By Gloria Kay Vanderhorst, Ph.D. Neurocognitive Psychotherapy is a brain-based treatment approach that is a unique blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy and cognitive rehabilitation. This approach is a team approach based in the most recent research on brain functioning and ADHD. This article is the first in a series that will illustrate how neurocognitive psychotherapy is applied in treating children with
ARE YOU A DADDY?My Dad carries his baseball glove in the trunk of his car. It is very old and battered. The padding has become thin with age. The fingers are short and stubby, not long and laced as in today’s gloves. Today’s gloves are made to reach above the fence and snatch a home run away from the batter.
ARE YOU A BAD EGG? Every family seems to have that one relative that is difficult to approach or be with and seems to have very hard edges. Of course, that person is never you! She could be your sister: the one who never calls unless she wants something or wants to let you know that you have really made
ARE THERE REALLY WITCHES IN THE BASEMENT? A mother’s story:She is 5 years old going on 6 and first grade is just around the corner. The summer will soon end and the serious business of school will begin. She knows where she will be going because we drive past the building regularly. Each time, I cheerfully point to the sprawling
ADHD: The Price We All Pay – An Argument for Early Identifiication and Treatment Gloria Kay Vanderhorst, Ph.D.ADHD is a life long condition. Like other chronic conditions, interventions lead to improvements and early interventions are beneficial. Edward Hallowell, M.D., a leading expert in ADHD, is a strong advocate for early identification because he recognizes the emotional damage caused by the