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Our Happiness – Our Responsibility

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, April 17, 2024

When we look for our happiness, many of us look for it outside of ourselves. We expect it to come from our significant other. We …

Celebrating Black Psychologists in Mental Health

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, February 21, 2024

By Alexis N. Upshaw, RI, MHC Black History Month is upon us and, with February being a month that celebrates love, I want to take …

Life is a Roller Coaster

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Tuesday, February 13, 2024

In a few days, I will turn 50. Many people have been asking me how it feels to turn the big 5-0; honestly, I’m not …

Holidays, Family and Tradition

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, December 20, 2023

The holidays, the end of the calendar year, this all brings on a feeling of reflection. Looking back, taking stock. The rituals of wrapping up …

Reflecting on Grudges, Resentments, Guilts and Regrets

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Thursday, December 07, 2023

As I sit here reflecting on this past year, I feel a heaviness instead of my usual end of year reflection of excitement for the …

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 …

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 …

Back to School and a Routine

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Monday, August 14, 2023

As the summer comes to an end and the back-to-school season approaches, a whirlwind of emotions is stirred that accompanies the return to both the …

Mom You Did the Best You Could

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Monday, July 24, 2023

The other day my sister and I were spending time with our adult daughters relaxing and hanging out in the pool.  They were talking about …

Redefining Masculinity: Male Emotional Advocacy Takes Center Stage

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, June 28, 2023

In a world where societal expectations have traditionally dictated that men must be strong, stoic, and unemotional, there is a growing movement that seeks to …

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