By Marla Cummins All ADHD adults need and deserve validation — a sense of being heard and seen. But you may feel shame when you don’t get as much as your non-ADHD peers. You may also feel shame because you’ve internalized the common wisdom that you shouldn’t need to look to others for validation. But […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Deeba Ashraf, MD Nancy Shenoi, MD Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD The first forms of telepsychiatry were initiated as videoconferencing in the 1950s. Its use has steadily increased in recent decades. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of outpatient psychiatric encounters in the last couple of months have been switched to virtual in a rushed, desperate […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD How does executive functioning relate to ADHD? How can you help children and teenagers build better executive function skills? Dr. Joyce Cooper-Kahn shares insight, practical strategies, and interventions you can use in your daily life. Click here to go go podcastContinue Reading... No Comments.
By Elizabeth Broadbent I feel personally attacked more than most people do. The sharp tips of criticism gut me open. Even the anticipation of rejection can paralyze me. And when it does, I’m tough to live with, tough to calm, tough to help. Here is how Rejection Sensitivity challenges my most important relationships, and what […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Caroline Buzanko We can’t (and shouldn’t) protect our children from every stressor that may overwhelm them, but we can use gratitude, pride, and compassion to help them build resilience. Here is a simple but effective 3-pronged approach to improving emotional regulation. Read the full article.Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Joel Nigg, PhD Discussions of ADHD, like discussions of mental and behavioral conditions generally, often are “race blind,” yet race, along with culture, ethnicity, and social identity, is an important consideration in understanding ADHD. Terms. No term is perfect, as different people like to refer to themselves in different ways. One common term for under-represented […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Michelle Novotni “Back to normal” no longer exists. Our world is forever changed, which means our post-pandemic lives are up for definition. What elements will you leave out and put back in, after social distancing ends? Will you take away any positives or new understandings from this pandemic? Use these strategies to help you […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Nicholas Chan We might see increasing forgetfulness in older age as a red flag of mild cognitive decline or dementia. But it turns out that some of the cognitive symptoms may be manifestations of a lifelong condition: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As psychiatrist at McLean Hospital Stephanie Collier writes for Harvard Health, while we often think […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We’ve all made financial decisions we’ve come to regret. Now, let’s add another wrinkle to this scenario. What if you knew these purchases were impulsive but you made them anyway? What if you knew bills were piling up but you weren’t able to bring yourself to look at them, let alone pay them? What if […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Annie Wright It was a long, fulfilling and growthful journey and I’m so grateful to my community of friends and colleagues who have supported me over those years, but grateful most of all to my beloved clients who trusted me enough to support them even as I grew professionally alongside them, day after day, year […]Continue Reading... No Comments.