About: Debra Burdick

Debra Burdick, LCSW, BCN, also known as ‘The Brain Lady’, is an international expert on ADHD and Mindfulness. She is an award-winning, #1 best-selling author of: Mindfulness Skills Workbook, Mindfulness Skills for Kids and Teens, ADHD: Non-Medication Treatments and Skills for Children and Teens and Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD. She is an international speaker and retired psychotherapist and neurotherapist, who has been helping all ages thrive for over 30 years.

Recent Posts by Debra Burdick

3 Steps to Get an Accurate Diagnosis

Have you ever wondered if you or your family member received an accurate diagnosis? Have you ever been diagnosed with something only to discover later that it was something else?  Have you had treatment that wasn’t working and found out that the diagnosis was incorrect? Many illnesses have symptoms in common with one another and(read more)

Why We Should Laugh More

STUDIES SHOW LAUGHTER HELPS Studies show that laughter can be healing, both physically and emotionally. Most of us don’t laugh often enough especially when we feel stressed or ill. Norman Cousins demonstrated the power of laughter in his book Anatomy of an Illness. Cousins described laughter as creating an analgesic effect for the pain caused(read more)

Got Pain? 4 Steps to Shift It

Many years ago I had unremitting pain all over my body 24 hours a day for more than 15 years.  I was eventually diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and a combination of God answering my prayers for wellness, alternative treatments, meditation and Neurofeedback eventually helped me get well. As I experienced during those years, pain can be(read more)

How to Create the Life You Want This Year

Is your life working the way you want it to?  As you look back over the past year how do you feel about your life?  Are you content with how it felt? Can you imagine living your life differently, achieving more, loving more, having more fun, slowing down and being more mindful, or attracting more(read more)

Extreme Self-Care for the Holidays During COVID

This holiday season is unlike any I have ever experienced.  At a time when we typically gather with our families, we are being advised not to because the risk of spreading COVID-19 is too high.  When we usually fill the stores to buy gifts, we are being asked to stay home, wear masks when we(read more)