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Back to School from a Grandmother’s Point of View – My Second Chance

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, August 22, 2018
By Emy Fernandez, MBA (/emy-fernandez), Life and Heath Coach As we approached the start of a new school year, I was excited. Excited because it was time to spend time once again with my grand ..

Back to School Challenge

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, August 08, 2018
By Lisa Jimenez, LMHC (/lisa-jimenez) Licensed Mental Health Counselor With school right around the corner, I’m sure many of you are beginning to think about the mental and physical pre ..

Calling All Parents…

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, July 04, 2018
By Ricardo Sardiña, LMHC (/ricardo-sardina) Licensed Mental Health Counselor This blog goes out to all parents, single parents, grandparents, adoptive parents, foster parents, and guar ..

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  ..

Holiday Talks

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Thursday, December 21, 2017
By Verónica Lucía Sanchez, LCSW (/veronica-sanchez) Licensed Clinical Social Worker Constant open communication with your children/adolescents is important throughout the year. Ho ..

When Back to School Week Isn’t That Cute

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, August 02, 2017
By Gabriela Reyes When we think ‘Back to School’ we often relate it to children shopping for school supplies and all dressed up in their school uniforms for the first day of class. ..

Sometimes I Want to Give up on Parenting

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Lina Acosta Sandaal The wind is blowing my hat towards my cheek, and I can hear my children laughing with their daddy. It is an absolutely breathtaking day on Miami Beach, and I feel like c ..

Stomp Out Bullying

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Jorge Zen Rodriguez Attention ALL PARENTS: These stats are scary! "Bullying" is a problem that affects millions of students and children of all races worldwide. 1 out of 4 kids is bu ..

Parenting: Meeting the Challenge

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Mirta Pont (http://www.coralgablescounseling.com/mirta-pont) Many parents ask me: “Am I a good parent?”; “Am I doing it right?” The answer is: “You’r ..

Kids - Are They Learning From Their Mistakes?

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, July 05, 2017
By Michelle Gonzalez (http://www.coralgablescounseling.com/michelle-gonzalez) As parents, we often forget that kids are kids and they will learn from their mistakes. The question is, how do  ..