For teens with ADHD, life can be quite difficult. The inability to focus, coupled with restlessness and even impulsiveness can cause severe social and academic problems. According to a recent post by additude.com, America’s teens are severely impacted by this...
It can be difficult to motivate your teenager, especially if she’s struggling with ADHD. “ADHD acts as a magnifying glass, intensifying each challenge that a teen faces. Instead of approaching head on the demands and pressure they face from parents...
When scientists initially proposed neurofeedback as a potential technique for treating ADHD, some healthcare professionals were skeptical. Nowadays, this approach has proved highly effective in helping teens with this condition improve focus. In a recent post by additudemag.com, Vincent Monastra...
What is ADHD? Parenting a teenager with ADHD can be a daily struggle. “Teens with ADHD may be hyperactive, act impulsive, or struggle to sit still or pay attention.” These symptoms range from mild to severe. Symptoms of Teens with...
Have you ever wondered how an ADHD scale works? How exactly do mental health professionals determine if your child or adolescent has ADHD? But most importantly, how much can we rely on modern medicine’s evaluation tools? As a concerned parent,...
Animal therapy reduces ADHD symptoms in teens. Researchers from UCI School of Medicine found that, “children with ADHD who received canine assisted intervention (CAI) experienced a reduction in inattention and an improvement in social skills.” The CAI group also found...
Tim Jones has spent the last couple of decades working with families seeking help for children struggling with behavioral and emotional challenges. In the past few years he has toured the country with his family and visited several amazing therapeutic programs. When he's not working with families, you can find Tim on the golf course or reading a book.
Katie Smith has over 15 years of experience working with struggling families with troubled teens. She completed her graduate work in psychology at Baylor University where she studied about the benefits of therapeutic programs. She loves to be outdoors and spend her time with her 12 year old daughter.
Sarah Brown has a background in psychology and social work from West Virginia University. She has always been passionate about helping families and struggling teens. Her main focus is the familial structure and how it impacts teen behavior. In her personal time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, doing yoga, and gardening.
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