Depressed Girl

What is depression?

“Snap out of it.” “Just be positive.” “You need to just get over it.” “What do you have to be sad about?” “Stop being lazy.” “Just smile, and you will feel better.” These are only a few things that people suffering from depression hear. People don’t choose to be depressed, and it is more than…

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…