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Every Candle Tells a Story

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Today is my 65th birthday. The past 65 years have been full of both lessons and milestones. A friend of mine gave me a birthday …

The Physiology of Gratitude

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Saturday, November 18, 2023

By Natalie Peña, Mental Health Counselor, Practicum Intern Practicing gratitude does not come naturally for everyone. Many people struggle to be grateful for countless reasons. …

Glimmers of Gratefulness: Embracing the Small Joys

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Friday, November 17, 2023

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog about being more present in your life by not falling into searching for the elusive work-life …

The Season of Gratitude: A Practical Guide to Feeling More Grateful

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, November 08, 2023

By Pan He, Certified Life Coach It’s November, and Thanksgiving is coming up in the United States. Families and friends gather to celebrate and give …

Finding Gratefulness by Breaking Free of the Work-Life Balance Trap

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, November 01, 2023

To stand in gratefulness it’s important to first be present. But what happens if life gets in the way of us being present? What happens …

5 Ways to Optimize Your (Mental) Health During Pregnancy

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, October 25, 2023

By Natalie Peña, Mental Health Counselor, Practicum Intern Prenatal care tends to focus on what’s best for the baby. Books, doctors, and the internet often …

Birth Control: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Birth control was first introduced in the early 1970’s which forever changed the world as we know it. It provided women with the first opportunity …

Contradictions and EMDR

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Thursday, October 12, 2023

Contradicting Thoughts and Feelings “I know, on one hand, that I’m good enough. I have a good job, friends and family that love me, I …

Prioritize Your Mental Health: Make an Appointment… with Yourself!

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, October 04, 2023

Want better mental health? You have to make an appointment. But not with me or a professional, with yourself! If you have an appointment with …

Amplify Your Creative Potential by Tapping into Your Period

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, September 06, 2023

Your period: an inevitable and peculiar phenomenon experienced by women since the beginning of mankind (also a big contributor to how mankind continues to exist). …

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Gabriela Reyes, LMFT

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Gabriela Reyes, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Gabriela Reyes is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has worked at Coral Gables Counseling Center (CGCC) for over 11 years.

Gabriela’s areas of expertise include: depression, anxiety, improving communication, relationship issues, life transitions, dating anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, addiction, stress management, LGBTQ+, BDSM, erectile dysfunction, and commitment issues.

Gabriela is the Founder and collaborator of the Tough Love Retreat concept. The Tough Love Retreat is a place where individuals can gather that want to heal from previous relationships, grow in existing ones, become better equipped for future ones, learn to love themselves, or to simply improve an already amazing life.

In addition to the Retreat, she is also the co-host of CGCC’s popular podcast “The Counseling Corner.”

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