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5 Ways to Overcome Fear and Achieve Your Goals

Most of us are afraid from time to time, and that fear can hold us back.  In addition to getting therapy for worry and anxiety, there are some things you can do to overcome fear, move forward, and achieve your goals.  Here are some tips! I recently wrote an article for PsychCentral titled:     “What’s […]

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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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Therapy for Anxiety

Therapy for Anxiety Psychotherapy has been shown to be a very effective treatment for anxiety, worry, and anxiety disorders.  In particular, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy have a high degree of success in treating anxiety.  While medication for anxiety can help reduce symptoms and discomfort in the short-term, therapy for anxiety is much […]

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What is Psychotherapy?

What is Psychotherapy? Can Psychotherapy Help You? People often ask me the question: “What is Psychotherapy?”. Psychotherapy is a type of counseling that is used as a treatment for mental disorders and as a tool for personal growth.  Psychotherapy originated with psychiatrist Sigmund Freud who invented a type of psychotherapy called Psychoanalysis.  Psychotherapy was further […]

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Psychotherapist in Plantation FL

About Dr. Chantal Marie Gagnon, Ph.D., LMHC  – Psychotherapist in Plantation FL Dr. Gagnon is a Life Coach, Couples Counselor, and Psychotherapist in Plantation FL .  Below are some highlights of her training and education.  For more information on Dr. Gagnon and the counseling services she offers, here are some other sections of this website […]

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Advice for Newlyweds: What No One Tells You About The First 3 Years

Newlywed Adjustment – Guest Blog Post by Pastor Kennedy In the midst of wedding planning, shinny rings and happy celebrations, very few people give engaged couples the tools and information they need to build a happy, solid marriage. That’s probably why 52% of first marriage end in divorce. But that doesn’t have to be the […]

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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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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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Finding Work You Love

  A Passionate Work Life As a Life Coach in Greater Fort Lauderdale, many of my clients come see me to help find a career or work they love and feel passionate about. In relationships, falling in love is so wonderful because it stirs up our passion and makes us feel alive, really alive. The […]

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