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Parenting Tips: 3 Ways to Make Your Children’s World Better

Today is Red Nose Day; a day where millions of people come together to laugh and raise money to make the world a better place for children, by improving their health, well-being and education. Here’s my latest YouTube video where I share three quick parenting tips that can instantly make your children’s world a better […]

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Postpartum Depression - Postpartum Anxiety - Postpartum Issues - Postpartum Adjustment - Treatment for Postpartum Depression - Postpartum Counseling - Postpartum Depression Symptoms - Dr. Chantal Gagnon - Plantation FL - Counselor - Counseling for Postpartum

Postpartum Depression

Dr. Gagnon is a postpartum depression expert and offers postpartum depression counseling & treatment in Plantation FL. Postpartum Depression, Baby Blues & Postpartum Adjustment Counseling   Postpartum Depression Up to 16% of women experience postpartum depression that is severe enough to be diagnosed separately that “Baby Blues”. Postpartum depression is characterized by a longerperiod of emotional changes […]

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Divorce Support

Divorce Support and Counseling Dealing with Divorce Whether you are the person who initiated the divorce, or not, dealing with divorce is difficult. It’s emotionally draining and brings up so many feelings. It can be overwhelming to deal with that alone. It’s normal to feel a whole range of emotions from sadness, to anger, to […]

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What is a SuperShrink? and Why should your Therapist be one?

What are “SuperShrinks”? Some therapists are just better. There, I said it. It’s a scary statement to make because it just doesn’t seem like a nice thing to say. We want to think everyone is equally wonderful and that every doctor is terrific. When you’re going into surgery, you don’t want to think that your […]

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Family Therapy

Family Therapy and Counseling for Families Family Therapy is a form of therapy that is based on helping families function well, where each member feels understood, valued, and supported.  It approaches problems from a strength-based perspective – each family member has unique skills and talents – and the family as a whole has things they […]

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How To FInd a Therapist - Find a Therapist - Find a Good Therapist - Psychotherapist - Counselor - Plantation FL - Dr. Chantal Marie Gagnon PhD LMHC - www.LifeCounselor.net

How to Find a Therapist

4 Tips for How to Find a Therapist Dr. Gagnon is a therapist in Plantation Florida. How to Choose a Good Psychotherapist or Counselor The best way to find a therapist is to look for someone that you like and feel you can trust.  Finding a good psychotherapist is a bit like beginning a new […]

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How to Know if someone you love is an Alcholic Am I an alcoholic substance abuse counselor Dr. Chantal Gagnon

How to know if you or someone you love is an Alcoholic

Most of my patients who have a drinking problem would not consider themselves alcoholics. In fact, when I suggest to them that there’s very little difference between their drinking and a bona-fide, can’t-hold-a-job, drunk at 10:00 AM “alcoholic”, they look at me like I have three heads. “I’m not an alcoholic, I don’t drink during […]

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3 Strategies to Help your Child with ADHD

Parenting a Child with ADHD   Tending to the needs of a child with Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) can feel overwhelming. But with effective parenting and behavior modification strategies, you can reduce the frustration and begin enjoying your child. 1) Provide Consistent Structure Children’s brains have underdeveloped frontal lobes, which are the areas of the brain […]

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