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5 Ways Parents Can Help with Negative Body Image – Reduce Risky Sexual Behavior | Orlando Counselor Therapist

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Orlando Counselor Therapist Do you think you are too fat? Or too skinny? Researchers suggest that the way you think about yourself affects your sex life! According to a recent study, female high school students who are underweight or who think of themselves as overweight may be at increased risk of engaging in unsafe sexual [...]

Orlando Trauma Counselor Expert | Rape and Sexual Assault

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Orlando Sexual Abuse Counselor on how Sexual Assault untreated can effect a victim of abuse. Shame, despair, and powerless are a few of the emotions that victims of rape and sexual assault may experience. These same emotions often interfere with their ability to decide to prosecute their perpetrator. There are also many thoughts such as, [...]

Orlando Counselor on how Childhood Sexual Abuse Colors The World Dark

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Orlando sexual abuse trauma counselor offers advice on how sexual abuse untreated effects the future of abuse victims.  Childhood sexual abuse has only become a societal issue in the past several decades. Consequently there is a lack of research, much of which began in the 1980’s. Finkelhor and Brown (1986) defined sexual abuse as any [...]

Orlando Self-Harm Counselor asks Should Self-Mutilation Be considered Suicidal Behavior

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Orlando Self Harm counselor answers the question if self mutilation should be considered suicidal behavior? Although all behavior that causes tissues damage should be assessed for lethality, the intent of self-mutilating behavior is one of reaffirming life. So no, it is not a suicidal act and the person should not be treated as if they [...]

Orlando Counselor on Self-Injurious Behavior No Longer Shocking | Christina Ricci Self Harm, Cutting

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Orlando Self Harm Counselor expert reports that self-injurious behavior is no longer seen as novel or unusual behavior. When I asked a college student what she thought about such behavior, she replied that she thought it was stupid, but it certainly was common. People are inundated with this behavior. Real World San Diego had a [...]