Blog

Blog

Understanding Mental Health in the LatinX Community

  Living your best life means not only being healthy physically but also emotionally and mentally as well. For many, seeking the guidance of a mental health professional is a way of ensuring their overall well-being. But for some communities, there is a stigma associated with getting help for depression and other mental health issues. One such community that holds...[ read more ]

Virtual Schooling For Parents

Across the country, parents are struggling with supporting their children's mental health and taking care of their own. The pandemic is gaining strength, with states from coast to coast reporting substantial upswings in coronavirus cases. And, as we head into the dreaded wintertime, when temperatures are dropping and epidemic conditions are expected by epidemiologists and public health experts to worsen,...[ read more ]

The 5 Best Therapies for Those on the Autism Spectrum

Autism is a mental health disorder that affects both children and adults. It causes people to behave in certain ways that are considered “abnormal” and make interaction with others very difficult. While there is no cure for autism, there are treatments that have been shown to help people, including children, improve their social interactions. The following are five of the...[ read more ]

How to Manage Loneliness in the Pandemic

The ‘Covid’ pandemic has brought out both the worst and the best in us. It has allowed us to experience deeper gratitude, greater self-awareness, and ways to be more mindful. Unfortunately, it has, for some, led to sadness, anxiety, and even depression. One of the most obvious negatives for many people has been the experience of loneliness. Feeling lonely comes...[ read more ]

Intuitive Eating During COVID-19

COVID-19 can be compared to freshmen year of college – it’s stressful, you feel overwhelmed, and it’s way too easy to pack on an extra 15 pounds! Many of us, having been stuck at home and dealing with stress for the past 4-5 months, have found our eating habits have taken a nosedive. So how do we remedy this? Many...[ read more ]

Does Online Couple’s Therapy Work?

The current global pandemic has caused most people in this country to have to shelter in place for many months. This has caused a lot of stress and strain for families and couples. And, often acute or sudden stress can bring underlying relationship issues to the surface. But, since many states are still in lockdown mode and residents are still...[ read more ]

The Intrinsic Relationship Between Trauma and Sleep

As a trauma therapist it is not unusual to hear people say that after a traumatic event their sleeping patterns have dramatically shifted or restful sleep is almost non-existent. These are some trauma symptoms that greatly interfere with sleep: Flashbacks, reliving the traumatic event as if it were happening again. Hyperarousal, an abnormally heightened state of anxiety that occurs whenever...[ read more ]

Raising a Child During a Pandemic

So, you’re raising a child during a pandemic. And of all the parenting challenges you thought you’d encounter and prepared for, I suspect this one wasn’t very high on the list, if it was on the list at all. Now, you’re trying to navigate what were once normal, everyday activities (working, getting the kids to school, running errands, etc.) with...[ read more ]

Time to Prioritize 

When we feel like we have too much to do and don’t know where to start, it can definitively create a spark of anxiety. One of the best ways to check tasks off our to-do list is to prioritize tasks. Prioritizing is designating each task a level of importance.  Think of 3 things on your “Things to Do” list that...[ read more ]

5 Ways to be a Better Friend to your Partner

As a couples therapist I often hear complaints about the “spark” being gone from the relationship. The “spark” in a relationship can translate to a number of things, it changes over time and with life’s circumstances. The one thing that keeps successful couples coming back to each other and making it work is a solid friendship. Friendship often gets couples...[ read more ]



5400 S University Drive, Suite #118
Davie, FL 33328

420 S State Road 7 #108
Wellington, Florida 33414
info@caringtherapistsofbroward.com
(954) 378-5381

Got Questions?
Send a Message!

By submitting this form via this web portal, you acknowledge and accept the risks of communicating your health information via this unencrypted email and electronic messaging and wish to continue despite those risks. By clicking "Yes, I want to submit this form" you agree to hold Brighter Vision harmless for unauthorized use, disclosure, or access of your protected health information sent via this electronic means.