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3 Parent Tips to Influence our Teens | Orlando Winter Park Teen Counselor Dana West, LCSW

As parents we always worry about our teens and if they are doing the right thing. We want to make sure they are getting good grades to get into college, hanging out with the right friends, & having good manners to name just a few. When our children develop into their teen years our main

By |July 31st, 2014|Alcohol, Anger, Blog, Dana West, Defiance, Drug, Family, Parenting, Teens|0 Comments

5 Self-Esteem Tips Girls Learn from Disney’s Movie Frozen | Lake Mary Child Counselor Lyris Steuber

Disney’s Frozen is all the rage ever since it came out and there are many redeeming qualities in reference to girls self esteem tips! Even my 3 year old girl is obsessed with it. She can sing all the songs and loves pretending with the dolls. The reason why it resonates with so many girls

By |July 30th, 2014|Blog, Children, Family, Lyris Steuber, Parenting, Updates|1 Comment

3 Lies Teen Girls Believe | Orlando Teen Counselor Dana West, LCSW

Ever stopped and wondered what happened to my sweet little baby girl while glancing at you’re teenage daughter struggling with self-esteem, relationships, and mood swings? It seems that it is a rite of passage in our society for teenage girls to battle with all these issues before discovering their value, worth, and place in adult

Luis Suarez Bites & Breaks Bro Code | 5 Tips on How to Manage Anger with Competition | Orlando Family Counselor

As we watch the World Cup series, we can witness all the intense emotions these athletes are faced with. As usual, when there is a bad call or a dirty play, anger is easily triggered. Consequently, we witness poor anger management out on the field. Luis Suarez, soccer player from Uruguay, was alleged to bite

By |June 26th, 2014|Adults, Anger, Blog, Children, Mayeling Angelastro, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

5 Parenting Tips on How to Deal with Angry Teens | Orlando Teen Anger Management Counselor Therapist

Orlando Teen Anger Management Counselor Group Expert on 5 Parenting Tips on How to Deal with Angry Teens

It is no secret that parenting gets more challenging during the teenage years. Many parents often are faced with confusion and a sense of loss when their children reach the teen age. Some parents even wondered what happened to

Are Male Teen Athletes more likely to Abuse Girlfriends | University of Pittsburgh Study | Orlando Counselor Jim West

Violent sports and dating abuse documented among college athletes and the this study sought out to see if there was the same correlation with high school athletes and the results were very interesting.  The study looked at 16 California High Schools and surveyed 1,648 male students.

The study found “hyper masculine” students seem to be drawn

By |March 31st, 2014|Anger, Blog, Dating, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sports Psychology, Teens|0 Comments