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3 Lies Teen Girls Believe | Orlando Teen Counselor Dana West, LCSW

By |June 27th, 2014|

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 adult

Is Your Daughter OUT-OF-CONTROL? | Lindsey Lohan Arrested Again | Orlando Family Counselor 6 Tips for Parents and their DAUGHTERS!

By |December 1st, 2012|

Lindsey Lohan Article-Arrested Again | Is Your Daughter OUT-OF-CONTROL? | | 6 Tips for Parents and their DAUGHTERS! | Jada Collins, MS, Counseling Teens Orlando, Lake Mary and Clermont Florida

Rich, beautiful, talented and OUT-OF-CONTROL! According to police, Lindsey Lohan was arrested again for an assault in a New York club. For those who continue to follow

Whitney Houston | 5 False Beliefs About Prescription Drugs and Addiction | Orlando Addictions Counselor

By |February 25th, 2012|

People all over the world mourned the tragic loss of one of the most talented singers of 1980’s/1990’s, Whitney Houston. She joins multiple other celebrities, such as Judy Garland, Margaux Hemingway, Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson, who have had their lives cut short due to the result of a fatal combination of prescription drugs. Even worse,

Tips for Parents if your child is Bullied | Fox 35 Interviews Orlando Bully Expert Jim West | Toccara Daniels

By |December 12th, 2011|

March 2011 – Broward County officials reported a Florida mother confronted her son’s bully by going on the school bus.  Twenty-seven-year-old Toccara Daniels was arrested and charged with burglary, assault and battery and child abuse.

Police reported that after hearing of a student hitting her son, Toccora Daniels entered the school bus and slapped the accused

Mean Girls, Slumber Parties, & Suicide Pacts | 3 Tips to help Parents Understand Bullying

By |May 12th, 2011|

Mean Girls, Slumber Parties, and Suicide/3 Tips to Help Parents Understand Bullying

Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Indirect Aggression may provoke adolescents to suicide if not addressed in time.

On April 16, 2011, a slumber party in Minnesota became national news when eighth graders Haylee Fentress and Paige Moravetz were found hanging in the home of Tracy Morrison, Fentress’

4 Possible Reasons Why Lashandra Armstrong Drowned Her Children

By |April 13th, 2011|

Tuesday evening, in New York, Lashandra Armstrong, a mother of four young children drove her minivan into the Hudson river. Her 10 year old child managed to escape the sinking van while everyone else drowned.  This news is an incredibly heart wrenching and tragic story.
Questions on everyone’s mind is a mother go from loving and caring for her children one