Tag Archives: attention deficit disorder

ADHD: The Pill Does Not Equal the Skill

Multi colored pills

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 […]

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 […]

Outsmart ADHD and Procrastination with Five Things a Day

Some days have a tendency to feel overwhelming, especially when you look over your schedule or to-do list for the day. When you have ADHD, your first inclination is to avoid tasks that are boring or seem too tedious. Likewise, when you have too many things to do, it can be hard to get started […]

2013 ADDA Conference: Where the ADHD Community Comes Together

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the Attention Deficit Disorder Association’s (ADDA) 14th National Adult ADHD Conference in Detroit. This event truly is one of the best resources for the ADHD community. Many well-respected ADHD experts and professionals come together and share their knowledge, strategies and solutions for managing ADHD. There […]