Adults

7 Signs Sexual Abuse is Defining You | Orlando Trauma Counselor

By |January 12th, 2011|

Elizabeth Smart was an innocent 14 year old girl who was kidnapped, raped, threatened, and abused for a period of 9 months before being returned home to her loving family.  Recently, we all watched in admiration as Elizabeth, now a beautiful and confident young woman, testified about her traumatic ordeal at the trial of her

What is Holiday Eating & Overeating? 5 Symptoms of Over Eating | Orlando Counselor

By |January 12th, 2011|

Can’t resist that extra portion? Have to go through that drive through? Have to eat dessert, or maybe two?

Now that the holidays are behind us, many will turn their focus to improving health and shedding unwanted pounds. The average American gains SEVEN pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve.  How can you tell the difference

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

5 Tips for Success in Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions | Orlando Counselor

By |January 12th, 2011|

Just Because You Haven’t, Doesn’t Mean You Can’t!

Just because you haven’t kept New Year’s Resolutions in the past, doesn’t mean you can’t keep them in 2011!  Resolution means we are “resolving to change” and Change is difficult!

Don’t beat yourself up about the past and start out 2011 with the attitude that you can be successful! 

5 Tips For Extended Family Holiday Scheduling | Orlando Therapist

By |December 10th, 2010|

Are you dreading the holidays?  Do you have to split holidays with more than two groups of relatives?  Do you feel you are traveling all over the place and resent holidays?  Are you a people pleaser and trying to make everyone family member happy?

The movie “Four Christmases” is not just a funny movie, it’s a

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

By |November 10th, 2010|

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