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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 ..

To Feel Or Not to Feel

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Tuesday, October 06, 2015
by: Mirta C. Pont, LCSW (/mirta-pont) Many people that come to therapy are terrified of feeling. They suffer from anxiety and/or depression. When we finally identify the root of their present ..

10 Ways to Manage Symptoms of Chronic Pain

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Thursday, September 17, 2015
by: Todd D. Giardina, Ph.D. (/todd-giardina) September is designated as pain awareness month. With that in mind, it seems fitting that a pain psychologist offer some advice on how to manage the di ..

EMDR - A Brief Overview

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, April 29, 2015
by: Mirta C. Pont, LCSW (/mirta-pont) EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) is a “science-validated approach” that gives people a new perspective and understanding of their  ..

Trauma: Do I Suffer From It and Is There Help?

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Monday, March 23, 2015
by: Maria Garcia-Larrieu, Psy. D. (/maria-garcia-larrieu) Recently, the press has focused on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which is the result of an incident where the individual has ..