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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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 …

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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, …

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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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An Interview With Therapist Dawn Wiggins on Her Ultra-Exclusive Couples Retreat In The Florida Keys

6 Minutes Read Dawn Wiggins is a psychotherapist whose work is known around the world. Dawn also hosts a diverse and ever-growing online community which allows her to write and speak internationally. She specializes in relationships: salvaging them, healing from them, and cultivating the most important relationship with one’s self. She has local offices in both Palm Beach …

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How to Connect With Your Partner: 7 Ways for a Busy Couple to Stay Connected

6 Minutes Read Do you struggle to consistently connect with your partner? When you’re striving to juggle your life and all it’s dynamics, it’s understandable that balls get dropped from time to time. It’s essential to sense the shift when it happens and readjust to accommodate, or sometimes drop the extra weight. Your relationships with your friends and …

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Finances in Marriage: How to Better Communicate With Your Spouse About Money

5 Minutes Read Pause for a moment to reflect on those in your life, both past and present; Can you think of any relationship more nuanced in complexity than that of your marriage? Probably not. Your union is the joining of two unique individuals with two distinct pasts, intending to construct a functioning and flourishing life together. Creating …

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When Parents Disagree: 7 Things to Do When You Don’t Agree With Your Partner’s Parenting Style

5 Minutes Read It’s inevitable: If you have kids, you’re going to disagree with your spouse at one point or another on how to parent them. When (not if) this happens, remember it’s totally normal. In fact, I’d be worried if you didn’t differ in opinion on parenting from time to time. You both came from two different …

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