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.

5 Tips On Coping With Anxiety | Orlando Counseling Therapist

By |July 19th, 2010|

Do you know what anxiety feels like? Anxiety can manifest in many different forms and it varies from person to person. A friend described her anxiety as an inability to breath and chest tightness. Others may have anxiety symptoms such as muscle achiness, chronic fatigue, dizziness, and accelerated heart rate.

We can experience anxiety almost everyday

4 Reasons Why Cindy Anthony said Caylee is Alive!

By |July 16th, 2010|

On June 15, 2010, Cindy Anthony stated in court, “I believe Caylee is still alive!”A little over a year after the memorial service that she coordinated.Is Cindy Anthony’s statement the first stage of the grieving process . . Denial?
Most people experience feelings of denial when grieving the loss of a loved one.The purpose for an

5 Dicas Para Relacionamentos De Longa-Distância

By |July 6th, 2010|

Você está estressado com o seu relacionamento de longa-distância? Está pronto para terminar? Por muito tempo relacionamentos de longa-distância tem se tornado uma realidade da vida. À medida que avançamos nas tecnologias no novo mundo de meios sociais com facebook e myspace, relacionamentos estão alterando também. Você está em uma viagem de negócios e você

5 Tips For Long Distance Relationships | Orlando Marriage Counselor Therapist

By |May 25th, 2010|

Orlando Marriage Counselor Therapist

Are you stressed about your long distance relationship?Are you ready to break-up? Long distance relationships are becoming a fact of life. As we advance in technology in the new world of social media with facebook and myspace, relationships are also changing.You are in a business trip and you meet someone at the airport,

Orlando Relationship Counselor on Tips for Safe Dating

By |May 6th, 2010|

Orlando Relationship & Marriage Counselor offers tips for Safe Dating, in light of the devastating murder of a University of Virginia lacrosse player, many of us are asking, how safe is it to date?

Dating is an important milestone in a young person’s life, even serving as a rite of passage from adolescence to young adulthood.

Middle School Transition Tips | My Elementary Student is Going to Middle School | Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

By |April 22nd, 2010|

Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

“The thing I remember most about middle school was how tough it was. You’re not quite an adult, but you’re not a kid anymore.” Jen Walters”

It is this battlefield of questions that we leave our children to face their own fears, tackle their own obstacles and to become their own person; and