Parents Going from “Idol to Idiot!” – Middle School Transition Tips

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 […]

Tips for Helping a Friend who is Cutting

Tips for helping a friend who is cutting

Adventure Based Therapy to Accelerate Social Skills Development

Orlando ADHD 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 the […]

5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms & Alternative Treatment Options

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 […]

Therapy on Horseback for Developmental Students

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. […]

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

Orlando ADHD 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 told […]