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The ADD Answer: How to Help Your Child Nowby Dr. Frank Lawlis
Synopses & Reviews
Every year, 17 million new cases of attention deficit disorder, or ADD, are diagnosed in children. But medications designed to treat the disorder don't work for many children and often leave families frustrated and searching for more options. In The ADD Answer, Dr. Frank Lawlis draws upon his thirty-five years of experience as a clinical and research psychologist to show parents how they can reclaim their central role in healing their children with comprehensive step-by-step advice on dealing with the problems of ADD. His approach blends the latest medical, nutritional, and psychological treatments that can increase brain function with expert insight into the emotional — and spiritual — support kids need.
Including assessment tests geared to help parents understand their child's particular needs and practical information on proven treatment options, The ADD Answer explores:
? The role of nutrition in treating the disorder
An inspiring and essential guide, The ADD Answer will help every family facing the challenges of ADD create a more loving, healthy environment necessary for their child to thrive.
"An essential resource for parents....I highly recommend it." Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Healing Words and Reinventing Medicine
"Bravo! This is the book on ADD, with comprehensive approaches and clear information and strategies for teachers and parents." Don Campbell, author of The Mozart Effect for Children
Including assessment tests geared to help parents understand their child's particular needs and practical information on proven treatment options, The ADD Answer explores: the role of nutrition in treating the disorder; the positive effects of counseling and goal setting; advances in the field of biofeedback; the importance of sleep; and much more.
In addition to providing assessment tests practical information on treatment options, Lawlis explores the role of nutrition in treating the disorder, the positive effects of counseling and goal setting, and more.
About the Author
Dr. Frank Lawlis is a renowned psychologist, researcher, and counselor with more than thirty-five years' experience working with parents and children with ADD. Dr. Lawlis is the primary contributing psychologist for The Dr. Phil Show and editor at large for Dr. Phil McGraw's newsletter, The Next Level.
Table of Contents
Foreward by Dr. Phil McGraw
Preface: Sharing the Journey
1. Taking a Step on the Healing Path
2. The Healing Home
3. Ending the Child's ADD Game
4. Taking Charge of the Diagnosis and Labels
5. Taking Control of the Medication Madness
6. Stress: An Enemy or a Friend
7. Detoxifying the Diet and the Environment
8. The Hero's Nutritional Plan
9. Healing Sleep
10. Train the Brain Biofeedback Approaches
11. Healing Sounds
12. Body Electric
13. Spiritual Healing
14. Healing Family Conflicts
15. Educational Strategies
16. The Game Plan
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