Parents Going from “Idol to Idiot!” – Middle School Transition Tips | Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

By |August 9th, 2010|

Going from “Idol to Idiot” in the eyes of their Middle Schooler!

It is this battlefield of questions that we leave our children to face their own fears, tackle their own obstacles and to become their own person; and all too often it is with our regret that we have not prepared them for this fight.

Adventure Based Therapy to Accelerate Social Skills Development | Orlando Social Skills Services

By |August 6th, 2010|

Orlando ADHD & ASD Counseling Expert Jim West Adventure Based Camp to Accelerate Social Skills Development

“I was first!” “You are doing it wrong!” “I want to go next!” “Can I be first!” These are a few statements from students that most likely exhibit leadership skills. They are often told to go to the end of

Teaching Leadership to learn Social Skills in Orlando | ADHD & ASD Counseling Orlando Expert Jim West

By |July 20th, 2010|

Orlando ADHD & ASD Counseling Expert Jim West teachers Leadership to students to learn Social Skills

Have you ever seen a Leader without Followers?

“I was first!” “You are doing it wrong!” “I want to go next!” “Can I be first!” These are a few statements from students that most likely exhibit leadership skills. They are often

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

Lake Mary Teen Counselor on Cyberbullying | Technology as a Weapon of Teen Abuse

By |November 5th, 2008|

Lake Mary teen counselor offers advice on technology and how it’s used as a weapon for teen abuse.  Teens use technology as a way of stalking, abusing, and blackmailing others. In most relationships, Instant Messaging, texting, and social networking places such as Facebook are convenient ways to communicate. But in a growing number of teen relationships,