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Tapping into Your ADD/ADHD Treausres

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Jan
2013
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Your ADD/ADHD Treasures Await Recently at a party I attended, I found myself in a conversation with a grandfather who insisted his grandson’s ADD was going to destroy the child’s life. No matter how many times I tried to have him understand that having...

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Peace in Reflection & Hope in the New Year

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Dec
2012
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As we head into the last week of December 2012, during therapy and in my blog, I thought it might be positive to reflect on the choices we make. My work this week has been filled with much of the following: positive reviews of the year’s progress...

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Anxiety & Depression During the Holiday Season – Part II

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Dec
2012
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Holiday lights twinkle red, white and green, but what can you do when you’re feeling blue. Fight your depression. Don’t let the Holiday Blues get you down. In Part I, we listed tried and true tips that will keep you feeling cheery. Here are 6...

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Anxiety & Depression During the Holiday Season―Part I

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Nov
2012
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The holidays are hard, just plain hard for so many people. While it may appear to you that your neighbors and co-workers and passersby are reveling in the holiday spirit and having a jolly good time, the reality of the effects of the season...

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Dealing with Parenting When You Are ADD/ADHD – Part 2

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Nov
2012
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Six More Tips to Follow Last Week’s Blog to Help Parents Manage Their Own ADD/ADHD Organize the night before. Why stress in the morning when you can find a solution the night before? It may seem like a hassle to organize the night before,...

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Dealing with Parenting When You’re ADD/ADHD

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Nov
2012
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When most people think about ADD/ADHD they often think about “the children.”  But those children grow up and have more children. Then what happens? We have moms and dads who struggle with their own lives as they raise another generation. I see parents trying...

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Partner A.D.D Blues-Pay Attention to Me

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Nov
2012
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“Love is blind, marriage is the eye-opener.” – Pauline Thomason  And A.D.D. is the microscope, exposing unforseen problems. Many clients who request my relationship counseling services do so because they’re dealing with issues that stem from having an A.D.D. partner. Here is a typical...

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ADD Couples: Managing the Anxiety

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Oct
2012
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Relationships fulfill our lives, bring enrichment…and sometimes stress.  Add to the mix a scenario where one or both partners has/have ADD, and relationship issues can lead to heightened anxiety. Take, for example, an ADD partner who may be feeling anxious over not completing tasks,...

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ADD/ADHD & Texting Turmoil

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Oct
2012
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Texting, who doesn’t do it? For the person with ADD/ ADHD this can spell disaster. Did you know that texting can cause sleep issues, which can lead to memory processing problems? I watched a news story (aired on CBS New York on 2/28/11) that...

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Anxiety Treatment-Personal Experiences

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Sep
2012
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I often have clients ask me if I’ve ever “sat on the couch.” They ask me how I stay sane in a world that can feel chaotic. “Robin, have you ever experienced the problem I’m having? Have you ever sought anxiety treatment?” These questions...

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