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December News!

Updated: Dec 12, 2022

Just a reminder: Todd and I are confirming that this coming week is the last week of sessions before the holiday break. If you need additional sessions between Dec. 12-17th, please see sign ups below or reach out to us via email or text so we can accommodate you. Please also let us know in advance if you need to cancel any sessions.

Kate 504-919-1833

Todd 415-302-1016

Sign ups:

Kate: Todd: We will be "off the grid" visiting with family Dec 18-Jan. 1 and will be starting sessions again on January 2nd, although we will be available by email if needed.

Additional notice:

Please note that we will be away Jan 18th-25th and will send a reminder as well as make up session sign ups closer to the date.

Looking ahead to 2023:

We will be updating our website over the break, so stay tuned for some new services we are offering.

Interested in learning about ADHD specifically in females?

Do you know someone who gets hurt feelings easily? Hyperfocuses? Struggles with anxiety, depression or struggles with impulse control? Whether it is you, a friend, student, child or grandchild, this might me a great webinar for you.

Previously recorded:

Monday, November 28, 2022: Keynote Address for AET 10:00 AM -- 1:00 PM PST In his discussion, Dr. Hinshaw will focus on the confluence of biological risk and environmental/contextual supports essential for understanding ADHD. Next, he will consider how ADHD exists and develops in girls and women. Far from the myth that ADHD is largely if not exclusively a “guy thing,” he will focus on the historical neglect of ADHD in females – and highlight lifespan findings from the Berkeley Girls with ADHD Longitudinal Study to examine the high risk that girls with ADHD incur for depression, low achievement, self-harm, and unplanned pregnancy as they traverse adolescence and adulthood. Included will be important information about the high rates of stigma that are still attached to people with ADHD, especially girls and women. Dr. Hinshaw will conclude with a review of evidence-based treatments for ADHD, along with information on interventions that are often touted but don't meet the evidentiary standards needed.

Stephen Hinshaw, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Department Chair from 2004 to 2011. He is also a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Hinshaw’s work focuses on developmental psychopathology, clinical interventions with children and adolescents (particularly mechanisms underlying therapeutic change), and mental illness stigma. He has directed research programs and conducted clinical trials and longitudinal studies for boys and—more recently—for girls with inattention and impulse-control problems (who often express many comorbid disorders).

May we suggest a podcast?

Check out The Reading Teacher's Lounge. There are some great topics discussed and resources offered:

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