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Wrapping Your Head Around Weight Loss

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Emy Fernandez, MBA, (/emy-fernandez) Life and Heath Coach Many of us are constantly worrying about our weight. This is true whether we’re at the “ideal” weight or not.  ..

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 ..

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 ..

Mental Health Treatment

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By Todd D. Giardina, Ph. D (/todd-giardina) You don’t have to be “crazy” to seek mental health treatment. This is a truth for two big reasons: We should all be ..

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 ..

Healthy Men - Start With Healthy Boys

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By Emy Fernandez (http://www.coralgablescounseling.com/emy-fernandez) The earlier we teach our boys to think healthy, the more likely it will be they will grow to become healthy men. However,  ..

Teen Stress

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, June 14, 2017
By Stephanie Gosset (http://www.coralgablescounseling.com/stephanie-gosset) Teen stress is an important issue. The teen years are marked with rapid changes and most teens face stress from puberty, ..

Childhood Addiction: Recovery Survivors Break Free

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By Constance Ray Recovery Well There are many recovery survivors whose addictions are rooted in their childhood. These are formative years, so aside from the damage their bodies h ..

The Positive Side of ADHD

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, April 05, 2017
By Stephanie Gosset (http://www.coralgablescounseling.com/stephanie-gosset) You hear a lot about the challenges that your child with ADHD faces but what you don’t hear discussed as  ..

Mindfulness – a Step at a Time

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Alma Lovaton-Quagliato, LMFT Co-Founder & Director of The Counseling Group In Zen tradition, we start a mindfulness practice with a “beginners mind.” That is, a childli ..