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Free Webinar Replay: CBT and DBT for ADHD: How Talk Therapies Reduce ADHD Symptoms and Boost Self-Confidence

In this hour-long webinar-on-demand, learn how to use CBT and DBT to manage ADHD symptoms in adults, with John Mitchell, Ph.D.

Adults with ADHD face more than their fair share of daily challenges — they struggle to complete tasks, become filled with self-doubt, and end up feeling overwhelmed. Over time, these ADHD challenges snowball and take a toll on mental, emotional, and physical health. The good news is that there are psychosocial ADHD treatments — talk therapies — that can help address these challenges and their downstream effects.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) are two natural ADHD treatment approaches familiar to many adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. However, many people still have questions about CBT and DBT: How do they differ? What is a typical session like? How well do they work for ADHD symptoms? Get answers to all of these questions in this informative webinar.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Similarities and differences between CBT and DBT
  • The evidence for these treatments in helping adults with ADHD
  • The skills taught in CBT and DBT training sessions
  • The structure and format of a CBT or DBT session
  • The amount of time before a person typically sees benefits from CBT or DBT for ADHD

Webinar replays include:

  • Slides accompanying the webinar
  • Related resources from ADDitude
  • Free newsletter updates about ADHD
  • An opportunity to receive a certificate of attendance

Certificate of Attendance
Attendees who successfully complete a survey after watching this webinar will be eligible to receive a one hour certificate of attendance. ADDitude does not offer CEU credits.

This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on October 29, 2019. ADDitude thanks our sponsors for supporting our webinars. Sponsorship has no influence on speaker selection or webinar content.

Meet the Expert Speaker:

John Mitchell, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. He provides clinical services at the Duke ADHD Program, supervises clinical trainees, delivers workshops on the treatment of ADHD in adulthood, and conducts clinical research involving ADHD in adulthood. Among over 60 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, he has published on ADHD treatment and processes targeted in these treatments. Additional aspects of his research include substance use in ADHD and mobile health (mHealth) interventions for other populations (e.g., cigarette smokers, individuals at risk for HIV infection). Dr. Mitchell has served as principal investigator for research grants provided from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, as well as funding from the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders/Pond Family Foundation to conduct a stage I trial of mindfulness meditation training for adults diagnosed with ADHD.

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