• ADHD Brain

    ADD, ADHD, or AD/HD, Which is it and Why So Many Names?

    When looking for information related to Adult ADHD, one will quickly find considerable information using terms such as ADD, ADHD, or even AD/HD. This creates a lot of confusion about the correct terminology and name of the disorder. The correct name is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). There are three subtypes of ADHD, primarily inattentive […]

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    Overview of CBT for Adult ADHD

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approaches for the treatment of Adult ADHD are designed to help people overcome deficits in executive functioning. Executive functions are critical for effective time management, organization, and planning. CBT also improves stress management, emotional regulation, and impulse control. CBT has been established as an effective treatment for adults with ADHD who suffer […]

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    Group Therapy for Adult ADHD

    Group Therapy for Adult ADHD has been shown to be very effective. It is fairly easy to find a support group for Adult ADHD in San Francisco, Menlo Park, and the Silicon Valley at large. However, it is nearly impossible to find goal oriented Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Skills Training groups for Adult ADHD.  Due […]

  • Adult ADHD Relationships

    Adult ADHD Relationships

    There is considerable information out there about adult ADHD relationships. Unfortunately, the bulk of this information focuses on the negative effects adult ADHD has on relationships. I think it is of equal importance to give some attention to how adult ADHD can actually prevent the person with ADHD from being empowered in their relationship. This […]

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    Couples Counseling San Francisco

    San Francisco and the surrounding areas (Silicon Valley, Berkeley, Menlo Park, Palo Alto etc.) are full of psychotherapists providing couples counseling. Unfortunately, there seems to be a large amount of therapists treating couples without adequate direction and focus on goals. It is very common for a couple to come to me with the same complaints […]

  • CBT and adult ADHD

    CBT and Adult ADHD

    There are a multitude of treatment approaches for adult ADHD. However, research has shown that a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Skills Training is most effective in the treatment of adult ADHD. It is important to note that ADHD is caused by an under stimulated portion of the brain, that in-turn leads to an underproduction […]