Hazing or Initiation | Dr Phillips High School – Darrion Denson | Orlando Bullying Counselor

What is Hazing and Tips to Prevent it in your School! Darrion Denson reportedly was told by his coach to walk into the Dr. Phillips High School Senior locker room to get a pair of pants.  He reports that [...]

The Glamorous Life of Self-Injury | Tips for Identifying Self-Mutilation Counseling Dallas

"It’s exciting, thrilling, and even self-gratifying?" Could this be the reason teens are mutilating their bodies at an alarming rate? Or could it be a more serious mental health issue at the core of this abnormal conduct? Why has maladaptive [...]

Restraining Order one day, Dead the next | Tips to Cope with Domestic Violence | Orlando Therapist

33 year old Rosamond McNeil died this week of a gunshot to her back. Her killer? Her abusive ex-boyfriend she tried many times to leave. The day before she died, she was granted a restraining order against her former boyfriend [...]

Orlando Self Esteem Counselor on Reality TV Effects on Girls Self-Esteem | Parent Tips | Girl Scout Research Institute

Reality TV: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | Girl Scout Research Institute Bad Girls Club, The Kardashians, Real Housewives, and Teens Moms are only a few of reality television’s hit shows. With all of the fighting, back stabbing, [...]

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

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 [...]

Sex, Students, & Teachers! 10 Tips to Protect Your Child | Michelle Preston | Orlando Family Counselor

10 Tips To Protect Your Child A high school teacher having sex with a teenaged student is the hot topic this week. Once again, a female teacher is accused of seducing a young male student into a sexual relationship. Michelle [...]

Orlando 5th Angriest City | 3 Tips for Anger Control | Orlando Anger Management Counseling Classes

Local news reports the following stories in one day in Central Florida Murder-Suicide: Christopher Durinick, 36, shot and killed his wife Margaret, 37,  and then killed himself. Employee Murders Boss: Rocky T. Christian, 27, fatally shot his boss Nasser Alkattan, [...]

College, Self-Esteem, and Playboy! 3 Reasons Women Pose | Taylor Corley | Orlando Body Image Counselor

“Philosophers ponder it and pornographers proffer it. Asked why people desire physical beauty, Aristotle said, "No one that is not blind could ask that question." Beauty ensnares hearts, captures minds, and stirs up emotional wildfires. From Plato to pinups, images [...]

7 Signs Sexual Abuse is Defining You | Orlando Trauma Counselor

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 [...]