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Depression

3 Coping Skills We Learned from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge | East Orlando Bilingual Counselor

As you already know, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the US by the storm. Celebrity’s and politicians have been soaked into this challenge as well! Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The […]

By |August 23rd, 2014|Adults, Blog, Depression, Mayeling Angelastro, Updates|0 Comments

Beauty & the Beast | Tips for Slaying Depression | Robin Williams | Jada Jackson, LMHC

Depression is a BEAST! Did you know that the more beautiful, talented and popular people fight harder to slay the beast of depression? Some of Hollywood’s most famous beauties have been diagnosed with depression: Ashley Judd, Owen Wilson, Demi Lovato, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Gwyneth Paltrow, Brooke Shields and more. Additionally, research suggests that pretty women […]

By |August 13th, 2014|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Blog, Depression, Drug, Jada Collins, Updates|0 Comments

5 Ways to Cope When Your Loved One is Mentally Ill | Robin Williams Died | Lake Mary Counselor FL

We learned today that Academy Award winning actor, Robin Williams, died of an apparent suicide at his home in California. Mr. William’s publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said in a statement that Mr. Williams had been battling severe depression. It has been well known that Robin Williams had been battling Bi-polar Disorder, a mental illness where […]

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 […]

Orlando Counselor on Post-Partum Depression Symptoms & 5 PPD Tips | Miriam Carey Shot Near US Capitol

Emotional Chaos Turns to Tragedy

Miriam Carey,  a 34-year old woman whom was a dental hygienist was killed by police on Thursday October 3 after a high-speed chase through Washington, D.C., that led to a lockdown of Capitol Hill.  The suspect’s mother reported to ABC news that she suffered post-partum depression following the recent birth […]

By |October 8th, 2013|Adults, Blog, Dana West, Depression, Family, Parenting|0 Comments

Lost that Lovin’ Feeling | Orlando Marriage Counselor on 4 Tips to Fall in Love Again | Richard Gere

Richard Gere separated from Cara Lowell over the past year and they are planning to divorce after 11 years of marriage.  The media has reported on the high percentage of divorces amongst celebrities and wonder how they grow apart.  There are many reasons for relationship failures, but one reason is celebrity couples are often […]

By |September 30th, 2013|Blog, Couples, Dana West, Depression, Divorce, Divorce, Family, Parenting, Relationships|0 Comments