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Sesame Street Sheds Light on Autistic Spectrum Disorder | Dallas Counselor gives 4 Tips to Raise Autism Awareness

Recently, Sesame Street has added a new member to its cast! Joining Elmo, Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, is Julia—a character with autism. The newest addition to Sesame Street is intended to spread awareness about individuals with autism. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 U.S. children has a disorder [...]

What are the Effects of Technology Electronics Addiction | 3 Tips to Safeguard your Child’s Future |Dallas Counselor

There is much controversy regarding technology and its negative effects on children. Remember, television is relatively new in the grand scheme of time—our great grandparents’ generation grew up without it—and for the most part computer and video games were born in the 80s. Since the inception of modern technology, there is valid concern and skepticism [...]

5 Character Lessons Kids and Teens Can Learn from the 2016 Rio Olympians

5 Character Lessons Kids & Teens Can Learn from the 2016 Rio Olympians It has been thrilling watching the 2016 Summer Rio Olympics these past 2 weeks.  It has been full of stories of dedication, redemption, comebacks, and unbelievable achievements as we have cheered our American athletes but also athletes from other countries.  Sadly, the [...]

Orlando Family Counselor | 4 Fathering Tips for the School Year | Connecting with your Son |Fox 35 Interview

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Just like every school year, a new set of challenges is presented before him.  With these challenges comes both stress and excitement.  Do you remember your first day of class?  Maybe you were like me and unable to sleep.  The first day is usually fun, with everyone running on adrenaline from seeing good friends after [...]

Lake Mary Florida Child Therapist and Teen Counselor on 5 Back to School Tips for Being Cool | Lyris Steuber, MS, LMFT

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Summer is done and back to school is almost here. For parents it might feel like a sigh of relief and for kids a sigh of resignation. Whether your child is a new or a returning student this year all kids want to be cool. Being cool doesn’t necessarily mean being popular. It’s about being [...]

Understanding Self-Esteem and the Brain | 4 Steps to Improve your Self-Esteem |Dallas Counselor Jada Jackson LMHC

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Dallas Self Esteem Expert Jada Jackson gives insight into understanding self-esteem and the brain as well as 4 steps to improve your self esteem.  We all have those days when we feel like we just can’t rise to the challenge, or when we may feel that we aren’t good enough. It’s normal to feel down on [...]