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7 Signs Sexual Abuse is Defining You

Elizabeth Smart was an innocent 14 year old girl who was kidnapped, raped, threatened, and abused for a period of 9 months before being returned home to her loving family.  Recently, we all watched in admiration as Elizabeth, now a beautiful and confident young woman, testified about her traumatic ordeal at the trial of her […]

5 Tips for Success in Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Just Because You Haven’t, Doesn’t Mean You Can’t!

Just because you haven’t kept New Year’s Resolutions in the past, doesn’t mean you can’t keep them in 2011!  Resolution means we are “resolving to change” and Change is difficult!

Don’t beat yourself up about the past and start out 2011 with the attitude that you can be successful!  […]

4 Reasons Babies Bully & What to Do?

“You’re stupid!” as a young child in day care cowers in the corner. “Nobody likes you!” followed by kicking and hitting by an older child trying to show he is tough and in control!  Sound strange or unreal for kids ages 3-5 years old?  Well it’s happening more over the past two years with the […]

18 Signs of Teen Addictions – Lindsay Lohan: Party Girl, Addict, or Criminal?

18 Signs of Teen addiction

Sometimes having fun may be dangerous. Parents must be aware of the tell tale signs of teen addictions. We live in a culture that thrives on youth, beauty, power, and wealth. However, having fun as a teen or young adult does not have to include alcohol, ecstasy, marijuana, or reckless behaviors.

Hollywood […]

Orlando Trauma Counselor on US Airways 1549 – 3 Ways to Combat Fear in our World Today

Orlando Trauma Counselor on US Airways 1549 – 3 Ways to Combat Fear in our World Today

911…Virginia Tech Massacre…Plane crashing…

How do you combat Fear in our world today? 
Although we hail the miraculous landing of US Airlines Flight 1549, the event still escalates many people’s anxiety about flying. Postings on Face Book, blogs, and other sites […]

By |January 16th, 2009|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, EMDR, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)|0 Comments

TV Mirrors Reality As David Duchovny Announces Sexual Addiction

Film mirrored reality when David Duchovny announced that he was entering into a rehabilitation facility for a long standing sexual addiction. On his current television program, “Californication”, Duchovny portrays a writer who engages in dangerous sexual liaisons. David Duchovny is best known for his television role as Mulder in The X Files.

It’s difficult to determine […]

By |September 20th, 2008|Adults, Blog, Sexual Addictions|0 Comments