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Why it May Be Time to Give EMDR Therapy ...

Eee-Ehm-Dee…WHAT?!?  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR for short, is a form of therapy created by Dr. Francine Shapiro that has become a leading treatment in helping people work through Trauma and PTSD.  Aside from PTSD, EMDR therapy has been reported to have success in the treatment of panic, complicated grief, phobias, pain disorders, […]

Guest Blogging: Overcoming Anxiety

Guest Blogging: Overcoming Anxiety

Hello everyone! Check out the following blog about overcoming anxiety, put together by my colleague Amanda Patterson, LMHC, of Caring Therapists of Broward.  I’m #3 this week!  It’s a great read with a collection of tips of how to manage your anxiety better.  Enjoy, and have a wonderful weekend! Regards, Anthony Naguiat, LMHC Overcoming Anxiety: […]

Guest Blogging: Before You Say I Do

Guest Blogging: Before You Say I Do

Hey all, Hope everyone is well!  From time to time, I will also be guest blogging on other colleagues’ blogs and posts.  Check out my most recent contribution to my colleague, Amanda Patterson, LMHC’s, blog.  She runs Caring Therapist of Broward in Pembroke Pines, FL. I’m the #3 contributor on this past week’s blog post. […]

Bullying and Suicide Prevention

Bullying and Suicide Prevention

*Disclaimer* – Strong video content about bullying. Check out the video at the link below: http://content.jwplatform.com/previews/tc6EL09F-RRVXtWmn Remember the old saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me?” Well, that couldn’t be further from the truth, especially for our youth. Bullying and cyber bullying are very prevalent, especially with the […]

Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness

Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness

If you weren’t aware, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The importance of this month is to increase the knowledge that people have about Mental Illness, as well as the benefits of seeking professional treatment.  Let’s make an effort to promote this issue year-round, rather than just one month! According to the National Alliance on […]

Self-Care (Part 2): What to do – Ideas a

Self-Care (Part 2): What to do – Ideas and Suggestions

By Anthony Naguiat, LMHC Part 1 of this two-part blog series on self-care identified some basic ideas of what self-care is, and the importance of taking care of ourselves. Being in a healthy place physically, mentally, and emotionally in our own lives helps us to do things to the best of our abilities and avoid […]

Self-Care (Part 1): What is it?

Self-Care (Part 1): What is it?

By Anthony Naguiat, LMHC Greetings everyone. Every year, as we near the end of the holiday season and prepare to start a new year, we often make “resolutions” that we would like to start, or do more of, the following year. Sometimes these resolutions become quickly forgotten, or fall by the wayside when life becomes […]