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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

Are Girls Meaner Than Boys | Orlando Bully Counselor Therapist

Orlando Bully Counselor Therapist

Can’t we all just get along? The answer seems to be, “no,” especially among adolescent girls. We have all heard that girls are meaner than boys, but some studies report that girls are simply more “aggressive” indirectly. Psychiatrists call it “indirect aggression.”

What is indirect aggression?

Indirect aggression is also called “social” aggression. When

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

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 I wear the first day?
Will I

By |September 3rd, 2009|Anxiety, Blog, Children|0 Comments

Orlando Teen Counselor on Quick Tips for Transitioning into Middle School

Orlando Teen Counselor gives a few Quick Tips for Transitioning into Middle School

What is their goal today?
• To learn
• Be polite
• Greet and affirm the teacher
• Greet and affirm my classmates – Make Peer Feel Like a Million Bucks
• Stay focused
• Stay out of trouble What are you supposed to do in

By |July 29th, 2009|Blog, Children, Parenting, Social Skills, Teens|0 Comments

Lake Mary Teen Counselor gives 7 Parents Tips about Cyber Technology in Teen Dating Abuse

Lake Mary Teen Counselor offers tips to parents on technology.  Having a teen dating is a big enough challenge without worrying about their internet and cell phone connections! However, in today’s relationships, land lines are a thing of the past and parents are unaware of whom their teen is communicating with. MySpace, other social networking

By |November 11th, 2008|Blog, Dating, Family, Parenting, Relationships, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

Lake Mary Teen Counselor on Cyberbullying | Technology as a Weapon of Teen Abuse

Lake Mary teen counselor offers advice on technology and how it’s used as a weapon for teen abuse.  Teens use technology as a way of stalking, abusing, and blackmailing others. In most relationships, Instant Messaging, texting, and social networking places such as Facebook are convenient ways to communicate. But in a growing number of teen relationships,

By |November 5th, 2008|Blog, Cyber Bullying, Teens|0 Comments