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“Adult romantic love is an attachment bond, just like the one between mother and child.” Sue Johnson
Society has told us that in order to be independent, healthy adults, we need to separate ourselves from our parents, and learn to not depend on them for nurturing and comfort. However, the […]

The Science of Love -1

“The eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.” Margaret Atwood
 You know that feeling; that feeling of longing. It’s the ache that something vital is missing from your life. You want more; more meaning, more connection, more […]

A ciência do amor – 1

Sabe aquela sensação; aquele sentimento de saudade? É a dor que algo vital está faltando em sua vida. Você quer mais; mais significado, mais respeito, mais energia – mais alguma coisa. Saudade é aquela sensação de que algo no seu corpo está errado antes de você decidir que você […]

It is difficult to talk to my partner. How do I get my partner to open up?

Every couple has a dance, a cycle. There are moments that the couple is fully in sync with each other, but there are moments of missteps. In the dance of tango there is no script, is the connection with the partner that determines the next step. If we are […]

The Laws of Love – 1

“The primary and main human instinct is neither sex nor aggression. It is to seek contact and comforting connection from another being.”  Sue Johnson
 

English psychiatrist, John Bowlby, was the first to give us an understanding of love. Bowlby suggested that all of us are designed to love a few […]

O que a ciência diz sobre o amor – 1

O instinto humano básico e principal não é sexo nem agressão. É a buscar contato e conexão reconfortante de outro ser.

 

O psiquiatra Inglês, John Bowlby, foi o primeiro a oferecer-nos essa visão do que hoje chamamos de apego. Bowlby propôs que somos projetados para amar algum outro ser que vai […]

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O que a ciência diz sobre o amor – 2

Amor romântico adulto é um laço afetivo assim como o que existe entre mãe e filho
Por um tempo, nós acreditamos que à medida que amadurecemos superamos a necessidade de proximidade intensa, carinho e conforto que tivemos com nossos cuidadores, e que as relações românticas adultas eram basicamente de natureza […]

Como lidar com a traição. Não quero me separar.

Mostre ao seu parceiro que quer refazer o relacionamento, mas ele também precisa querer. Se ele quiser seguir com você, deve ter responsabilidade em relação à situação, remorso pelo erro. Os dois devem trabalhar juntos para impedir que novas situações assim se repitam. Um novo relacionamento. Aberto, com acesso […]

Suspeito que estou sendo traída (traído). O que faço?

Existem muitos lados em uma situação como essa. O primeiro passo é confrontar, não se esconder e, para isso, você deve falar com o seu parceiro sobre sua suspeita, mas saiba que o foco dessa conversa não deve ser a traição propriamente dita e sim no relacionamento de vocês, […]

Estamos em dificuldades financeiras e, por causa disso, só brigo com meu marido/esposa. Não sei o que fazer.

A maneira como você lida com esse estresse pode causar impactos no relacionamento. É preciso parar para ver o que estamos fazendo diante de situações como, por exemplo, a compra de alguma coisa considerada supérflua pelo parceiro. Você pode se sentir menos amada quando vê seu parceiro comprando algo […]

Não consigo conversar com meu marido/esposa. Ele sempre está distante, como me conectar?

Todo casal tem uma dança, um ciclo. Ha momentos que o casal esta totalmente sintonizado um com o outro, como num tango. Não existe um roteiro, é a sintonia com o parceiro que determina o próximo passo. Se não estivermos na sintonia, podemos pisar no pé do parceiro e […]

Meu marido/esposa não se interessa sexualmente por mim. O que está errado?

Quando alguém se depara com uma situação como essa já imagina que está sendo traída, mas nem sempre é isso que está acontecendo. A verdade é que a vida sexual não é um tema comum nas conversas entre casais, mas isso está errado.

É preciso ter a clareza de que […]

Easing Back Into School

 

As the calendar moves from July to August, both parents and children start thinking about the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year. While it is normal for both parents and children to feel anxious, here are some tips that can reduce the anxiety and […]

Children’s Mental Health

As a nation overall, the United States needs to improve how it diagnoses, treats and handles citizens suffering from mental health disorders. One of the areas that receives the least amount of effort and concern is the area of children’s mental health. Too often mental health disorders in children […]

Show Your Love and Support to the Mothers in Your Life

Mother’s Day this year is on Sunday May 12th. Since this is just around the corner, I wanted to put together some unique ideas on how to celebrate the mothers in your life. This year, step away from the normal flowers and dinner out and really put some thought […]

How Can I Benefit From Counseling?

In the United States, there has been an unfortunate stigma attached to individuals that seek counseling. Whether it is couples counseling to improve a marriage, or individual therapy to help you cope with depression or anger management, admitting that you are in counseling is taboo to most Americans. So […]

Dealing With The Aftermath

I wanted to take a minute to talk about the Boston Marathon Bombing. My thoughts and prayers go out to the injured and to the friends and families of those that lost their lives. I can only imagine what they are going through. We as a nation are dealing […]

Is My Partner Depressed?

 

Have you noticed changes in your partner? Have they withdrawn from activities they use to enjoy? Have their sleep patterns changed? Do they often feel sad, down or empty? If your partner is experiencing one or more of these symptoms, they may be suffering from depression.

 

Symptoms of depression vary […]

Do You Need Pre-Marital Counseling?

As we are preparing to enter into the “Wedding Season” of 2013, I wanted to take the opportunity to give some input and perspective into the benefits of pre-marital counseling. Some religions require for couples to go through session prior to marriage to make sure that they are embarking […]

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Try These Tips for a Long Lasting Marriage

 

We all hear the statistics of how 50% of all marriages end in divorce. So if you are already married or about to get married, what can you do to avoid becoming a divorce statistic? Here are some thoughts that can increase the likelihood of making your marriage last.

 

Communication […]

Is It Still Fun?

With some many recent large lottery jackpots, who doesn’t spend some time thinking about what they would do with all of that money? We could stop working, travel and afford the house of our dreams. Many of us will purchase a few tickets or contribute to a lottery pool […]

Time for Some Personal Spring Cleaning

With spring right around the corner, what better time to re-evaluate your personal life? Spring is a time of renewal and rebirth. It is a time when both nature and humans wake up from their long winter’s nap. Let’s take the opportunity to look at our personal lives and […]

Are You Getting Enough?

Based on recent statistics from the CDC, 30% of Americans aren’t getting enough…. SLEEP. Not getting enough sleep can have a major impact on your life. Lack of sleep has been tied to an increase in motor vehicle accidents; decrease in job performance and in increase in your risk […]

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Try These Tips for Adjusting To Daylight Saving Time

 

If you are like most Americans, you went to bed later than normal Sunday night and had a hard time waking up Monday morning. With the “Spring Forward” to Daylight Savings Time this Sunday, a lot of us are running behind schedule today. So what can you do to […]

By |March 12th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments|

Celebrate The Women In Your Life

Let’s face it; we all have at least one woman in our lives. Whether it is a mother, wife, daughter, friend or mentor, a woman has made a difference in our lives. Too often, these women go unrecognized for all that they do for those around them. This Friday, […]

You’ve Got The Ring, So Now What?

You and your honey have been together for a while now, you know that he is the one and now he has finally popped the question and given you a ring. You are both happy and have been sharing your news with friends and family. Everyone has been asking […]

5 Reasons Why Your Ex Should Stay Your Ex

There are many major life moments that each person may go through. Some are easier than others, and then you have the truly hard ones. The hardest thing for most people to go through is breaking up with someone that they care intimately about for multiple reasons. When you […]

5 Warning Signs For Substance Abuse

This past week, we learned that country star Mindy McCready ended up committing suicide. As authorities go through their reports and autopsy performed, much of the speculation of why she did this circulates around substance abuse. With this being such a sad event, lets touch on the subject of […]

By |February 20th, 2013|Categories: Adults, Blog, Couples, Depression, Substance Abuse|Tags: |0 Comments|

5 Warning Signs Of An Abusive Relationship

With the death of South African model Reeva Steenkamp, this puts a light on the fact that there are situations out there that many women may be in, and need help. Whether Oscar Pistorious meant to murder his girlfriend, or truly thought it was an intruder, may never be […]

By |February 20th, 2013|Categories: Anger, Blog, Co-Dependence, Couples|Tags: |0 Comments|

6 Tips to Improve Your Body Image

As a woman, especially an American woman, we are bombarded every day with what society perceives as the “ideal” body image.  Let’s face it ladies, these “ideal” bodies in some cases don’t even exist. They are cropped, airbrushed and digitally constructed to create an unattainable image. Yet, we all […]

5 Tips To Show Your Love After Valentine’s Day

As the candles have been blown out, the romantic dinners had, gifts exchanged, and memories created, what do you do now to keep the love moving forward? Just because Valentines Day is over does not mean you have to stop showing the love that you have for someone. Love […]

5 Hot Date Night Ideas He’ll Love

Everyone knows that guys take girls out all the time on dates. However, in this modern society, it’s becoming socially acceptable for women to take their men out too. What is it that you do though with the man that you are spending time with getting to know? There […]

5 Original Date Night Ideas You’ll Both Love

 

 

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, most couples are planning a night out that includes dinner, flowers and candy. Instead of the same old, same old, why not take it up a notch or two this year? Try out one of these unique ideas listed below:

Go on a […]

4 Tips to Not Sacrifice Yourself in a Relationship

 Why change who you are to who you aren’t?

Remember that first date you went on with your significant other? Yea, the night that you guys went out, shared a meal (or a movie), maybe held hands, possibly kissed? What was it about them that made you fall for them? […]

Take A Vacation To Rev Up Your Sex Life!

 

On average, Americans receive 13 vacation days per year. A recent study shows that over 50% of us have unused vacation time at the end of the year. So why don’t we use our vacation days? Most of us leave vacation days on the table because we feel we […]

Emotional Intimacy: Keeping the Spark Alive

So many people begin a relationship with someone based on several different factors. These factors include things from looks, smarts, finances, to the emotional connection that is established. However, what do you do when you become intimate and the relationship lacks an emotional connection at that point?

When you begin […]

Betrayal Bond: Breaking the Bond

Would you defend someone you love?  And as you think about this question, I want you to see if you are in a destructive relationship or not, if you are in denial, if you have a bond of betrayal with the person you love.

What is betrayal?  Betrayal is a […]

Did You Know Marriage Can Reduce Heart Attacks?

February has been designated as Heart Awareness month. I’m not talking about hearts and flowers for Valentine’s Day, I’m talking about that big glorious muscle inside us that keeps us going. According to the CDC, about 1 in 4 deaths, or 600,000, that occur in the United States are […]

Top 4 Reasons that Couples Divorce

As we move into the beginning of a new year, many couples make the difficult decision to divorce. Statistics show that the month of January has the highest number of divorce filings nationwide. So why is that?  During the holidays, emotions are running high. Many couples who are having […]

Lying: The Hidden Truth

Many couples face a point in their relationship where the other partner does or says something that affects the relationship, and denies it. The lie can come from many different points from being an emotional lie to a physical lie. If your partner lies to you, or others you […]

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Cheating: How to Begin to Heal After the Fact

Cheating. Cheating is the one word that no one wants to think about his or her significant other doing. If you are in a committed relationship, thoughts like this may at some point crossed your mind. What do you do, however, when the act is actually committed and you […]

Tips for Making your New Year’s Resolution a Reality

 Let’s face it, most if not all of us make at least one resolution at the beginning of the year. The majority of these resolutions have to do with fixing an unhealthy behavior such as working out more, stopping smoking or losing weight. The health clubs and gyms thrive […]

How to Make your Family Holiday Travel Joyful instead of Woeful

Extended families want to be together during the holiday season. This inevitably means that some part of the family will need to travel to spend the season with their loved ones. As an adult, preparing for the holidays, planning the meals, planning the trip, packing and getting to your […]

5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress

 

Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa, this time of year can be stressful.  During this time, most if not all stress is caused by these three things; money, people (family and friends alike) or time. This year, you can make the holiday season less stressful by following these […]

By |December 7th, 2012|Categories: Anxiety, Blog, Stress|Tags: , , |0 Comments|

Orlando Area Breast Cancer Awareness Events

October has been designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Besides non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer affects women more than any other cancer. The latest statistics from the CDC show that 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive Breast Cancer in their lifetime.

If you are a […]

By |October 9th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments|

School is Back in Session and So are the Cyber Bullies

 

Schools are back into full swing and unfortunately so are the Cyber Bullies. Unlike the “Schoolyard Bullies” you may be used to, the Cyber Bully has access to harass and torment 24x7x365. There is no “safe zone” for a child from a Cyber Bully. Cyber Bullying cases continue to […]

By |October 9th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Teens|Tags: , , |0 Comments|

Quick Tips for an Easy Transition from Summer to School

I can’t believe that Summer is winding down. Colleges and universities are already back in session. Elementary, middle and high schools have either already started or are starting soon.

The transition from summer to fall can be difficult for parents and children alike. This can result in rebellion, acting out […]

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Anger Management Therapy for Me?

We are all aware of the term “Anger Management”. When we hear it, we may think of the movie starring Jack Nicholson as a therapist who has his patient move in with him for therapy. We may also think about the new TV show with Charlie Sheen starring as […]

Couples Counseling

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5 Tips To Help You Recover From A Divorce

Is there life after divorce?  And how is it that I deal with my ex if there is no trust?  These are just some of the questions that might be going through your mind if you are going through a separation or a divorce.  When you set up your […]

By |May 29th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Divorce Care|Tags: |0 Comments|

3 Necessidades de um Workaholic

Você as vezes sente que o seu marido ou namorado nunca tem tempo para você?  Ele está sempre trabalhando mais horas e passa menos tempo em casa?  O seu parceiro está sempre exausto quando te vê?

Se você respondeu sim a estas perguntas, você provavelmente está em um relacionamento com […]

3 Needs Of Your Workaholic Partner

Do you ever feel that your partner never has time for you?  Is your husband spending long hours at work and very short hours at home?  Is your wife always exhausted when she sees you?

If you are answering yes to these questions, you might be in a relationship with […]

3 Passos Para Um Casamento Vivo E Saudável

Aprendi que quando os casais ficam noivos, eles gastam muito tempo e energia planejando o casamento. Freqüentemente, os casais acabam esquecendo de nutrir seu relacionamento. O foco está sempre no futuro, conversas sobre os sonhos de um casamento maravilhoso, mas também é importante ser realista e falar sobre algumas de suas expectativas. Tomando o tempo para olhar para o seu relacionamento e suas expectativas para o futuro irá […]

3 Steps You Must Take To Insure Your Marriage Is Alive And Healthy

I have learned that when couples get engaged, they spend most of their time and energy planning the wedding.  Frequently, forgetting to nurture their relationship now.   The focus tends to be in the future since it is exciting to look forward to marriage and dream of how wonderful life […]

Couples Counseling in Orlando

 

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Anger Is Not Good For Your Relationship

Do you feel at times that you cannot handle your anger?   For some, anger is like an explosion, loud shouting, aggressive gesturing, and verbal abuse.  For others, anger is more like an implosion.  Many swallow the anger, without ever processing the offense.  Anger is like a poison; slowly sucks […]

By |March 27th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Couples|Tags: |0 Comments|

Multicultural Psychology Today

Multicultural Psychology Today
“We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.” Jimmy Carter

 

The United States is the perfect example of a multicultural country. The United States is the home to millions of people with all different kinds of […]

By |March 22nd, 2012|Categories: Adults, Blog, Family, Featured|Tags: |0 Comments|

Love Recipe – Create Chemistry in Your Relationship

Are you in search for the Love Potion Number 9 to restore the romance back in your relationship?  Once the honeymoon phase is over and the newness is gone, we need to find new ways to keep the fire going.   It takes commitment to the relationship to make small […]

Digital Legacy

 

How has social media changed the world we live in? What are teens perceptions about safety or potential risk associated with online activity? What type of image are teens portraying online?  Is it different from the image portrayed in real life? Can their behaviors affect their future? These are […]

By |October 4th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |0 Comments|

Self Love

 

When you think of Self Love, the first word that may pop into your mind is “selfishness”. Someone who loves themselves is not automatically considered conceited or stuck up. Taking care of yourself is very important for your own good and the good of others. If you are not […]

By |October 4th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |0 Comments|

Positive Self-Talk – 5 Strategies To Monitor Your Self-Talk

Thinking in a positive way and stopping the negative thinking pattern is a good strategy you can use to handle the stress you might be experiencing in just about any circumstance. A positive mood can increase your ability to process new information and it helps improve your self-esteem.

Can you […]

Dominance – Power – Control – Political Figures and Affairs – Have you been seduced by Narcissism?

First was the announcement of the separation, and then came the news of the child that was the result of an affair. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former body builder, movie star, and California’s former Republican governor, and wife Maria Shriver, announced their separation on May 10th, 2011. One week later, […]

Você Está Cansado De Discutir? Aqui Estão Dez Dicas Para Resolução De Conflitos

Todos os casais têm diferenças e desacordos, o conflito faz parte de nossas vidas. No entanto, muitos casais têm dificuldades de ouvir e entender um ao outro, levando a muitos argumentos, brigas e até separação. Muitos estudos mostram a quantidade de discordâncias não estão relacionados à felicidade conjugal, tanto quanto como […]

Are You Tired of Fighting? Here Are Ten Tips for Conflict Resolution

All couples have differences and disagreements; conflict is part of life.  However, many couples have difficulties listening and understanding each other, leading to many arguments, fights and even separation. Many studies show the amounts of disagreements are not related to marital happiness as much as how they are handled. […]

4 Coisas que Você Deve Saber Antes De Se Casar

O casamento real acontecerá no dia 29 de Abril. Na internet, na TV podemos ver notícias e mais notícias sobre o casamento. Queremos saber sobre a o local do casamento, quem são as pessoas convidadas, o que a Kate Middleton vai vestir. Este é o conto de fadas que todas as meninas […]

4 Things You Must Know Before Getting Married – The Royal Wedding

The royal wedding is less than a week away. We can’t get enough news about the wedding. We want to know about the location, who are the people invited, what Kate Middleton is going to wear. This is the fairy tale that all girls want to see. Every girl […]

O Que Acontece Com O Amor Depois Do Casamento? Dicas Para Se Tornar Um Comunicador Eficaz De Amor

 

O que acontece com o amor depois de ter estado em um relacionamento por algum tempo? O que acontece com o amor depois de se casar?

O desejo de um amor romântico no casamento está profundamente enraizado na nossa constituição psicológica. Existem milhares de livros sobre este assunto. Na televisão, rádio, internet e […]

What Happens To Love After Marriage? Tips for Becoming an Effective Communicator of Love

What happens to love after you have been in a relationship for a while?  What happens to love after you get married?  The desire for romantic love in marriage is deeply rooted in our psychological makeup. There are thousands of books on this subject.  On television, radio, the internet […]

Facebook and Your Relationship – 3 Tips On How Facebook Can Improve Your Relationship

Is Facebook flirting harmless?  Should you be Facebook friends with your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend?  Is the reconnection to the past actually harming your relationship?

Facebook was designed to help people stay connected with one another.  When people accept you as a Facebook friend, that is their way of say, “Hey, […]

Restore Hope and Faith

Do feel frustrated, angry, or unappreciated? Do you feel lonely, or depressed? You are not alone. The turns and roadblocks you are experiencing in your journey can take an emotional toll on your life. You may feel discouraged, hopeless and confused, but it does not have to continue this way. My goal is to help you restore hope and faith back into your life.
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Live Your Life

I am passionate about teaching, supporting, guiding, and inspiring others to live their lives to the fullest, regardless of circumstances. Whether you are feeling stuck or defeated, here you will find the support to help you make the most out of the challenges in life.
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Client Testimonial

 

“Marta has helped me so much…I found the courage to make changes in my life in counseling.”

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Client Testimonial

“We have connected as a family as we have never done better. We enjoy being together as a family now.”

 

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Living With Hope And Faith

Living With Hope And Faith

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Building Strong Relationships

 

Building Strong Relationships

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Strengthening and Encouraging Families

Strengthening and Encouraging Families

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Discovering The Journey To Love

Discovering The Journey To Love

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6 Tips To Reboot Your Weight Loss Program

The New Year is in motion and how are you doing with your new year’s resolution weight loss goals?  Did you do well for a few weeks and now you are feeling depressed because you haven’t been able to stick with the plan?

We have seen the amazing weight loss […]

Are You Considering Divorce? Here are 6 New Attitudes You Can Adopt To Improve Your Marriage

Are you thinking about getting a divorce?  Have you tried different things to improve your marriage but nothing seems to work?  In the beginning you were extremely happy before marriage and expected that the marriage would only enhance your relationship with your partner.  For some couples, their marriage did […]

Cliente

“Posso sinceramente dizer que não poderia ter escolhido alguem melhor como terapeuta. Os ultimos meses tem sido de grande crescimento na minha vida pessoal e profissional. Marta tem sem dúvida sido um instrumento fundamental para que isso acontecesse. Muito obrigado pela ajuda, o cuidado, […]

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Debbie Haughton

“Marta is a hard-working, caring, and responsible counselor who strives to achieve excellence in all…”

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Warning Signs & Tips to Prevent Suicide

Could the champion’s death been prevented? Arturo Gatti, 37 year-old Canadian boxer was found dead by his wife, 23 year-old Amanda Rodrigues in their two-level apartment rental in Porto de Galinhas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The cause of death was announced to be suicide after investigations concluded that Gatti […]

12 Characteristics of Adult Children of Alcoholics

Alcoholism, known as “alcohol dependence syndrome” is a disease that is characterized by craving, loss of control and physical dependence. Alcoholics, as well as being victims themselves, have an adverse impact on those with whom they associate. Research has shown that children of alcoholics develop some personalities traits that […]

5 Tips for Long Distance Relationships

Are you stressed about your long-distance relationship? Are you ready to break-up? Long-distance relationships are becoming a fact of life. As we advance in technology in the new world of social media with facebook and myspace, relationships are also changing. You are in a business trip and you meet […]

7 Tips for Coping With Loneliness

The holiday season is here. You see people decorating their houses, wrapping gifts and placing them under the Christmas the tree and you feel the warmth and the joy of having your family and friends close to you. The magic of the holidays bring people together and we look […]

What is truly important to you?

When was the last time you evaluated your list of priorities?  We live a fast paced life that sometimes we even forget why we have made certain choices.  This a picture of my brother and me.  This picture was taken when we were really young, but when I look […]

Welcome To Marta Rocha Blog

Hello!

My name is Marta Rocha, I am a Mental Health Counselor in Orlando, Fl and I am writing this blog to share with you information, tips and ideas on how you can make positive changes in your life.  Each one of us have the power to be and do […]

By |November 5th, 2010|Categories: Counseling, Marta Rocha|Tags: |0 Comments|

5 Tips For Coping With Anxiety

Do you know what anxiety feels like? Anxiety can manifests in many different forms and it varies from person to person. A friend described her anxiety as an inability to breathe and chest tightness. Others may have anxiety symptoms such as muscle achiness, chronic fatigue, dizziness, and accelerated heart rate.

We […]