Lisa Aranas

Lisa Aranas, JD, LCPC, is a Life Coach and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She is also a certified divorce and custody mediator, personal trainer, and holistic nutritionist.
Change Is Hard and Possible!

Change Is Hard and Possible!

Have you ever wondered: Why is change so hard? Why do I tend to repeat the same mistake I thought I already learned? Have I permanently slid back into my old, unhealthy habits? Have I truly changed?” You’re not alone. Listening to Tory Eletto’s podcast, “The Myths of...

Sexual Abuse Recovery

Sexual Abuse Recovery

Recovery from sexual abuse is possible no matter what age you are or how long it’s been. Signs and Symptoms of Unhealed Sexual Abuse When you hear words such as “sexual assault awareness” or “child sexual abuse”, do you feel: You’re being “pulled apart” on the inside...

Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD)

Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD)

No, this is not just another name or version of post-traumatic stress disorder. Once you read this article, you may not only finally understand why you struggle the way you do but also, and more importantly, walk away with the hope that life can be much different...

‘Til Death Do Us Part

‘Til Death Do Us Part

“For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and health, to love and to cherish, until death do us part.”These are the vows we may have made at a time when the future with the other appeared to be a fairy tale story:  “. . . and they lived happily ever...