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‘Devil’s Drug’ Flakka | How Parents Can Prevent Teen Drug Abuse | Orlando Drug Counselor

By |March 4th, 2016|Addictions, Blog, Drug, Family, Parenting, Teens, Treatment Alternatives, Updates|

A new drug is making headlines in Florida as the 'Devil's Drug' known as Flakka drug. Flakka was imported from China to South Florida. The drug is a cathinone, which is chemically related to bath salts, that goes by the pharmaceutical name of Alpha PVP. The epidemic began in Broward County and it's threatening to spread

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Four Tips For Holiday Party Food Anxiety | Orlando Body Image Counselor

By |December 20th, 2015|Addictions, Adults, Anorexia, Anxiety, Blog, Bulemia, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family, Laura Bravo, Overeating, Sexual Abuse, Teens, Treatment Alternatives|

Do you loathe holidays? Dread social invitations? Can’t stand the thought of a Christmas party? Those with eating disorders (Bulimia, Anorexia, Binge Eating or Overeating) shiver at the upcoming holiday season, not for the social aspect but for the food. Almost every single holiday tradition or event for most cultures and religions involves food. Thanksgiving

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What are the Effects of Technology Electronics Addiction | 3 Tips to Safeguard your Child’s Future |Orlando Counselor

By |July 30th, 2015|ADHD, Aspergers, Autism, Blog, Children, Day Camps, Family, Gaming, Jada Jackson, Jim West, Parenting, Social Skills, Summer Camps, Teens, Updates|

There is much controversy regarding technology and its negative effects on children. Remember, television is relatively new in the grand scheme of time—our great grandparents’ generation grew up without it—and for the most part computer and video games were born in the 80s. Since the inception of modern technology, there is valid concern and skepticism

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Emmanuel AME Church Massacre Dylann Roof | How to Comprehend the Incomprehensible

By |June 19th, 2015|Addictions, Anger, Blog, Cathy Pinnock, Depression, Drug, EMDR, Grief, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Updates|

Orlando Grief Counselor comments on horrific events at Emmanuel AME Church Forgiveness over judgment prevails in Charleston, South Carolina In the wake of the recent tragedy, 9 deaths and many families shattered, strength prevails. Emmanuel AME Church, the oldest church in the South, and once visited by Dr Martin Luther King in his efforts to

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Drug use in Central Florida Elementary Schools | 4 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in Teens

By |May 21st, 2015|Addictions, Alcohol, Blog, Children, Drug, Family, Mayeling Angelastro, Media, Parenting, Teens, Updates|

Orlando drug abuse counselors comment on recent news related to increased drug use in elementary schools.  Every parent's biggest fear is to find out whether or not their child is using drugs or alcohol. There is never an easy way to be certain that your child is perhaps abusing drugs or alcohol. Many of the

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50 Shades of Grey – 5 Questions Couples Should Ask | Lake Mary Counselor

By |February 12th, 2015|Adults, Blog, Conflict Resolution & Repair Relationships, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Divorce, Family, Lyris Steuber, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Updates|

50 Shades of Grey - Lake Mary Marriage Counselor suggests 5 Questions Couples Should Ask. It’s almost Valentine’s Day and also the big screen premiere of Fifty Shades of Grey. Based on the best-selling novel by E.L. James, it is on track for a blockbuster Valentine's Day weekend; it could even gross as much as