Practicing Mindfulness for a Happier You!

  In life, it is inevitable for us not to have “one of those days“. It’s just something we accept as part of being a human! But, sometimes, we don’t feel like we’re just having “one of those days”, but more like one of those weeks, or months, or YEARS, etc. Be it because of a […]

“An Eye For an Eye”

Mahatma Ghandi. Even if you don’t really KNOW much about him, it’s inevitable that you’re at least familiar with one of his famous quotes. Perhaps you are familiar with, “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – […]

Embracing new change and beginnings

New beginnings are a very scary thing for most people. It is a time of change, varying from small to large, and with change comes adjustment. I think it is safe to say that humans are not too fond of adjusting their daily lives and routines even when it is warranted. We would much rather continue […]

On the road to happiness, one step at a time.

This week it seems that MindBodyGreen has published a surplus of articles all relating back to happiness. The first article that I came across was by Shannon Kaiser on “20 Signs You’re Happier Than You Give Yourself Credit For.” This sparked my interest right away, as I have  found that I describe myself as unhappy […]

I want to see a therapist… what are my next steps?

This past week I decided to take the big leap and begin going to therapy. Now, it may seem weird to some of you, or most, that someone who is going to school to become a therapist would consider this a big leap. It is… for all of us! I am a huge supporter of […]

Rebuilding After Your Relationship Ends Workshop

What will I learn and gain? How can I find out more? Next Training Unfortunately, almost half of all marriages end in divorce. Whether you are married or not, the ending of a love relationship can be one of the most difficult challenges of one’s life. No one ever enters a marriage with plans of […]

Criticism: learning to accept with open arms

In my past, I have known myself to not take criticism well, even constructive criticism – instead, I would take it personally (unfortunately,you can see it all over my face). I know that I am a perfectionist and strive to not only do my best, but the best in everything that I do. I also […]

What is a Mother?

With Mothers’ Day just past, I’ve been thinking: What is a mother? What makes a mother? You see, it started with thoughts about my friends who are happy to be mothers, as well as friends who are less happy to be mothers. I thought about friends who want to be mothers but aren’t, friends who […]

What you should know about divorce recovery in Orlando

The end of a marriage can be one of the most stressful events a person experiences in life.  Even for the partner who chooses to leave, divorce is likely to bring up many painful and difficult emotions. Grief, guilt, anger, confusion, fear, shame, and anxiety may all come into play. If children are involved the […]

Hello from Kelli Skorman, our newest counselor!

If someone handed me a piece of paper and told me to write my “dream job” I would have written that I would love to work as a Mental Health Therapist in private practice in Southwest Orlando.  I completed my Master’s program in counseling last fall and was uncertain where I would practice. I had […]

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