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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  ..

Understanding a Man’s Process

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, June 13, 2018
By Courtney Waugh, LMFT (/courtney-waugh) As much as we want to equate men and women, the reality is we are different. Not only physically but mentally and socially. With those differences come d ..

The Call to Adventure and Following your Bliss

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, June 06, 2018
By Heriberto Cruz, LCSW, SEP Ten years ago, while on a men’s journey, I came across a quote by Joseph Campbell “follow your bliss”. Wow! I thought to myself. How do we know o ..

Major Depression in Adolescence: Suicide Prevention

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, May 09, 2018
By Mirta Pont, LCSW (/mirta-pont), Certified EMDR Therapist Suicide is the third leading cause of death among persons aged 10-14 and the second among persons aged 15-34 years. A precedent to  ..

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 ..