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5 Essentials for Strong Mental Health

By |May 3rd, 2011|

May is Mental Health Awareness month and just as “April showers” produce beautiful “May flowers”…Life’s painful tears can produce beautiful healing and growth through regular “Mental Health Check-ups.”

We all have a doctor we see regularly for annual physicals and those colds and minor illnesses that come up throughout the year.  We religiously schedule our teeth

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Protective or Overprotective: 3 Tips to Decrease Parental Fears | Fox 35 USA Today

By |April 16th, 2011|

“Mom, I just want to ride my bike around the block to visit Anna,” says 9 year old Sarah.  Thirty years ago Sarah could ride the bus or ride around the block and parents would not worry. Unfortunately, parents have always had many reasons to worry about the safety of their children.  Today, there is

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Fox 35 Interviews ADHD Student: NPR Study shows ADHD Linked to Diet

By |March 31st, 2011|

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West interviewed by Fox 35 News

Great Dietary ideas for Students to improve Test Anxiety, Short Term Memory, Mood Control and Energy!
Diet is also effective for ADHD or ADD, Anxiety, Bi-Polar Disorder, and Depression!
How What We Eat Effects How We Think, Feel & Focus

NPR released information on a study March

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Orlando Based Counselor | Video Tips to Keep your Child or Teen off the Bully Radar | Fox 35 Expert Jim West

By |March 16th, 2011|

Orlando Based Counselor | Video Tips to Keep your Child or Teen off the Bully Radar | Fox 35 Expert Jim West and his marriage, family experts provide counseling with offices in Lake Mary, Orlando, East Orlando, Clermont & Winter Park Florida.

“You’re a freak!” “Everyone thinks you are a loser!” Nobody likes you.” “If you died

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Japan Tsunami | Orlando Trauma Counselor 6 Tips for Coping with Stress & Trauma

By |March 12th, 2011|

Are you completely overwhelmed with shock and stress as you watched the horrific destruction from the earthquake in Japan that unleashed a 23 foot Tsunami?  The Tsunami moved faster than a jetliner at 500 miles an hour (10 miles per minute) causing more destruction in Hawaii, and effected the West Coast of California.  Additionally, radiation

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Sex, Students, & Teachers! 10 Tips to Protect Your Child | Michelle Preston | Orlando Family Counselor

By |March 10th, 2011|

10 Tips To Protect Your Child

A high school teacher having sex with a teenaged student is the hot topic this week. Once again, a female teacher is accused of seducing a young male student into a sexual relationship. Michelle Preston, a Shawnee Mission High School teacher allegedly established an inappropriate relationship with the student and