper: Learning to Turn Down the Heat

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- You're late for work, your toddler spilled jam on your suit and now your car won't start. How do you deal with...


May 16, 2008, 01:00 ET Cyberbullying: What to Do If It Happens to Your Teen

SAN DIEGO, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberbullying, using the Internet, cell phones, or another type of communication technology to hurt or...


Oct 18, 2007, 01:00 ET Shopping Sprees Can Cost More Than You Think: How to Identify a Shopping Addiction

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- While shopping is usually viewed as a leisure activity by the general public, for one shopper in twenty, the...


Oct 09, 2007, 01:00 ET Marriage & Family: Celebrating Holiday Traditions

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season for newlyweds to celebrate holidays with their newly acquired families. Despite the joy,...


Sep 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Tips for Parents: Teaching Children to Resolve Conflicts

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Conflict is an issue that children often face on a regular basis, yet they tend to have little preparation...


Sep 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Stay-At-Home Parenting: How to Juggle the Responsibilities

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Stay-at-home parenting can become overwhelming by its seemingly endless challenges when it comes to juggling...


Oct 19, 2006, 01:00 ET Avoiding Holiday Turmoil - Helping Divorced Families Celebrate the Season

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern times have delivered to us the alternative family, including but not limited to ex-spouses,...


Sep 01, 2006, 01:00 ET Therapy Aids Individuals Recovering From Substance Abuse

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In observance of National Recovery Month, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists...


Jun 22, 2006, 01:00 ET CAMFT Debuts Extreme Makeover of TherapistFinder.com

SAN DIEGO, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) has announced the launch of its revamped...


May 23, 2006, 01:00 ET Healthy Minds Create Happy Families

SAN DIEGO, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Families tend to become overwhelmed by seemingly endless challenges when it comes to juggling work, school,...