Teenager

Orlando Substance Abuse Counselor on Drug and Alcohol Prevention Success Evident in Florida Youth

Orlando Substance Abuse Counselor comments on recent Drug and Alcohol Prevention Study Success Evident in Florida Youth. The “war against drugs” in the schools is succeeding! The 2008 Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey reported that every area of substance abuse declined from 2000-2008, with the exception of marijuana use and prescription drug abuse. Binge drinking

By |March 3rd, 2009|Alcohol, Blog, Drug, Teens|0 Comments

Orlando Teen Counselor on 4 Warning Signs of an Abusive Teen Relationship

Orlando Teen Counselor on warning signs of an abusive teen relationship. Having a teen dating in today’s world is quite a challenge! Because so many teens are accepting some level of abuse as “normal” in relationships, knowing the warning signs of a potentially abusive relationship become critical.

Relationship becomes very serious quickly
This is probably what signals

By |December 2nd, 2008|Blog, Couples, Dating, Relationships, Teens, Updates|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

Winter Park Adult Teen Substance Abuse Counselor on Teen Celebrities with Alcohol Issues and Where are They Now

Orlando adult teen substance abuse counselor on teen celebrities with alcohol issues and where are they now. Lindsey Lohan, Brittany Spears, and Shia LaBeouf are all popular celebrities with alcohol or drug problems. Shia LaBeouf reportedly drank and smoked with his father when he was growing up. Brittany began drinking at age 13 and using

By |September 9th, 2008|Addictions, Adults, Blog, Teens|0 Comments

Orlando Social Skills Group Counseling & Camps | Quick Tips to Teach Social Skills to Shy Students

Orlando Social Skills Group Counseling and Camp Counselor offers tips for teaching social skills to shy children and teens.

First, we teach the importance of Eye Contact as that communicates confidence, and makes the student less of a target for bullies.
Second, we walk thru the process of approaching someone with eye contact and a firm

By |August 1st, 2008|Blog, Family, Parenting, Social Skills, Teens|0 Comments