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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  [...]

The Lucky One | Orlando Marriage Therapist | 3 Tips to Rekindle Your Relationship

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Nicholas Sparks is no stranger to heart-wrenching passion and the kind of love that only star-crossed lovers share. Teary eyed audiences have come to expect this from his novels and their film adaptions, but do the rose colored glasses come off once the credits end? Dissatisfaction with romantic partners is a common occurrence. We are [...]

Bully Movie Documentary 2012 should your Child See It? | Orlando Counselor on 3 Quick Tips for Parents of Victims | CBS 6

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The Bully Movie Documentary was rated R because of cursing, aggression and themes of suicide! So should your middle schooler or high school student see it. From the reviews and information about the movie it is following students that are bullied at school. Unfortunately, the cursing, aggression and themes of suicide are what middle school [...]

K2 Spice Black Mamba Dragon Spice | Orlando Drug Counselor on Synthetic Marijuana | Could Your Children Be in Danger?

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News of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, has cropped up again in the news as it returns to many local businesses after a ban placed by The Drug Enforcement Administration on five chemicals last year.  Florida Governor Rick Scott is trying to end the issue for good, with the signing of an [...]

Orlando Anger Counselor Tips to Tame Emotions | Trayvon Martin & George Zimmerman | Spike Lee & Roseanne Barr Tweets

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Trayvon Martin was shot in a gated community by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman.  George called 911 and the police advised him to stop following Trayvon.  Minutes later neighbors reports vary, meanwhile Trayvon was killed.  George Zimmerman claims he stopped pursuing Trayvon and then was later attacked by Martin.  Shortly, after the 911 phone call everyone [...]