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Mindfulness Group Now Open

Mindfulness is about being intentionally grounded in the present moment, allowing yourself to manage one moment at a time, helping you place full attention to the here and now. Although the effects of mindfulness impact each person differently, for many, it allows them to address life stressors in a calmer, intentional way and improves their […]

Inspirational and informational TED Talks related to mental health

Rana el Kaliouby: This app knows how you feel — from the look on your face Martin Seligman: The new era of positive psychology Gratitude | Louie Schwartzberg | TEDxSF Ben Ambridge: 10 myths about psychology, debunked Dan Gilbert: The surprising science of happiness Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight VS Ramachandran: 3 clues […]

Conquer Food Addiction in Plantation, Florida with Therapy

Food addiction is a difficult battle that many people do not understand. It is like any other addiction, as it tests a person each day and it is a constant struggle to avoid temptation. Many people that suffer from food addiction do not know why they want to eat when they do or why they […]

Stress Management

Understanding our strengths and weaknesses is the first step toward making meaningful changes. Take a free screening below to identify your areas of growth. What are your stress triggers? Coping and Stress Management Skills Test 

Child Psychologist Plantation

Children are similar to adults in that they experience stress, frustration, and disappointment. Recent studies suggest that parents underestimate the amount of stress in their children’s lives (APA Stress Survey: Children are more stressed than parents realize). The thoughts and feelings associated with life challenges may lead child to display social, emotional, behavioral problems. Some […]

Plantation Florida Counseling

The winter season can bring with it stress, sorrow, and anxiety. Instead of focusing on gifting and baking, take some time to focus on your personal mental health. Psychotherapy, also know as talk therapy can help people to overcome obstacles, gain insight into negative behavior and eliminate self defeating patterns in order to make positive […]

Anxiety disorders: The role of psychotherapy in effective treatment

Everyone feels anxious and under stress from time to time. Situations such as meeting tight deadlines, important social obligations or driving in heavy traffic, often bring about anxious feelings. Such mild anxiety may help make you alert and focused on facing threatening or challenging circumstances. On the other hand, anxiety disorders cause severe distress over […]

Individual Therapy

When a person finds themselves in a negative, “stuck” area of their life they hit a point that often leads them to seek help. Individual therapy or personal counseling can help patients who are suffering from suicidal thoughts, depression, addiction, anxiety, anger, past trauma and eating disorders. The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy conducted […]

Anxiety Therapy

A study that was done by the Anxiety Disorder Resource Center found that approximately one-third of American adults have at least one anxiety or panic attack in their lifetimes.  This startling data means that an anxiety disorder is the most common emotional disorder and is more common than alcohol abuse or depression.  Anxiety is the unpleasant […]

ADHD Counseling

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurobehavioral, developmental disorder that consists of attention problems and hyperactivity. ADHD is the most commonly studied and diagnosed psychiatric disorder in children. According to the National Institute of Mental Health two million have ADHD.  This means that in a typical classroom at least one child has ADHD. […]