Jessica Yaffa Speaks to KPBS About the Rosales/Valdivia Murder-Suicide

Our very own Jessica Yaffa talks to KPBS about the recent domestic violence-related murder-suicide in Paradise Hills. These stories are heartbreaking but serve as reminders that we, as a community, can help survivors of domestic violence. Listen to interview here.

Is There an Increase in Domestic Violence During the Holidays?

Domestic Violence or Intimate Partner Violence does not take a break, time off or rest during the holiday season. But does it increase? Is there an increase in Domestic Violence (also known as Intimate Partner Violence) from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day? The short answer is-  yes and no. There are mixed and contradictory results […]

Relationships in the Workplace

Friendships, romantic relationships, and even relationships with family members can be complicated—so why would workplace relationships be any different? Whether it’s between you and your boss, building collaboration across teams, or boosting motivation within teams, building and helping to improve workplace relationships takes effort and practice. A strong relationship in the workplace can significantly benefit […]

Jessica Yaffa Speaks to KOGO About the Rosales/Valdivia Murder-Suicide

Our very own Jessica Yaffa talks to KOGO about the recent domestic violence-related murder-suicide in Paradise Hills. These stories are heartbreaking but serve as reminders that we, as a community, can help survivors of domestic violence.

Jessica Yaffa on San Diego’s Nov. 16th Murder-Suicide

Our very own Jessica Yaffa talks to NBC San Diego about the murder-suicide of a family in Paradise Hills. Stories like these are heartbreaking, and serve to remind us that relationship abuse is an epidemic and we still have a lot of work to do. If you or a loved one are experiencing relationship abuse, […]

How Attachment Issues Show up in Adult Relationships

You’ve been exploring attachment patterns in your relationships. Perhaps you and your partner have been fighting in circles for what seems like days. Maybe you recently got out of a relationship and are trying to find answers to “why didn’t it work.” Or maybe you always find yourself in a cat and mouse chase in […]

5 Relationship-Strengthening Games for Couples

You are not alone if you are struggling in your relationship. Regardless of if you are married, engaged, or dating- all relationships present their own unique and difficult challenges. We are all human, after all! In the same way like a group of coworkers benefit from team building activities, you can strengthen the bond with […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This month is dedicated to breaking the cycle as well as having a zero tolerance for domestic violence with an emphasis on enabling survivors to be heard. Domestic violence affects millions—survivors, their children, friends, family, and community. October is the month to raise awareness surrounding domestic violence […]

How to Forgive Emotional Cheating

Emotional cheating, as opposed to physical cheating, involves turning to someone who is not your spouse or partner for emotional support. This typically begins as some form of friendship, but ultimately grows into something that is more threatening to the intimacy between you and your partner. While there are many different opinions surrounding the severity […]

How Many Dates Before Starting a Relationship

The definition of a healthy relationship can vary greatly from one person to the next, but there are a few things to keep in mind when you are first beginning the journey. While your friends, family, and co-workers are sure to share their perspectives on the right way to start a relationship, the decision is […]