Eating Disorders

Tips for Helping a Friend who is Cutting | Orlando Self Harm Counseling

By |August 6th, 2010|

Tips for helping a friend who is cutting

5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms & Alternative Treatment Options | Orlando Counselor Therapist

By |July 29th, 2010|

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West answers 5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms and Alternative Treatments to Medication

“You need to put your kids on Ritalin!” “You do not discipline your kids enough!” “He never comes to class prepared!” “Why don’t you make her do her homework!” “He’s all over the classroom!” “She’s is a daze and

Tips if Pregnant with an Eating Disorder – Pregorexia | Orlando Womens Counselor Therapist

By |June 1st, 2010|

Orlando Womens Counselor Therapist

Generally speaking, diet, health and nutrition remain front and center of our culture’s media, I’ve seen little on disordered eating in the past several years, save one topic: “Pregorexia.” While disordered eating may be life threatening for the person with the disorder, this apparent rise in disordered eating during pregnancy, “pregorexia,” affects

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

By |April 15th, 2010|

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 behavior.
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Apporexia: The New iPhone Diet Application to Count Calories | Orlando Eating Disorder Counseling

By |April 8th, 2010|

Orlando Eating Disorder Counseling

Watch out dieters! There’s a new kid on the block! If you are counting calories and on the go, there is a new iPhone Application designed to help you keep track of your food intake while on the run. Thanks to modern technology and the smartphone, battling the bulge is much easier.

10 Tips to Improve Self-Concept | We’re not Fat! We’re Fabulous | Orlando Counselor Therapist

By |March 23rd, 2010|

Orlando Counselor Therapist

Is bigger better? Some fuller figured women are repulsed by the thought of using plus sized models for product ads.

Various studies show that body image is directly related to self-esteem issues in young women; however, a new study at Arizona State University found that plus-size models can not sell products as effectively as