Kristen McClure Therapist's Anxiety Treatment and ADHD and Depression Updates

Every day I read and learn things that help my clients and myself. I have done this for as long as I can remember. When I first became a therapist , I used to stay late at my job so I could photocopy information from my supervisors office. This was in the 90's when computers weren't as much of a thing as they are not.

I was always a voracious reader. I am usually reading several books at a time. I collect bits of information, look for themes and patterns, am constantly looking for ways to help my clients think about their lives so they can be free from their suffering.

On these pages, I am just share bits of information that I find cool and interesting that you may or may not find helpful. Some are my thoughts and some are notes on other's thoughts.

Adhd and Laundry: 7 Accommodation Strategies to make Laundry Easier

Adhd and laundry is a challenge.   Statistics show that the majority of household tasks still fall on women. For ADHD women who struggle with executive function, laundry can become an added source of stress and overwhelm. The multi-step process of sorting, washing, drying, and folding can be difficult to manage, and the physical act […]

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Five ideas to Help with Cleaning when you have ADHD

Cleaning can be hard when you have ADHD. Here are 5 ideas that can help. Tips for Cleaning and Organizing with ADHD Cleaning and organizing can be a daunting task, especially for those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Here are some tips to help make the process a little easier. The Big Box When […]

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5 things to do if you are overwhelmed by choices in stores when you have ADHD

5 tips if you are overwhelmed by choices in stores when you have ADHD Many people with ADHD find decision-making to be a difficult task. When faced with multiple choices, they may become overwhelmed and unable to make a decision. This can be especially challenging when shopping, as there are often many different items to choose […]

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Helping Depressed Loved Ones: Dealing with Depression in Relationships

  Introduction: Depression can be a challenging illness that affects not only the individual who is experiencing it, but also their family and loved ones. Supporting a loved one who is struggling with depression can be difficult and emotionally taxing. It’s important to remember that depression is not a choice, and that you and your […]

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core values

    One of the first things I do with my clients is talk to them about what matters to them and take a core values inventory. So often in life we get caught up in stress and fear and we forget who we are and we stand for. Not surprisingly, straying from the things […]

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ADHD and Pregnancy: What you need to know

Should I get pregnant if I have ADHD   Asking yourself if you can take care of another human is more than most people do. If you are motivated to care for yourself in the right way and be honest about what you need to do, YES! Put the systems in place to do it. […]

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8 ways to improve your self-confidence when you have ADHD

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological issue characterized by problems with executive functioning.Areas such as memory motivation, planning, and emotional regulation are impacted by ADHD. One of the most common consequences in women who have ADHD is low self-confidence. These issues with ef depending on how long they have gone unmanaged have undermined […]

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How Talking to Yourself can Stregnthen your Executive Functioning.

  Talking to yourself strengthens executive functions Talking to yourself is not only helpful, but it can also strengnthen your executive functioning. Talking to yourself can help you process information, figure out solutions to problems, and remember things more effectively. Additionally, talking to yourself can help to increase your motivation and focus. In a fast-paced […]

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ADHD, Women and Self Esteem: Beliefs that are Sabatoging You

Core Beliefs are formed in childhood. They are mostly driving our life choices outside of our awareness. They help create the lens through which we see ourselves and the world. They help form the maps we are navigating life from. These beliefs are formed when we are children and come from our family and culture. […]

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ADHD and what is it really?

  ADHD Meaning: What is it Really? ADHD its meaning and definition The name Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) doesn’t do the “disorder” justice. It isn’t a disorder or attention, nor is it one of hyperactivity. Because its name is misleading, many people are confused about what it is. You would think ADHD means someone […]

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