5 Behaviors from Video Games and Gaming Addiction New Diagnosis | Fox 35 Orlando Expert Counselor

Orlando Video Gaming Electronics Counselor Expert Interviewed by Fox 35 to Discuss Ways to Help! 5 Behaviors from Video Games and Gaming Addiction "It is just a game!”  Is this a common [...]

5 Essentials for Strong Mental Health

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 [...]

Revenge Porn Blac Chyna Rob Kardashian | A New Form of Relationship Abuse | Orlando Marriage Counselor

Reality television star Rob Kardashian made headlines last week after publicly posting privately shared nude photos of ex-fiancée Blac Chyna on his Instagram account while accusing her of infidelity. Kardashian also shared a video of Chyna in bed with another [...]

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 [...]

Is Your Daughter OUT-OF-CONTROL? | Lindsey Lohan Arrested Again | Orlando Family Counselor 6 Tips for Parents and their DAUGHTERS!

Lindsey Lohan Article-Arrested Again | Is Your Daughter OUT-OF-CONTROL? | | 6 Tips for Parents and their DAUGHTERS! | Jada Collins, MS, Counseling Teens Orlando, Lake Mary and Clermont Florida Rich, beautiful, talented and OUT-OF-CONTROL! According to police, Lindsey Lohan was [...]

Bus Monitor Karen Klein Bullied By Kids | Orlando Counselor Bully Tips for Parents

Bus Monitor Karen Klein Bullied By Kids | StressLess Bully Tips for Parents Sixty-eight year old Karen Klein became the talk of the nation…but for the wrong reason. Klein did not become a household name because of desire to become famous, [...]

Women Humiliated by Naked Photos | IsAnyoneUp.com | Orlando Girl Self Esteem Counselor | Tips to Protect your Online Identity | Hunter Moore

Women Humiliated by Naked Photos | IsAnyoneup.com website | Tips to Protect your Online Identity According to an Anderson Cooper article, “Melissa and Daveeda discovered naked photos of themselves posted online. These photos were sent anonymously to a website, which [...]

Toddlers & Tiaras | Healthy or Harmful? | Orlando Family Counselor | Are Moms Living Vicariously through their Daughters?

Toddlers & Tiaras | Moms living vicariously through their daughters | Healthy or Harmful? TLC’s hit show Toddlers & Tiaras showcases the real life drama of beauty pageants and the behind the scenes chaos. Temper tantrums, explosive arguments and competitive [...]

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 [...]

5 Reasons why Hazing Still Happens & How to Stop Hazing | Robert Champion & Bria Shante Hunter

Hazing: Bringing Unity Through Degradation and Violence? Bria Shante Hunter was beaten three weeks before Robert Champion died and Robert Champion told Bria not to give in to the hazing.  Bria, however, felt she had to put herself through the [...]

Tips for Parents if your child is Bullied | Fox 35 Interviews Orlando Bully Expert Jim West | Toccara Daniels

March 2011 - Broward County officials reported a Florida mother confronted her son's bully by going on the school bus.  Twenty-seven-year-old Toccara Daniels was arrested and charged with burglary, assault and battery and child abuse. Police reported that after hearing [...]

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, [...]

Orlando Bully Therapist Message to Parents of Bullies | 3 Tips for parents to stop their child’s bullying

When I first read the story about Jamey Rodemeyer I was saddened that a young boy had lost his life.  He had so much life ahead of him.  There are many reasons that cause a person to end their life [...]

Jamey Rodemeyer Bullied Even After He Died | Orlando Bullying Counselor gives 12 Cyberbullying & Bullying Tips

Jamey Rodemeyer was found dead in his yard September 18, 2011.  Over the past year his mother reports he was questioning his sexuality.  He was a victim of gay bashing, hateful slurs, and bullied at school and online through social [...]

Orlando Counselor on Drug Addiction vs. Substance Abuse | Tips for identifying a drug addiction | Amy Winehouse

Drug Addiction vs. Substance Abuse | Tips for identifying a drug addiction | Amy Winehouse Twenty-seven year old, Amy Winehouse died Saturday after an alleged alcohol and drug binge Friday that included heroine, cocaine, and ecstasy. Family and friends gathered [...]

Not Guilty? Get Over It! | Tips on How to Forgive Casey Anthony

Can we get over it? Can we forgive? The controversy of the Casey Anthony trial has caused a plethora of reactions over the course of three years. The trial is over, however, emotions are still raging. As we process moments [...]

Is Anthony Weiner suffering from Mental Illness? | 5 Things to know about Exhibitionism

People who think rationally are asking many questions about the recent behavior of Former Congressman Anthony Weiner like: Why would he Tweet risqué pictures of himself to people he never met? Has he not learned from the example of others [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

4 Possible Reasons Why Lashandra Armstrong Drowned Her Children

Tuesday evening, in New York, Lashandra Armstrong, a mother of four young children drove her minivan into the Hudson river. Her 10 year old child managed to escape the sinking van while everyone else drowned.  This news is an incredibly heart wrenching and tragic story. [...]

Chris Brown, Provoked To Anger on GMA? | Orlando Anger Counselor | 5 Steps to Anger Management

Chris Brown | Provoked To Anger on Good Morning America? It has been two years since R&B star Chris Brown and pop diva Rihanna exploded onto the scene with allegations of domestic violence. When questioned about the incident on Good [...]

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, [...]

Plastic Surgery, Depression, Death | 3 Reasons Women Risk Their Lives | Orlando Self Image Counseling

3 reasons young girls risk their lives! Beauty or Brains? That is the question! Our fantasy driven culture answers this question with a resounding, “BEAUTY!” Women and men worldwide attempt to nip, tuck, and pull their way into humanity’s “10” [...]

MTV’s Young, 16 and Pregnant | Confused Teens! | Orlando Teen Counselor

3 tips to Pregnancy Proof your Teen. They’re young; they’re hot; and they’re PREGNANT! MTV’s 16 and Pregnant Reality TV superstars are under the legal age limit for drinking, but not for having a baby! When Bristol Palin announced her [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

18 Signs of Teen Addictions – Lindsay Lohan: Party Girl, Addict, or Criminal | Orlando Teen Counselor

18 Signs of Teen addiction Sometimes having fun may be dangerous. Parents must be aware of the tell tale signs of teen addictions. We live in a culture that thrives on youth, beauty, power, and wealth. However, having fun as [...]

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 5 [...]

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 [...]