What advice would you give?

I love my job.

I learn as much from my clients as they do from me.  Last night I was helping a young woman figure out a way to manage her phone addiction.  There is a new guy in her life.  And he is sometimes on her phone.  And sometimes he is not.  So she checks.  And she checks often.  And so her work doesn’t get done.  And then all of a sudden it’s almost midnight and her to do list is not complete, the work that has been done is of poor quality and she feels disappointed in herself, anxious about the next day, and just plain tired. Ah, the highs and lows of young love.  Ah, the power of Snapchat.

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Why I do it

A few years ago, my son was diagnosed with ADHD.  I had been a middle and high school teacher for over ten years, but had never experienced ADHD as a parent. I read every book, researched every website and attended every workshop and seminar about ADHD in the New Orleans area.  I was on a mission to help my son. 

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