For many years it was believed that ADHD was a childhood disorder which the individual would outgrow. The medical and mental health community relied on criteria used to diagnose children and teens as the measure of whether and adult had … [Read more...] about What do you know about Adult ADHD?
Let’s clear up what ADHD is and what it isn’t. Everyone has ADHD! It’s Not a Real “Thing.” While everyone has some of the symptoms of ADHD sometimes- like inattention, hyperactivity, memory problems, trouble focusing- these are often … [Read more...] about What ADHD Is and Isn’t (ADHD Facts)
Some people will say they have A.D.D.(Attention Deficit Disorder) instead of A.D.H.D (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) - as in, I don’t have the “H”. I’ve had people become insistent that they do NOT have ADHD because … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between A.D.D. and A.D.H.D.?
Today I received a disturbing email from my friend at ImpactADHD, Elaine Taylor-Klaus, letting me know of the upcoming movie ADDicted and the gross misrepresentation of the effects of medications used to treat ADHD. The potential backlash … [Read more...] about Warning: ADDicted is a fictional movie- not reality
Goal! There are few things better than writing something down and being able to cross it off when you accomplish it. Especially when the item is one of several on a list of goals for the day. I LOVE this feeling. I try to remember to … [Read more...] about Goal Setting
I became a psychologist, not because I had to please my father and become a doctor like him, but because my high school psychology teacher told me NOT to study psychology in college. I interpreted this as a challenge. While all of my … [Read more...] about Give Me A Challenge!