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They Are Not Being Difficult On Purpose

I have been trained to stop behaviors using rewards and consequences. It took a long time for me to understand that parenting from a misbehavior perspective is not getting anyone to change their behavior. Let's take a look to see if the source of the challenge is...

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Will Changing My Mindset REALLY Impact My Life?

Mindset is defined as "a particular way of thinking: a person's attitude or set of opinions about something". One of life's challenges is when you are"changing your mindset". Let me give you an example. What do you see when you look at this cavern picture? A new...

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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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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, on first dates, or being around people.  However, when does worry become a problem? As with many disorders, the critical first...

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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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Fresh Start For A Successful School Year

Every year our children have the chance to start the new school year with a fresh start.  Parents have the same opportunity - a fresh start.  How will this school year be different?  What tips and strategies will you use this school year? For most families, schedules...

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