Best of Davie 2021

Therapy

Best of Davie 2021

Caring Therapists of Broward- Davie location is proud to be the winner of the Best of Davie, Cooper City and Southwest Ranches award for Best Counseling Center. We are excited for this award because it was voted on by local people who know, like, and trust us. Caring Therapists of Broward started in 2015 in Pembroke Pines by Amanda Landry-...[ 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 ]

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 ]

Tips for Coping with Social Isolation

Humans are social creatures and we don’t do well in isolation. That’s exactly why state penitentiaries punish prisoners by putting them into solitary confinement. It causes them great mental anguish. Many of us have felt like prisoners in solitary confinement over the last couple of months because of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. And many of us have been...[ read more ]

The Benefit of Online Therapy Sessions

We are all in an uncertain time with the Coronavirus [COVID-19] Pandemic, which means it’s more important than ever to evaluate our mental health. Between social distancing and shelter-in-place orders adding to general panic, people might be experiencing more anxiety and depression than usual. When you are feeling isolated and stressed out – like so many of us might be–it...[ read more ]

Finding your Inner Superhero

The late and great Stan Lee created our favorite superheroes including; Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and so much more. He believed that anyone could be a superhero, from a socially awkward boy in high school, Peter Parker, to the playboy, genius, billionaire, Tony Stark, each had to overcome their own obstacles in order to...[ read more ]

All About Paola Gomez Diaz, Ph. D

Paola Gomez Diaz, Ph. D I believe that therapy is a journey of healing and I’m here to accompany you in the process of self-discovery. Because maybe the journey isn’t about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about unbecoming everything that isn’t really you, so you can find your true self. My approach as a bilingual therapist (English/Spanish) involves traditional psychodynamic therapeutic...[ read more ]

3 Reasons Why Play Therapy Is So Effective

Through play, children discover the world around them and their feelings about it. Play is also how children communicate these often-complex feelings. This is what makes play therapy such a powerful treatment. Pretending offers children the opportunity to “finally” be in charge and express what if feels like to be them. Here are some more reasons why play therapy is...[ read more ]

What is EMDR?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy, or EMDR, is a set of standardized protocols that incorporate elements from many different treatment approaches. It has been researched extensively and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. What Issues Can EMDR Treat? EMDR is used to treat a variety of mental health issues including: - Panic attacks - Complicated grief - Dissociative...[ read more ]

Dejar ir el pasado

El "PASADO" cae en cada día que pasa. Dejar ir significa hacer elecciones diferentes de las que se lamentan, ya sean buenas o desagradables. Dejar ir principalmente significa aceptar el resultado, a veces decidir qué harías de manera diferente y luego elegir eliminar esos pensamientos. Puede que no desaparezcan, pero puedes hacerlos menos accesibles. El punto es no seguir reviviéndolo...[ read more ]