Change is scary.. by Diandra Medina

Staying the same can be comfortable, and familiar. The fear of change is one of the most common fears. When things change, there is uncertainty in what will happen next. When change occurs, focus on what you can control, and try reframing challenges, failures, and changes as opportunities can help make change less fear inducing. 💭 _________________________________________________ Diandra’s passion for therapy stems from the ability to see the courage, strength, and empowerment in all of her clients. Whether you are going through a tough time or looking for a long term positive change in your life, she believes every individual ...

Cooperative Co-Parenting by Angie Rivera

If you or someone you know is struggling with co parenting techniques and both parents are willing to put their emotions aside for the wellbeing of their child, we are here to help you. It does not need to be exhausting. Reach out if you are interested in this topic and looking for techniques as a co-parent. https://simplybrave.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/20220525_212658_001.mp4 Angie Rivera is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Professional Life Coach. English and Spanish- speaking and able to provide therapy in both languages. She is also able to provide Christian counseling to those that desire to have Christian perspective ...

Independence & Toddlers by Angie Rivera

Eric Erickson Psychological stage describes this as Autonomy versus Shame. As children learn to be independent, parents can encourage them by providing support with a sensitive balance. https://simplybrave.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/20220419_220055_63572719265799.mp4 Angie Rivera is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Professional Life Coach. English and Spanish- speaking and able to provide therapy in both languages. She is also able to provide Christian counseling to those that desire to have Christian perspective ...

Respect is earned, not demanded by Angie Rivera

Respect is earned, not demanded. Respect may seem like an easy action but may be hard to do when emotions are high. I recommend reading a book on respect with your little one. Below are few suggestions to get you started : – Why Should I?: A Book about Respect – The Berenstain Bears Respect Each Other – What is Respect By Etan Boritzer https://simplybrave.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/20220222_151725_40246134534592.mp4 Angie Rivera is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Professional Life Coach. English and Spanish- speaking and able to provide therapy in both languages. She is also able to provide Christian counseling to ...

Mind, Body, and Soul with Angie Rivera

We encourage you to take 30 minutes of self-care on a daily. Start slowly and give yourself grace. https://simplybrave.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/20220317_080251_24794887030748.mp4 Angie Rivera is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Professional Life Coach. English and Spanish- speaking and able to provide therapy in both languages. She is also able to provide Christian counseling to those that desire to have Christian perspective ...

Do you feel exhausted after therapy? by Diandra Medina

Do ever feel exhausted after therapy? Well, we’re here to tell you, this is perfectly ok. Just like when you exercise, your body is acclimating to the stress and changes now that you are becoming more active. Similarly, if you’ve been suppressed, avoiding, or holding back parts of yourself or your emotions for years, releasing a bit of your thoughts and feelings may bring about discomfort and exhaustion. _________________________________________________ Diandra’s passion for therapy stems from the ability to see the courage, strength, and empowerment in all of her clients. Whether you are going through a tough time or looking for ...

Postpartum Depression by Angie Rivera

Mood changes with sadness may occur after having a baby but if it persist for weeksbor months please seek help. We are only a message away to help. https://simplybrave.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/20220329_121445_92857146630045.mp4 Angie Rivera is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Professional Life Coach. English and Spanish- speaking and able to provide therapy in both languages. She is also able to provide Christian counseling to those that desire to have Christian perspective ...
How to help your toddler through big & small transitions by Angie Rivera

How to help your toddler through big & small transitions by Angie Rivera

This is a quick tip video on how to help your little one navigate life’s small transitions. Parents can also benefit from grounding techniques. Reach out if you’re interested in learning more about grounding techniques. https://simplybrave.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/20220407_082116_44376991212340.mp4 Angie Rivera is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Professional Life Coach. English and Spanish- speaking and able to provide therapy in both languages. She is also able to provide Christian counseling to those that desire to have Christian perspective ...

Ways children find to cope with their need for love and affection missing from their parents by Cathy Pinnock

When a child feels unloved it can manifest itself in destructive ways including overeating, acting out, numbing through video games and excessive social media usage. It can also lead to a child attempting to form emotional attachments to other adults like teachers, coaches, and of course other family members. As Therapist David Richo outlines in his book The five keys to mindful Loving1  there are 5 A’s that children need in order to feel whole and secure. They are attention, affection, appreciation, acceptance and allowing. If a child does not get the attention they desire at home, they may seek ...
Misbehavior by Angie Rivera

Misbehavior by Angie Rivera

Inadequacy – Misbehavior Let’s be real, sometimes we get wrapped up in their Inadequacy feelings and get frustrated. It’s okay to press the rest button. Let’s focus on encouraging them and being their # 1 fan. https://simplybrave.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/20220125_185625_68845897991756.mp4 💭 Angie Rivera is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Professional Life Coach. English and Spanish- speaking and able to provide therapy in both languages. She is also able to provide Christian counseling to those that desire to have Christian perspective ...