Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD : a Skill-Building Workbook to Help You Focus and Succeed.

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can affect teens in many ways-from poor performance in school to difficulties with family and friends. In Mindfulness for Teenswith ADHD, a clinical social worker offers a skills based approach using mindfulness and neuroscience to help teens with ADHD...

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Author / Creator:Burdick, Debra.
Imprint:Oakland : New Harbinger Publications, 2017.
Description:1 online resource (234 pages)
Language:English
Series:Instant help book for teens
Instant help book for teens.
Subject:Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Behavior disorders in adolescence.
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Behavior disorders in adolescence.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11676779
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Other authors / contributors:Honos-Webb, Lara.
ISBN:9781626256262
1626256268
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9781626256255
9781626258051
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Digital file characteristics:text file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary:Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can affect teens in many ways-from poor performance in school to difficulties with family and friends. In Mindfulness for Teenswith ADHD, a clinical social worker offers a skills based approach using mindfulness and neuroscience to help teens with ADHD successfully navigate all the areas of their life-whether that includes making good choices, completing tasks, increasing academic success, excelling in sports, driving safely, getting enough sleep, managing stress, or more.
Other form:Print version: Burdick, Debra. Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD : A Skill-Building Workbook to Help You Focus and Succeed. Oakland : New Harbinger Publications, ©2017 9781626256255
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword; A Letter to Teens with ADHD; A Letter to Parents of Teens with ADHD; A Letter to Professionals; Section 1: Being Mindful About Your ADHD; 1. What Is Mindfulness and Why Should You Care?; 2. Being Mindful of How ADHD Shows Up in Your Life; 3. What Do You Need Help With?; 4. Setting Your Intention; Section 2: Mindfulness at Home and School; 5. Mindfulness of Your Contribution to the Family; 6. Organizing Your Space; 7. Getting Things Done on Time; 8. How Long Can You Stay On Task?; 9. Are You Hyperactive?; 10. You Can Improve Your Concentration.
  • 11. Organizing Your Schoolwork12. Calming Your Test Anxiety; Section 3: Getting Along with Yourself and Others; 13. How's Your Mood Today?; 14. Relaxation Breath to Calm and Improve Your Mood; 15. Changing the Channel on Negative or Anxious Thoughts; 16. De-stressing Instantly; 17. Noticing Your Surroundings and Situation; 18. Body Surfing to Calm and Center Yourself; 19. A Core Mindfulness Practice; 20. How Does Your Behavior Impact Others?; 21. Taming Your Inner Critic; 22. What Do You Like About Yourself?; 23. Why Do You Feel Irritable or Conflicted Around Your Parents?
  • 24. Becoming Responsible and Independent25. What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?; 26. What Makes a Good Friend?; 27. Why Do You Want to Hang Out with This Person?; 28. Social Skills for Connecting and Hanging Out; Section 4: How to Live a Healthy Life; 29. How Much Sleep Do You Need?; 30. Your Bedtime Routine; 31. Sleep Meditation to Calm Your Mind and Body; 32. Paying Attention When You Are Eating; 33. Making Healthy Choices About Drugs and Alcohol; 34. Driving Mindfully; Section 5: Creating Success; 35. Setting Your Intention to Succeed; 36. Mentally Rehearsing for Success.
  • 37. Finding a Part-Time Job38. Role-Playing the Interview; 39. What Is Expected of You at Work?; 40. Planning for Your Future; An Ending Note to Teens; Acknowledgments; References; About the Author.