Debra Fileta


Debra is a Licensed Professional Counselor, relationship expert, speaker and author of several books, including True Love Dates. Debra is also the creator of the popular relationship advice blog, reaching millions of people with the message that healthy people make healthy relationships. Connect with her on Facebook or Twitter.

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Q&A: I’ve been “friend-zoned.” Now what?

Rejection hurts. How do you recover from that awkward moment when you put your cards on the table, and your declaration is returned with—”Let’s just be friends”? Licensed therapist Debra Fileta recommends three things.

What can I expect on a first visit to a mental health counselor?

You’re on your way to your first appointment with a mental health counselor. You may…

The Ugly Side of Beauty

Debra K. Fileta shares a few ways to break the harmful fixation on physical appearance.

Unmarried & Not a Virgin … Now What?

Debra K. Fileta offers practical steps to regaining purity.

How to Get Out of a Toxic Relationship

A therapist writes a feature for RELEVANT with 5 practical ways to break out of a toxic relationship.