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By Chandrama Anderson

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About this blog: I am a LMFT specializing in couples counseling and have lived in and around Palo Alto since 1969. I worked in high-tech at Apple, Stanford University, and in Silicon Valley for 15 years before becoming a therapist. My background i...  (More)

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The Valley of Heart’s Delight
Nov 4, 2013 7:22 am
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What is now Silicon Valley was originally known as The Valley of Heart's Delight for its concentration of orchards, flowering trees, and plants. Until the 1960s... More
"What Did You Do?"
Oct 28, 2013 8:30 am
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On a recent warm fall afternoon, I notice a man riding his bike with a huge mixed bouquet of flowers in his basket. I watch as he turns north from Willow onto Middlefield,... More
A World Series Example: Be Explicit
Oct 23, 2013 6:13 pm
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Game one, second inning; St. Louis's Wainwright pitching, high pop up. Looks like he signals that he'll catch it. Catcher Molina comes running up, but defers to... More
Here Come the Holidays: Get Couple-Ready
Oct 30, 2013 8:13 am
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While this may be a time of family, love, thanks, giving, cheer, good food, and relaxing around the fireplace with good friends, it also may be a time of stress,... More
"I" Statements that are Actually "You" Statements
Nov 16, 2013 11:52 am
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No, that's not a typo. I hear these a lot when I encourage partners to use "I statements" or to share how s/he is feeling. Here are examples of what to skip, and... More
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 3,273 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,494 views

Just say no
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