Preparing for an Evaluation

By |May 6th, 2016|

By: Kirstin Filizetti, PhD
Preparing for an Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) evaluation or a Specific Learning Disability (SLD) evaluation
As part of our practice in San Diego, we provide ADHD and/or Learning Disability evaluations. These types of evaluations are often sought after by adults who are curious if they meet [...]

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    Comprehensive Assessment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Comprehensive Assessment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

By |January 5th, 2016|

By: Kirstin Filizetti, Ph.D.

As part of my practice, I receive phone calls and inquiries about comprehensive ADHD evaluations for children and adults. Most often, people ask why a comprehensive approach is important when diagnosing ADHD. Often times, symptoms of ADHD such as inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity may result from life [...]

A Simple Breathing Technique to Decrease Anxiety

By |March 11th, 2014|

Everyone experiences anxiety. There are many ways to appropriately manage symptoms related to anxiety. One way to quickly “feel better” is to stop and focus on your breathing.  The following is a simple and straightforward method for focusing on how your breath may be increasing your anxiety.

 

For this exercise, [...]

Neurofeedback as a Treatment for ADD/ADHD

By |October 24th, 2013|

San Diego Center for Neurofeedback can help individuals with ADD/ADHD who are looking to benefit from a long-lasting, healthy change with their daily life.  Neurofeedback can help train your brain to become stabilized and function more efficiently.  Brains with ADD/ADHD may tend to hyper-focus, become easily distracted, and run [...]

Adult ADHD: How is it different than childhood ADHD?

By |October 23rd, 2013|

As mentioned in a previous news post, Recognizing the Signs of ADHD in Your Child, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may “look” different in adults when compared to children. We know that ADHD persists into adulthood; however, it tends to affect adults differently than children. When we think of childhood [...]

Recognizing the Signs of ADHD in Your Child

By |October 9th, 2013|

Many parents at one point or another wonder if their energetic and hyperactive child meets criteria for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Therefore, I thought I would use this blog entry to discuss the diagnosis of ADHD to assist parents with recognizing some of the common signs observed in children. [...]