According to the latest research, about 30 percent of children and adolescents with ADHD also meet diagnostic criteria an anxiety disorder. These findings fit with my observations as a clinical psychologist too. Here are Five Primary Stressors and Must-Do's to Provide Support to your Child … [Read more...] about Want to Help Your Child with Their ADHD and Anxiety?
I have been supporting youth and families touched by ADHD for twenty-plus years. One of the biggest changes in my practice during the pandemic has been the dramatic increase in referrals from parents concerned about their teens and young adults who are engaging in addictive behaviors. Several … [Read more...] about ADHD and Addiction: 5 Ways to Help Your Loved one Make Better Choices
Striking the right balance of support with young-adults during their post-secondary years is tricky business. For one, our society is chock-full of “shoulds” and “shouldn’ts” when it comes to launching young-adults. And yet each young-adult has unique areas of brilliance and room for growth. So … [Read more...] about How to Support Young Adults with ADHD
Setting clear boundaries is one of the hardest and most important parenting skills to develop. When you add ADHD to the mix, it becomes even more challenging and necessary. This is because kids with ADHD have difficulty putting on the brakes. In fact, I would bet that parents raising children … [Read more...] about How To Set Boundaries With Your ADHD Child