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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder — What Is It?

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Thursday, April 05, 2018
By Mirta Pont (/mirta-pont) Before I became a therapist I heard the term PTSD used and I connected it to the military or war veterans. Also, I didn’t really know or understand what the t ..

Peace Within No Matter What Throughout

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Courtney Waugh (/courtney-waugh) The definition of peace is freedom from disturbance, quiet and tranquility. Can you think of the last time you had peace? Mindfulness is a practice that all ..

Loving Yourself Leads to a Balanced, Happy Life

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Nicole Herdocia-Oria (/nicole-herdocia-oria) Today we’re getting so many messages from all avenues of the media reporting on mindful living and that we should "learn to love ourselves ..

Slow Down, Tune in, Go with the Flow

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Todd D. Giardina (/todd-giardina) You’ve had mindful moments. You’ve already practiced mindfulness. You just don’t realize it. And you don’t realize it because y ..

Your Love is Different

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Todd D. Giardina (/todd-giardina) Love is a catch-all word that people use and we seem to think it means the same to you as it does to me. But your love is different from mine. And your ..

Love Yourself First

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Ricardo Sardiña (/ricardo-sardina) It’s that time of the month when “love is in the air” and everyone seems to be talking about romance. Stress levels seem to go up ..

Love: The Solution to Most of Your Problems

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Thursday, February 08, 2018
By Carolina Pataky (/carolina-pataky) Over the years, I have been given the incredible opportunity to work and study one of life’s most elusive and complex topics: Love. Through my own e ..

Three Ways to Encourage Individuality in the Classroom

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, January 31, 2018
By Mallory Kojkowski (#§) Ed.D. Director of Admissions and Outreach Fusion Academy Miami Adolescents will spend about 900 total hours per year at school and in the classroom. That&rsq ..

When Life Throws You Lemons...

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Saturday, January 27, 2018
By Emy Fernandez (/emy-fernandez) On September 25, 2017 at 8:00 A.M., while in my car, on my way to my 13 year old niece’s Junior Achievement Awards ceremony at her school, I got the cal ..

Family Traditions

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By Ricardo Sardiña (http://www.coralgablescounseling.com/ricardo-sardina) I remember as a child the excitement of the beginning of the holiday season. The arrival of the Christ ..