Webinars & Podcasts

“Emotional Distress Syndrome and the ADHD Brain” [Video Replay & Podcast #169]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#169), and download the slide presentation for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on November 10, 2016.

Episode Description

Emotional Distress Syndrome associated with ADHD, was recently identified and named by James Ochoa after 27 years of working with and treating patients with ADHD. He observed in his patients that Emotional Distress Syndrome leads to anger, low-self esteem, and the inability to control resulting emotional storms.

While ADHD medication and behavior therapy help with focus and hyperactivity, they do very little for Emotional Distress Syndrome. Fortunately, Ochoa created strategies for navigating the devastating disruptions caused by the condition. With these groundbreaking pathways, individuals with ADHD can thrive — not just survive – and lead happy, productive lives.

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Meet the Expert Speaker

James Ochoa, LPC, is the author of the book Focused Forward: Navigating the Storms of Adult ADHD and the founder of The Life Empowerment Center in Austin, Texas. He has been treating emotional challenges in patients with ADHD for more than 27 years.

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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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