MelissaOrlov's blog

Dual ADHD couples can thrive, but they do have some different challenges to keep in mind.  Here are my top tips when both of you have ADHD.

Taxes are the ultimate in BORING, and also take lots of organizational effort.  This means they are not easy for many with ADHD to tackle.  Here are some tips for tackling the backlog…and being on time in the future.

 

There is a lot of incorrect information about ADHD treatment on the internet.  Effect size can help you sort through the claims to understand what’s proven to work and, more importantly, how likely one treatment is to work vs. another.

There’s more to learn, but we do know quite a bit about how different treatments for ADHD stack up.  Here is athe lowdown on what works, and how it compares to other treatments.  I also write about what doesn't work, as well.

Adults who might have ADHD often have mixed feelings about seeking an evaluation.  Some are concerned about being blamed for marital problems, others about confronting difficult feelings such as shame about past performance.  Here’s why it’s worth it, anyway.

Emotional obstacles are a very big deal in ADHD procrastination.  These two fun and fast-paced videos from How to ADHD tell you why, and what to do about it.

While counselors and authors have focused on the unique problems that women with ADHD face, few have spoken specifically about the issues that men who have ADHD face in their relationships.

A lot of couples I work with have been curious about the idea of Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD), wondering if the ADHD partner in their relationship might have it. Dr. William Dodson is giving a free seminar on the topic on May 23, 2019.

CBD oil is getting a lot of buzz as a possible treatment for adult ADHD.  Don't jump on the bandwagon until you read this.

Dr. Ned Hallowell is doing a documentary about ADHD and is looking for women who have not yet been diagnosed, but think they might have ADHD.  If you would like to be filmed for his documentary, then please contact his assistant, Dianne, to see if you might qualify.  You can reach her at [email protected].  The producers will screen you to see if you are appropriate for their project.

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