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Neurofeedback- Train your Brain!

Neuro-feedback for ADHD  ADHD is a brain-based disorder, meaning that those who experience symptoms of ADHD are experiencing a level of dysregulation in their brain circuitry. When a child has trouble concentrating in history class or a co-worker at work cannot seem to remember to get things in on time, this is not an act of …

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Play Therapy for ADHD

Therapy for Children vs Adults Childen and adults process events and experience emotions differently. Adults who go through traumatic events or struggle with mental health disorders would benefit from therapy sessions such as CBT or psychodynamic therapy. Sitting in a chair and having a whole forty-five minutes to delve into your innermost thoughts and worries …

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Nature Therapy for ADHD

Restorative Effects of Nature  Being out in the fresh open air is known to be beneficial for the mind, body, and soul. After being inside all day or even for a few hours, stepping out when the weather is warm can be a magical feeling. Sometimes you need to take that run or sit in …

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Early signs of ADHD

How Do You know Your Child has ADHD? ADHD, a brain-based disorder, beginning in childhood.  While many adults do get diagnosed with ADHD, in most cases it is diagnosed in elementary school-aged children. The main three symptoms to look out for in ADHD include inattention- trouble focusing hyperactivity- constant movement, fidgeting, and restlessness impulsiveness- not …

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder-

Every class has its clown, the mischievous little boy or girl who loves to disobey the teacher to amuse the rest of the students. Children have their “tough moments”, where they tantrum in the street over a toy and scream on top of their lungs to get what they want. These incidents, are normal for …

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Neurofeedback for Children with ADHD

Parents, are you fed up? Every year, it seems as though there is a new statistic showing how ADHD diagnoses are increasing in the United States. Now that we know more about the disorder, it is easier to pinpoint the symptoms and intervene with children experiencing inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Medication, mainly stimulants, is recommended as …

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Outgrowing ADHD … or growing into it?

ADHD across the life span About 1/3 of children who are diagnosed with ADHD are said to no longer meet criteria for it when they reach adulthood. Still, this leaves a majority of the children diagnosed with ADHD, experiencing the symptoms throughout their life time. Children with more severe impairments or co-morbid conditions (such as …

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