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Olympic Swimmer Reveals Childhood Sexual Abuse | Orlando Sexual Abuse Therapist

Olympic Swimmer Reveals Childhood Sexual Abuse | Orlando Sexual Abuse Therapist

Margaret Hoelzer, a member of the powerful US Olympic Swimming team, returned home from Beijing with three Olympic metals. That in itself would be newsworthy, but she has used her triumphant Olympic performances to announce the secret that she has kept for many years – […]

By |September 17th, 2008|Adults, Blog, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Sexual Abuse|1 Comment

Teen Celebrities with Alcohol Issues and Where are They Now | Orlando Adult Teen Substance Abuse Counselor

Teen Celebrities with Alcohol Issues and Where are They Now | Orlando Adult Teen Substance Abuse Counselor

Lindsey Lohan, Brittany Spears, and Shia LaBeouf are all popular celebrities with alcohol or drug problems. Shia LaBeouf reportedly drank and smoked with his father when he was growing up. Brittany began drinking at age 13 and using illegal […]

By |September 9th, 2008|Addictions, Adults, Blog, Teens|0 Comments

Lake Mary Marriage Counselor on Five Reasons One Partner Gives Up On The Marriage

Lake Mary Marriage Counselor on Five Reasons One Partner Gives Up On The Marriage
1. They have met someone else (distraction). Their emotional energy is flowing toward another person. This is particularly true when a husband quits trying in a marriage. They will tell their wives “I don’t love you anymore” or “I am not sure […]

By |August 18th, 2008|Adults, Blog, Couples, Marriage, Relationships, Updates|0 Comments

Quick Tips to Teach Social Skills to Shy Students

First, we teach the importance of Eye Contact as that communicates confidence, and makes the student less of a target for bullies.
Second, we walk thru the process of approaching someone with eye contact and a firm handshake.
Third, we discuss how we are not trying to make extroverts out of introverts, but need to give […]

By |August 1st, 2008|Blog, Family, Parenting, Social Skills, Teens|0 Comments

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Signs and Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Over 6.6 million people (one out of every 40 people) suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCS). This disorder often begins at times of emotional stress, major life transitions, health problems, and events representing new levels of responsibility. OCD is a very time-consuming disorder and, according to the DSM-IV, […]

By |July 17th, 2008|Anxiety, Blog, Hoarding, Phobias|0 Comments

Breaking Free From Obsessions | Orlando Counselor on Anxiety and OCD

Breaking Free From Obsessions | Orlando Counselor on Anxiety and OCD

“I don’t believe life can be any different. I’m ready to give up I’ve been fighting this thing so long. Do you really think things can change?” These are statements that I often hear when a client first comes to talk about their Obsessive Compulsive […]

By |July 10th, 2008|Anxiety, Blog, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)|0 Comments