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Start Right, Stay Connected

24 Jun 2017 | 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Engaged… Newly married… thinking of going in that direction? Whether you are preparing to be married, newly married or committing to a long-term relationship, you’ll want to Start Right and Stay Connected. Here is an opportunity for you to get the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the challenges of marriage.  This is a one-day (9am – 6pm) workshop intended to help your committed relationship last.  We believe the smarter you start your partnership, the stronger your connection will be. You will
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The Joy of Love & Marriage

25 Feb 2017 | 03:00 pm - 04:30 pm
Dr. DiPaolo will be speaking at the 2017 Religious Education Congress! Would Pope Francis be a good marriage therapist?  While hot button issues have grabbed the headlines, Pope Francis’ 2016 document, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) provides a beautiful reflection on love, marriage and family.  Francis states, “Every marriage is a kind of salvation history,” providing the couple with a pathway to heaven when they embrace trust to build upon their strengths, address their challenges and invite God’s presence into
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How to Survive & Thrive with Mental Illness – YouTube videos!

Dr. DiPaolo presents the annual family education series “How to Survive & Thrive with Mental Illness,” co-sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – San Gabriel Valley and Pacific Clinics.  The seven lecture series is available here and on youtube where it has received over 130,000 views. This series has been offered as a service to the community for over 30 years, providing state of the art education about mental illness and its treatment. Learn more about NAMI at
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The Imago Dialogue: Empathy (Step 3)

Over the month of June, I will provide a series of blogs on the Imago Dialogue.  The first blog will introduce the dialogue, and the following three will detail its steps – mirroring, validation, and empathy.  The dialogue is a powerful communication tool that can transform your...
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The Imago Dialogue: Validation (Step 2)

Over the month of June, I will provide a series of blogs on the Imago Dialogue.  The first blog will introduce the dialogue, and the following three will detail its steps – mirroring, validation, and empathy.  The dialogue is a powerful communication tool that can transform your...
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The Imago Dialogue: Mirroring (Step 1)

Over the month of June, I will provide a series of blogs on the Imago Dialogue.  The first blog will introduce the dialogue, and the following three will detail its steps – mirroring, validation, and empathy.  The dialogue is a powerful communication tool that can transform your...
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The Imago Dialogue: Ping Pong & Egg Toss

Over the month of June, I will provide a series of blogs on the Imago Dialogue.  The first blog will introduce the dialogue, and the following three will detail its steps – mirroring, validation, and empathy.  The dialogue is a powerful communication tool that can transform your...
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Marriage Preparation Goes Until Your Fifth Anniversary

Marriage preparation is too often thought of as a list of things to do in order to walk down the aisle.   The reality is the day of your wedding is not an ending, but a beginning.   So you’re preparing not just for a day of great celebration but for a lifetime together.   Sadly,...
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