Trauma

Can America Find Closure for Caylee? | 3 Tips to Cope with Grief | Caylee’s Law

By |July 14th, 2011|

Can America Find Closure for Caylee? | 3 Tips to Cope with Grief and Tragedy

Mourning the loss of a child is a burden that no parent should have to bare. Although Casey Anthony was found not guilty of the murder of her two-year-old daughter.  Americans across the country are angry at the loss of such

Jaycee Dugard | Orlando Sexual Abuse Counselor 4 Survivor Tips | Never Carry Shame

By |July 11th, 2011|

No one could hold back tears as our hearts were in our throats watching Diane Sawyer’s interview with Jaycee Dugard recently.  What an incredible story of survival…an innocent 11 year old girl walking to her school bus one morning being attacked with a stun gun and kidnapped by a man and his wife.  Before she

Is Casey Anthony a Psychopath? | What’s Next for Casey Anthony

By |July 7th, 2011|

Casey Anthony was sentenced today for 4 consecutive 1 year sentences plus $4000 in fines and payment for prosecution costs!  If she does not appeal she could possibly by released sometime this year due to time served, good behavior and other credits.  People around the world are watching with fascination to see what Casey Anthony

Does Rihanna’s Man Down Video Encourage Murder | Tips for Rape Victims

By |June 6th, 2011|

Does Rihanna’s new video ‘empower’ women or promote murder?

Rape is a terrible experience for anyone to endure, but is murder the answer? R&B superstar Rihanna released her latest single, ‘Man Down,’ by suggesting that premeditated murder is the answer to rape. The edgy video features Rihanna’s character shooting the perpetrator to death in the middle

Mean Girls, Slumber Parties, & Suicide Pacts | 3 Tips to help Parents Understand Bullying

By |May 12th, 2011|

Mean Girls, Slumber Parties, and Suicide/3 Tips to Help Parents Understand Bullying

Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Indirect Aggression may provoke adolescents to suicide if not addressed in time.

On April 16, 2011, a slumber party in Minnesota became national news when eighth graders Haylee Fentress and Paige Moravetz were found hanging in the home of Tracy Morrison, Fentress’

5 Essentials for Strong Mental Health

By |May 3rd, 2011|

May is Mental Health Awareness month and just as “April showers” produce beautiful “May flowers”…Life’s painful tears can produce beautiful healing and growth through regular “Mental Health Check-ups.”

We all have a doctor we see regularly for annual physicals and those colds and minor illnesses that come up throughout the year.  We religiously schedule our teeth