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

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)

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)