Managing the Attention Spotlight: ADHD and Anxiety

Friday, December 30, 2016

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Eastside CHADD will hear Chris McCurry, Ph.D. on Managing the Attention Spotlight: ADHD and Anxiety

Eastside CHADD provides support and information for north King County families and individuals living with ADHD.

Chris McCurry, Ph.D. returns to Eastside CHADD to help us understand the both ADHD and anxiety. This 90-minute presentation (plus 30 minutes for Q/A) describes the common origins of both ADHD and anxiety and what we, as parents and as clinicians, can do to help.

Topics covered will include temperament, early psychosocial development, and the executive functions of the developing brain. Strategies for supporting and encouraging our children will be presented.

Chris McCurry, Ph.D.
Chris McCurry, Ph.D. is a husband, a father, and a clinical child psychologist in Seattle, Washington. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood anxiety.

He is the author of two books, one for parents and one for clinicians; Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance (2009) from New Harbinger Publications, and Working with Parents of Anxious Children: Therapeutic Strategies for Communication, Coping and Change (2015) from W.W. Norton.

CHADD Members free; Non-Members suggested donation $5
7:00 - 9:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Please arrive early to volunteer. Eastside CHADD is an all-volunteer group.

Evergreen Healthcare (formerly Evergreen Hospital Medical Center), Surgery and Physicians Pavilion, 12040 NE 128th St, Kirkland 98034, Room TAN 101 (downstairs)


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