Communication is crucial for healthy relationships. Nicole Rodriguez, Psychotherapist, Care and Counseling at Baptist Health Florida, says commitment and communication are the keys of relationships. Teresita Calero, Psychotherapist, Care and Counseling at Baptist Health Florida, explains the Drama Triangle impedes people to develop what they need to survive and thrive in an environment.
Empathy is being able to feel somewhat the other person is experiencing, explains Teresita Calero, Psychotherapist with Care & Counseling at Baptist Health South Florida. The specialist affirms some people have propensity to empathy. She adds if a person is in a loving and caring environment, he has a better chance of learning that.
Martin Lopez, Psychotherapist at Baptist Health Care and Counseling, says having depression is just not feeling down and being in bed all day. According to him, not enjoying family activities or spending time with the family members are also signs of depression. Also feeling irritable and not wanting to do things are part of the list of symptoms. Teresita Calero, Psychotherapist at Baptist Health Care and Counseling, points out having an awareness of these signs could help to identify if there is a problem.
The term Emotional intelligence was introduced in 1955 by Daniel Goleman. It refers to how a person manages his own emotions, and how he responds to others emotions, explains Teresita Calero, Psychotherapist with Care & Counseling at Baptist Health South Florida. She considers the emotional intelligence just depends on how people grew up in the environment and how they were taught and what they learned. She also affirms this is a process that can be learned. Any person who has a higher emotional intelligence will use the “I statement", the specialist says. “Something like XYZ technique: I feel X, when you do Y, in situations Z," she describes.
There are some serious impulsive behaviors such as eating disorder, alcohol and drug abuse, deliberate self-harm and suicide. Teresita Calero, Psychotherapist with Care & Counseling at Baptist Health South Florida, says it is having self-awareness being able to redirect the impulses which are not favorable, and “as you have that self-awareness, having tools and techniques to be able to wedge the behavior," she affirms. She says It's important to identify some things in people's surrounding, because it helps them to come back to the here and the now.