Another Side of ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: It’s a diagnosis that most Americans are familiar with. Clinicians look for signs of hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and impulsivity when diagnosing an individual. Yet that is a very limited picture of what a person with ADHD might be experiencing. Less understood symptoms include an interest-based nervous system, emotional hyperarousal, and rejection sensitivity. Such challenges can obviously affect … Read More

Watching the News May Be Stressing You Out

At Therapeutic Partners, its something we hear often; a tragic event on the news or natural disaster has the power to disturb our daily lives significantly. In extreme cases, watching upsetting news can even create symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder or vicarious trauma. Symptoms of news-induced stress could range from difficulty sleeping, excessive worry, to irritability. While we don’t have … Read More