Teens

Bully Movie Documentary 2012 should your Child See It? | Orlando Counselor on 3 Quick Tips for Parents of Victims | CBS 6

By |April 13th, 2012|

The Bully Movie Documentary was rated R because of cursing, aggression and themes of suicide! So should your middle schooler or high school student see it. From the reviews and information about the movie it is following students that are bullied at school. Unfortunately, the cursing, aggression and themes of suicide are what middle school

K2 Spice Black Mamba Dragon Spice | Orlando Drug Counselor on Synthetic Marijuana | Could Your Children Be in Danger?

By |April 13th, 2012|

News of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, has cropped up again in the news as it returns to many local businesses after a ban placed by The Drug Enforcement Administration on five chemicals last year.  Florida Governor Rick Scott is trying to end the issue for good, with the signing of an

Orlando ADHD Therapist | Three Most Hated Non-Medical ADHD Tips

By |April 12th, 2012|

Orlando Therapist ADHD Expert Gives Three Most Hated Non-Medical ADHD Tips

While prescription medication has it’s place, there are research studies which show children who have been placed on ADHD medication while young are substantially more likely to use and abuse drugs as they get older. Why?

The most common reaction is “My parents are giving me drugs,

Hunger Games | Orlando Therapist | 5 Tips for a Healthy Body Image | Did Hollywood Finally Get it Right? | Jennifer Lawrence

By |April 3rd, 2012|

The box-office hit movie, The Hunger Games, raked in millions of dollars opening weekend. However, the star of the film, Jennifer Lawrence, has been criticized by some viewers as being too heavy for the role. Lawrence, a beautiful, fit actress of a healthy weight has publicly denounced Hollywood’s idealization of skinny, waif-like women and has

Eating Disorders Therapist on Current Trends | 6 Facts You Likely Didn’t Know

By |March 16th, 2012|

Celebrities such as Demi Lovato, Nicole Richie, Ashlee Simpson, Oprah Winfrey, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Wynonna Judd have each shared, publicly, their issues with eating. Their openness contributes to increased attention and understanding of eating related issues. Increased diagnoses of eating disorders may be due to better detection and society’s increased understanding of eating disorders. Some

7 Tips for Boosting Happiness | Brad Pitt | Orlando Depression Counselor

By |March 14th, 2012|

7 Tips for Boosting Happiness!
Brad Pitt recently answered marriage questions about his relationship with Angelina Jolie, and shared his personal history of struggling with depression as a teenager and young adult. He reports that he has since overcome the blues. Here are some tips to boost your own happiness ratings:

1. Practice conscious acts of kindness.