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I would like to express that deciding to participate in therapy with me will be an opportunity for you to learn new and more effective ways to manage challenging situations, to develop the necessary executive function skills and assertive communication skills, to build a sense of personal identity in which you identify and integrate positive aspects of your experience, and of course, to decrease your level of stress so your life will be much calmer every day. I would feel honored to have the opportunity to facilitate this journey with the purpose of creating a life with meaning, promoting resilience. facilitating focus on the present, strengthening relationships and learning to regulate and express your internal experience.

 

Delightful! Take two people, put them in a unique environment, provide them with props and cues and have a situation that lends itself to sharing and bonding. The people in the film stepped in with, perhaps, some trepidation but still willing to take a chance on the experience. They started with introductions, shared stories and even got into some deeper discussions. They formed connections and they were meaningful. It looked like some connections might even continue!

 

This is not unlike therapy, where the therapist and client sit down in a safe comfortable place and open discussion is encouraged, insights are shared, and often, as the relationship and trust develop, tough issues are tackled. This is where change and growth happe...

 

Our world is not made for folks with AD/HD. AD/HD is less commonly known as Attention Abundance Syndrome (ASS) and that is what we end up feeling like most of the time for not remembering deadlines, forgetting where we put our keys, or not being able to pay attention to a conversation. Folks with AD/HD are given the gift of being able to attend to more stimuli that non-AD/HDers. Unfortunately, this means we struggle with paying attention to detail and managing our time well. Think about the TV section at Best Buy where they have 30 different types of TVs playing the same program. That is how the world feels to the non-AD/HDer. Now imagine every single TV in this section is now playing a different program and you are asked to pa...


 

Be Prepared for the College Transition

We are excited to announce a new program offered by Kunal Sachdev, Psy.D., who recently joined The Kulkarni Group, Ltd.  Dr. Sachdev has a unique expertise in the area of ADHD, anxiety, and depression in the college student. He has worked extensively at undergraduate and graduate institutions. 

Dr. Sachdev's program is designed to help high school students with ADHD (and the parents) transition to college. The program is individualized and tailored to each student. The purpose of his program is to paint a clear picture of what students with ADHD can truly expect to experience as they move out on their own and take on the increased workload of college classes.  As a psychologist and an...

August 1, 2015

Homework: The Basics

Homework can take many forms. For example, your child might be asked to do a worksheet or project, to do some reading or writing, or to collect interesting objects to share with the class.

Homework can help your child:
·         practice skills learned in class
·         get ready for the next day’s work
·         work on an ongoing project that needs extra resources such as the library, the internet, or a parent’s help
·         learn time management and organizational skills, such as working to a deadline in class and at home, and

          finding a balance betw...

May 26, 2015

 

Published on October 21st, 2014

 

SoulPancake presents the debut of Matt Hires "Hold You Up" music video, a collaboration with Rock the Cause and Ronald McDonald House, in which one man says thank you to the charity that helped save his daughters life.  

 

Download "Hold You Up" on iTunes. All net proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Chaities Upper Midwest. For more information, visit http://mhtwincities.org/

May 1, 2015

Train created a music video that addresses loss, healing, and letting go.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and so to honor that Train created a gorgeous music video that is truly a work of art. Singer of the band Pat Monahan says:

“Give It All is an important song to me. The song is about the deep losses in my life, as most of us have also experienced.”

 

He further discusses the collaboration they did with creative agency SoulPancake to create the video:

“When we approached SoulPancake about producing this project, they instantly got what we were trying to do. We all want to make this not just another music video, but one that can inspire and empower people.

“The dancers, Izzy and Ashleigh, are two teenagers who endure t...

April 2, 2015

Depression and Anxiety in our lives make it difficult or maybe impossible to experience joy and happiness.  With a positive framework and an optimistic approach, let me help you explore struggles/issues that make it difficult for you to feel hopeful about your life.

 

Depression and anxiety are treatable conditions. Together we will explore strategies for positive change through interventions with the purpose of promoting health and wellness in your everyday life.

 

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Each Provider has their own independant practice and is individualy licensed.