Posts Tagged ‘ADHD Treatment’

Coping Skills: Hard Times Make Them Strong

Life Tree Counseling Kathleen Mills

“Don’t you know the seed would never grow if there were never showers? And though the rain might bring a little pain, just look at all the flowers. Don’t you fret now, child, don’t you worry The rain’s to help you grow, so don’t try to hurry the storm along The hard times make you…

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Understanding ADD and ADHD: A Case for Counseling

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

Although the use of medication can improve the identifying symptoms of ADD and ADHD—distractibility, impulsivity, and hyperactivity, it does not automatically correct patterns of behavior.  The impulsive tendency to interrupt or talk over other’s who are speaking can be a well-established behavioral pattern that will require  therapy in order to replace the disruptive behavior with…

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ADD and ADHD Causes and Affects | Carrollton, TX

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

ADD and ADHD: What Can You do to Help Your Child?  When we see our children struggling and suffering with the symptoms of ADD and ADHD, our first response is to think, “What can I do to help” my child.  Usually we jump into action immediately by trying to control the situation or attempting to…

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What Causes ADD and ADHD? | Addison, TX

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

Is It My Fault My Child Is ADHD? When we see our children struggling and suffering with the symptoms of ADD and ADHD, our first response is to think, “What can I do to help” my child.  Usually we jump into action immediately by trying to control the situation or attempting to diminish the emotional…

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ADHD From a Teacher’s Perspective | Part Two | Plano, TX

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

ADHD Persists Into Adulthood My earlier belief that ADHD did not persist into adulthood is not true. It does continue in about 65% to 80% of cases according to Russell A. Barkley, PhD., a leading researcher of ADHD in children and adults. As awareness has grown concerning adults with ADHD, DSM V released in May…

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ADHD at a Teacher’s View | Part One | Plano, TX

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

Observance of ADHD I have worked with children and young people with ADHD for many years. My perspective and opinions have evolved as I have observed my students over time.  Although I am in a large city, the school community where I worked for some time was in many ways like a small town. I…

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