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

7 Mindfulness Skills to Help Urge Incontinence

Both men and women may experience urge incontinence for a variety of reasons. It affects about 25 million women and twice as many women as men.  I have experienced it periodically ever since my 9 pound 6 ounce baby was born 32 years ago. I have also noticed that it gets worse when I eat(read more)

Did You Forget Something?

I can’t tell you how often I leave the house without something I need to take with me.  Yup.  Even when I set it out where I will see it.  I come home and there it is sitting on the counter. Does this ever happen to you? Then what do you do?  Sometimes I remember(read more)

What’s the Most Important Thing to Pay Attention To?

Everyone gets distracted sometimes.  ADHD, anxiety and stress often make it even harder to pay attention and stay focused on what needs to be done. The first step in paying attention is to know what you should pay attention to. You can pay attention better when you practice naming what you need to pay attention(read more)

4 Steps to Finding Contentment

Recently I was asked what my purpose or mission is in life. At first, I said that throughout my career as a psychotherapist and neurotherapist my mission has been to help other people feel better and perform at their peak. But after some more thought I realized that my deeper mission is to experience contentment(read more)

My Journey Into Mindfulness

I was just interviewed by Wuf Shanti about my journey into Mindfulness and how I became an award-winning, best-selling author and mindfulness expert. Hint: it started when I got sick… In the interview I provide directions on how to do one of my favorite mindfulness skills which you can use every day to shift your(read more)