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3 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Addictions & Substance Abuse | Charlie Sheen | Orlando Counselor

By |February 22nd, 2011|

Famous actor Charlie Sheen has been in the news much in the last several years. Unfortunately, not for his acting. We see in the media a tumultuous personal life which appears to contain alcohol and drug addiction. Mr. Sheen just completed three weeks of substance abuse treatment, and yet still states “I find sobriety boring.”


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7 Signs of Addiction | Orlando Addictions Counselor

By |February 21st, 2011|

What is Addiction? According to the Mirriam Webster dictionary, “addiction” is defined as “a compulsive need for and use of a habit forming substance characterized by tolerance and by well defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawl.” People can be addicted to drugs (prescription or illegal), alcohol, gambling, sex, food, gaming, or nicotine.

When does it become a

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5 Tips for Coping with Sudden Loss: Boone High School Fatal Accident | Orlando Grief Counseling

By |February 7th, 2011|

Six friends, all current or former Boone High School students swerved off the road yesterday resulting in the deaths of Laura Grant, 17 and her boyfriend Eddie Culbehouse, 19.  Elizabeth Harrison, 18, was critically injured.  Also surviving the crash is Elizabeth’s boyfriend Hershall “Billy” Keeton, age 19, and Connor Geis and Alisa Pelot, both 17

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7 Warning Signs Your Partner May Be Controlling You | Orlando Women’s Counselor

By |January 12th, 2011|

Are you constantly being told what to wear, when to be home, and what to do by your partner?  Are you afraid to voice your opinion to your partner?  Many times people who find themselves in this type of relationship believe that their partner simply cares about them, wants the best for them, and views

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18 Signs of Teen Addictions – Lindsay Lohan: Party Girl, Addict, or Criminal | Orlando Teen Counselor

By |September 25th, 2010|

18 Signs of Teen addiction

Sometimes having fun may be dangerous. Parents must be aware of the tell tale signs of teen addictions. We live in a culture that thrives on youth, beauty, power, and wealth. However, having fun as a teen or young adult does not have to include alcohol, ecstasy, marijuana, or reckless behaviors.


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Orlando Teen Counselor gives Parent Tips for Setting Prom Rules | Jada Jackson

By |May 5th, 2010|

Orlando Teen Counselor gives parents tips for setting rules with the Prom.  So, what’s a parent to do? There are so many questions to answer and some parents are not sure which way to turn. With the approach of prom season, many parents are concerned about the wellbeing of their teens. From sex and alcohol