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Are Male Teen Athletes more likely to Abuse Girlfriends | University of Pittsburgh Study | Orlando Counselor Jim West

Are Male Teen Athletes more likely to Abuse Girlfriends | University of Pittsburgh Study | Orlando Counselor Jim West.

Violent sports and dating abuse documented among college athletes and the this study sought out to see if there was the same correlation with high school athletes and the results were very interesting.  The study looked […]

4 Sports Psychology Tips to Empower your Child or Teen through Athletics | Orlando Lake Mary Certified Sports Counselor

4 Sports Psychology Tips to Empower your Child or Teenager through Athletics – by Total Life Counseling Centers Certified Sports Counselor By Julie Russell, MSCP, LPC, NCC, PLMHC providing coaching and counseling in Orlando FL, Lake Mary, Florida Sport Counseling

Just participating in sports does not automatically foster positive growth in children. Many factors play a […]

5 Reasons why Hazing Still Happens & How to Stop Hazing | Robert Champion & Bria Shante Hunter

Hazing: Bringing Unity Through Degradation and Violence?

Bria Shante Hunter was beaten three weeks before Robert Champion died and Robert Champion told Bria not to give in to the hazing.  Bria, however, felt she had to put herself through the hazing to feel embraced and accepted by the Marching 100.  She was punched in her […]

Red Sox Collapse | 3 Tips for Coping with the Unexpected

What happened?  They had the Wild Card wrapped up with only one month to go and somehow they lost steam!  Today September 29, 2011 the sports world is shocked by the colossal collapse of the Boston Red Sox.  When the season began there was extreme hype because of their off-season acquisitions.  If one can […]

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Hazing or Initiation? Dr Phillips High School – Darrion Denson

What is Hazing and Tips to Prevent it in your School!

Darrion Denson reportedly was told by his coach to walk into the Dr. Phillips High School Senior locker room to get a pair of pants.  He reports that 5 football players beat him until he was unconscious and when he woke up he found […]

5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms & Alternative Treatment Options

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West answers 5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms and Alternative Treatments to Medication

“You need to put your kids on Ritalin!” “You do not discipline your kids enough!” “He never comes to class prepared!” “Why don’t you make her do her homework!” “He’s all over the classroom!” “She’s is a daze […]