Jim West, MA, LMHC, NCC

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

By |December 12th, 2011|

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 accused

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

By |November 8th, 2011|

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 and

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Jamey Rodemeyer Bullied Even After He Died | Orlando Bullying Counselor gives 12 Cyberbullying & Bullying Tips

By |September 27th, 2011|

Jamey Rodemeyer was found dead in his yard September 18, 2011.  Over the past year his mother reports he was questioning his sexuality.  He was a victim of gay bashing, hateful slurs, and bullied at school and online through social media because he was gay. On the Today show his parents told Ann Curry, Jamey

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Fox 35 Interviews ADHD Student: NPR Study shows ADHD Linked to Diet

By |March 31st, 2011|

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West interviewed by Fox 35 News

Great Dietary ideas for Students to improve Test Anxiety, Short Term Memory, Mood Control and Energy!
Diet is also effective for ADHD or ADD, Anxiety, Bi-Polar Disorder, and Depression!
How What We Eat Effects How We Think, Feel & Focus

NPR released information on a study March

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Orlando Based Counselor | Video Tips to Keep your Child or Teen off the Bully Radar | Fox 35 Expert Jim West

By |March 16th, 2011|

Orlando Based Counselor | Video Tips to Keep your Child or Teen off the Bully Radar | Fox 35 Expert Jim West and his marriage, family experts provide counseling with offices in Lake Mary, Orlando, East Orlando, Clermont & Winter Park Florida.

“You’re a freak!” “Everyone thinks you are a loser!” Nobody likes you.” “If you died

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7 Tips for Test Anxiety on Fox 35 News | Reducing FCAT Stress | Orlando Anxiety Counseling

By |February 21st, 2011|

“Reducing Stress from Tests!”

“I am going to fail the FCAT and repeat third grade!” “I don’t have enough time for the test!” “I can’t sleep the night before the test!”

February and March many students across the state prepare to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) and the stress for some is insurmountable.  Psychiatrists across the