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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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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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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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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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Anger: Therapy for Anger Management

Therapy for Anger Management Dealing with Anger Dealing with anger can be difficult and hurtful both for the person who has a problem with anger, and for those around them. Anger is an intense emotion that often leads the angry person feeling helpless, misunderstood, and alone. That may surprise you because most people perceive individuals […]

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Depression Help: Treatments for Depression

You don’t have to live with depression!  You can get better! There are many effective treatments for depression that are available to you when you make the decision to get help for your depression.  In fact, a recent study found that who had been genetically bred to have depression, not only got better with “psychotherapy” […]

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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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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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The Perfect Storm of PMDD (Pre-Mestrual Dysphoric Disorder)

  The Perfect Storm of PMDD Guest Blog Post by Liana, from www.LivingWithPMDD.com Unfortunately, I’m one of those atypical types who has my PMDD served up in three different courses, which is one big reason it took me so long to get diagnosed. All the sites and information said specifically that for it to be […]

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Anxiety Counseling

Anxiety is more common in America than anywhere else! And “Anxiety” is the most Googled term in Mental Health. Anxiety Counseling can teach you how to get ride of your anxiety.

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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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