Diagnosed with ADHD? How to Make the Most of the Results of Your ADHD Testing

ADHD, Testing and Assessment

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that is often diagnosed in childhood. However, it can persist into adulthood and may not be recognized until later in life. If you are looking for ADHD testing in Los Angeles or have recently received a diagnosis of ADHD as an adult, you may feel unsure of where to turn

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happy couple who resolve conflict without feelings of abandonment

Take a Time Out: How to survive relationship conflict without abandonment

Healthy Relationships

Having the skills to stay engaged when relationship conflict arises can feel impossible. Sometimes, you wish you could push the eject button as soon as another argument begins. You find yourself remaining silent, or saying whatever you feel will “ease the tension,” even just for a moment. You feel desperate to quickly resolve the tension in whatever way you can.  

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Therapist giving ADHD assessment to client with ADHD to diagnose ADHD and comorbid ADHD diagnoses

ADHD Often Comes with a Partner: How Comorbid ADHD Diagnoses May be Affecting Your Focus

ADHD, Managing emotions

Comorbid ADHD Diagnoses: What does it mean? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder with a high frequency of comorbid ADHD diagnoses. A decade ago, many psychologists worried that ADHD was being “over-diagnosed.” However, in recent years, psychological research has proven that almost 10% of the population has ADHD (6 million children: 9.8%, according to the CDC).

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EMDR Therapy Relies on One Really Simple Gimmick: An Understanding Therapist

Anxiety, EMDR, Managing emotions, Neurology

Maybe you’re wondering about how EMDR therapy can treat trauma. Trauma can negatively impact an individual’s life and well-being for years, even decades, after the traumatic event has passed. Trauma is a natural survival response to any life-threatening situation. If you’ve experienced trauma, you may notice how it seems to intrude into everyday situations. Trauma can impact: Our brains heal

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teen gender conversation with their parent

Teenager Gender And Sexuality Exploration: How To Have Constructive Conversations With Your Teen


How do I know if My Teenager is Exploring their Gender and Sexuality? Have you noticed your teenager experimenting with the they way they dress? How about trying out how it feels to identify with different pronouns? Are they exploring the way they express their gender on social media? If you have noticed your teenager experimenting with gender expression through

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