Stop feeling frustrated by what you are not accomplishing, and start making practical steps toward achieving your goals.
This expansion and update of psychologist Abigail Levrini's bestselling book offers realistic, proven strategies to help adults with ADHD lead more fulfilling and productive lives.
With her extensive experience researching and treating adults with ADHD, Levrini provides user-friendly strategies for setting meaningful and realistic goals, developing a plan to achieve the goals, and staying on track while following the plan. Slip-ups are normal and expected, so Levrini invites readers to keep a positive, growth-oriented outlook that focuses on progress, rather than perfection.
Each chapter is full of examples and self-help activities, such as quizzes and worksheets, enabling readers to apply strategies to multiple areas of life.
Special attention is given to the areas of executive function that most adults with ADHD seek help for, and to typical challenges in living a healthy and productive life, including time management, relationships, organization, job performance, and recognizing common coexisting conditions such as depression and anxiety.
Table of Contents:
Introduction: Understanding Adult ADHD
Part I. Getting Started: Achieving Your Goals and Objectives
Fostering a Helpful Perspective
Ready, Set, Plan!
Increasing Motivation and Accountability
Evaluating What Works and Managing Frustration With What Doesn’t
Part II. Specific Strategies
Improving Time Management
Enhancing Social Relationships
Organizing Your Space
Practicing Effective Learning and Study Skill
sFinding Job Satisfaction
Part III. Getting Additional Help
Understanding and Treating Conditions That Can Coexist With ADHD
Medication Pros and ConsGetting the Most Out of Treatment
Appendix: Example Tools for Your ADHD Toolkit
About the Author
About the Author:
Abigail Levrini, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and owner of the widely successful practice, Psych Ed Connections, an ADHD specialist, renowned speaker, and bestselling author. She earned her doctorate in counseling and school psychology at Florida State University in 2008, where she was part of a team that spearheaded a now nationally recognized ADHD coaching intervention.
Dr. Levrini has published numerous scientific articles on ADHD and presents in professional settings throughout the country. She can be found throughout the media on WebMD, The Washington Post, NAMI, APA, PsychCentral, and many other popular press outlets.
The first edition of Succeeding with Adult ADHD was an APA bestseller. Levrini is also the author of ADHD Coaching: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals, and she stars in APA's Therapy Video Series on Adult ADHD Treatment.