For those who have been diagnosed with adult ADHD, this book will help them overcome the challenges and find fulfillment in taking the practical steps needed to achieve their goals. In easy-to-master lessons, ADHD specialists Abigail Levrini and Frances Prevatt offer realistic, proven, and unique daily strategies to help readers succeed with adult ADHD. Each chapter contains checklists, worksheets, and Start Reading/Stop Reading reminders to help them break down large jobs, such as organizing their space, studying effectively, or listening to their partner, into manageable tasks. They'll learn how to identify the right treatments and support for their lifestyle and find strategies for handling emotional roadblocks such as stress, anxiety, depression, and fear of failure. This dynamic and interactive text will become an indispensable aid in helping them to translate their goals into reality and succeed with adult ADHD.
About the Author
Abigail Levrini, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and owner of Psych Ed Coaches, a northern Virginia/DC-based private practice specializing in ADHD coaching and cognitive-behavioral treatment. Dr. Levrini has presented her research and coaching model at professional settings throughout the country and frequently lectures and conducts workshops at scientific conferences, schools, and public forums throughout the United States. Dr. Levrini is also the current Board Leader for the DC/Northern VA Chapter of CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD). Further information about Dr. Levrini and Psych Ed Coaches is available on the Psych Ed Coaches Website. Frances Prevatt, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems at Florida State University and the Executive Director of the Adult Learning Evaluation Center (ALEC). ALEC provides assessments and interventions to college students and young adults with ADHD, provides training to graduate students, and is the setting for many research projects dealing with ADHD. She was on the faculty at Texas A&M University for 15 years before moving to Florida State University. Dr. Prevatt has authored over 70 publications in the field of educational psychology. Further information about Dr. Prevatt and ALEC can be found on the Adult Learning Evaluation Center Website.