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4 Tips To Be a Better Dad Inspired by the Movie Courageous | Orlando Family Counselor Matt Martin

By |March 1st, 2012|

“Courageous: Honor Begins at Home” is a movie that tells the story of five fathers.  The film showcases men, from all different cultural backgrounds, with the universal desire to become strong fathers.  As the film displays, being a father is no easy task.  For example, after a long day of work, it is typical for

Whitney Houston | 5 False Beliefs About Prescription Drugs and Addiction | Orlando Addictions Counselor

By |February 25th, 2012|

People all over the world mourned the tragic loss of one of the most talented singers of 1980’s/1990’s, Whitney Houston. She joins multiple other celebrities, such as Judy Garland, Margaux Hemingway, Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson, who have had their lives cut short due to the result of a fatal combination of prescription drugs. Even worse,

Restraining Order one day, Dead the next | Tips to Cope with Domestic Violence | Orlando Therapist

By |December 31st, 2011|

33 year old Rosamond McNeil died this week of a gunshot to her back. Her killer? Her abusive ex-boyfriend she tried many times to leave. The day before she died, she was granted a restraining order against her former boyfriend and father of her two children ages 7 and 9. The CEO of Harbor House,

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Marriage vs. Cohabitation | Orlando Marriage Counselor | American Adults Refuse to get Married

By |December 22nd, 2011|

According to a Pew Research, “Barely half of all adults in the United States—a record low—are currently married, and the median age at first marriage has never been higher for brides (26.5 years) and grooms (28.7), according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census data. Pew Research Center analysis

The number of couples

Steve Jobs & Tips To Cope With Grief | Orlando Grief Counselor

By |October 6th, 2011|

Steve Jobs, founder of Macintosh Computers, died yesterday at the age of 56. Many loyal Apple Computer diehard fans feel a strong connection to Steve Jobs and are mourning his loss. Some have called him the Einstein of this century! While most knew he had been battling pancreatic cancer, many of us are shocked at

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Facebook Posts Detect Alcohol Abuse in College Students | 4 Tips to Identify At-Risk Intoxication Orlando Counselor

By |October 5th, 2011|

Over the past 10 years, Social media has significantly influenced our daily lives. Facebook and Twitter have become commonplace for dating, connecting, and socializing. Most recently, studies have shown an increase in college aged drinking, especially among male students. Social media has profoundly changed how we communicate, and it is now helping behavioral researchers identify

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