Trauma

5 Tips for Coping with Sudden Loss: Boone High School Fatal Accident | Orlando Grief Counseling

By |February 7th, 2011|

Six friends, all current or former Boone High School students swerved off the road yesterday resulting in the deaths of Laura Grant, 17 and her boyfriend Eddie Culbehouse, 19.  Elizabeth Harrison, 18, was critically injured.  Also surviving the crash is Elizabeth’s boyfriend Hershall “Billy” Keeton, age 19, and Connor Geis and Alisa Pelot, both 17

Children and Divorce: The Top Ten Avoidable Mistakes | Orlando Family Counselor

By |January 25th, 2011|

January is Divorce Awareness Month and so this article was written to help prepare parents that are pursuing divorce in a way that will cause the least amount of trauma to the children involved.
These mistakes are classic mistakes that many divorced couples make, but they are not typically made with the intent to harm their

7 Signs Sexual Abuse is Defining You | Orlando Trauma Counselor

By |January 12th, 2011|

Elizabeth Smart was an innocent 14 year old girl who was kidnapped, raped, threatened, and abused for a period of 9 months before being returned home to her loving family.  Recently, we all watched in admiration as Elizabeth, now a beautiful and confident young woman, testified about her traumatic ordeal at the trial of her

5 Tips for Success in Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions | Orlando Counselor

By |January 12th, 2011|

Just Because You Haven’t, Doesn’t Mean You Can’t!

Just because you haven’t kept New Year’s Resolutions in the past, doesn’t mean you can’t keep them in 2011!  Resolution means we are “resolving to change” and Change is difficult!

Don’t beat yourself up about the past and start out 2011 with the attitude that you can be successful! 

Four Tips For Holiday Party Food Anxiety | Orlando Body Image Counselor

By |November 10th, 2010|

Do you loathe holidays? Dread social invitations? Can’t stand the thought of a Christmas party? Those with eating disorders (Bulimia, Anorexia, Binge Eating or Overeating) shiver at the upcoming holiday season, not for the social aspect but for the food. Almost every single holiday tradition or event for most cultures and religions involves food. Thanksgiving

7 Coping Tips for the Chilean Miners | Orlando Trauma Grief and Loss Counselor

By |October 19th, 2010|

Millions of people have been glued to their television sets for the past two days as the Chilean miners have been plucked from their mineshaft, one at a time. The world watched as this seemingly impossible rescue occurred. There was much hope, joy and excitement for the rescue of these men. Over the next few