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
Hyperactivity and impulsivity are the hallmark symptoms of the hyperactive/impulsive type of ADHD. Children, teens and adults with hyperactivity move constantly and often have trouble sitting still. They may annoy their classmates, coworkers or their family with their fidgeting, constant motion and unconscious noises. They interrupt others, have trouble waiting for their turn and do(read more)
Written on November 9, 2017 at 4:38 pm
Categories: ADHD, Articles, Business/Workplace, Mindfulness, Neurofeedback, Parenting, Self Regulation
Tags: ADHD, adhd treatment, hyperactivity, impulsivity, Mindfulness, non-medication options for ADHD
Mindfulness Skills for Kids: Card Deck and 3 Card Games. The card deck provides 52 fun exercises and practices to help kids calm their mind and body, pay attention, become more self-aware, feel happier and confident, connect with others and have fun. The deck can be used as individual exercises, or as card games (based(read more)
Written on September 18, 2017 at 3:45 pm
Categories: ADHD, Anxiety, Mindfulness, Parenting, Products, Self Regulation, Stress
Tags: ADHD, Mindfulness, Mindfulness Card Deck, Mindfulness Card Games, Mindfulness Skills for Children, Mindfulness Skills for Kids
Do you experience performance anxiety? Does your anxiety increase when you are on the spot such as when you are speaking, taking a test, or giving a presentation or a performance? Do you sweat, tremble, get a dry mouth, or feel nauseas? Does your heart race? Then you may have performance anxiety. Use the checklist(read more)
Written on July 10, 2017 at 12:06 pm
Categories: Anxiety, Business/Workplace, Fear, Mindfulness, Peak Performance, Stress, Success
Tags: anxiety, fear of public speaking, Mindfulness, Performance anxiety, stress, stress at work, success at work, test anxiety
Get focused, the mindful way! In Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD, Debra Burdick, an award-winning, #1 best-selling author and clinical social worker offers powerful skills based in mindfulness and neuroscience to help teens succeed in all areas of life—at home, in school, with friends, and beyond! As if being a teen wasn’t tough enough, attention(read more)
I am sooo excited and delighted that my book, ADHD: Non-medication Treatments & Skills for Children and Teens won the GOLD award in psychology in the 29th annual Benjamin Franklin awards. Over 150 librarians, booksellers, and design and editorial experts – most of whom have decades of book industry experience – judge the books submitted(read more)
Recent Comments by Debra Burdick
- February 6, 2018 on How I averted claustrophobia during an MRI exam. Mindfulness skills saved the day!
- December 7, 2017 on 10 Signs Of Stress Overload
- November 25, 2017 on 9 Ways to Tame Hyperactivity and Impulsivity
- November 23, 2017 on How I averted claustrophobia during an MRI exam. Mindfulness skills saved the day!
- November 22, 2017 on Got Performance Anxiety?