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Man’s Best Friend- 0r Foe? Dog Bites create Physical and Psychological Damage

Cartoons represent dog bites as silly, seemingly harmless events. The truth is far more serious. A large percentage of dog attacks leave their victims with debilitating scars, both physical and psychological. The sound of dogs barking or even venturing outdoors can become a fear provoking situation. Because dogs target the face, neck and head […]

By |May 1st, 2008|Adults, Blog, EMDR, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)|1 Comment

Criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

“I have heard of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but never understood what it is. Could you provide some information about this disorder?”

PTSD is an anxiety disorder that is related to surviving a traumatic event, in which you feel your life or someone else’s life is threatened. These events can be catastrophic, such as natural […]

By |April 9th, 2008|Blog, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)|0 Comments

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Car Accidents

I recently received a phone call asking, “Is it possible to have PTSD after a car wreck? I thought this disorder mainly occurred in veterans or child abuse survivors.”Absolutely! Car accidents can certainly be traumatic! You don’t have to experience military combat or childhood abuse to develop it. The probability of developing PTSD increases […]

By |April 9th, 2008|Blog, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)|0 Comments

Seven Reasons To Get Pre-Marital Counseling | Save your Marriage Before it Starts

Save Your Marriage Before It Starts
Aww, the freshness of spring.The newness of flowers.In Thumper’s words from the movie, Bambi, love has everyone twitter-pated.It’s that time of year when the ladies have bought their wedding gowns, the bakeries are setting up their best wedding cakes in the showcases.Everyone is getting ready for their most expensive […]

By |April 8th, 2008|Blog, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|0 Comments

Orlando Teen Counselor on Girls Gone Wild? Seven Tips to Handle Spring Break

Orlando Teen Counselor on Girls Gone Wild? Seven Tips to Handle Spring Break

What happens in spring break stays in spring break….the well known rule among spring breakers.There is no denying that spring break “activities” are full of high risk behaviors such as excessive drinking, unprotected sex, and hooking up (in more cases then not […]

By |March 12th, 2008|Addictions, Alcohol, Blog, Drug, Family, Hooking Up, Parenting, Teens|1 Comment

Steps to Prevent Teen Pregnancy – Jamie Lynn Spears

“She was my good girl . . . she was ashamed of her sister’s behavior over the past couple of years and swore to learn from her mistakes . . . she was always home by curfew . . . she’s my baby.” These are quotes from Lynn Spears mother of Brittany and Jamie […]