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How to Leverage Your ADHD to your ADDvantage

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Oftentimes, we have negative attitudes about how ADHD affects us and our self-esteem. Once your attitude about your ADHD is shifted, and you understand how your brain works you can empower yourself to embrace your strengths, and boost your self-confidence and self-efficacy. You must create an urge for yourself to do something. The best way […]

The Story of Mary-Grace: Envisioning Success and Following Passions to Overcome Mental and Physical Barriers

This story stems from hope and encouragement, as well as the ability to overcome physical obstacles using mental, emotional, and cognitive strength. I had the privilege of being a part of Mary Grace’s support team about 18 months ago. Mary-Grace Langhorne was confined to a wheelchair. Her lack of mobility was due to Dystonia, which […]

Upcoming CHADD presentation "Turning Symptoms into Assests"

 “Turning Symptoms into Assets” Presenter: Billi Bittan, Ph.D. Monday, January 19, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm Navigating the vast array of ADHD coaching strategies and techniques can be overwhelming for people with ADHD.  Having too many choices can leave many of us running in circles.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could streamline your ADHD management […]

Entrepreneurs Benefit from ADHD

We’ve heard it all before, those with ADHD are disinterested with trivial and routine tasks in the workplace. But did you know the opposite could be true? The world we live in is constantly changing and evolving, and those with ADHD are best equipped to flourish in this setting. At work, entrepreneurs with ADHD are […]

Passion is the Path to Success

Ever heard the adage, “Follow your heart”? What that means is figuring out what you’re really passionate about and going after it. When you really love to do something, your motivation increases significantly, and so does your success. This is true for anyone, but particularly for people with ADHD. Not everyone is crystal clear about […]

ADHD: The Pill Does Not Equal the Skill

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Many people are able to successfully manage their ADHD with medication. But for a growing segment of the population, as this recent New York Times article seems to suggest, medication alone does not always work. While it’s true that medication helps with the management of ADHD symptoms, it’s not a wholesale cure for ADHD. I […]

CONGRATS TO MARY-GRACE LANGHORNE!

I wanted to take a moment to extend my most heartfelt congratulations to the AMAZING Mary-Grace Langhorne. She just WON Teen Star Santa Barbara!!! Her winning moment:   Click the photo below to watch her winning performance: What an INSPIRATION she is! Mary-Grace has overcome such hardship and adversity over this past year. I couldn’t […]

Seeing is Believing

Whenever I work with clients who have ADHD on goal setting, one powerful tool that I use with them is visualization. There is a region in the brain – the occipital lobe – that becomes activated when you visualize yourself performing an action. Once this area is activated, neural pathways are formed so that you […]

The Music of Your Life

Many of my clients with ADHD have told me they often feel like their life is in a constant state of chaos or crisis. To help them pinpoint the source of that frenzy, I ask them to envision their life as if it’s a symphony. I have them assign the various instruments to different realms […]