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Jim West, MA, LMHC, NCC

About Jim West

Adolescent Expert, Jim West offers expert advice to Local and National TV News & Schools Internationally and provides phone or face-to-face counseling in the Orlando area. Jim is an Author, Communicator, School Consultant, Nationally Certified and State Licensed Counselor and specializes in counseling for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD) and Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD). Jim has been interviewed for multiple TV, Radio, magazine and newspaper articles. He is president of Total Life Counseling Center and his Total Life approach accelerates the therapeutic & healing process by relating to children, adolescents and adults and incorporating wellness. Jim’s clients travel from all over Florida, England, Georgia, Cayman Islands and the Bahamas as he has been able to treat clients with ADHD, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Depression and more with FDA approved supplements and Dietary Modifications. 85% of his clients have not needed medication or used less medication than when they first came to Total Life Counseling Center.

Why is your child Angry? | 4 Tips to Understanding Your Child’s Emotions.

Why is your child angry? What is your child feeling?

When you were a child did you wish your parents allowed you to express your emotions?  How many times did you hear, “Boys don’t cry” or “If you keep crying I’ll give you something to cry about”?  Or maybe it was more subtle and was, […]

The Lucky One | 3 Tips to Rekindle Your Relationship

Nicholas Sparks is no stranger to heart-wrenching passion and the kind of love that only star-crossed lovers share. Teary eyed audiences have come to expect this from his novels and their film adaptions, but do the rose colored glasses come off once the credits end? Dissatisfaction with romantic partners is a common occurrence. We […]

Bully Movie Documentary 2012 should your Child See It? | 3 Quick Tips for Parents of Victims | CBS 6

The Bully Movie Documentary was rated R because of cursing, aggression and themes of suicide! So should your middle schooler or high school student see it. From the reviews and information about the movie it is following students that are bullied at school. Unfortunately, the cursing, aggression and themes of suicide are what middle […]

Tips to Tame Emotions | Trayvon Martin & George Zimmerman | Spike Lee & Roseanne Barr Tweets

Trayvon Martin was shot in a gated community by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman.  George called 911 and the police advised him to stop following Trayvon.  Minutes later neighbors reports vary, meanwhile Trayvon was killed.  George Zimmerman claims he stopped pursuing Trayvon and then was later attacked by Martin.  Shortly, after the 911 phone call […]

By |March 31st, 2012|Adults, Anger, Blog, Grief, Jim West, Media, Resolve Conflict, Stressless|0 Comments

Tips for Parents if your child is Bullied | Fox 35 Interviews Bully Expert Jim West | Toccara Daniels

March 2011 – Broward County officials reported a Florida mother confronted her son’s bully by going on the school bus.  Twenty-seven-year-old Toccara Daniels was arrested and charged with burglary, assault and battery and child abuse.

Police reported that after hearing of a student hitting her son, Toccora Daniels entered the school bus and slapped the […]

By |December 12th, 2011|Blog, Bullying, Cyber Bullying, Jim West, Parenting, Self Harm, Stressless, Teens|0 Comments

Why is He ready for Counseling when She’s Checked Out? | Tips to Get Your Spouse to Couples Counseling

Why is it when a woman asks for a divorce, all of a sudden he is ready to call the counselor?
Why do women wait until they get to the point of feeling it’s over before hitting him between the eyes with “I want to separate.”
Why do some spouses wait until the marriage is vulnerable […]

By |November 8th, 2011|Adults, Couples, Divorce, Divorce, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Resolve Conflict, Updates|Comments Off