Parenting

4 Simple Ways to Form Better Attachments with Your Children | Orlando Counselor

Attachment is vital to a child and the caregiver’s responsiveness to the child is paramount to securing that attachment. Attachment issues are very prevalent in our society today and can play out in a variety of ways. Things such as the fear of commitment, of being alone, trying to be loved, rebellion, and feeling inferior

By |September 10th, 2010|Anger, Anxiety, Blog, Children, Defiance, Depression, Divorce, Family|1 Comment

High School Transition Tips – Hold On Parents | Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

“You don’t understand!” “You don’t have a clue what I am going through!”  “You don’t know what your talking about!”  If you have not heard these statements from you teenager get ready because it’s coming! However, during these transitional years, parent involvement becomes a crucial aspect of their successful high school career.

Student Fears – Greater

Parents Going from “Idol to Idiot!” – Middle School Transition Tips | Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

Going from “Idol to Idiot” in the eyes of their Middle Schooler!

It is this battlefield of questions that we leave our children to face their own fears, tackle their own obstacles and to become their own person; and all too often it is with our regret that we have not prepared them for this fight.

5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms & Alternative Treatment Options | Orlando Counselor Therapist

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West answers 5 Questions about ADHD Symptoms and Alternative Treatments to Medication

“You need to put your kids on Ritalin!” “You do not discipline your kids enough!” “He never comes to class prepared!” “Why don’t you make her do her homework!” “He’s all over the classroom!” “She’s is a daze and

Tips if you Suspect Developmental Delay in Your Child | Orlando Social Skills Counseling Services

Rolling over, sitting, crawling, walking, cooing, speaking; these are just some of the basic developmental milestones we expect our young children to reach. When we suspect one or more of these is delayed, what do we do? Where do we turn?

In Orange County, Florida, before a child is three years old, one can turn to

By |July 14th, 2010|Blog, Children, Mentally Disabled, Parenting, Social Skills|0 Comments

Middle School Transition Tips | My Elementary Student is Going to Middle School | Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

“The thing I remember most about middle school was how tough it was. You’re not quite an adult, but you’re not a kid anymore.” Jen Walters”

It is this battlefield of questions that we leave our children to face their own fears, tackle their own obstacles and to become their own person; and

By |April 22nd, 2010|Anxiety, Blog, Children, Family, Parenting|0 Comments