Luis Maimoni, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist in Downey, California

Hot Tips for Hot Dates

If you are seeking a serious relationship, then trust is a must. Most of us have, at one time or another, been burned by a romantic partner, and want to avoid repeating the experience. To make an informed decision about trust, date with your head as well as your heart.

Mindfulness and the Type A Personality

As Kabat-Zinn modeled being perfectly at peace, I was anything but. I couldn’t shake the feeling that I should be “doing something,” which led me to thoughts such as “I’m doing this wrong!”

DEEP BREATHING: Theory and Practice

If you’ve tried deep breathing but can’t make it work, this article is for you.

Interview on ADHD with Peter Shankman

Faster than Normal is the nation’s #1 ADHD podcast, hosted by Peter Shankman. Here, Peter interviews Luis about children and how they are impacted by ADHD – in themselves, and in others.

Interviews on Aggression

LucentTALKS has published a series of interviews with thought leaders in various fields. Here, Luis is interviewed on the topic of “aggression.”

Parenting in the Pandemic

Your child is probably even more stressed than you are. Why? Imagine feeling all the stress you’re feeling, but with less control over the outcomes. If your child is “acting out,” it might not be intentional misbehavior – it might be feelings of stress or anxiety being expressed through misbehavior.

Love More. Fight Less.

If you are in a relationship where trust is difficult, it may help for you to understand the emotions driving your partner’s trust-busting behaviors. In practical terms, this means understanding that behind everything that you are being asked to give (the negative), there is a longing, and behind that longing, a positive need.

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