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ADHD and Mindfulness with Dr. Mark Bertin

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Dr. Bertin has worked with individuals with ADHD for over 20 years, and is the author of several books, including "Mindful Parenting for ADHD" and "How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids." He is also a mindfulness teacher and regularly trains parents, educators, and healthcare professionals on how to integrate mindfulness into their work with individuals with ADHD.

In today's episode, we will explore the benefits of mindfulness for individuals with ADHD, how mindfulness can be practiced in everyday life, and how parents and caregivers can support children with ADHD using mindfulness techniques. Dr. Bertin will also discuss any potential limitations or considerations for using mindfulness as a treatment for ADHD. So, grab a cup of tea, find a comfortable seat, as we prepare to dive into the world of mindfulness and ADHD with Dr. Mark Bertin.

(00:00) ADHD and Mindfulness with Dr. Mark Bertin
(05:00) Will leads Opening Grounding Practice ~2 min
(07:30) What is ADHD?
(12:30) Understanding the importance of Executive Function
(16:00) Emotional Reactivity and Inner Dialogue
(19:00) Self-Compassion
(36:00) Technology and ADHD
(43:00) Supporting Executive Function Development
(49:00) When to ask for help
(51:30) Mindfulness as support
(54:00) Dr. Bertin leads Closing Practice ~4 min

Learn more about Dr. Bertin at

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