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7 Signs of Addiction | Orlando Addictions Counselor

By |February 21st, 2011|

What is Addiction? According to the Mirriam Webster dictionary, “addiction” is defined as “a compulsive need for and use of a habit forming substance characterized by tolerance and by well defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawl.” People can be addicted to drugs (prescription or illegal), alcohol, gambling, sex, food, gaming, or nicotine.

When does it become a

WHY would a young mother commit suicide? | Michelle Dubois | Orlando Depression Counseling

By |February 12th, 2011|

Why would she do such a thing?   How could we have helped her?  Why would she leave her young boys?  Will she go to Heaven?  How will we live without her?  What should we tell her children?  What was she thinking?  Didn’t she know how much we loved her?

These are just a few of the unanswered

7 Low Cost Ideas to Keep Romance High | Valentines Day Tips | Orlando Relationship Counselor

By |February 11th, 2011|

Relationship experts tell us that finances are one of the main causes of conflict in a relationship and that a couple handles financial stressors better when they feel valued and connected to each other.  Romance is one of the best ways for a couple to build intimacy and develop feelings of value and connection.  In

“Do as I Say Not As I Do” | 4 Tips to Raising Healthy Kids | Orlando Family Counselor

By |January 21st, 2011|

“You let me stay up past my bedtime last night so why can’t I do it tonight?!” “It’s not fair! I just want 10 more minutes on the computer and you let Susie have more time so why can’t I have more time!”

Do you have children that drain the energy out of you? Do you

How to Get Your Husband to Marriage Counseling | Orlando Relationship Counselor

By |January 21st, 2011|

Do you feel like it takes begging, pleading or even an ultimatum to get your husband to consider marriage counseling?   Try to understand from your husband’s point of view why he may be apprehensive about the whole counseling process.  This may help him to change his expectations about counseling.

Why he may not want to go to counseling?

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5 Tips For Extended Family Holiday Scheduling | Orlando Therapist

By |December 10th, 2010|

Are you dreading the holidays?  Do you have to split holidays with more than two groups of relatives?  Do you feel you are traveling all over the place and resent holidays?  Are you a people pleaser and trying to make everyone family member happy?

The movie “Four Christmases” is not just a funny movie, it’s a