Ellis Institute

REBT Training and the CBT Clinical Pathway

Lifeskills South Florida is proud to support the continuing development of our clinicians through advanced education and skills training opportunities. Recently two of our clinicians attended a Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy Practicum through the prestigious Albert Ellis Institute in New York City.  Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy can best be explained by a quote from the philosopher…

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Interventions and Lifeskills South Florida

Lifeskills South Florida has been fortunate to work with Paul Gallant of Primary Recovery Services for several years.  As a licensed professional counselor and board-certified interventionist, Paul has a strong background in providing services that utilize an individual approach to treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.

Understanding Trauma and PTSD

by: Yehudah Alcabes LCSW, CSAT, CASAC-G, EMDR There are several misconceptions about PTSD and trauma in general, with many associating it with combat or shell shock. People often imagine a stoic war veteran who appears frozen in time. While this is undoubtedly accurate, today, we have a deeper and more complex understanding of trauma, and it’s…

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May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month, a time to raise awareness about mental health, and one of the most recognized mental health awareness events in the country. This year’s theme, Fitness #4Mind4Body, focuses on increasing the understanding of how the body’s various systems impact mental health based on recent research. When we talk about health, we…

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