Yearly Archives: 2015


South Florida Psychologist, Dr. Marla Reis, Discusses Challenges During Emerging Adulthood

By |November 23rd, 2015|

Psychologists have recently identified a new developmental period called emerging adulthood in which individuals (also called Millennials), typically between ages 18 and 25, are no longer fully dependent but are not yet fully independent, financially or otherwise. Emerging adulthood is characterized by self-exploration, experimentation and promise.

A major difference in the Millennial group (compared to their […]

Fort Lauderdale Psychologist, Dr. Marla Reis, on Infidelity Couples Counseling

By |November 20th, 2015|

Marriage counseling after a partner has been unfaithful can be challenging. I have found that the most important role I have is in maintaining “unconditional positive regard” for both the betrayer and the betrayed. The psychologist may be thought to  naturally lean toward having the most compassion for the partner who has been hurt. But […]

Psychotherapy FAQs: What To Expect When You’re Beginning Therapy

By |October 2nd, 2015|

By Dr. Jaclyn Polsky

Today, psychotherapy is as commonplace and mainstream as visiting your internist for aches and pains. For some however, the very idea of being “in therapy,” whether short-term or ongoing, is intimidating simply because they’re not familiar with the process, don’t know what to expect, and are not even sure whether or not […]

Visualization For Success & Wellbeing

By |August 24th, 2015|

By Harriet Sharaf, CHt CLC

What is reality really? Is reality how we believe and perceive things to be? Does our reality become the out picturing of what we think and see in our minds eye? It seems to me that there are enough studies out there to make the most skeptical person relate to the […]

Dr. Marla Selected as “Educational and Environmental Consultant” at Reggio Emilia Preschool

By |July 13th, 2015|

The Reggio Emilia Preschool ( at DJEC in Fort Lauderdale is proud to announce that Dr. Marla Reis has become their Educational and Environmental Consultant for their new preschool scheduled for its Grand Opening on September 1, 2015. 

At the heart of the Reggio Emilia philosophy is the belief that children are full of curiosity and […]

Collect Yourself

By |June 1st, 2015|

As we humans have evolved, we seem to want more stuff.

So we collect. We collect things like shoes, smartphones, academic degrees, handbags, fun experiences, cars, makeup, careers…

Some people collect relationships.

And just like when we were little kids and didn’t want to get rid of one toy to make room for another – we wanted them […]