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5 Ways to Improve Mental Health & Increase Happiness

Happy people do things differently. They make their emotional wellbeing a priority and practice daily and weekly habits that help them create joy, happiness and satisfaction in their lives. As a result, they are emotionally healthier, and in turn, that psychological well-being further increases their happiness. I write for the mental health and personal growth […]

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The Myth of “Being Normal”: 3 Reasons People Avoid Therapy

My husband and I recently had our first child. We were two lifelong, career-minded singles when we met and had very few friends with children. When I got pregnant, I felt sick and stopped going to social events. People must have asked my husband dozens of times “How is Chantal doing?” He would share the […]

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Bipolar Disorder - Mood Disorders - Treatment for Bipolar Disorder - Bipolar Treatment Plantation FL - Dr. Chantal Marie Gagnon - Psychotherapist - Counselor - Plantation FL - www.LifeCounselor.net

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Formerly called Manic Depression, Bipolar Disorders are often misunderstood both by individuals with bipolar disorder, and their families or loved ones. In part that’s because Bipolar Disorders (e.g. Bipolar I, Bipolar II) manifest differently in different individuals. Some people with Bipolar Disorder are prone to frequent depression, others have lots of […]

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Maternity Leave – Back on April 1st, 2014!!!

Information about Dr. Gagnon’s Maternity Leave: Please read update section below for updates!   Dear Client/Patient, As you know, I will be on maternity leave beginning in October (2013).  My last day in the office will be Thursday, September  26th, 2013.  At this time, I am not certain what my return-to-work date will be but […]

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Does marriage counseling really work? Can marriages be saved?

Marriage Counseling As a psychotherapist and relationship coach who provides marriage counseling to couples in Plantation FL 33317 and the surrounding cities of Weston 33331 , Sunrise 33326, Davie 33324 among others, my clients often want to know if marriage counseling works, if their marriages can be saved. That’s a great question! How can you […]

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