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Therapy is all about what’s going on with you and your inner demons. Research has shown that putting your worries into words has a significant therapeutic effect on the brain, you know it to be true. People are social creatures and talking about our troubles with our friends and family can help blow off steam. In so many cases however, we find our friends and family are ill-equipped to help us cope. In this blog we will be sharing valuable information to help you get through your mentally and emotionally difficult times, enjoy.

What’s Your Relationship Attachment Style?

By admin | Aug 30, 2023

Did you ever consider that the issues present in your relationship could stem from your attachment style? A person’s attachment style is a factor in the success of their relationships.  Attachment theory is a theory that explains how one person attaches to another individual. According to the theory, a person’s attachment style begins early in life … Read more

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Is it time for couples counseling?

By admin | Aug 21, 2023

Many couples struggle with the idea of counseling for different reasons. One reason is that starting counseling confirms there is a problem. Recognizing a problem can be very difficult. No one wants to admit there is something wrong with their relationship. It can be especially difficult to admit if you see all your friends doing … Read more

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Learn to Deal With Life’s Challenges

By admin | Aug 14, 2023

Are you Missing Something? Do you feel like there is something missing in your life? Is it hard to find joy and happiness in the things you do? Do you feel like the pressures of life are too much to handle? Or, are you looking for something more but don’t know what it is or … Read more

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Stress and its Stages

By admin | Aug 7, 2023

Stress is defined as “the nonspecific response of the body to any demand made upon it”. These demands that cause the body to react and adapt can be positive or negative.  The body’s biological response to stress occurs in three stages: The alarm reaction (AR) stage, the stage of resistance, and the stage of exhaustion.  … Read more

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Coping with Stress

By admin | Aug 2, 2023

Coping can take many different forms. A person can cope by using a problem-focused or an emotionally-focused approach.  A problem-focused approach is when the person attempts to change the stressor responsible for the distress. This form of coping is not always an option.  Emotion-focused coping is used when a person must endure the stressor. This type of coping … Read more

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is this approach right for me?

By admin | Jul 8, 2023

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is a clinical approach that helps people change their distressing circumstances by first changing the thoughts causing them. Chances are that if you or someone you know is experiencing anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, social anxiety, lack of assertiveness, or adjustment issues the underlying thoughts are contributing in some way. One … Read more

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Acralys Diaz-Gonzalez opened ADG Marriage & Family Therapy to provide people a comfortable space where self-reflection and growth could take place. A licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), Acralys has been a practicing psychotherapist for ten years. Helping clients cope, find breakthroughs, and achieve personal growth is her passion. Promising personalized care, Acralys prioritizes client goals throughout therapy.

  • Couples Communication
  • Blended Family Therapy
  • Parental Anxiety or Depression
  • Disillusionment
  • Incitement or Stress
  • Life Changing Events
  • Parenting Conflicts
  • Recreational Activity Disputes

“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.”
― Shannon L. Alder