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18 Signs of Teen Addictions – Lindsay Lohan: Party Girl, Addict, or Criminal | Orlando Teen Counselor

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18 Signs of Teen addiction Sometimes having fun may be dangerous. Parents must be aware of the tell tale signs of teen addictions. We live in a culture that thrives on youth, beauty, power, and wealth. However, having fun as a teen or young adult does not have to include alcohol, ecstasy, marijuana, or reckless [...]

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

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Tips for helping a friend who is cutting

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

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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 [...]

Orlando Depression Counselor gives 10 Warning Signs & Tips to Prevent Suicide | Artie Lange Suicide Attempt

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Artie Lange recently stabbed himself nine times and people wonder how someone can get to his level of success and still attempt to take his life. According to Artie's boss, Howard Stern, Artie has been struggling with addictions for a long time. This attempt is causing people to look around them and wonder what they [...]

Orlando Counselor on how Childhood Sexual Abuse Colors The World Dark

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Orlando sexual abuse trauma counselor offers advice on how sexual abuse untreated effects the future of abuse victims.  Childhood sexual abuse has only become a societal issue in the past several decades. Consequently there is a lack of research, much of which began in the 1980’s. Finkelhor and Brown (1986) defined sexual abuse as any [...]

Orlando Self-Harm Counselor asks Should Self-Mutilation Be considered Suicidal Behavior

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Orlando Self Harm counselor answers the question if self mutilation should be considered suicidal behavior? Although all behavior that causes tissues damage should be assessed for lethality, the intent of self-mutilating behavior is one of reaffirming life. So no, it is not a suicidal act and the person should not be treated as if they [...]