Domestic Violence

WHY would a young mother commit suicide? | Michelle Dubois | Orlando Depression Counseling

Why would she do such a thing?   How could we have helped her?  Why would she leave her young boys?  Will she go to Heaven?  How will we live without her?  What should we tell her children?  What was she thinking?  Didn’t she know how much we loved her?

These are just a few of the unanswered

7 Signs Sexual Abuse is Defining You | Orlando Trauma Counselor

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

7 Warning Signs Your Partner May Be Controlling You | Orlando Women’s Counselor

Are you constantly being told what to wear, when to be home, and what to do by your partner?  Are you afraid to voice your opinion to your partner?  Many times people who find themselves in this type of relationship believe that their partner simply cares about them, wants the best for them, and views

Orlando Domestic Violence Counselor on Catch 22 | If He Can’t Live With You, He Might Kill You

While experiencing a rare chance to go riding on a Sunday morning, I encountered a police blockade barring the entrance to Jay Blanchard Park. It looked serious, with several police cars and a police van, and lots of yellow police tape. I rode a different way, and when I got home, searched to learn what

By |May 12th, 2010|Anger, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Relationships, Resolve Conflict|0 Comments

Stalkers can love you to death | Orlando Counselor | 7 Tips on Handling Stalkers

By now, many of you have heard the tragic story of the young woman, Alissa Blanton, who was murdered by her stalker of two years.

Have you yourself heard statements like “I can’t live without you?” “If I can’t have you, no one else can?” “I’d die without you?” from men who claim to “love” you?

By |February 24th, 2010|Adults, Couples, Dating, Laura Bravo, Marriage, Media, Relationships, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

Orlando Counselor on Four Signs to Prevent Workplace Violence – Nidal Hasan

Orlando Counselor on Four Signs to Prevent Workplace Violence – Nidal Hasan

This week our country and specifically, many families have experienced tragedies as a result of workplace violence that will change their lives forever. Major Nidal Malik Hasan is alleged to have murdered 13 fellow military personnel and wounded 30 more at Fort Hood Thursday.

By |November 9th, 2009|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Media, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Updates|0 Comments