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Ms. Joyce Golden
Golden Psychotherapy Associates
(617) 277-3490
364 Harvard St
Brookline, MA
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW, DCSW
Licensed in Massachusetts
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violen
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Twins, Disabled, Caregivers, Step Families, Gifted, Cancer Patients, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial, Grandparents, Obese or Overweight
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Caryn Mushlin
(617) 232-2704
1093 Beacon St #201
Brookline, MA
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in Massachusetts
11 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Parenti
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Twins, Step Families, College Students
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Joanne Loomer
(617) 633-3706
227 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in Massachusetts
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Parenting Issues, Stress, Life Transitions
Populations Served
Children of Divorce
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Malachy Shaw-Jones
(617) 233-0383
Fresh Pond Reservoir Place 545 Concord Ave. Suite # 20
Cambridge, MA
Credentials
Credentials: Psy.D.
Licensed in Massachusetts
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Education/Personal Develop
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Gail Wintersteiner
Private Practice
(617) 965-1038
22 Irvington St.
Newton (Waban), MA
Credentials
Credentials: Ph.D, Ed.D
Licensed in Massachusetts
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Parenting Issues, Sexua
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Disabled, Caregivers, Step Families, Gifted, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Richard Bristol
Richard Bristol, Psy.D.
(617) 964-4605
129 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA
Credentials
Credentials: Psy.D.
Licensed in Massachusetts
21 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Family Dysfunction, Parenting Issues
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Disabled
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Dorian Mintzer
Dorian Mintzer, Ph.D.
(617) 267-0585
82 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA
Credentials
Credentials: PhD
Licensed in Massachusetts
40 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Couple or Marital Issues, Infertility, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexual Disorders, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Education/Personal Development, Life Transitions, Sexuality Iss
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Stephanie Monaghan-Blout
(617) 658-9800
90 Bridge Street
Newton, MA
Credentials
Credentials: Psy.D.
Licensed in Massachusetts
31 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Neurological, Asperger's Syndrome
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Sue Sand
Dr. Sue Sand
(617) 244-8216
32 Devonshire Road
Newton, MA
Credentials
Credentials: PsyD
Licensed in Massachusetts
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabiliti
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Martin Miller
(617) 354-1726
30 Lancaster St.
Cambridge, MA
Credentials
Credentials: MD
36 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relations
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Practical Ways to Keep Your ADD Under Control During the Holiday Season


By Jennifer Koretsky

Do last month's Thanksgiving experiences have you dreading the December holidays? The idea of gifts, family, and days off sounds great…but we all know that holidays are some of the most stressful times of the year. When an ADDer starts to become immersed in the shopping, cooking, traveling, and family interactions, their ADD can complicate matters. You can find yourself quickly feeling overwhelmed and overloaded. You may not be able to avoid these feelings altogether, but there are some strategies you can employ to help keep your ADD under control during the holiday season.

The first thing that you can do for yourself is to schedule some "you" time. Find something that will recharge your battery - take a walk, go for a drive, sit quietly in a favorite chair, meditate, exercise, lay down and close your eyes, etc. Find something that works for you, and commit to doing it every day. Don't wait until you feel your ADD getting out of control. The holiday season can become more and more intense from day to day. Daily recharging is a method for preventing the intense feelings of being overwhelmed.

Another thing that you can do to keep your ADD under control is to take frequent breaks during chaotic times. First, identify your stressors. Personally, I find myself overwhelmed and agitated while shopping during the holiday season. The streets, the malls, and all the stores are so crowded that it's hard to get where you want to go, find the things you need, and navigate your way without bumping into people! Some people don't mind this experience, but it instantly overwhelms me. So I make sure that my shopping trips are short, and I allow myself to take time out to go outside or sit with a cup of coffee when I feel myself getting agitated. I don't pressure myself to do it all in a set amount of time.

And finally, another good strategy is to prioritize your tasks. Do you already feel like your list is building with holiday cards to send, decorations to put up, gifts to buy, etc.? Plan in the time you need, and spread out the tasks so that you don't end up scrambling at the last minute. Make a list of all the things you need to do, and then prioritize it. After your list is prioritized, commit some time to those things. As an added incentive, make appointments to do these things with other people. Ask your spouse to commit to a day to put up the decorations, invite a friend to have coffee and write out cards together, see if your mom wants to go shopping with you…you get the picture! Making the tasks fun and social may help keep you on track.

Remember, the holidays are stressful for everyone, especially ADDers, but you can keep your ADD in check. Schedule in daily recharging time. Take breaks when you need them. And plan ahead to avoid procrastinating. Using these strategies to the best of your ability will help you keep your ADD under control this holiday season!

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