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Panic Attack Symptoms: Understanding and Overcoming Your Anxiety

What are Panic Attacks? Anxiety symptoms that are severe enough to be diagnosed as an Anxiety Disorder occur in about 18% of Americans, and about 3% of Americans experience Panic Disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Because the treatment of anxiety is one of my specialities, I have seen many individuals in […]

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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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Afraid to try new things? 3 Tips to Reduce Anxiety

 3 Tips to Reduce Anxiety I have to admit, I was quite frightened yesterday at the thought of taking my 3 month old to make his first appearance in church.  My anxiety was multifaceted: so many things could go wrong!  For starters, he could cry the whole 25-minute car ride there.  Once there, he could […]

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Self Esteem - Low Self Esteem - Self Confidence - Therapy for Self Esteem - Psychotherapy - Psychotherapist - Counseling - Life Coaching - Plantation FL - Weston FL - Fort Lauderdale - Dr. Chantal Marie Gagnon - www.LifeCounselor.net

Low Self Esteem

What is Self Esteem? There are lots of ways to define self esteem, but a self esteem definition we can use is that self esteem is regarding yourself as highly as you regard others.  For example, if you see yourself as generally better than others, that would be a little narcissistic. But when you don’t […]

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Trauma and PTSD Therapy

PTSD Therapy Plantation FL Treatment for PTSD & Trauma PTSD symptoms (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) can include: depression, anxiety, hyper-awareness of your surroundings, difficulty sleeping, nightmares, flashbacks, obsessive thoughts, etc. What’s frustrating to most people who are experiencing PTSD symptoms is that it feels like they are not themselves, are out of control, and they […]

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Re-Train Your Brain: 4 Tips to Reduce Anxiety

How Positivity and Anxiety Relate (Guest Blog by Ryan Rivera) Anxiety is a fascinating condition. It genuinely changes chemicals in your brain that can affect the way you think and the way you feel to such a degree that each thought feels natural. Those with anxiety struggle to tell themselves that they’re worrying for no […]

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Are You Emotionally Out of Gas? Tips for a Healthy Life!

My chiropractor (hey Dr. Larry!) said to me not too long ago, that when you don’t sleep well, are doing too much, and feel run-down, your immune system is less effective and you can easily catch a cold. Ok, I guess in theory I knew that, but it got me thinking………what happens when we’re emotionally […]

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Is PMDD (Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder) real?

THE SHORT ANSWER: yes, it’s real. THE LONG ANSWER PMDD can be thought of as an extreme form of PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome), but with symptoms that are more severe and debilitating. PMDD symptoms can include physical symptoms, such as bloating, headaches, breast tenderness, but typically the symptoms that have the greatest impact for women with […]

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What People Are Saying about Dr. Chantal – Counselor and Life Coach in Plantation, Florida

Testimonials about Dr. Chantal Gagnon – Plantation Florida Counselor, Therapist, Life Coach Psychotherapist, Marriage Counselor, and Life Coach in Plantation, Florida, 33324 (Greater Fort Lauderdale) The clients, patients, and colleagues below have voluntarily provided their testimonials about counselor Dr. Chantal Gagnon. This is sometimes unusual in counseling, given the confidential nature of therapy services. However, […]

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