Finding Child and Adolescent ADHD Therapists in Toronto
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by Admin
3w ago
Millions of children and adolescents worldwide are affected by attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In Canada, “5%-9% of children” are affected, according to the Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC). It can translate to challenges in focus, attention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, often leading to difficulties at school, home, and in social settings. For parents in Toronto seeking qualified therapists to support their children and adolescents with ADHD, navigating the abundance of resources can feel overwhelming. This article provides a comprehensive guide to finding the r ..read more
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ADHD and Comorbid Conditions: Finding Clinics in Toronto
Shlomo Radcliffe & Associates Blog
by Admin
3w ago
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder affecting millions of children and adults worldwide. A 2022 report by the Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC) states that the disorder affects “5%-9% of children and 4%-6% of adults in Canada or 1.8 million Canadians.”  Characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, ADHD can significantly impact daily life, making it challenging to focus, manage time, and maintain relationships. The complexities of ADHD often extend beyond the core symptoms. Many individuals with ADHD experi ..read more
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How ADHD Looks in Women: Unique Challenges for Women
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by Admin
3w ago
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is often portrayed as a childhood condition characterized by bouncing off the walls and blurting out answers. This stereotype, however, doesn't reflect the full picture, especially for women with ADHD. According to a study conducted by Joseph Biederman, M.D, et. al., “compared with referred boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), girls are less likely to manifest comorbid disruptive behavior disorders and learning disabilities—characteristics that could adversely affect identification of ADHD in girls.” This means that their s ..read more
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Time Management Strategies for ADHD
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by Admin
3w ago
Taming the ever-flowing river of time can be a constant struggle, especially for those with ADHD. The Canadian Mental Health Association states that, “If you live with ADHD, you might have problems paying attention, concentrating on one task or organizing things.” The impulsivity, distractibility, and time blindness often associated with ADHD can make staying on schedule and completing tasks feel like an uphill battle. Fortunately, there are some practical strategies specifically designed to help people with ADHD manage their time more effectively. Planning and Prioritization Embra ..read more
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How to Deal With Worry: 10 Tips for Management
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by Admin
3w ago
Worry can act as a mental barrier, hindering one's ability to enjoy life fully. It's a common experience that ranges from mild concern about daily tasks to severe anxiety affecting one’s well-being. Recognizing how worry can affect you and your health is the first step toward managing it effectively. By understanding and implementing strategies to control worry, individuals can regain confidence, peace, and productivity. This article explores practical steps to manage worry, ensuring a healthier mental state. Understanding Worry Worry is an intricate part of human psychology, deeply i ..read more
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Does Online Therapy Work? What You Need to Know
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by Admin
3w ago
In recent years, online therapy has emerged as a pivotal resource for mental health support, offering flexibility and accessibility to those seeking help. With the proliferation of digital platforms, individuals now have the means to access therapeutic services from the comfort of their homes. This transformation raises pertinent questions about the efficacy of online therapy compared to traditional in-person sessions. This article explores the effectiveness of online therapy, examining its benefits, challenges, and the perspectives of both clients and therapists. Benefits of Online Counsell ..read more
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CBT for Insomnia: How to Deal With a Racing Mind at Bedtime
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by Admin
3w ago
A significant portion of the population struggles with insomnia, a common sleep disorder involving having difficulty falling and staying asleep. One prevalent cause is a racing mind at bedtime, filled with thoughts, worries, and mental lists that prevent relaxation and sleep. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) has emerged as an effective treatment, targeting the thoughts and behaviours that hinder sleep. This approach helps individuals develop habits and mindsets conducive to restful sleep. Understanding Insomnia Insomnia is a prevalent sleep disorder that affects a si ..read more
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Can ADHD Be "Cured"? Answers and Treatment Options
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by Admin
3w ago
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects individuals across various stages of life, presenting challenges in concentration, organization, and maintaining focus. It's a neurodevelopmental disorder recognized globally, impacting both children and adults.  The question of whether ADHD can be cured often arises among those diagnosed and their loved ones. This article explores the nature of ADHD, delves into treatment options, and outlines effective coping strategies. Is ADHD Curable? The straightforward answer to whether ADHD can be "cured" is no.  ADHD is a lifelong co ..read more
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Anger Trigger Awareness
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by Amanda McTaggart
2M ago
by Shlomo Radcliffe, MACP, RP Anger Happens So Fast! But Does It Really? When describing difficulties with managing anger, many people will say something like: “I just get so mad so fast - I go from 0-100!”. Indeed, anger can certainly feel that way, as if we are calm one moment and in a blind rage the next. We can have the thought, “I’m going to keep my cool this time.” and suddenly find ourselves yelling, blaming, or storming out of the room the very next minute despite our earlier best intentions. Framed this way, people may wonder how they can ever start to change the anger dynamic - it ..read more
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Anxiety about Anxiety
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by Amanda McTaggart
2M ago
by Shlomo Radcliffe, MACP, RP Overthinking...everything For many people, anxiety can be a paralyzing or highly distressing experience. It is common to feel anxious when trying out new experiences, encountering difficult situations, or in the midst of uncertain circumstances such as financial stress or global hardship.   The thing about these wonderful brains we have though?   They do not require us to have an actual difficulty or situation in order for them to produce full-blown anxiety, panic, and racing thoughts.   In fact, some people’s experience with anxiety is primarily ..read more
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