Anger

High School Transition Tips – Hold On Parents | Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

By |August 9th, 2010|

“You don’t understand!” “You don’t have a clue what I am going through!”  “You don’t know what your talking about!”  If you have not heard these statements from you teenager get ready because it’s coming! However, during these transitional years, parent involvement becomes a crucial aspect of their successful high school career.

Student Fears – Greater

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

Orlando Domestic Violence Counselor on Catch 22 | If He Can’t Live With You, He Might Kill You

By |May 12th, 2010|

While experiencing a rare chance to go riding on a Sunday morning, I encountered a police blockade barring the entrance to Jay Blanchard Park. It looked serious, with several police cars and a police van, and lots of yellow police tape. I rode a different way, and when I got home, searched to learn what

Trauma: What To Do When Disaster Strikes | West Virginia Mine Explosion | Orlando Trauma & Loss Counseling

By |April 8th, 2010|

Orlando Trauma & Loss Counseling

The news of the devestating mine accident in Virginia recently brings into sharp focus how easy it is to have one’s world turned upside down in a second. We are bombarded by tragic news stories of earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, violent crime, abuse, murder and much more. Most people consider those examples of

Are Girls Meaner Than Boys | Orlando Bully Counselor Therapist

By |March 23rd, 2010|

Orlando Bully Counselor Therapist

Can’t we all just get along? The answer seems to be, “no,” especially among adolescent girls. We have all heard that girls are meaner than boys, but some studies report that girls are simply more “aggressive” indirectly. Psychiatrists call it “indirect aggression.”

What is indirect aggression?

Indirect aggression is also called “social” aggression. When