Author Archives: knasseri

About knasseri

I am a psychotherapist in practice in Newport Beach, Orange County. I treat patients for depression, anxiety, stress, marriage counseling, family therapy, as well as child / teen / adolescents for therapy.

Honesty in Marriage

One of the most important foundations of a healthy marriage is honesty. By providing sincerity in the relationship, a partner affirms his or her level of commitment and dedication to the other. Honesty proves that the partner is dedicated, and … Continue reading

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Couples Therapy / Couples Counseling

Like family therapy, couples therapy and marriage theapy concentrates  on the communication framework occurring in a relationship.  A couple therapy approach may also be used when a person’s psychological problems are related to problems in that person’s parents’ relationship. Although conflict exists in any … Continue reading

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

In cognitive-behavioral therapy cognition refers to thinking.  Therefore, it’s not the action of having a thought, but the content of the thought itself.  Our behavior is determined by our thoughts and perceptions to a great extent, and by the way we view ourselves and … Continue reading

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Postpartum Depression in Women

Postpartum depression can begin during the first four weeks after the birth of a child and it is far more severe than just “baby blues.” As new mothers try to cope with the wakeful nights, uneasy emotions, and other stresses … Continue reading

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Depression in Women

Psychologists tells us something important: women place a lot of importance on their closest relationships. Parents, relatives, spouses, children, and friends are key to women’s lives. Women value their relationships with these people and feel good about themselves when they … Continue reading

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Intimacy Level in Marriage

Men and women have struggled with different intimacy urges for centuries. A healthy and  intimate life is one of the most significant components of a fulfilling relationship. In fact, low drive for intimacy is probably the single most deleterious symptom … Continue reading

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Marriage and couples therapy

Marriage therapist and couples counseling for relationships.

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Depression in a Child

Often depression in children is a manifestation of a dysfunctional family dynamic. The resulting stress is expressed in a child via aggressive behavior, depression, or anxiety. Often a good way to expose an underlying issue is to involve the entire … Continue reading

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Welcome to Newport Psychotherapy

Welcome to Newport Psychotherapy, a resource for psychology and therapy. I am a counselor / therapist in practice in Newport Beach, Orange County. This marks the opening of my blog on topics relating to psychology and therapy. I hope you … Continue reading

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