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Do you have Adult ADD/ADHD? Do you struggle with productivity? Then, try these 7 strategies to improve! Adult ADD/ADHD Tip 1: Schedule the Night Before If you have Adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD), you may struggle with organizing your day. Thus, write your schedule the night before. Focus on your top priorities. Adult ADD/ADHD Tip 2: […]

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I sometimes wonder if the treatment of ADD/ADHD didn’t involve stimulants if there would there be such a fear of diagnosing Adult ADD/ADHD. Many people question whether or not Adult ADHD exists as a legitimate diagnosis. Indeed, many claim that ADD is over diagnosed and that stimulants are overprescribed. Psychiatrists are afraid of becoming one […]

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Introduction I sometimes wonder if the treatment of ADD/ADHD didn’t involve stimulants if there would there be such a fear of diagnosing Adult ADD/ADHD. Effective screening and treatment for Adult ADD/ADHD is essential to provide the highest level of care to your clients. Many people question whether or not Adult ADHD exists as a legitimate […]
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The majority of people with bipolar disorder present to their physician or psychiatrist with a depressive episode rather than a manic or hypomanic episode. In addition, the depressive symptoms of bipolar are often the most frequent and debilitating. However, many patients with bipolar disorder are often misdiagnosed as having depression, anxiety or ADHD. The treatments […]
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Many people view ADHD as difficulty with focus, attention, and hyperactivity. However, the latest research is demonstrating that deficits in executive function cause more impairment in people’s personal and professional lives. Executive function includes the following cognitive skills: planning, prioritizing, strategizing, motivation, initiating tasks, organizing, executing complex tasks, and attention to details. However, there is some […]
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Attention:  Adults with ADD / ADHD Seeking Step-by-Step Strategies to Improve their Productivity Six-Week, Adult ADHD Strategies-Based CBT Workshop   Starts Tuesday, September 25th, 2018   Have you been looking for an in-person, strategy-based experience for ADHD?  Medications address part of the challenges of ADHD including focus and distractibility.  However, medications usually will NOT help with planning, […]
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                Many patients with Adult ADHD struggle with their professional or school reading. People with ADHD have a tendency to lose interest, miss important information, and become easily distracted. Does this sound familiar to you? Since many of my patients struggle with this issue, I have developed 7 […]
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How long have you been struggling in your life and feeling stuck? • Do you often know exactly the “what” and “how” of what you need to do, but can’t execute? • Have you had to work three or four times harder than everyone else just to keep up? • Have you tried harder and […]
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SEVEN NON-DRUG TREATMENTS TO IMPROVE ADULT ADHD 1. Monitor Your Self-Talk               Many people with Adult ADHD often feel they are never going to achieve their goals. This may be due to painful experiences in the past You may recognize variants of these self-talk comments including: “I am always […]
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            Do you have ADHD and Feel Stuck? Seven Ways to Overcome Procrastination Do you have adult ADHD and procrastinate with projects at work or home? Do you have great ideas and know what you need to do but have trouble getting started? This is a common experience for adults […]
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