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Orlando Self Esteem Counselor asks 12 Media Self-Esteem Test Questions | How Media Influences Body Image

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Orlando Self Esteem Counselor Images of the female body are used to market everything! Toothpaste, shampoo, cola and sports cars! Beautiful women—and every body part—sell almost anything from potato chips to sport cars. Female celebrities and entertainers are becoming thinner, taller and younger. Fashion magazines are saturated with articles suggesting that if a woman can [...]

Orlando Teen Addictions Counselor on Private Drugs in Private Schools

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It is often believed by educators, counselors, and parents that children and adolescents are shielded from drugs and alcohol, in the private school sector. However, children and adolescents are part of a much larger society, of which private schooling is only a part. Furthermore, the face of private school is changing as students matriculate in [...]

Orlando Child Teen Counselor on When to Talk to Your Kids about Sex | HPV Vaccine for Children

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Psychologists used to recommend talking about sex a year before puberty, but now children on average are exposed to pornography at age 8 due to the internet and pop ups. So families are scrambling about how to talk to an 8 or 9 year old about sex. Additionally, the Center for Disease Control and the [...]

Orlando ODD Defiant Teen Counselor on The 4 Avoidable & Parenting the Difficult Defiant Child

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*'!#$ you mom said Anthony at the restaurant with his family. Jackie, his mother responds "Don't you talk to me like that and if you say that one more time I will slap you!" I knew when Jackie was telling me this story what Anthony was going to do. Anthony cursed again and Jackie in [...]

Orlando Child Counselor offers Tips to Relieve the First Day Back to School Nerves

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For most students there is the fear of the unknown when going back to school. Will my teacher(s) like me? Will I make friends or what do I say to make friends Will my classmates like me? Will I have a lot of homework? Can I make it on time to my classes? What do [...]

Orlando Relationship Counselor on 6 Tips when Breaking Up through Email

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Orlando Relationship Counselor on 6 Tips when Breaking Up through Email Have you asked yourself the following questions:What is a healthy balance between couple time, kid time, and family time?Is it better to be kid focused or couple focused?Does it seem impossible to create a balance, to continue to build a strong marriage, while nurturing [...]