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Relationships are daily connections that we have with people that can make us or break us; fulfill us or leave us feeling empty; add substance to our life or drain us.  As a counselor in Boca Raton I serve a diverse population. Although all my clients differ in age, race, and status-most of them desire the same goal. That common goal is healthy relationships. Learning how to build and maintain healthy relationships is one of
All marriages go through ups and downs, especially in long-term marriages. I think it is safe to say that no couple goes through marriage thinking about getting a divorce. Yet, the divorce rate is very high, nearly 60% of married couples end up getting divorced. Yes, that is right! There are warning signs way before a couple gets to that breaking point.  Serious marriage problems don’t happen overnight. They build over time and get worse.
Have you been wondering about marriage counseling? What is it like? Let me tell you about how the couples that I work with feel when they come to see me for the first session.  They come in feeling distressed and upset. They don’t understand why they keep having the same arguments over and over. They feel misunderstood and unheard by their spouse. The fighting has only gotten worse over time and they don’t know what
As a marriage counselor in Boca Raton, I have worked and helped many couples recover and heal from infidelity. It is possible but it takes a lot of work and more importantly, it takes time. Healing is painful, hard work. You both must be committed to repairing the damage, rebuilding trust and reconnecting.  Research shows that half of all couples will experience infidelity in their relationship. Affairs are one of the leading causes of divorce.
The Heart Connection Center in Boca Raton, Florida is dedicated to helping you restore and heal yourself and your relationships through healthy connections. Three words: Connect, connect, and connect can increase the quality and effectiveness of your child’s therapeutic process. You can connect with your therapist. You can connect with your child and you can connect your therapist with the systems in your child’s school, their doctors, and their social circle. Here I will discuss
Are you constantly filled with worry or dread and spend hours ruminating worse case scenarios? Or you do you feel that you don’t want to keep on living if you have to feel like this all the time? As an anxiety therapist in Boca Raton, I hear this comment all of the time from clients who suffer from anxiety. My anxious clients worry that the anxiety will never go away and will overrule their lives. 
Are you feeling depressed? Do you feel like you could cry any second and you don’t understand it? Everything feels more challenging when you are dealing with depression. You may not feel like going out with friends, going to work or getting out of bed can be a struggle.  Depression is a very common mental health problem. In the past decade, depression rates have escalated, and roughly one in 5 Americans will suffer from depression
The long and fun summer days and nights have come to an end.  It may be difficult for the whole family to transition back to the routine with school and extracurricular activities. Below are some tips that can lead to a smoother school year ahead.  Getting a family calendar organized– It can be useful to get the family together for a family meeting in order to plan the year ahead. You can do so by
The decision to seek therapy may have been pondering in your mind for a while. You have decided to take the step and seek out support in your healing process and our therapists at the Heart Connection Center in Boca Raton are honored to walk this path with you. Here is a list of 5 ways that you can make the most out of therapy.  Being honest with yourself and the therapist-  Some people may
Self-Esteem is simply how you feel about yourself and your worth. If you have low self-esteem, you won’t pursue meaningful activities and you will avoid doing things to boost your self-esteem. When it comes to self- worth or self-esteem, we tend to be our harshest critics. We tell ourselves things like, “I am not qualified for that job,” “I am not as smart, capable, confident, as…,” or “I can’t speak up at meetings.” These statements