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A Lesson From Homer Simpson | Understanding Narcolepsy | Dallas Mental Health Counselor

Viewers of the Simpsons learned that Homer Simpson has been diagnosed with narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is a pretty unusual disorder, though it is debilitating. Its defining feature is excessive sleep or sleepiness during the day. Typical patients begin to show symptoms in their late 20s. In addition to daytime sleepiness, people with this condition often have sleep [...]

Nashville Actress Hayden Panettiere on Live with Kelly and Michael |3 Ways to Overcome Postpartum Depression | Orlando Winter Park Counselor

Hayden Panettiere, actress from Nashville, confirmed seeking treatment for postpartum depression. During her appearance on Live! With Kelly and Michael, she described it as "something that's completely uncontrollable, and it's really painful, and it's really scary, and women need a lot of support." Postpartum depression is often described as the silent pain of a new mother. [...]

3 Ways to Help Victims of Domestic Violence Not Hurt Them | Orlando Judge Jails Domestic Violence Victim |Lake Mary Counselor

3 Ways to Help Victims of Domestic Violence Not Hurt Them | Judge Jails Domestic Violence Victim | Lake Mary DV Counselor On July 30th Seminole County Judge, Jerri Collins, berated a domestic violence victim for failing to appear at her alleged abuser’s trial and then sentenced the sobbing woman to 3 days in jail [...]

Carly Fiorina response to Donald Trump Bullying | 5 Healthy Ways Women Can Respond to Criticisms | Lake Mary Counselor

This month Republican Candidate for President, Carly Fiorina, was criticized by front runner, Donald Trump for her looks. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, when asked about her Trump remarked, “Look at the face. Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?” Trump has had to [...]

4 Ways to Help Children Cope with Emotions Based on Pixar’s Movie “Inside Out” | Orlando Winter Park Counselor

The movie "Inside Out" is based on 5 different emotions a person is faced with from birth and throughout childhood. The first emotion shown as a baby is joy, quickly followed by sadness. The movie continues to show how the other emotions appear as we witness Riley, the main character, engage in different life experiences. [...]

5 Things Victims of Sexual Assault Can Learn from Bill Cosby’s Accusers | Lake Mary Counselor

5 Things Victims of Sexual Assault Can Learn from Bill Cosby’s Accusers For months now the media has been reporting on the alleged sexual assaults of women by Bill Cosby, iconic TV father of the 80’s, comedian and family man. Some of these alleged accounts date back to the 60’s and all of them seem [...]