Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

What is Driving Under the Influence (DUI) It is 2019 and you would think that since the 1980’s Driving Under the Influence (DUI) message and the dangers and severity of the issue, people would have “got it” by now, don’t drink and drive! Prior to learning how to drive we are already beginning to be […]

Always Do What’s Right

My philosophy in life and business has been quite simple, “Always Do What is Right.”  Always take the next right step! I take this principle seriously, of course like any other human being I have fallen short at times.  However, what is the next right step after failure? Amends! As quickly as possible, I strive […]

How to Choose a Therapist or Counselor

When it comes to psychology, counseling, or therapy choosing a clinician is important.  First a disclaimer, this article is written by me a human service professional since 1983 and the founder of Southwest Florida Counseling and Therapy Center.  However, with that said it is a good guide for you no matter where you live and […]

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

It seems like every month is some kind of Awareness Month, and every topic is an important topic!  April was designated in 1987 by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (Now titled, Facing Addiction with NCADD).    Excessive alcohol use as an issue has become overlooked in today’s landscape with Opioid Dependence taking […]