Recently, I received an email newsletter from an ADHD coach. This wheel was part of a graphic that asked parents to consider how they felt in each of these areas of parenting. The other wheel in the graphic was excellent and I thoroughly agree with the components in there which included: consistent parenting, effective consequences, … Continue reading What to do and not do with your son with ADHD
Most boys don't have the language to articulate social anxiety and given that boys don't talk about social anxiety They typically think they are the only one who has it. I was using this visual to help a 15-year-old understand that he has the ability to manage his social anxiety.
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A conversation I had this week with an 11-year old who I was meeting for the first time. We'll call him "Jeff". Me: Here's the deal, when you come here I'm not going to ask you how you're feeling every week or ask you to talk about feelings. If you want to talk about … Continue reading Why therapy doesn’t work for most boys