About Janie Lacy

Janie is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist in Orlando, Florida. Janie believes that everyone has a story. These stories give meaning and purpose to the chaos of everyday life. Janie believes that people can get stuck in their life with unhealthy coping mechanisms, unhealed past traumas or wounds deep inside themselves. Janie invites people to take a journey with her to discover their own life story by helping them make connections with their behavior and needs, recognize the patterns, as well as why they have developed those patterns. Janie's passion is to walk alongside individuals as they face past wounds to create healing in their lives.

5 Things To Do If Single During the Holiday Season

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Emotional Eating, Family, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

It’s that time of the year again! The holidays are drawing near, yet, you are still single? You feel lonely, depressed, and a sense of hopelessness, wondering if you will ever find that special someone in your life. Christmas is not about finding your mate, or celebrating your marriage. Let’s remember the true meaning of [...]

5 Ways Your Relationship Can Survive The Holidays

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Ready or not the Holidays are here!  It seems every year; most people are surprised at how fast the Holidays came around, but one thing we know for sure …it does come around!  Did you know that January is like Christmas for most divorce attorneys with spikes in divorce consultations following the Holidays?  What can [...]

5 Destructive Relationship Patterns

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 27th, 2011|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Abuse|

Listed below are five distinct types of harmful relationships.  As you read through this list, you might find that your relationship with someone contains all five characteristics, or you may identify with only one or two.  Please understand that if you experience even one of these patterns consistently in your relationship with someone, the behavior [...]

5 Healthy Break Up Do’s and Don’ts

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 27th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Grief, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Most people have experienced a break-up in their lifetime.  Recently, the entertainment news spotlighted Kim Kardashian’s break-up after 72 days of marriage and Zooey Deschanel split from her husband of only two years!  Break-ups can be traumatic and difficult to get over for most people, so just how can individuals move through a break-up in a healthy [...]

The Characteristics of Poor Communication

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Teens|

Are you facing struggles in your relationships with your friends and loved ones?  Do you feel like the other person does not understand you or never listens to you?  Are you having a hard time communicating with other people in general?  The main reason couples struggle in their relationships is because of poor communication.  Many [...]

How To Fight Fair

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Adults, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Arguing is inevitable in relationships but whether disagreements kill a marriage or make it stronger is dependent upon how a husband and wife fight. Successfully married couples have mastered the art of argument by following the 10 ground rules for fighting fair: The meaning of your communication is the response you get Stick to the [...]

5 Ways To Deal With Betrayal

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Hooking Up, Marriage, Relationships, Sexual Addictions|

One thing most people never dream of is their partner betraying them!  Yet, unfortunately, it seems to be the popular topic of conversations these days because of celebrities and their relationships.  Most recently in the spotlight, Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, who have been married for 6 years now, might be separating due to Kutcher’s [...]

Four Ways To Make Relationships and Finances Work

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Is money causing conflict in your relationship? Money fights and money problems have been the leading cause of divorce for decades. Being in agreement about your finances is essential to a happy marriage. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest mistakes couples make in regards to money and the ways that these problems [...]

5 Ways to Embrace Your Singlehood

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 September 27th, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Relationships|

Are you Single?  Unhappy?  Frustrated with life?  My question for you is WHY? Let me tell you that there is absolutely no reason for you to feel this way.  Singlehood is something that you should be able to embrace.  How can you do that?  Let’s take a look! 1) Get to Know Yourself First, it [...]