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Back to School is like New Year’s

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, August 28, 2019
By Dinah Ruiz, MBA Career Coach Back to School is like New Year’s for anyone in school. It’s a fresh start, a new chapter, going back to see old friends, and meet new ones. Like a ..

The Back to School Guide for Anxious Kids

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, August 14, 2019
By Dr. Anne Rothenberg, Psy.D, contributor No matter how long I’ve been out of school, I will always associate the month of September with the beginning of a new year. With that comes a s ..

Transitioning Summer to School: Restarting Routines

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, August 07, 2019
By Ricardo Sardiña, LMHC Summer Summer time for many is a time to break away from the structure, routine and rules given to us by school. Summer for kids can be a time to slack off a ..

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 ..