What are some of the adjustments that teens and young adults are making in the pandemic? Teens and young adults are making many, many adjustments recently. Not only are they unable to see their friends and connect in familiar surrounding, but they are also facing … Continue reading Teens and Young Adults in the Pandemic
If you are tired of hearing about how you and your family need to bounce back again as 2021 (and 2022) perpetuates the same problems as 2020, you are not alone. One mother of a fifteen year-old boy with ADHD and dyslexia who hates virtual … Continue reading Beyond ADHD Pandemic Burnout: How to help your family regroup and find strength
Do you ever notice how your heart races in similar ways when you’re anxious and when you’re excited? The energy courses through your body and brain, and you feel a type of exhilaration. Of course, it’s more negative for anxiety and more positive for excitement. … Continue reading How to Transform Anxiety in Kids with ADHD to Excitement
Thriving in the New Normal: How COVID-19 has Affected Alternative Learners and Their Families and Implementing Effective, Creative Therapeutic Interventions This article has been accepted for publication in Smith College Studies in Social Work, Volume 91, 2021 – Issue 1, published by Taylor & Francis. … Continue reading Smith College Studies in Social Work: Thriving in the New Normal
It’s January. It’s Cold and grey with snow coming this week and spring is at least two months away. We’ve all got the winter blues and this year, if you add on the element of COVID, the blues just seem much worse. So, what do … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: 4 Essential Coping Tools for Winter COVID Blues
The teen years see remarkable (and sometimes jarring) development in the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain responsible for emotions — regulating your own and tuning into the emotions of others. Here, learn how to help your adolescent better “read” and understand how other … Continue reading ADDitude: “Q: How Can I Teach Empathy to My 15-Year-Old?”
First it was the pandemic, now political unrest. With all of these unsettling events, how do we talk to our kids about what’s going on when we’re upset or unsure ourselves? Dr. Sharon Saline joins us for the discussion. Click logo below to read more.
Even though it’s 2021, not much seems that different than a week ago. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to change all of our lives in ways we could never have imagined a year ago. For older teens and young adults, the markers of how you’ve defined yourself–school, music, … Continue reading Psychology Today: ADHD and Focus: How to improve flow and attention in a distracted 2021 COVID world