Getting Comfortable with Feeling Uncomfortable

More and more research is showing a growing number of post-secondary students having significant challenges with symptoms of anxiety and depression, an unhealthy level of a need for constant validation, and higher rates of parental involvement. More and more college freshman, seniors, and even graduate students are having their parents intervene in matters of their grades,… Continue reading Getting Comfortable with Feeling Uncomfortable

ADHD, Education, Parenting

ADHD: Is it or not?

Recently I read a statistic that nearly 11% of children in this nation have been diagnosed with ADHD.   That's almost 6.5 million kids!!  As a clinician, I have to think that this is huge!  Like something's-gone-awry huge because this is a dramatic increase in numbers.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that… Continue reading ADHD: Is it or not?