Dawn Wiggins, Ed.S., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Dawn received her master’s and specialist degree from the University of Florida. She has appeared as a national speaker and is a published columnist with a focus on relationships and personal development. Dawn has been quoted as a therapist and expert for multiple sources such as Bustle, and served as a lead expert in the recent book Surviving and Thriving with an Invisible Chronic Illness, which was published in March 2018. Dawn thinks in analogies and will use her understanding of the person she's working with to teach them in a way they can relate to. She is inspired to make therapy approachable and results oriented. She is passionate about teaching and writing. She works with clients in Boca Raton and Key Largo, Florida while also providing HIPAA-compliant virtual therapy for those who are not able to commute.

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Are You An Emotional Caretaker? 5 Ways To Say NO

5 Minutes Read Being an emotional caretaker is sabotaging your relationships and happiness, my friend. And I want to help you feel the freedom that comes with the ability to say NO! Emotional caretaking, aka codependency, can stretch into every single area of our lives. Ready to learn how to stop being an emotional caretaker and the five …

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How to Heal from a Divorce You Didn’t Want – New

5 Minutes Read So you got divorced, and you are wondering how to heal from a divorce you didn’t want. I know how bad it sucked. More than anything. Ever. If you’re ready to start enjoying life again, read on to learn five things you can do to heal from this divorce. You got the news. It’s Over … I …

How to Heal from a Divorce You Didn’t Want – New READ ARTICLE

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Three Tips For Overcoming Trust Issues In Relationships

4 Minutes Read I know I have trust issues and insecurities in my relationship but where did they come from and how can I change it? I often hear my clients pin their trust issues on that ex who betrayed them. They are fairly convinced that romantic betrayal is the thing that causes them to mistrust their new …

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Your Marriage is Worth It: How to Reconnect with Your Partner and Prioritize Your Relationship

5 Minutes Read Does life feel like it gets in the way of your marriage? Is there a void resting between you and your spouse? If you can answer yes to these questions, know first – this is common, and this is fixable. Your marriage is worth it – find out how to reconnect with your partner and …

Your Marriage is Worth It: How to Reconnect with Your Partner and Prioritize Your Relationship READ ARTICLE

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How You Can Tell if Your Partner is Emotionally Unavailable

6 Minutes Read All right friends, it’s time for a little introspection. How emotionally connected do you feel to your partner? Are they emotionally unavailable a lot lately? One of the most important bonds you have in a relationship is your emotional connection with your partner.   Hurt, Alone, Scared: Is Your Partner Emotionally Unavailable?   When you …

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How to Communicate Better with Your Partner: Here’s 11 Ways to Get Them to Open Up

6 Minutes Read Do you want to learn how to communicate better with your partner because you find it challenging to get your partner to express themselves in the relationship? When your partner seems closed off in their communication with you, it can be frustrating and concerning.   Openness, Honesty, and Vulnerability:  Your Key Ingredients for Better Communication …

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How to Have More Sex in Your Marriage

6 Minutes Read Are you thinking about how to have more sex in your marriage? Let’s be honest here. How happy are you with your sex life? Are you having sex as often as you’d like? It’s okay to feel unhappy with the numbers. Did you know that around 20% of married couples in the United States report …

How to Have More Sex in Your Marriage READ ARTICLE

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Finding Peace After Infidelity: How to Forgive a Cheater

8 Minutes Read Your partner cheated on you. The person you love, trust, and share the intimacies of your life with has betrayed you. What the hell do you do now? This is a biggie. Here are 6 steps to learn more about how to forgive a cheater. Healing a relationship or marriage from infidelity is not an …

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I’ve Been Thinking – How to Forgive Yourself and Others

5 Minutes Read Are you thinking about how to forgive yourself or others? Forgiveness is a mysterious and evasive experience people are inspired to understand, yet struggle to achieve. When you type ‘book on forgiveness’ into Amazon, it comes back with 2,000 titles. That is a lot of information about letting go and how to do it! Well, …

I’ve Been Thinking – How to Forgive Yourself and Others READ ARTICLE

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Honoring Francine Shapiro and EMDR

4 Minutes Read We recently lost one of our most critical psychiatric educators and innovators: Francine Shapiro. Shapiro, whom I view as a world hero, is the developer of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). I base much of my practice on this form of psychotherapy. It has proven to be the most effective form of treatment for …

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