Do you ever wonder if your decisions are driven by old worn out fear patterns or if you’re getting an intuitive thought or hunch? Do you feel frozen in your tracks because you are afraid you will make the wrong decision?Read More
Orlando Counseling Resources
Hi, I am Lauran. I am an anxiety and trauma counselor in Orlando. Welcome to my blog page! Here you will find articles and resources for counseling in Orlando, as well as post related to anxiety, trauma, and relationships. Join me on this blog page as I share my professional insight as well as offer hope from my personal experience. It is possible to overcome adversity and choose Mindful Living as a way of life!
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Have you ever asked yourself, “Is this fear or my intuition telling me not to do this?” “Is my gut telling me ‘no’ or is my fear holding me back?” About 10 years ago, while I was working through my own anxiety, I asked my counselor a similar question… “How can I tell the difference between my fear and my intuition?”Read More
You’ve finally decided that you’ve had enough. You’re tired of feeling this way. You’re ready to reach out for some help. Here at Mindful Living Counseling Services, we understand.
First of all, I want to to acknowledge how difficult this has been. People don’t reach out to a therapist when things are going great. People go through lot of pain and discomfort before actually deciding to call a counselor.Read More
Feeling confused about the ins and outs of health insurance for counseling? Does thinking about it feel like a big pain in the "you know what?"
In my last article, Health Insurance for Therapy? The Pro and Cons, I discussed the nitty gritty of using your health insurance for counseling and therapy. In this article I will help you sort out the ins and outs (in-network and out-of-network) when using your health insurance.Read More
Life is getting difficult and you've tried many things to help you feel better, but nothing really seems to be working. You're at the point where you're thinking about calling a counselor. But first, you want to know if you should use your health insurance for therapy.Read More
Hi y'all! I created this list of free and sliding scale fee counseling services in Orlando as a resource for professionals and for the people in our community. This list includes free counseling in Orlando, as well as counseling offices that offer a sliding scale fee. This list is not exhaustive and I encourage you to add to the list by leaving a note in the comments section of this article.Read More
It can be nerve wracking to call a new counselor to schedule a first appointment. Telling a complete stranger that your life is difficult right now can cause anxiety. Sharing the details around what is not working in your life is a tough thing to do.Read More
Most people exhaust many of their own resources before actually reaching out to a therapist. They talk to their friends. They read self-help books. They talk to family and friends. They try meditation. They might even start a new workout regimen. It's when these things don't seem to work, that they reach out to a professional for therapy or counseling.Read More
Before I start, let me qualify. I have been impacted by addiction since day one, sober for over nine years, and worked in the field of addictions for the last seven years. I am by no means a 12-step purist. I don’t believe that one size fits all and do I believe there are multiple roads to recovery.Read More