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About the author: Laura Peddie-Bravo, LMHC, NCC, is a licensed Mental Health Counselor in Orlando, Florida since 2001. She has many years of experience with various issues including eating disorders, domestic violence, trauma, PTSD, children, teen and adult issues. Because each individual is unique, Laura uses an eclectic style of counseling selecting the most appropriate forms of therapy for the individual. Laura looks at all issues through a Wellness perspective, and is well versed in most forms of therapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapies. For more information, please contact Laura at Total Life Counseling, 407-248-0030.

9-11 15th Anniversary | Orlando Grief Counselor 5 Tips To Cope With Grief

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Do you remember where you were when those planes struck the World Trade Center? Did you know someone that worked in the Twin Towers? Did you lose a loved one or a friend? Do you still have feelings of grief or post traumatic stress symptoms every time you see replays of the trade center burning [...]

Orlando Marriage Counselor | Miley Cyrus Engaged – How Young Is Too Young To Get Married? Tips

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Recently announced: The engagement of Miley Cyrus, age 19, to Liam Helmsworth, age 22. There is much speculation in the media about the significance of  their ages and the general question of "How young is too young to get married?" Given the rise of divorce in the United States, there has been a relatively recent [...]

Orlando Counselor with 7 Tips For Better Sleep | Sleepless with Daylight Savings Time

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With daylight savings time, people across the U.S. are adjusting to a new sleep schedule. While the need for the time change is debatable, what is not disputed is the importance of having a good night's sleep. One of the number one complaints from family, friends, colleagues and clients is a lack of sleep or [...]

Orlando ADHD Therapist | Three Most Hated Non-Medical ADHD Tips

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Orlando Therapist ADHD Expert Gives Three Most Hated Non-Medical ADHD Tips While prescription medication has it's place, there are research studies which show children who have been placed on ADHD medication while young are substantially more likely to use and abuse drugs as they get older. Why? The most common reaction is "My parents are giving [...]

Eating Disorders Therapist on Current Trends | 6 Facts You Likely Didn’t Know

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Celebrities such as Demi Lovato, Nicole Richie, Ashlee Simpson, Oprah Winfrey, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Wynonna Judd have each shared, publicly, their issues with eating. Their openness contributes to increased attention and understanding of eating related issues. Increased diagnoses of eating disorders may be due to better detection and society's increased understanding of eating disorders. Some [...]

Whitney Houston | 5 False Beliefs About Prescription Drugs and Addiction | Orlando Addictions Counselor

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People all over the world mourned the tragic loss of one of the most talented singers of 1980's/1990's, Whitney Houston. She joins multiple other celebrities, such as Judy Garland, Margaux Hemingway, Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson, who have had their lives cut short due to the result of a fatal combination of prescription drugs. Even worse, [...]