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Orlando Addictions Counselor on Alcohol & Risky Teen College Student Behavior

Orlando Addictions Counselor offers advice on Teen Alcohol and Risky College Student Behaviors.  There are many factors influencing teens to drink, but one of the most prevalent is that drinking it is an accepted norm in “teen society”. Many teens use alcohol as a way to establish positive relationships with their peers, since their culture

By |January 2nd, 2008|Addictions, Alcohol, Blog, Hooking Up, Parenting, Teens, The Hook Up Mentality|0 Comments

Orlando Adventure-Based Counseling | Are You Up For An Adventure | Leadership Social Skills Camps

Orlando Adventure Based counselor Alan Davidson, MA, LMHC uses Adventure Therapy to teach anxious kids to face their fears and ADHD ASD kids to build their social skills.  10 year-old Ryan climbed into his harness, asking the entire time what would happen if he fell. You see, Ryan was about to climb the 40-foot rock

By |August 22nd, 2007|Anxiety, Blog, Social Skills Group Curriculum|0 Comments

Orlando Family Counselor | Positive Conflict Resolution for Families

Orlando family counselor offers as simple conflict resolution program to resolve conflict quickly and get back to privileges.  “Sorry! Sorry! Sorry,” is what students/siblings receive over and over again, and then the perpetrator receives a time out, grounding, loses privileges or in the school, detention, work detail, time out or suspension. The perpetrator then becomes

By |August 21st, 2007|Blog, Family, Jim West, Parenting, Resolve Conflict|0 Comments

Depression How do I know if I am Depressed | Lake Mary Therapist

Lake Mary Depression counselor answers the question how do I know if I am depressed? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, during any 1-year period, 17.6 million American adults or 10% of the population suffer from a depressive illness. The cost in human suffering cannot be estimated. Depressive illnesses often interfere with normal

By |August 20th, 2007|Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Jim West|0 Comments

Orlando Family Counselor offers Conflict Resolution Tips for Children, Teen and Families with Less Yelling

“Sorry! Sorry! Sorry,” is what students/siblings receive over and over again, and then the perpetrator receives a time out, grounding, loses privileges or in the school, detention, work detail, time out or suspension. The perpetrator then becomes resentful toward the person and attempts to be more covert in hurting or provoking the victim the next

ADHD is a Good Thing | Orlando ADHD Counselor Expert on the Positives of ADHD

Orlando ADHD Counseling Expert Jim West shows sides of ADHD as a good thing

Stanford did a study that showed the learning style of the average person as follows: 89% Visual, 10% Auditory & 1% the remaining 3 senses. As we reflect on the teaching style in our schools we realize that the average student will

By |August 2nd, 2007|ADHD, Adults, Blog, Children, Family, Parenting, Teens|0 Comments