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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 ..

What advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Adrianna Foster, Motivational Singer and Breakthrough Hypnosis This is a question that has run through my head for quite a long time. My adolescent years were filled with challenges and st ..

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 ..

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 ..