Relationship Advice: Five Ideas for Surviving Infidelity

Affairs, or infidelity, can really make or break a relationship. Reactions from partners can be very strong on both parts. Issues of mistrust can be difficult to recover from.  More often than not, we hear of couples that suffered from an affair by one or both of the partners and ended up breaking up.   … Continue reading Relationship Advice: Five Ideas for Surviving Infidelity

Relationships Advice: Don’t roll your eyes at me

Relationships involve a great deal of things.   Communicating concerns to your partner when you are angry does not have to be in a hurtful way.  Clients often tell me they get into the 'heat of the moment' and forget to be considerate of their partner's feelings.   This can produce long-term hurt that is … Continue reading Relationships Advice: Don’t roll your eyes at me

Polyamorous Relationships: One size does not fit all 

Relationships are what you make them. Each couple or group of partners defines what a relationship means to them. Different relationship orientations exist among couples and dating connections. While monogamy has long been lauded as the “correct'' way to go about dating and marriage, it is not the only way to connect with partners in your … Continue reading Polyamorous Relationships: One size does not fit all 

Mental Health Awareness Week: Celebrity quotes on mental illness 

Mental Health Awareness week is a great time to learn more about what others think of mental illness and the treatment that can help those living with concerns related to their wellbeing. One way to learn more is to read what celebrities on the internet have experienced in their lives. While celebrities may seem "superhuman", … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Celebrity quotes on mental illness 

Mental Health Awareness Week: Broward County Resources

Mental Awareness Week 2021 is taking place this week. Many individuals will take to social media in search of ways to improve their mental health or help a loved one find treatment for a mental illness of some sort. Knowing the resources in your community can help you best find what will suit the specific … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Broward County Resources

Mental Health Awareness Week: Focus on Decreasing Stigma

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 is underway. It began today, October 3, 2021, and runs through the end of the week, October 9, 2021. This week, topics related to mental health including treatment, recognizing mental illness, and decreasing the stigma of speaking out while living with mental illness are some of the key messages being … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: Focus on Decreasing Stigma

Starting Therapy: What happens as I start mental health counseling?

You've decided you want to start getting some mental health counseling. Starting the therapy process can look different from therapist to therapist. But, there are some general steps that will take place at the onset of your therapy journey. Some of these general steps include letting the therapist know what you want help with, scheduling … Continue reading Starting Therapy: What happens as I start mental health counseling?

Couples Therapy: What to expect at the first session?

Couples therapy is often where many couples turn for guidance when they are facing stress in their relationship.  Many times, couples therapy is used as a complementary therapy to individual counseling.  Couples therapy, as with other therapy services, has a process that helps the client become familiar with the therapist and what psychotherapy involves While … Continue reading Couples Therapy: What to expect at the first session?