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The Leaky Gut linked to Autistic Spectrum Disorder | Orlando Expert

Autism Spectrum Disorder (more commonly known as ASD) effects more than 70 million people worldwide. Commonly misunderstood, ASD is a spectrum of disorders that have different extremes on opposite ends. Despite their differences, the disorders included on the spectrum share three common characteristics: impaired communication, poor social engagement, and repetitive behaviors. Today, we treat those [...]

San Bernadino Shooters Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik | 10 Warning Signs of Workplace Violence

The shooting in San Bernadino yesterday at a company Christmas party has people wondering if this is terrorism or is it workplace violence?  Syed Farook and wife Tashfeen Malik, left his company party and left coworkers wondering why he left the party. The Bureau of Labor statistics report that every year approximately 2 million American [...]

ADHD linked to High Fat Diet? | Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert | University of Illinois

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Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West, MA, LMHC interviewed by Fox 35 | ADHD linked to High Fat Diet? | University of Illinois Food for Thought:  Another study linking proving that how we eat effects how we think!  There was a recent study published in Psychoneuroendocrinology Journal February 2013 indicating a possible link to high fat [...]

Bus Monitor Karen Klein Bullied By Kids | Orlando Counselor Bully Tips for Parents

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Bus Monitor Karen Klein Bullied By Kids | StressLess Bully Tips for Parents Sixty-eight year old Karen Klein became the talk of the nation…but for the wrong reason. Klein did not become a household name because of desire to become famous, but for being the victim of harsh insults and threats from school bus children. According [...]

Getting Help for Bullying | Orlando Bully Counselor | News 13 Jada Collins

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How can parents help? On January 14, 2010, 15-year-old Phoebe Prince walked home from school after being bullied in the hallways of “mean girls” at a Massachusetts high school. Her bullies were angry that she had begun dating one of their boyfriends. This account comes from the District Attorney that prosecuted the bullies. "The investigation [...]

The Dad Effect on Teen Self Esteem | Penn State Study | Orlando Family Counselor Jim West

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"I don't understand why my daughter is so depressed? "Why is my son hanging out with negative influences?" "Why does my daughter date idiots?" "Why does my son have such low self esteem?" If you hear yourself or other parents asking these questions it might be the "dad effect!" More Videos on This Topic  [...]