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“Is Your Self-Esteem Down The Dumps Since You Became A Mother? You Are Not Alone!” on mycity4kids.com (09/25/2017)

Excerpt: ” Remember, however, that being unsure isn’t all bad. “If uncertain feelings are creeping in, you’re taking your job as a mom with a lot of responsibility,” says Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., a psychologist in private practice in Los Angeles. “By recognizing the paramount effect you have for shaping your child’s personality, self-esteem, and physical well-being, you’re taking the first step to being  a great mom.”


Read what Los Angeles psychologist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. has to say on  mycity4kids.com’s “Is your self-esteem down the dumps since you became  a mother? You are not alone!

“Things You And Your Partner Should Do Separately To Live Together Happily” on marthastewartweddings.com (09/18/2017)

Article Excerpt: “Think about your group of best gals. A few are married, one or two have babies, some are engaged, a handful are single, and some are off jet-setting about the world, in no hurry to settle down anytime soon. And how about your partner’s gang? The same is probably true for them. So when you force your respective groups to mingle with one another? They might oblige, but they’re secretly wishing they could be doing something else, while you probably feel the push-and-pull between sitting with your hubby and chatting with your girlfriends. That’s why Los Angeles-based psychologist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D, says to have those nights out separately.”

Read what Los Angeles psychologist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D has to say on the issue on marthastewartweddings.com’s “Things You And Your Partner Should Do Separately To Live Together Happily.


Relationship Therapist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., Talks About The “3 Signs You Probably Shouldn’t Get Married” On Weddingwire.com (09/11/2017)

Excerpt: “Of all of the commitments you’ll make in your lifetime, the partner you select to share your heart and home with is among the greatest, if not the most important. Most couples will feel some sort of stress as that infamous wedding day grows near, especially with the chaotic nature of wedding planning, but if you’re doubting your partner, you may want to give yourself a pause. Calling off a wedding isn’t an easy thing to do, with deposits, family relations and emotions on the line, but promising your loyalty forever to someone isn’t a pinky-promise to take lightly. In fact, Dr. Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., a Los-Angeles based psychologist says you should be as close to 100 percent-positive about getting married as you can be.”


The article “3 Signs You Probably Shouldn’t Get Married,” which was published by weddingwire.com, interviewed Los Angeles Relationship Therapist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. The piece discusses some warning signs that you shouldn’t get married and encourages anyone dealing with these warning signs to seek out professional help.

Los Angeles Psychologist Dr. Yvonne Thomas Shares Helpful Tips in Bustle.com’s “11 Tricks To Look & Feel Better After A Good Cry, Because Sometimes You Just Have To Let It Out” (09/04/2017)

EXCERPT: Sometimes you just gotta cry. And that’s perfectly OK. But other times, an outpouring of emotion is something worth evaluating. If you think that may be the case, start journaling your post-cry thoughts. As Thomas says, doing so will help you “know what you need to further work on by yourself or with a psychologist.”

You can read the rest of the article and see Dr. Thomas’s additional tips on Bustle.com’s “11 Tricks To Look & Feel Better After A Good Cry, Because Sometimes You Just Have To Let It Out”

Dr. Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. is a highly-regarded Los Angeles psychologist. You can arrange for a free phone consultation with Dr. Thomas via her website to find out if she’s the right psychologist for you.

Dr. Yvonne Thomas offers Expertise on eHarmony.com’s “Here’s How To Know If Your Relationship Is Equal – And What To Do” (08/28/2017)

EXCERPT: As Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., says: “ Nowadays, men and women can more freely choose the kinds of lifestyles and jobs they want without these being gender-bound. For example, women can take on jobs once predominantly reserved for men, while men can engage in more domestic activities like cooking, and also spend more time with their children. Let each other be who you are so that each partner feels empowered to be themselves and, consequently, feeling more empowered with equality in your relationship as well.”

Read the rest of the article, and what Dr. Thomas has to say on eHarmony.com’s “Here’s How To Know If Your Relationship Is Equal – And What To Do

Dr. Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. is a highly respected relationship psychologist in Los Angeles. Dr. Thomas is available for a free phone consultation which can be requested through her website to see if she would be the right psychologist for you.

Los Angeles Based Psychologist, Dr. Yvonne Thomas, Featured On theladders.com “Don’t Back Down. This Is How To Deal With Hypercompetitive People At Work” (08/21/2017)

Excerpt:  As Los Angeles based psychologist, Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., explains, because competitive individuals are proactive, productive and creative they evoke energy into the working environment. “Competitive people get things done and have much self-discipline, perseverance, and stamina, typically not giving up easily in the pursuit to be the best at whatever they are aiming for. Because competitive people are frequently very motivated and perform at a high level, they can often inspire others to function and perform to the best of their abilities as well,” she explains.

The article can be found on theladders.com. To find out more, please visit her site, her other articles, or make a request for an appointment. 


Dr. Yvonne Thomas On Readersdigest.com’s “8 Ways You Can Ease Your Anxiety When You Send Your Kid To Kindergarten” (08/14/2017)

EXCERPT: “You can now have more personal time to take care of yourself and catch up on things and people that you didn’t have time for before,” explains Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D, a Los-Angeles based psychologist. “You need to realize that by letting your child progress developmentally in kindergarten, you can have time to be more than just a ‘mom’ and may even become a better mom because you’re leading a more balanced life.”

Read the rest of the article, and what Dr. Thomas has to say on Readersdigest.com’s “8 ways you can ease your anxiety when you send your kid to kindergarten”

Dr. Yvonne Thomas Ph. D,  is a psychologist in Los Angeles and is available for consultations that can be requested through her site.

Yvonne Thomas Ph.D, Expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interviewed in Ravishly.com’s “What Happened When I Stopped Saying “I’m OK” And Started Being Honest” (08/07/2017)

Excerpt: “From my experience, I have found that people have often been raised to not confide or share feelings which may indicate they are upset or may not doing so well,” said Los Angeles-based psychologist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. “Unfortunately, people may still have the misconception that if they share the truth about not feeling or doing okay in their lives that others may see them as weak or flawed.”

The article can be found on Ravishly.com, and was written by Claire Gillespie.  Dr. Yvonne Thomas is an expert in cognitive behavioral therapy in Los Angeles.  She has worked with a countless diverse set of clients in helping overcome anxiety and depression.  To find out more, please visit her site, her other articles, or make a request for an appointment. 

Dr. Yvonne Thomas, a Los Angeles-Based Therapist, Discusses Some Common Symptoms of Depression in CityTrend.com.ng’s “Top 10 Signs You Should See A Doctor For Depression” (07/31/2017)

Excerpt: You’re Eating More (Or Less) Than Usual : Depression leaves you withdrawn and checked out, and that can manifest as a loss of appetite. “If your brain is preoccupied with negative thoughts, you may forget to eat or lose interest in cooking or preparing meals,” says Yvonne Thomas, PhD, Los Angeles-based psychologist specializing in depression and self-esteem.

The article “Top 10 Signs You Should See A Doctor For Depression,” which was published by CityTrend.com.ng, interviewed Los Angeles psychologist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. The piece discusses some telltale warnings that you may be suffering from depression, and goes on to encourage anyone dealing with these symptoms to seek out professional treatment.

Los Angeles-Based Therapist Dr. Yvonne Thomas Talks about the Challenges Newlyweds Face in MarthaStewartWeddings.com “The Biggest Hurdles Couples Face During the First Year of Marriage” (07/24/2017)

Excerpt: “During the first year of marriage, some major decisions often are being made such as if finances should be combined or not; who should pay for what; who does which household chore; and how to give each other adequate space for ‘me’ time, friends and family time, and couple time so that no one feels neglected,” explains Los Angeles-based psychologist, Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. “In the first year of marriage, couples must learn and practice the skills of how to compromise and work as a team more than ever before, both of which aren’t always easy to do.”

The article “The Biggest Hurdles Couples Face During the First Year of Marriage” was written by Lindsay Tigar of MarthaStewartWeddings.com, who interviewed Los Angeles psychologist and relationship therapist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. The piece discusses some common bumps in the road that newlyweds can experience, as well as some suggestions on how to best navigate these issues.

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