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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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5 Ways to Help A Child Build Resilience and Maintaining Secure Family Attachments | Orlando Child Parent Psychotherapist

By |May 4th, 2016|Adults, Children, Family, Mayeling Angelastro, Parenting, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Relationships, Self Esteem|

As parents and caregivers we desire for our children to be confident and strong. We also thrive to protect them from any harm and/or stresses. However, no matter how much we try there is no way we can fully protect them at all times. Part of living life is facing all the adversities and challenges

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‘Devil’s Drug’ Flakka | How Parents Can Prevent Teen Drug Abuse | Orlando Drug Counselor

By |March 4th, 2016|Addictions, Blog, Drug, Family, Parenting, Teens, Treatment Alternatives, Updates|

A new drug is making headlines in Florida as the 'Devil's Drug' known as Flakka drug. Flakka was imported from China to South Florida. The drug is a cathinone, which is chemically related to bath salts, that goes by the pharmaceutical name of Alpha PVP. The epidemic began in Broward County and it's threatening to spread

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4 Benefits of a Meaningful Apology & Forgiveness | Steve Harvey crowns Miss Columbia instead of Miss Philippines | Orlando Counselor

By |December 21st, 2015|Adults, Anger, Blog, Mayeling Angelastro, Relationships, Resolve Conflict, Teens, Updates, Womens Issues|

Orlando counselor, Mayelene Angelastro comments on meaningful apologies and the healing that comes from letting go of past hurts! Miss Universe 2015 has left many people raged and talking all over social media this morning. According to the media, as host of the Miss Universe pageant Sunday night, Steve Harvey mistakenly announced Miss Colombia as

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Nashville Actress Hayden Panettiere on Live with Kelly and Michael |3 Ways to Overcome Postpartum Depression | Orlando Winter Park Counselor

By |October 15th, 2015|Adults, Blog, Depression, Family, Mayeling Angelastro, Media, Parenting|

Hayden Panettiere, actress from Nashville, confirmed seeking treatment for postpartum depression. During her appearance on Live! With Kelly and Michael, she described it as "something that's completely uncontrollable, and it's really painful, and it's really scary, and women need a lot of support." Postpartum depression is often described as the silent pain of a new mother.

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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|Adults, Anger, Children, Depression, Family, Grief, Mayeling Angelastro, Parenting, Relationships, Updates|

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|Addictions, Alcohol, Blog, Children, Drug, Family, Mayeling Angelastro, Media, Parenting, Teens, Updates|

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