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8 Characteristics of Teen & Serial Arsonists | Suspected Orlando Serial Arsonists Arrested | Steven Angle | Orlando Winter Park Counselor

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Two persons of interest were arrested for suspected link to 30 arson incidents in the Orlando area.  Since June 2014 there has been: Eleven residential arson incidents in Sanford Twelve in the Orlando area Three in the Daytona area. CFN 13 Interviews Total Life Counselor Dana West on Characteristics of Arsonists Steven Angle, 40, a person of [...]

3 Parent Tips to Influence our Teens | Orlando Winter Park Teen Counselor Dana West, LCSW

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As parents we always worry about our teens and if they are doing the right thing. We want to make sure they are getting good grades to get into college, hanging out with the right friends, & having good manners to name just a few. When our children develop into their teen years our main [...]

5 Self-Esteem Tips Girls Learn from Disney’s Movie Frozen | Lake Mary Child Counselor Lyris Steuber

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Disney’s Frozen is all the rage ever since it came out and there are many redeeming qualities in reference to girls self esteem tips! Even my 3 year old girl is obsessed with it. She can sing all the songs and loves pretending with the dolls. The reason why it resonates with so many girls [...]

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

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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 [...]

Instagram Beauty Pageants | Orlando Counselor | Teen Girls Self-Esteem | Toddlers & Tiaras | Tips for Parents

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From Toddlers and Tiaras to Instagram Beauty Pageants, young girls are throwing themselves onto the merciless stage of judgment, comparisons, criticism and pain. According to an ABC News report, “Among the hottest activities on social media these days is Instagram’s beauty contests, where young girls go head-to-head in cyber beauty pageants online and on their [...]

Substance Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate | Amanda Bynes DUI | Dana West Orlando Addictions Counselor

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Substance Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate | Amanda Bynes DUI | Orlando Substance Abuse Counselor Dana Risucci-West, LCSW Addictions Expert Picture Perfect? Some people appear to have it all: good grades, rewarding careers, and loving families. What outsiders may not see behind the near perfect appearance are issues that may be internalized to keep up an image. [...]