What is this Thing Called DYSLEXIA?

What joy we all derive from reading a great book or reading and sharing a children's story book with our children and grandchildren! However, if we struggle with words and sentences in attempting to enjoy a best seller because those configurations of letter symbols confuse you or it takes an inordinate amount of time to … Continue reading What is this Thing Called DYSLEXIA?

PARENTS: Beware of the Sexual Predator on the Playground!

Yes, your child may be the object of sexual predators who frequent the social gathering sites of children! They are searching for their prey to entice and capture by their skillful methods. These perpetrators are hunters finding innocent children to lure them into their sexual dens of perverted satisfactions of their obsessive needs to violate the … Continue reading PARENTS: Beware of the Sexual Predator on the Playground!

The Dark Tunnel of Depression

Depression ranges in seriousness from mild, temporary episodes of sadness to severe, persistent depression. Clinical depression is the more severe form of depression also known as major depressive disorder. This is not similar to depression caused by a loss such as the death of a loved one, failure or precipitated by a medical disorder. Some … Continue reading The Dark Tunnel of Depression


I am always shocked by the number of news stories and articles that I read verifies all of the statistics and predictions about victims of bullying. An article in a publication entitled, TIDEWATER TIMES, included an article, "Mariah's Mission", on a young woman who was subjected to bullying in her middle school years. As stated … Continue reading VICTIMS OF BULLIES WHOSE LIVES ARE DESTROYED

Parents: Our First Responders

As a therapist, psychologist and cancer survivor, I am profoundly shocked and effected by the rage and destructive behavior of some of our young people who inflict violence upon innocent victims! Such dysfunctional actions caused by both genetics and environmental factors precipitate violent actions in our world. Some of these horrific perpetrators are motivated to … Continue reading Parents: Our First Responders