Posts Tagged ‘Family Matters’

A Functional Family

Life Tree Counseling Kathleen Mills

Is family happiness for real? Can family life really be described as “fun”? Attitudes, conflicts, personality differences, and outside stresses can all be factors to make family life less than idealistic. Yet some would say: “Family is like music, some high notes, some low notes, but always a beautiful song.” “Family…like branches on a tree, we…

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Informing Kids About ADD and ADHD

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

“I knew as a kid that I was different from my classmates, but I didn’t know how I was different.”  People who are diagnosed as Adult ADHD often share this memory from childhood.  Unfortunately, with incomplete information, these people often have suffered anxiety, loneliness, helplessness, and low self-esteem.  Learning about ADD and ADHD and the…

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Understanding ADD and ADHD: Family Life

Life Tree Counseling Pat Murray

It is time for ADD and ADHD to come out of the shadows. When someone in a family is dealing with ADD or ADHD, everyone in the family benefits from information and understanding about ADD and ADHD.  With awareness of what behaviors are controllable and what are beyond self-discipline, inaccurate assumptions of intentions can be…

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