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Orlando Teen Addictions Counselor on Private Drugs in Private Schools

By |January 28th, 2010|

It is often believed by educators, counselors, and parents that children and adolescents are shielded from drugs and alcohol, in the private school sector. However, children and adolescents are part of a much larger society, of which private schooling is only a part. Furthermore, the face of private school is changing as students matriculate in

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Orlando Child Teen Counselor on When to Talk to Your Kids about Sex | HPV Vaccine for Children

By |January 11th, 2010|

Psychologists used to recommend talking about sex a year before puberty, but now children on average are exposed to pornography at age 8 due to the internet and pop ups. So families are scrambling about how to talk to an 8 or 9 year old about sex. Additionally, the Center for Disease Control and the

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Orlando Career Counselor on 10 Ways to Recover After Losing Your Job

By |December 10th, 2009|

I was in the grocery store the other day overhearing a conversation about someone losing their job. The next day I spoke with an acquaintance who talked about a neighbor killing themselves because they lost their job. More and more people are out of work and are having a difficult time getting back on their

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Orlando ODD Defiant Teen Counselor on The 4 Avoidable & Parenting the Difficult Defiant Child

By |October 16th, 2009|

*’!#$ you mom said Anthony at the restaurant with his family. Jackie, his mother responds “Don’t you talk to me like that and if you say that one more time I will slap you!” I knew when Jackie was telling me this story what Anthony was going to do. Anthony cursed again and Jackie in

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Orlando Career Coach on Five Top College Majors in a Bad Economy

By |August 15th, 2009|

I ran into a friend of mine shopping with her daughter who was getting ready to go off to college. I asked her daughter if she was excited about going off to college and was surprised to hear her express a lot of worry and concern over what to study. I know when I was

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Orlando Relationship Counselor on 6 Tips when Breaking Up through Email

By |August 6th, 2009|

Orlando Relationship Counselor on 6 Tips when Breaking Up through Email

Have you asked yourself the following questions:What is a healthy balance between couple time, kid time, and family time?Is it better to be kid focused or couple focused?Does it seem impossible to create a balance, to continue to build a strong marriage, while nurturing your