Psychological Evaluation 101: ADHD

One of the most common referral questions I get for psychological evaluations is for ADHD, so I thought I would speak a bit about what an evaluation for ADHD looks like. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder, meaning that the brain of a person with ADHD has structural differences compared to a brain that doesContinue reading “Psychological Evaluation 101: ADHD”

ADHD Online Presents: Managing Behavioral Issues in Parenting Kids with ADHD

Thank you again to the wonderful people at ADHD Online for allowing me to present on parenting kids with ADHD! If you weren’t able to view it live, or you want to watch it again, the video is available on Facebook. The slides from the presentation are also available for download. If you’re looking forContinue reading “ADHD Online Presents: Managing Behavioral Issues in Parenting Kids with ADHD”

ADHD Online Presents: ADHD And Sleep Hygiene

Friday night, I had another amazing opportunity to talk about ADHD with the people at ADHD Online. I spoke about sleep hygiene and how people with ADHD (and parents of kids with ADHD) can help create and maintain structure to get rest they need. The presentation is available for free here. The slides can beContinue reading “ADHD Online Presents: ADHD And Sleep Hygiene”

ADHD Online Presents: ADHD And Autism

Last night, I did a lecture on ADHD and Autism, the overlap between these two diagnoses, and what assessments look like. The talk also included an extensive Q&A with participants discussing how to handle different problem behaviors, how to decide whether medication is the right choice for you, and knowing when you want to getContinue reading “ADHD Online Presents: ADHD And Autism”

Thoughts On Self-Diagnosing

Many people struggle to acknowledge when they are having trouble with their mental health, and this happens for a few reasons. First, stigma about what it means to have mental illness can put people in denial about their symptoms. They don’t want to be labeled “crazy” or “unstable.” Second, mental health is health that relatesContinue reading “Thoughts On Self-Diagnosing”

Coming Soon: I Don’t Want to be Bad

I am excited to announce that I’ve decided to self-publish my manuscript! I’ve been compiling worksheets and interventions that I use with kids and parents when the child has behavioral problems. I Don’t Want to be Bad helps parents understand their role in the child’s behavior and help the child learn to express and copeContinue reading “Coming Soon: I Don’t Want to be Bad”