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Lists Are Your Friend

  By Guest Blogger Alyssa Lee, MRC, CRC, LPC Intern Supervised by Dulce Torres, LPC-S Minimize Stress and Maximize Enjoyment The holidays are full of fun, excitement, and (unfortunately) a litany of things to do. For a person with ADHD, preparing for the holidays...

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Parents: Goal Setting With Your ADHD Teen

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Carr, LPC, NCC from ResourcED Student Support Services   This post speaks to my parents of teenagers with ADHD, who often initiate counseling because they’re at the end of their metaphorical rope trying to help their kiddo get back on...

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New Challenges Even As Old Ones Are Resolved

When a "Good News" Diagnosis Means "Bad News" for the Relationship By Guest Author: Gina Pera We call ADHD a "good news" diagnosis. That's because it offers not only a long-elusive rational explanation for vexing behavior but also effective treatment strategies.  So,...

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Executive Functions Make A Difference

  By Guest Blogger Paula Donnelly, MEd, LPC Executive function skills refer to the management area of the brain which performs tasks and solve problems. The CEO of the brain. We all have management areas which are stronger.  And areas which are less developed....

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Parent Coaching

Avant-Garde Counseling & Coaching Center is committed to families. We want families with ADHD children to flourish. Parent training is an important step in supporting and encouraging our families.

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Counseling

We specialize in anxiety and depression counseling services to adults, marriages, young adults and teenagers.  We also have a child play therapist on staff to address the unique needs of our young children.

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ADHD or ADD Coaching

Avant-Garde is on the leading edge of strategies and tools to enhance the lives of individuals with ADHD or ADD. We form a partnership with you and customize solutions to mitigate the specific executive function challenges you are experiencing.

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It Doesn’t Rain Forever & Neither Does Anxiety

Worry is a normal emotion.  Children worry about starting school, the dark or making new friends.  Adults worry about speaking in public, first dates or being around people.  However, when does worry become a problem? As with many disorders, the critical first step is...

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Suddenly a New Perspective In Your Life

Journaling Is A Powerful Tool.  The benefits of writing a journal may be unintentional but profound. This ancient tool has been around for centuries and has helped us learn about our history, our families and ourselves. Journal Writing Ideas Journaling is not just...

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