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Coral Gables Counseling Center - Thursday, November 03, 2022

By: Vanessa Molina, MFT, Intern Often times we find it difficult to focus on the positive things going on in our lives when there’s so …

Purposeful Parenting – One Year In

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, July 20, 2022

A year ago, I wrote a blog post for the same July monthly theme, “Purposeful Parenting.” https://www.coralgablescounseling.com/purposeful-parenting-as-a-new-mom/) At the time, I was a brand new mom …

Raising Emotionally Intelligent Beings

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Monday, July 04, 2022

Recently, the topic of interest amongst my clients is parenting styles. More specifically, which of the four parenting styles – Authoritarian, Authoritative, Passive, and Neglectful …

Holidays and Family

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, December 22, 2021

The holidays are the perfect time to reflect on our relationships, establish goals for connecting with our family, and set the groundwork for those relationships …

Thank You!

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Thanksgiving is my favorite time of year. It’s a reminder to pause and say thank you before the shopping and the parties. It’s a reminder …

Creating Gratitude

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It consists of a readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Simple concept, right? Yet, it …


Coral Gables Counseling Center - Tuesday, November 16, 2021

  Creating boundaries – or not creating them. There is no right or wrong answer.  We’re all different.  The question is: Do we need to …

Natural Negativity to Proactive Optimism

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, September 08, 2021

I think we can all agree that the topic of self-improvement is a broad one. In such a complicated time in our world, and with …

Anxiety, Stress and Mental Health

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Here we are at some point of the pandemic, not knowing if it’s the middle, the end, or the new norm. It’s no wonder stress levels …

Rosh Hashana 2020

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Friday, September 18, 2020

To me, September has always marked the beginning of a new year, even more so than January. Maybe it’s because it signals the end of …

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