April 2, 2013
Join us as we'll discuss: The positive aspects of living with ADHD. Side effects of ADHD medications we should know about. How to combat the frustrations that now overwhelm you. Conversation skills to overcome anxiety in social settings. How to work with your own neural activity highs and lows. How to use our inbox and smart phones to inspire and reward, instead of distract us. Like so many of us, Dr. Alicia Maher had spent her young life struggling with her own short attention span and was often was at the mercy of her impulses. It wasn't until her first year studying psychiatry as an intern that the doctors she was attending called an intervention and diagnosed her with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A Board Certified Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with sub-specialty certification in Psychosomatic Medicine, Dr. Alicia Maher is passionate about helping others to understand the exciting developments made in treating ADD/ADHD. In addition to her medical practice, she has taught young doctors of USC, UCSF and UCLA, has trained medical residents at Sinai Psychiatry, and lectured on a wide variety of mental health topics. She's written for the Journal of American Medicine Association (JAMA), Medscape, Psychiatric Times, Journal of General Internal Medicine, The International Association for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and others. To learn more about Dr. Maher go to www.fromscatteredtocentered.com.