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Dallas Teen Therapist Tips for Changing Schools and Social Adjustment | Back to School

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Tips for Changing Schools and Social Adjustment | Back to School Will I make friends as great as my old friends? Will I make friends at all? Who will I sit with at lunch? Will I connect with my teachers? Will my teachers like me? These questions are valid and parents can help resolve these [...]

The Glamorous Life of Self-Injury | Tips for Identifying Self-Mutilation Counseling Dallas

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"It’s exciting, thrilling, and even self-gratifying?" Could this be the reason teens are mutilating their bodies at an alarming rate? Or could it be a more serious mental health issue at the core of this abnormal conduct? Why has maladaptive behaviors become popular online? Is it because we are a media driven culture? Although, it's [...]

Dallas Counselor | 6 Warning Signs of Body Dysmorphic Disorder BDD – Plastic Surgery: How Much is Too Much?

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The three wishes of every man: to be healthy, to be rich by honest means, and to be beautiful. —PLATO There were close to 16 million cosmetic surgeries in the U.S. last year. Are we obsessed with  beauty? Dr. Nancy Etcoff thinks so. She says, “Philosophers ponder it and pornographers proffer it. Asked why people [...]

Social Skills Gaps for ADHD and ASD Students Makes Friendship a Challenge | Orlando Counselor

Orlando Counselor on ADHD Social Skills Gaps - BFFs We love to celebrate with those we feel closest to, and a best friend forever (BFF) is one who is there when we feel lost or sad and need to be comforted; they help us find hope. These friends are the ones we can share everything [...]

Orlando Social Skills Group Counseling & Camps | Quick Tips to Teach Social Skills to Shy Students

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Orlando Social Skills Group Counseling and Camp Counselor offers tips for teaching social skills to shy children and teens. First, we teach the importance of Eye Contact as that communicates confidence, and makes the student less of a target for bullies. Second, we walk thru the process of approaching someone with eye contact and a [...]

Sexual Dysfunction Time Magazine | 5 Reasons Your Teen Should Avoid Porn | Lake Mary Counselor Therapist

Sexual Dysfunction:  5 Reasons Your Teen Should Avoid Porn The April 11, 2016 issue of TIME Magazine featured a surprising cover story entitled “Porn and the Threat to Virility.”  New research and anecdotal stories were highlighted on how young men fed on a diet of porn since their early teens have now developed porn-induced erectile [...]