FACEBOOK, HOOKING-UP & STI’s | Dallas Young Adult Counselor | SOCIAL NETWORKS INCREASE SEXUAL ACCESS

FACEBOOK, HOOKING-UP & STI's | SOCIAL NETWORKS INCREASE SEXUAL ACCESS Everyone knows that SEX sells! At least that’s what most advertisers believe. For many years, various media avenues have become vehicles to sell everything from toothpaste to sneakers. With the [...]

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

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 [...]

Body Image HERO? Stella Boonshoft | Bikini Picture | Social Media Phenomenon | Orlando Counselor

Body Image HERO: Stella Boonshoft | Bikini Picture |Social Media Phenomenon | Inner Beauty Coaching Tips Orlando Lake Mary Clermont Florida Eighteen-year-old Stella Boonshoft stood in her dorm-room and did the unthinkable…or at least that what our American culture would perceive [...]

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 [...]

Orlando Counselor | 4 Tips to Reduce Social Bullying | Whitney Kropp | Lindsay Lohan | Mean Girls

The behavior we are referring to in this incident, is social bullying. Social bullying is a form of bullying that involves teasing someone because of their appearance, spreading lies or rumors, ignoring or even rejecting someone. Social bullying is much [...]

Scrabble Tournament Cheating | Why Children Cheat | Orlando Family Therapist | 4 Tips for Parents

Scrabble Tournament Cheating | Why Children Cheat | Tips for Parents When the NY Times ran the story about the 13-year-old Scrabble player cheated in the National Scrabble Championship, the nation immediately asked the question, “What would cause a child [...]

Orlando Marriage Counselor | Miley Cyrus Engaged – How Young Is Too Young To Get Married? Tips

Recently announced: The engagement of Miley Cyrus, age 19, to Liam Helmsworth, age 22. There is much speculation in the media about the significance of  their ages and the general question of "How young is too young to get married?" [...]

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 [...]

Bully Movie Documentary 2012 should your Child See It? | Orlando Counselor on 3 Quick Tips for Parents of Victims | CBS 6

The Bully Movie Documentary was rated R because of cursing, aggression and themes of suicide! So should your middle schooler or high school student see it. From the reviews and information about the movie it is following students that are [...]

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, [...]

Child Obesity or Abuse? | 12 Tips for Eating | Let’s Move & Beyonce Team Up

Obese or Abuse? | Tips for Eating Healthy Childhood obesity has become a national epidemic and approximately two million children are affected. Dr. David Ludwig, an obesity expert at Boston’s Children’s Hospital and associate professor at Harvard, believes that intervention [...]

8 Tips to Improve Mother-Daughter Communication | Casey & Cindy Anthony

Getting off the Mother-Daughter Roller coaster | 8 Tips to improve Communication Did a Dysfunctional Mother-Daughter Relationship cause Caylee’s death? The mother-daughter relationship is a complex dynamic. Often times, the ups and downs of this multifaceted bond may seem like [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

High School Transition Tips – Hold On Parents | Orlando Teen Counselor Therapist

“You don’t understand!” “You don’t have a clue what I am going through!”  “You don’t know what your talking about!”  If you have not heard these statements from you teenager get ready because it’s coming! However, during these transitional years, [...]

5 Ways Parents Can Help with Negative Body Image – Reduce Risky Sexual Behavior | Orlando Counselor Therapist

Orlando Counselor Therapist Do you think you are too fat? Or too skinny? Researchers suggest that the way you think about yourself affects your sex life! According to a recent study, female high school students who are underweight or who [...]