Understanding Separation Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety

Understanding Separation Anxiety Disorder

Separation anxiety disorder causes a person to worry excessively about being separated from someone who’s close to them. For example, someone with this type of anxiety may worry about being separated from a parent or caregiver. This anxiety disorder most commonly affects children. While it’s normal for infants and toddlers to experience separation anxiety, they usually outgrow the issue once...[ read more ]

Recovering from Addiction: Where & How to Reach Out for Help

When it comes to addiction, there’s one thing that all addicts have in common: at some point, they realize that their life is headed down a path they don’t want to go down. Addiction can begin innocently enough; someone might start taking drugs or drinking out of curiosity, peer pressure, as a coping mechanism to help them feel better, or...[ read more ]

The Healing Power of Nature

One only needs to read a few lines from poets such as Frost, Wordsworth, and Thoreau to recognize the love for and connection to nature human beings have always had. Nature stirs our souls and imagination and brings beauty to our everyday lives. But it turns out, nature also brings a slew of benefits to our mental and physical health....[ read more ]

Student Mental Health Post-Pandemic

At no other time in history have schools had to face so many challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic required teachers, students, and faculty to quickly pivot and move classes to an online environment during times of great uncertainty. Despite the work involved to keep education going, students of all ages have still been significantly impacted by the stress of lockdowns. Many...[ read more ]

How to Prevent Burnout

Not many people get through life without experiencing burnout at some point. Whether it’s from working more than one job, taking care of a sick loved one, or juggling family life while going back to school, burnout is real, and it negatively impacts your life and health. Common Signs of Burnout If you think you may be experiencing burnout but...[ read more ]

Benefits of a Mental Health Day from Work or School

We’ve all had those days when the alarm goes off and we lie in bed, feeling depleted of our energy, and maybe even our good mood. We think to ourselves, “I’m not really sick, but I just need a break from real life today.” While taking a sick day is common when you are feeling physically unwell, what’s not as...[ read more ]

Readjusting to Life After Isolation

Everyone has had major lifestyle changes since March of last year and reentering the world a changed person has been difficult. Many were isolated with the exception of a few familiar faces, so adjusting to being in public again can be uncomfortable. The circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic might have been favorable in ways for people with social anxiety....[ read more ]

How to Deal with Social Anxiety after COVID

It has been a very long year. Lockdowns and social distancing have had a profound impact on our hearts and minds. But thankfully, as the vaccines roll out and the country begins to slowly open back up, we are beginning to return to some kind of normal. While many people are jumping for joy with the idea of taking part...[ read more ]

4 Healthy Ways to Distract Yourself from Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural dialogue between our mind and body. It’s a red flag that something might be going on in our surroundings that requires our attention. For most of us, anxiety is an uncomfortable but fleeting feeling that pops up on occasion during particularly stressful times. For some, anxiety may be more present and color more of their daily...[ read more ]

Fort Lauderdale Location

We have exciting News! Caring Therapists of Broward is expanding once again to a second location in Fort Lauderdale!  Our new downtown Fort Lauderdale location is opening in May 2021 on the 17th floor of the Fox building.  This new office is associated with the successful practices in Davie, FL and Wellington, FL.   At our new Fort Lauderdale location, we...[ read more ]