5 Simple Ways for Moms to De-Stress This Summer

I don’t know about you but I am counting down the days to summer! I am ready for my kids to be done with school and finish their after-school activities. I am exhausted from all the driving around, homework, tests and projects! May is always a very busy month with end of the year shows,…

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Natasha Watkinson, M.Ed, NCC, LMHC

Born in Lusaka, Zambia, Natasha grew up in Miami, FL., graduating from the New World High School of the Arts. She holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Florida Atlantic University and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Florida International University. Natasha has lived in Spain, England, Brooklyn, NY and Asheville, NC. She worked…

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9+ Great Things about EFT-Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Find out why Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy is so great! Jessica Marchena, LMHC has been studying and learning EFT for the past 4 years. She has found it to be very effective in helping couples reconnect and rekindle their love. She has been featured in the following article that explains why EFT is so great! …

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Creative Spaces: Inside 25 Counseling and Psychotherapy Rooms

We were honored to be featured in Jodie Gale’s blog on Creative Counseling Spaces. “Sabrina Bennardo, LCSW and myself, Jessica Marchena, LMHC founded the Heart Connection Center in Boca Raton, Florida. We named it Heart Connection because we are passionate about Healing Emotions And Relationships Together (HEART). Our clients tell us that they feel relaxed and peaceful…

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FALL into Gratitude

Sabrina Bennardo, LCSW Fall is a time where mother nature shows off her passion, beauty, colors and power. The Heart Connection Center invites you to do the same. During this time of harvest, we hope you take the time to appreciate the fruits of your mental, emotional, physical and spiritual labor. What have you succeeded…

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Three Ways To Rekindle The Love

By Jessica Marchena, LMHC Are you fighting too much with your partner? Is there too much distance? I often hear couples tell me that they feel sad because it feels like they’re living with a roommate, not a partner. One woman said that her house feels like a hotel with each one of them going…

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Why Should You Choose An Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist

Many couples consider and ponder over whether couples counseling could help their relationship. They may ask their friends if they went to couples counseling and if it helped them. They may search online to see if they can find a therapist that they like. Some do all of this work but still do not make…

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Anger In Relationships: 5 Management Tips

By Jessica Marchena, LMHC When couples fight or argue, things can get heated quickly and emotions are fast. Those moments when you feel hurt or angry can take over like a lightening bolt and rush through your body quickly. Your pulse quickens, your heart rate increases and your blood pressure may rise. My clients tell…

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