Parents of kids and teens with ADHD often seek advice on managing oppositional behavior. What may start with a defiant “NO” can escalate into a tantrum quickly, taking a long time to subside. These explosions likely happen when kids feel both flooded and agitated. Neurodivergent … Continue reading Moving Past “NO” with The PAUSE Program for Defiant Kids and Teens with ADHD
Do you hate asking for help because it makes you look weak, helpless, or incompetent? Many adults with ADHD feel this way, and you’re not alone. You may think there’s shame in getting help because you’re worried about disappointing others or possibly failing. But when … Continue reading Why delegation is hard and how to ask for help with confidence
Dear Dr. Saline, Yesterday, I received a phone call from the school counselor about my daughter, age 12. She’s not completing her work in class, often forgets to turn in her homework, can’t recall directions, and spaces out during lessons. When she’s frustrated with an … Continue reading Ask Dr. Saline: What Does ADHD Look in Black and Brown Girls?
Dear Dr. Saline, What is the main skill to work on with someone to help with their executive functioning difficulties? Assuming they are not on meds. Sign-up for my newsletter + Free Handout | Ask Dr. Saline From Dr. Saline Dear M: When I … Continue reading Ask Dr. Saline: How Do I Build New Skills with Executive Functioning Difficulties?
Planning for The Future with ADHD In this webinar, I address the common concern that children with ADHD don’t effectively “see” and plan for the future, making them miss deadlines and opportunities. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Join my newsletter community … Continue reading How to Encourage Future Thinking in Kids & Teens with ADHD
Multitasking is a Myth In this webinar, I explain why multitasking is a myth and how ADHD brains can more reliably and effectively get things done. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Join my newsletter community to learn more>>
Making ‘Good Enough’ Work for You In this webinar, I explain how to stop setting unreasonable standards, engaging in negative comparisons to others, and criticizing yourself for living with ADHD. You will learn how to understand and manage the root causes of perfectionism, examine the … Continue reading Perfectionism and ADHD: Making ‘Good Enough’ Work for You
Break The Stress-Overwhelm-Panic Cycle Do you feel a sense of stress as the year comes to a close? Maybe you feel this at the end of every week or before the weekend begins. Maybe you find yourself in this state every week before Monday arrives … Continue reading 4 Ways To Break The Stress-Overwhelm-Panic Cycle & Find A New State Of Calm
Drop the shame and build self-worth Do you dismiss a compliment or attribute success at your work to luck instead of your intelligence, creativity, or effort? Unfortunately, many adults (and kids) with ADHD have trouble accepting positive feedback about themselves. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest … Continue reading How People With ADHD Can Drop The Shame & Build Genuine Self-Worth
Do you hate asking for help? Many adults with ADHD feel this way, and you’re not alone. You may think there’s shame in getting help because you’re worried about disappointing others or possibly failing. Read More>> Read Dr. Saline’s latest blog post: Join my … Continue reading Why It’s So Hard To Ask For Help When You Have ADHD — And How To Get Over It