Adult ADHD

 Adult ADHD is not what people think it is. ADHD is not just about being "hyper" or "spacey" - it is much more than that.  ADHD involves some common core problems, (such as issues with executive functioning (planning, memory, flexibility), and emotion regulation), but also impacts each person individually. While I am trained and licensed as a Professional Counselor, I am currently also training to be an ADHD Coach. ADHD coaching is a collaborative process wherein/whereby we take a nonclinical/nontherapeutic approach to identifying how ADHD manifests in a person’s life, how it is holding us back, and how we can develop strategies to mitigate.

I will offer more information here soon, but in the meantime, below are some links to national resources:


Dr. Russell Barkley presents an in-depth overview of Adult ADHD backed by factual studies. Celebrity designer and ADHD spokesperson Ty Pennington (Extreme Home Makeover) shares his personal experiences with Adult ADHD.

As many as 10 million adults could have Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, otherwise known as ADHD. Its symptoms can be deceptive, and if you have the condition, it can take over your life.

Dr Russell Barkley emphasizes how ADHD inhibits the ability to regulate emotions. He goes on to illustrate how poor emotional regulation has damaging effects in social interaction between people with ADHD and those without. Please support our cause by visiting our website www.adhdlifeproject.org !

Stephen is a Senior Directing major at Carnegie Mellon. He is also the current President of Carnegie Mellon's Film Club. He recently completed his Thesis Project within the School of Drama: a production of Mac Wellman's "A Murder of Crows."

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. A personal understanding of ADHD is an enlightening source of understanding what it is to live in a hyperlink-enriched world of information. Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and similar media create a highly multifaceted, multidirectional information environment well suited to the ADHD mind.

(Visit: http://seminars.uctv.tv/) Nora D. Volkow, MD discusses attention deficit and motivation deficit disorder. Series: "MIND Institute Lecture Series on Neurodevelopmental Disorders" [Show ID: 23414]

William Dodson, M.D.., explains why stimulants are the treatment of choice for ADHD.

Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., MBA, explains how adults with ADHD can “see” time by externalizing it and “feel” time by building motivation.