ADHD Counseling: reward system

This article describes research on how a stimulant medication, methylphenidate, impacts certain areas of human brain, providing ADHD reward. “… in those with ADHD, neurons in the brain release less dopamine – a ‘feel-good’ neurotransmitter involved in reward-motivated behavior – … Read more

ADHD Counseling: diagnosed midlife

Many of my clients get their ADHD diagnosis in midlife, after working hard for decades to cope with various ADHD or ADD symptoms at work, at home, in relationships, in financial dealings. Getting this diagnosis at this life stage can … Read more

ADHD: exercise as medication

Regular sleep, meals, and exercise are three really-important factors for people with ADHD. Daily exercise is as critical as medication in the overall well-being. “Research shows that physical activity sparks real, positive changes in the brain that increase attention and … Read more

ADHD Counseling: finding a therapist

Here is a good article that describes what kind of a therapist to look for and what kind to avoid, if you are struggling with ADHD. “You don’t need a disciplinarian, a blamer, or a comforter. You need a therapist … Read more

Financial Therapy: trouble saving

Here is a short article with diagrams and charts showing where Americans spend their money and hwo they have trouble saving. The article also highlights why it is so hard to save for many – https://www.marketwatch.com/story/where-does-it-all-go-heres-a-breakdown-of-how-americans-spend-their-money-2019-10-10 How Elaine Korngold Can … Read more

ADHD Counseling: Bullet Journal

Many clients with ADHD or procrastination challenges find bullet journals to be helpful. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the information out there on bullet journals. I recommend focusing on just 3 things: 1) Leave the first 10 pages … Read more