One Michigan Client’s Journey to Answering the Question: “Do I Have Adult ADHD?”


Little did Heather know that her quest to answer the question, “Do I have adult ADHD?” would result in a journey on the road less traveled.  Normally, such a journey starts by contacting one’s primary care physician about symptoms that are wreaking havoc on the job, in school or in relationships.  So what are we... Read More

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Why Choose a Licensed Psychologist as a LPC supervisor?


You’ve finally finished graduate school.  Yes!!  What a great accomplishment!  It’s always been your dream to be a licensed professional counselor (LPC).  You land a job at a local agency, but alas there is no one there that can supervise you so you are left to find a supervisor in the community. Luckily, the Tennessee... Read More

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Interrupting Impulsive Urges


Are you the type of person who – when you have a sudden urge to do something – acts on it immediately?  Do you tend to do things without giving much thought to how it might impact you or others? Has something bad or unfortunate happened as a result?  If so, then impulsivity may be... Read More

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“Blow Me Off, Blow A Minute”


If you are a parent of an AD/HD child how often have you felt like they have ignored you or blown you off when you asked them to do something whether it is taking out the garbage, feeding a pet, starting on homework or getting ready for bed?  It can be incredibly frustrating and sets the... Read More

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“Five More” for College Students with AD/HD


How many times have you been doing homework or completing an assignment or project for school only to experience the feeling that you just want to stop and do something fun or stimulating?  “I can’t do this anymore.  This is SOOOOOO boring!”  Playing video games, watching a Netflix show or checking out Snapchat or Instagram... Read More

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: What is It? How is it Diagnosed & Treated?

Attention DeficitHyperactivity Disorder

Check out my presentation entitled, “Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder” What is It? How is it Diagnosed & Treated?” that I delivered to parents at Barfield Elementary School on 4/3/18.

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College Students & AD/HD – Preparing for Success


It’s not the easiest thing to transition from high school to college – especially if you have AD/HD. The typical adjustments of developing new friendships, keeping track of time and schoolwork and establishing your own structure and routines poses different types of challenges for students with AD/HD. Here are some quick tips to set you... Read More

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Procrastination Solutions for AD/HD Kids


Oftentimes, kids procrastinate when they feel as though “the bar has been set too high” to accomplish a task – even when that’s not really the case.  Many parents find themselves getting into “tugs of war” with their kids – parents trying to coax their kids to get to work and kids resisting their efforts... Read More

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LPC in Transition: Working Through the Rough Patch


In my role as a clinical supervisor, I supervise counselors who have recently graduated from their graduate programs and are on the road to becoming licensed professional counselors (LPC). Many of them feel as though they’re in limbo because they have to be supervised for two years before they can get licensed and obtain jobs... Read More

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PPJ 030: Cindy Norton – Private Practice Journey Discoveries this Month!


On this episode of the Private Practice Journeys podcast, Cindy Norton, a licensed marriage and family therapist associate, discusses what new and exciting things have happened in her practice since last month.  Give it a listen and find out why you’ll want to follow these therapists on their journeys into private practice!  Get the show... Read More

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