Entries by Joyce

5 tips for new moms and their mental health

“Should I breastfeed?”  “Or should bottle feed?” “Am I getting enough rest? Or am I not spending enough time with my baby?” “Do I work too much? Am I a good mother? Am I a good wife?” These are just a fraction of the questions and doubts that run through a new mother’s mind daily. […]

8 Ways to fight work stress

Work stress is real; even if you love your job, love your co-workers, and find the work rewarding and fulfilling, it will not be without stress. The more you love the work, the more stressful it is because you are attached to it. If you spend 40 hours a week at work, that is 160 hours […]

Helpful Tips for Parents of Children with ADHD

Having children is hard enough for any parent. But when your child has difficulties, those challenges are amplified. Whether your child has a disease, defiant disorders, mood disorders, or even ADHD, the challenges of parenting are ten-fold. How can you be the parent you want to be, manage all of the stress that comes with […]

The Four Horsemen of Gottman Therapy

Are you familiar with The Four Horsemen of Relationship Apocalypse? Probably not. At least, not by that phrase. That term was coined by John Gottman who recognized 4 very obvious occurrences in relationships that compound and eventually kill relationships. To be fair, three of the four can and often times are found in healthy relationships. […]

Setting Boundaries in Relationships

The process of setting boundaries in relationships is not just challenging, it is sometimes downright terrifying. You have most likely heard the term “’boundaries” or the phrase “you have to set boundaries.” But what does that really mean? What are boundaries? Why is setting them so scary? How will the other person respond?\ Why might […]

Importance of Beginning Therapy for Teens Early

It is hard for parents in today’s world is trying to ensure the safety and well-being of their child. In an ever-evolving world where kids are given a little reprieve from bullying, the constant barrage of unrealistic standards, and feeling ever more disconnected, trying to protect your child can feel like a losing battle. Over […]

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Common Questions We Get Asked About Online Play Therapy

Is Teletherapy a Safe Way to Conduct Play Therapy in Florida? Online therapy in Florida is not new to the field of mental health. However, since COVID and lockdowns, the use of teletherapy has gone up exponentially. Through numerous studies, telehealth has been shown to be just as effective as traditional face-to-face therapy. With online […]

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Today’s World and the Impact on Young Adults

War, disease, social unrest, and absolutely terrifying uncertainty of the future. Financial struggles, a sense of hopelessness, as if this is as bad as it has ever been. Every generation has faced these issues, whether it was your parents, grandparents, great grandparents, all the way to you now. But today’s young adults seem to have […]

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Counseling Hesitancy in the Black Community

****A Special thank you to Laketra Chick MSW, Registered Clinical Social Work intern for this Blog. We at True You Always honor her expertise, knowledge, and willingness to share with others.****    BIPOC therapy in Florida can be a very freeing and healing experience for a lot of people. In recent years, especially since the […]

The benefits of online coaching for women

It can be challenging trying to navigate life, and today we are talking about these challenges, particularly for people who identify as a woman. You may have many full-time roles, mother, wife, employee, or boss- all that have their own breakdown of additional roles. All while navigating your own mental wellness, physical health, the wellness […]