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

By |February 6th, 2015|

Orlando 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

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

By |August 1st, 2014|

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

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Orlando Counselor | 4 Tips to Reduce Social Bullying | Whitney Kropp | Lindsay Lohan | Mean Girls

By |October 24th, 2012|

The behavior we are referring to in this incident, is social bullying. Social bullying is a form of bullying that involves teasing someone because of their appearance, spreading lies or rumors, ignoring or even rejecting someone. Social bullying is much more insidious and difficult for teachers and parents to pick up on, and all too

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4 Fathering Tips for the School Year | Connecting with your Son | Orlando Family Counselor | Matthew Martin, M.S.

By |October 22nd, 2012|

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

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Is Your Toddler a Bully? | Preschool Bullies Channel 13 | 7 Tips for Parents | Orlando Counselor

By |September 28th, 2012|

Is Your Toddler a Bully? | Preschool Bullies Channel 13 | 7 Tips for Parents

Could your toddler be a bully-in-training? Television shows like Toddlers & Tiaras show preschool aged girls hitting and bullying each other and their parents. Behavior that typically may be identified as bullying for older children may be excused as appropriate for

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Scrabble Tournament Cheating | Why Children Cheat | Orlando Family Therapist | 4 Tips for Parents

By |September 28th, 2012|

Scrabble Tournament Cheating | Why Children Cheat | Tips for Parents

When the NY Times ran the story about the 13-year-old Scrabble player cheated in the National Scrabble Championship, the nation immediately asked the question, “What would cause a child to cheat?” There suggestions that parents must have added an extreme amount of pressure. Others surmised