adhd

You may have heard the term ADD (attention deficit disorder) and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Both are used to describe a pattern of inattention and impulsivity. ADHD is more commonly used by the medical community, whereas ADD is typically used by the general public. For the rest of this article, I will use ADD.

Typical Complaints That I Hear From My ADD Clients

  • Feeling overwhelmed by life and stuff
  • Disorganized
  • Always running late, no time awareness
  • Sense of shame – why can’t I keep up like others
  • Challenged by housework, meals, kids, activities and outside work
  • Starting projects but never finishing them

Often ADD Is Co-Morbid (Goes Along) With Other Conditions

  • Depression
  • Bi-polar disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Sleep issues
  • Dyslexia
  • Eating disorders

Ways We Can Work Together

  • Help you understand your ADD
  • Focus on new habit development
  • Help you change your behavior
  • Define goals for your life
  • Accountability
  • Set up systems and routines that work for you
  • Stay on track and finishing projects
  • Keeping things simple
  • Reduce clutter
  • User friendly storage solutions
  • Help you say “No” so you don’t take on too much
  • Daily self care – sleeping, eating, exercise and stress reduction