Orlando  (407) 248-0030    Dallas   (469) 757-5215


You are here::/Tag:StressLess

3 Lies Teen Girls Believe | Orlando Teen Counselor Dana West, LCSW

Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ever stopped and wondered what happened to my sweet little baby girl while glancing at you’re teenage daughter struggling with self-esteem, relationships, and mood swings? It seems that it is a rite of passage in our society for teenage girls to battle with all these issues before discovering their value, worth, and place in adult [...]

Luis Suarez Bites & Breaks Bro Code | 5 Tips on How to Manage Anger with Competition | Orlando Family Counselor

Tags: , , |

As we watch the World Cup series, we can witness all the intense emotions these athletes are faced with. As usual, when there is a bad call or a dirty play, anger is easily triggered. Consequently, we witness poor anger management out on the field. Luis Suarez, soccer player from Uruguay, was alleged to bite [...]

5 Parenting Tips on How to Deal with Angry Teens | Orlando Teen Anger Management Counselor Therapist

Tags: , , , , , |

Orlando Teen Anger Management Counselor Group Expert on 5 Parenting Tips on How to Deal with Angry Teens It is no secret that parenting gets more challenging during the teenage years. Many parents often are faced with confusion and a sense of loss when their children reach the teen age. Some parents even wondered what happened [...]

Are Male Teen Athletes more likely to Abuse Girlfriends | University of Pittsburgh Study | Orlando Counselor Jim West

Tags: , , , |

Violent sports and dating abuse documented among college athletes and the this study sought out to see if there was the same correlation with high school athletes and the results were very interesting.  The study looked at 16 California High Schools and surveyed 1,648 male students. The study found "hyper masculine" students seem to be [...]

How to Identify Workplace Bullying and Tips for Victims | Jonathan Martin & Richie Incognito Orlando Bully Expert Dana West

Tags: , , , |

Bullying and sports have made headlines since October 28, 2013 when Jonathan Martin, a 24-year-old offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins left his team after reporting he was bullied by veteran teammate Richie Incognito.  Martin accused Incognito and others on the team of harassment, physical violence and constant vulgar comments.  After the allegations surfaced, the Miami [...]

The Benefits of Forgiveness | Orlando Counselor Dana West

Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Benefits of Forgiveness | Dana West, LCSW Why is forgiveness easy to verbalize but so difficult to express? How many times should I forgive?  Can I distance myself while forgiving someone who hurts me repeatedly? If I forgive too quickly am I a pushover?  Is forgiving truly forgetting? I will never forgive you!  These [...]