Category Archives: Neurofeedback

9 Ways to Tame Hyperactivity and Impulsivity

Posted on November 9, 2017

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)

Wohoo! My ADHD book won the GOLD!

Posted on April 17, 2017

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)

Are You Sure It’s Really ADHD?

Posted on June 14, 2016

Do you wonder if your child or teen or your client has ADHD or have they already been diagnosed with ADHD?  There are many things that mimic the symptoms of ADHD and many that can increase the symptoms. It is impossible to make an accurate diagnosis of ADHD without all the facts. Often, clients have(read more)

Depressed? 7 Non-Drug Options That Work

Posted on September 15, 2014

If you are like most people there have been times in your life when you felt down, sad, and depressed.  Typically this feeling is short lived and passes pretty quickly.  But when it doesn’t go away and hangs around for too long, then you may be dealing with an episode of major depression. Major depression(read more)

ADHD: Are medications the only answer?

Posted on September 30, 2013

My daughter was first diagnosed with ADHD when she was in grade school by her pediatrician.  When I asked him about treatment options he said that the only treatment was stimulant medications.  This was before I became a psychotherapist so I trusted his guidance and put her on a variety of stimulant medications spanning a(read more)

5 Myths About Depression

Posted on September 16, 2013

During the past 20 years many clients have come to me for help with depression.  So many of them not only feel deeply depressed but also feel like their depression is their fault or is because they are a ‘loser’.  To make matters worse, many of their family members tell them to ‘just snap out(read more)

5 Reasons ADHD Can Stress You Out

Posted on June 18, 2013

If you or someone you love has ADHD you have probably already seen how stressful life with ADHD can be.  Why is it so stressful?  The classic symptoms of ADHD include poor concentration, poor organization, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. These often lead to feelings of stress because of the obstacles these may put in the way(read more)