You’re revved, anxious, and feeling out of sorts. You know you need to get some help, but the thought of starting therapy again just seems to add to the stress level. The last time you went to therapy, it didn’t really seem to help. You talked about the problems. You told the deep dark secrets. But nothing seemed to really change. So now what?Read More
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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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You’re panicked. You can’t think straight. You’re having a hard time feeling settled. You know you need help, but the last time you went to counseling, you didn’t get any relief. You talked about your problems, but nothing seemed to truly resolve.Read More
You’ve been to therapist after therapist and no one seems to be able to help you. You’re still flooded with racing thoughts and emotions. You’ve talked about the difficult things that happened in your life and you’ve shared your deep secrets. Yet, you still aren’t feeling better.Read More
"Why, oh why, do I keep going back? I know this relationship is toxic and I keep going back!” These words or some other closely related sentiment bounce off the walls during relationship counseling at least once a month.
Or when a relationship ends, “My ex is a total jerk! Why do I keep picking jerks?”
In couples counseling, I hear, “It always ends up this way! She walls off and stops talking and I end up exploding and nothing gets resolved. It’s like we can’t even communicate.”Read More
Many many years ago, in fact, it feels like another lifetime ago, my “partner picker” was programmed to Narcissist. It seemed like the only men I was attracted to were self-absorbed, self-interested, and self-serving. I continued to find myself in relationships where my role was to, in some way, serve someone else’s selfish interests. I would find myself scratching my head saying, “How the hell did this happen again?” It wasn’t until years later, I realized my beliefs were sabotaging my picker.Read More