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About May Angelastro

May Angelastro, MS is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, and a wife and mother who uses her outgoing personality to connect with children, individuals and couples. May’s clients mention how much they love how easy she relates to others. May’s passion for counseling stems from her own experience of relationship struggles and poor self esteem. In her journey she has found ways to heal from the past and have healthy relationships as well as self confidence! May loves to help others find life enrichment, manage their emotional and mental health and guide others to overcome life challenges. May is a Master’s level bilingual therapist with experience working with children, individual and families who are struggling with relationship issues, PTSD, trauma and depression. Mayeling received a Master’s of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity International University and a Bachelor’s of Science from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. Mayeling has years of experience in children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral disturbances. After graduating with her Master’s degree in mental health counseling, Mayeling spent a few years working with children and families in Florida’s school districts and Denver Children Advocacy Center as an outpatient therapist. Mayeling’s main areas of professional interest are play therapy, trauma, relationship, depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
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4 Ways to Help Children Cope with Emotions Based on Pixar’s Movie “Inside Out” | Orlando Winter Park Counselor

By |July 30th, 2015|

The movie “Inside Out” is based on 5 different emotions a person is faced with from birth and throughout childhood. The first emotion shown as a baby is joy, quickly followed by sadness. The movie continues to show how the other emotions appear as we witness Riley, the main character, engage in different life experiences.

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Drug use in Central Florida Elementary Schools | 4 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in Teens

By |May 21st, 2015|

Orlando drug abuse counselors comment on recent news related to increased drug use in elementary schools.  Every parent’s biggest fear is to find out whether or not their child is using drugs or alcohol. There is never an easy way to be certain that your child is perhaps abusing drugs or alcohol. Many of the

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2015 Dad Superbowl Commercials Teaches 5 Lessons Why Fatherhood is Important | Orlando Counselor

By |February 2nd, 2015|

2015 Super Bowl commercials went beyond the usual humor in Doritos and Budweiser campaigns. These commercials pulled at the heart strings of many dads across the nation that may have inspired them to be more present for their children and teens.  It appears that the commercials were tailored to the Dads and the importance of their roles.

Toyota did an

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Family Grieving | 5 Tips for Dealing with a Terminally ill Relative | Oregon’s Death with Dignity Law | Brittany Maynard | Orlando Grief Counselor

By |November 6th, 2014|

Orlando Grief Counselor, May Angelastro, MA provides 5 tips for dealing with a terminally ill relative or friend.

On Saturday, 29 year old Brittany Maynard used Oregon’s Death with Dignity law to end her life. Brittany was diagnosed with an advanced brain cancer known as glioblastoma multiforme in January. After a series of procedures and prognosis,

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3 Signs of Social Media Addiction and What to Do | Facebook Down Call 911 | Orlando Bilingual Counselor

By |August 25th, 2014|

Facebook went down Friday morning a couple weeks ago due to technical difficulties affecting their API and web surfaces. According to the media, people were calling 911 to find out when Facebook will be back up. As we all know, social media has changed the way people interact. Social media has become the main way to

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3 Coping Skills We Learned from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge | East Orlando Bilingual Counselor

By |August 23rd, 2014|

As you already know, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the US by the storm. Celebrity’s and politicians have been soaked into this challenge as well! Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The ALS