LSRG Team Welcomes Diana Hardy

Diana Hardy, MS Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern All of us experience times of darkness and hardship in life. Psychotherapy is the process of working through those in a supportive and confidential relationship, with the hope that those challenges will be transformed into a force that will create decision, change and greater freedom. After nearly […]

Hello from our newest counselor, Jessica Carmean!

Hello, my name is Jessica Carmean, and I’m extremely excited to be joining Life Skills Resource Group as a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern. I want to thank Amy, Cindy, and Krista for making me feel so welcome. I am honored to work alongside amazing, compassionate professionals. I’ve always had a calling to enter 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 […]

What is EMDR?

EMDR is an effective therapy that can be applied when working with several types of issues, such as anxiety, trauma and particularly PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).  EMDR stands for “Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing”, and that’s what it does.  Through EMDR, I help my clients become less affected (desensitized) by dysfunctional thinking and traumatic memories, and assist them in reprocessing their feelings, beliefs […]

EMDR Explained!

I don’t know about you, but I didn’t know much about EMDR, a therapeutic technique used by our counselor Risa Bos. Risa very kindly sat down to help me understand, and I thought our conversation might help others understand too. Would you like to know more about EMDR and how it could help you or someone you […]

In remembrance: September 11th and other anniversaries in Orlando

It is the morning of September 11th. Since 2001 this day has felt somber and important to me. I remember the fear and confusion I felt that day in 2001. I remember where I was when I heard that something was wrong and where I was when the first tower fell. I contemplate how life […]

Hello from Risa Bos, our newest counselor!

I am so fortunate and honored to be joining the professional line-up of skilled counselors at Life Skills Resource Group!  I feel it is my life’s purpose to help people find joy and balance, and move beyond emotional pain that has robbed them of the happiness they deserve.  I am dedicated to helping people in […]

Can’t Cope with Traumatic Stress Any Longer?

I recently came across a book that is so powerful that I had to write a blog about it. It’s called, It’s OK Not to be OK… Right Now (with the subtitle, “How to Live through a Traumatic Experience”), by Mark D. Lerner, Ph.D. Somehow, just the title of this book tends to cause my clients […]