December 23, 2020

Learning 101: How We Take In and Retain Information

Effective strategies for learning depend on the kind of learning that is desired and toward what ends they are aimed. In my practice, I see people desiring increased retention and increased ability to learn. Such clients struggle with attention and age related memory challenges. To a large part in fact, the field of neuropsychology aims at assessing how individuals learn and retain information the best.
December 3, 2020

ADHD in Children

A common question I encounter in my work with children is, “Does my child have ADHD or is he or she just being a typical kid?” To this question, I answer that children with ADHD show signs of inattention, hyperactivity, or impulsivity in specific ways.
August 3, 2020

What’s the Secret of a Successful Career Change?

Career change happens for many different reasons. Your career goals may have changed. Your personal values may have changed. You may have discovered new interests or aspirations that you would like incorporated into your job. You may wish to make more money, have more flexible hours, to name just a few. During this change, however, it is easy to get pessimistic and take a cynical approach to change. Consider the following the next time you are serious about a life adjustment.
March 23, 2020

A Funny Thing Happened at the Dinner Party . . .

The topic of self perception arose at a dinner party with friends. The host asked each guest how they believed others in the room perceived them. The question gave most of us pause. A few asked for a second glass of wine. When I thought more about the question, I realized I had a general sense of myself but lacked clear insight about whether others really saw me the same way.
November 17, 2017

Understanding Brain Injury