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7 Coping Tips for the Chilean Miners | Orlando Trauma Grief and Loss Counselor

By |October 19th, 2010|

Millions of people have been glued to their television sets for the past two days as the Chilean miners have been plucked from their mineshaft, one at a time. The world watched as this seemingly impossible rescue occurred. There was much hope, joy and excitement for the rescue of these men. Over the next few

Tips for Helping a Friend who is Cutting | Orlando Self Harm Counseling

By |August 6th, 2010|

Tips for helping a friend who is cutting

5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms & Alternative Treatment Options | Orlando Counselor Therapist

By |July 29th, 2010|

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West answers 5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms and Alternative Treatments to Medication

“You need to put your kids on Ritalin!” “You do not discipline your kids enough!” “He never comes to class prepared!” “Why don’t you make her do her homework!” “He’s all over the classroom!” “She’s is a daze and

Therapy on Horseback for Developmental Students

By |July 22nd, 2010|

The constant screaming at the top of his lungs was the worst. He would scream for no apparent reason as if someone was murdering him. There was nothing I could do. He was inconsolable. I tried everything, but nothing worked. What was it? The cause of my son’s incessant screaming was Sensory Processing Disorder. My

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

Tips if Pregnant with an Eating Disorder – Pregorexia | Orlando Womens Counselor Therapist

By |June 1st, 2010|

Orlando Womens Counselor Therapist

Generally speaking, diet, health and nutrition remain front and center of our culture’s media, I’ve seen little on disordered eating in the past several years, save one topic: “Pregorexia.” While disordered eating may be life threatening for the person with the disorder, this apparent rise in disordered eating during pregnancy, “pregorexia,” affects