1. Parent Counseling With The Nurtured Heart Approach

    In our last blog, we talked about some of the struggles that parents face when their child is dealing with behavioral issues like ADHD or Oppositional Defiance Disorder or something similar. At The Compass For Life, we have designed a parental aspect to the Nurtured Heart Approach. With this approach, we can help equip you with the tools that you will need to help your child. Who needs it? Parents…Read More

  2. What Can You Do To Help Your Child With ADHD?

    Sometimes working with a child who suffers from Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiance Disorder or any other behavioral problems can be difficult. You can scream and fight with them until you are blue in the face but that will not solve anything. The most important thing that you can do for your child is to work with them and understand what they are trying to accomplish…Read More

  3. Overdiagnosis of ADHD In Children

    In 2013 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in nine kids had been diagnosed with ADHD. The report also said that about 15% high-school-age children had an ADHD diagnosis and 3.5 million children were taking medication for it. The New York Times reports that the reason for this is because of pharmaceutical companies campaigning to push drugs to doctors. True, this could be…Read More

  4. History of ADHD In Children

    A ADHD has come a long way since it was first recognized as a mental disorder in the 1960’s. Originally called Hyperkinetic Impulse Disorder, doctors began to realize that children who were affected by this disorder where the ones that were having a hard time staying focused in school. By 1980, the disorder name was changed to Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) because doctors realized that the hy…Read More