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Listen to “5 Ways to Be a Better Dad” with Terry M. Dickson, M.D., ACG, CPCC

Tune in to this ADHD expert podcast to learn strategies to manage your ADHD and how to be a better dad for your children.

A man reads with a child, one part of his mission to be a better dad.

Listen to “5 Ways to Be a Better Dad: Parenting Strategies for Men with ADHD” with Terry M. Dickson, M.D., ACG, CPCC

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Terry M. Dickson explains how to improve poor self-esteem and be a better dad for your children.

In this episode:

  • Why men with ADHD are prone to angry outbursts, and how they can keep from unleashing that rage on loved ones
  • How feelings of guilt, shame, and worthlessness build up under the surface, and how to improve poor self-esteem before it harms your family life
  • Strategies for accepting the traits, gifts, and idiosyncrasies that make your children unique and give them unconditional love
  • How to stop, look, and actively listen when you are spending time with your child
  • How think before you promise, and follow through on commitments to your child

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Listener testimonials:

  • “I was thrilled to see this topic — I am a dad with ADHD, and have not been able to find much information on the topic. I really appreciated and enjoyed the podcast. I’ve wondered how my ADHD affects my temper. Glad to hear advice on being careful with promises since my forgetfulness interferes with keeping them. Thanks!!”
  • “He was so honest and grounded in his advice. Not too academic; very practical and honest about his own challenges. Inspiring to me, as a father with ADHD.”
  • “Loved his personal stories!! Thanks for sharing with us all you have learned..”

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