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Listen to “Emotional Distress Syndrome and the ADHD Brain” with James Ochoa, LPC

In this podcast, James Ochoa, LPC, explains how to lead a happy, productive life with Emotional Distress Syndrome.

Teen girl with ADHD sits and reflects
Teen girl with ADHD sits and reflects

Listen to “Emotional Distress Syndrome and the ADHD Brain” with James Ochoa, LPC

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James Ochoa explains the signs and symptoms of Emotional Distress Syndrome, its relationship with ADHD, and how to manage it.

In this episode:

  • The symptoms of Emotional Distress Syndrome in an ADHD brain
  • How Emotional Distress Syndrome is a covert form of post-traumatic stress disorder
  • How Emotional Distress Syndrome affects your everyday life and wellbeing
  • Why you need to manage Emotional Distress Syndrome
  • 8 important tools for weathering emotional storms
  • The importance of building and maintaining healthy self-esteem and self-identity

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Listener testimonials:

  • “A big thank you to James for all of your work towards increasing understanding of the emotional challenges contacted to ADHD.”
  • “All of the information presented was relevant to me and my family. I feel I have some good insights to move forward. Thanks so much!”
  • “I appreciate this information! My son was diagnosed with ADHD at 6 yrs old, has done well, but his sister and I have some of the same issues. We will all benefit from your book! Thank you!”

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Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additudemag.com/webinars/


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