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Parenting Coordinating for Parent Uncoupling

By |November 7th, 2016|

Dr. Marla Reis has become certified (qualified) as a Parenting Coordinator in the State of Florida.

Dr. Marla’s interest in becoming a Parenting Coordinator arose out of her passion and commitment toward creating great, intimate marriages. While writing her dissertation during her doctoral program at the University of Miami, Dr. Marla studied engaged couples’ idealistic expectations […]

Disconnected Relationships: What Anthony Weiner Reminds Us Of Five Years Later

By |August 31st, 2016|

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This post was originally published by me as “The Weiner Epidemic: Disease of Disconnect” on June 16, 2011, and here we are five years later with a rather dissatisfying status quo.  Intelligent, grown adults saw a problem but were unable to successfully resolve the issue.  

The Weiner Epidemic: Disease of Disconnect (6/16/11)

So we […]

What To Do When a Major Life Change Causes Problems With Identity

By |August 2nd, 2016|

By Sara Arce, LMHC, CAP

There are many reasons why a person may feel like they’ve lost their identity. Commonly a major life change like separation or loss causes one’s life plan to come into question. Now that the other person is no longer part of that plan, it can be hard to imagine a plan […]

What is anxiety and what should I do about it?

By |June 8th, 2016|

By: Sara Y. Arce, LMHC, CAP
Have you ever struggled with a major change in your life? Has a loved one passed on? Ended a relationship that was difficulty for you to move on from? Do the bills seem to be pilling up and is making the ends meet getting harder? Life can sometimes be challenging […]

Important Tips to Help Parents Manage Their Children’s Screen Time (C.E.L.L.)

By |April 18th, 2016|

By Karina Dach, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

​1. Commit to the changes. Before you implement change in the home make sure you are ready to follow through with the adjustments. If the rule is not to have screens at dinner time make sure YOU don’t have your screen out either. Try not to talk […]

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 (www.GanReggio.com) 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 […]