Co-Occurring Conditions

Co-Occurring Conditions

Tips to Reduce or Eliminate Anxiety

Anxiety is a physiological response related to a perceived danger and worried, negative thinking. Basic fight or flight responses are triggered from worries and these reactions are usually disproportionate to the concern at hand. Worry can be productive or poisonous. Productive worry is worry about … Continue reading Tips to Reduce or Eliminate Anxiety

What to Do When Your Child is Scared of the Dark

Monsters? Creepy noises? Frequent insomnia? Many children with and without ADHD struggle with going to bed, being in a dark room and falling asleep. Of course, it’s normal to be frightened of unfamiliar things. it’s also common for some kids with ADHD to struggle to … Continue reading What to Do When Your Child is Scared of the Dark

Why Do I Cry So Easily? Experts Break Down the Reasons Behind Your Tears

According to Dr. Sharon Saline, the effort it may take you to ward off sadness, anxiety, bad news, or something that disturbs you could be compromised when you’re stressed. “When the body is dealing with these strong feelings, the feeling brain takes over the thinking brain and … Continue reading Why Do I Cry So Easily? Experts Break Down the Reasons Behind Your Tears

One37pm: The Worrier’s Guide to Success

Often “worrier” has a negative connotation. And because of that, many entrepreneurs may see themselves not as worriers but as strategizers or problem solvers, says Sharon Saline, Psy.D., psychologist and author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew.

Helping Kids with ADHD get more ZZZZ’s

If your son or daughter has trouble going to sleep, you are not alone. There are several issues that complicate going to sleep for kids with ADHD. Some kids are sensitive to the medication they take and it can negatively impact their ability to drift … Continue reading Helping Kids with ADHD get more ZZZZ’s

TADD 2018- Overcoming anxiety so you live more confidently

Sharon Saline, Psy.D., clinical psychologist and author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life, specializes in working with kids, young adults and families living with ADHD, learning disabilities and mental health issues. Her … Continue reading TADD 2018- Overcoming anxiety so you live more confidently

ADHD Support Talk Radio: Turning down the Volume on Anxiety with Adult ADHD

Dr. Sharon Saline discusses why adults with ADHD ADD often struggle with anxiety and offers new ways to think about anxiety.  ADHD Support Talk Radio Anxiety is a common struggle for adults with ADHD, and the effects can be debilitating in both our personal and … Continue reading ADHD Support Talk Radio: Turning down the Volume on Anxiety with Adult ADHD

The Bright and Quirky Child Summit: Fostering Resilience for Kids with Anxiety

Dr. Saline is one of the experts included in this online summit about bright kids with focus, learning, social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. The Bright & Quirky Child Summit: “Fostering Resilience for Kids with Anxiety”  

Attention Magazine: Worried & Preoccupied-Five Ways You Can Reduce Anxiety and Live More Confidently

In today’s world, where bad news travels the globe in seconds online, people seem more anxious than ever. Read Worried and Preoccupied: Five Ways You Can Reduce Anxiety and Live More Confidently (June 2018)

ImpactADHD: Fostering Resilience for Kids with Anxiety

According to Dr. Saline, anxiety is a physiological response to worry. The primitive part of the brain gets frightened – as if there’s a tiger at the door of the cave. Once triggered, the amygdala takes over the brain with a basic response: fight or … Continue reading ImpactADHD: Fostering Resilience for Kids with Anxiety

ADDitude Magazine: How Can We Teach Our Emotional, Anxious Tween to Calm Herself?

Could the loss of a loved one spark emotional outbursts and runaway anxiety attacks in a tween with ADHD? Dear Teen Parenting Coach Dr. Sharon Saline explains how puberty can exacerbate poor emotional regulation, and how parents can help children struggling with scary and overpowering … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: How Can We Teach Our Emotional, Anxious Tween to Calm Herself?

Manage Anxiety in Your ADHD Kids

This month’s blog is actually an interview that I had with the team at ImpactADHD. com. It focuses on building resilience and competency as a way to help ADHD kids manage their anxiety.  Check it out!  http://impactadhd.com/manage-emotions-and-impulses/kids-with-anxiety/

Using Technology as Friend Not Foe

Everybody needs reminders sometimes. Children and teens with ADHD seem to need more reminders than other youngsters and often feel like they are being nagged. Technology, although a frequent source of distraction, can be extremely helpful in providing kids with ADHD the cues they need … Continue reading Using Technology as Friend Not Foe