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The 3 Most Important Skills for a Healthy, Joyful, and Inspired Life

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, November 07, 2018
By Marly Q. Casanova Tedx Speaker, Teacher, Event Creator & Philanthropist From about the age of 4, I suffered from chronic asthma attacks. You never forget something like that. You kn ..

Journey to Me

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
By Emy Fernandez, MBA, (/emy-fernandez) Life and Heath Coach Today, October 31, 2018, marks the year since the beginning of my wellness journey after my September 2017 diagnoses of Invasive D ..

Path to Success for Bariatric Surgery

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Thursday, October 25, 2018
By Mark Smith, Psy.D (/mark-smith) If you are considering on becoming a candidate for bariatric surgery, you will most likely be referred for an evaluation with a clinical psychologist. Althoug ..

Entrepreneurs and Depression

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, October 17, 2018
By Emy Fernandez, MBA, (/emy-fernandez) Life and Heath Coach As many of you may have heard throughout the month, October 10 was World Mental Health Day. We have seen suicides increase (as men ..

Women and Stress — Impact and Intervention

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, October 03, 2018
By Mirta Pont, LCSW, (/mirta-pont) Certified EMDR Therapist When I was thinking about writing this blog about women’s health, I thought of so many different issues impacting women. All  ..

Depression – Changing the Stigma

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, September 26, 2018
By Michelle A. Gonzalez, Psy.D., LMHC (/michelle-gonzalez) Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Doctor in Psychology Depression is a real illness. The REALITY is that many people will  ..

How to Thrive in a Life Without Addiction

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, September 19, 2018
By Adam Cook Coming out of addiction is one of the hardest things anyone can do. Not only do you have to make it through withdrawal symptoms, but you have to relentlessly fight the cravings to  ..

So you want to improve?

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, September 12, 2018
By Todd D. Giardina, Ph. D (/todd-giardina) So you want to improve? But do you...really? Our society is so obsessed with improvement and perfection - billions of dollars and myriad indus ..

Embrace Your Body: 10 steps to better body image for larger bodied women

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, September 05, 2018
By Lisa Jimenez, LMHC (/lisa-jimenez) Licensed Mental Health Counselor Everyone knows that feeling. You wake up, look in the mirror, and don’t like what you see. Bad body image, its the ..

The Benefits of Music Education

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, August 29, 2018
By Debora Sanchez, Founder and Director Encore Academy of the Arts “A large number of scientific studies have found that music education improves our cognitive and brain functio ..