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6 Ways to Help a Depressed Person Cope

So many articles feature how to deal with depression and are written to the person who is depressed. However, I thought I’d write something to the people who have a relationship with a person who is suffering from depression. Continue reading

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How to find a good Orlando Therapist

Since I am a licensed counselor in Orlando I’ve been asked many times by friends to recommend a good therapist.  Since it is unethical for me to work with close friends and family members I try to help them find … Continue reading

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Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for elderly parents also can threaten the emotional health of caregivers and their families. Being the “parent of your parent” can unlock your family’s hidden dysfunctions — “You were always Mom’s favorite!” — and reopen old sibling rivalries and conflicts: “You’re trying to kill our father!” […] Continue reading

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Feeling Alone During the Holidays

When people are struggling they seem to perceive their situation as worse during the holiday season. We expect our holiday to be perfect and when it isn’t we are very disappointed if not depressed. How can we avoid this?[…] Continue reading

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