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Dorsett Bally Total Fitness
12703 Dorsett Rd
Maryland Heights, MO
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Raquetball, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Tennis, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Ms. Sandra Becker-Warden
Family Life Consultants, Inc.
(618) 345-9536
2014 Vandalia Street
Collinsville, IL
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, ACSW, BCD
Licensed in Illinois
26 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Dissociative Dis
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Step Families, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Dr. Robin Turner
Dr. Robin L. Turner
(314) 726-1555
141 N. Meramec Ave. #208/209
Clayton, MO
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LCSW, PSY.D
Licensed in Missouri
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Aging, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Parenting Issues, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Self Abuse, Stress
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Disabled, Gifted, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients
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:
Mr. Z Peter Florian
(314) 394-8414
Florian Psychological Services3466 Bridgeland Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, ADHD, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Southern Illinois University
Year of Graduation: 1980
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children,Elders
Average Cost
$110 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dr. Dan Weinstein
(314) 514-4089
Dan Weinstein, PsyD, LLC7730 Carondelet Avenue
Clayton, MO
Specialties
Psychosis
Qualification
School: Pacific University
Year of Graduation: 2001
Years In Practice: 6 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$140 - $150
Payment Methods
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Clayton Bally Total Fitness
7393 Forsyth Blvd
Clayton, MO
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

Data Provided By:
Mr. Ernest Garrett III
Garrett LCSW & Consulting, L.L.C.
(314) 282-2718
314 N. Broadway Ste. 708
St. Louis, MO
Credentials
Credentials: C-ACYFSW
Licensed in Missouri
5 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Eating Disorders, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Offenders/Perpetrators, Disabled, Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc), Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial, Obese or Overweight
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:
Tracy Sashidharan
(618) 263-9342
Southern Illinois Institute of Behavioral Health40B Edwardsville Profession
Edwardsville, IL
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, ADHD, Depression, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 4 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children,Elders
Average Cost
$110 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Amaranth Counseling, LLC & Drops of Hope
(636) 477-5827
Amaranth Counseling, LLC & Drops of Hope1360 S. 5th Street suite 398
Saint Charles, MO
Specialties
Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: St. Louis Univ.
Year of Graduation: 2008
Years In Practice: 4 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$60 - $300
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Melrose Park II Bally Total Fitness
1000 W North Ave
Melrose Park, IL
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Martial Arts, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Yoga

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Using Yoga to Manage ADD

By ADD Coach Jennifer Koretsky

Exercise is a powerful tool for ADD management. Medical professionals recommend that adults get at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise (such as running or biking) 3-5 times per week to improve their general health. For ADDers, this type of exercise is particularly beneficial, because it may balance production of neurotransmitters and reduce stress levels. Another form of exercise that ADDers are finding valuable is yoga. When practiced regularly, yoga offers numerous health benefits, such as increased strength and flexibility, and decreased blood pressure and cholesterol levels. However, the greater benefits of yoga are arguably the psychological ones. Yoga combines physical activity with self-awareness, which promotes a mind-body connection that many ADDers lack.

When ADDers report challenges with impulsivity and hyperactivity, they often describe feeling like they don't have control over their own bodies. They find themselves speaking before thinking their thoughts through, and often regret their words. They constantly fidget, unaware that their bubbling energy can be disruptive to others in work and social situations. And they feel as if they simply cannot stop the whirlwind of thoughts spinning in their heads.

Yoga can help ADDers learn how to forge a mind-body connection that promotes self-awareness and self-control. Yoga practitioners are taught deep breathing and relaxation techniques that help center the mind in the present moment. Practitioners are also guided into holding different postures, called asanas. Each asana is held for an extended period of time, as the practitioner focuses on holding the best posture that they can, while breathing calmly and deeply. The asanas promote stretching, strengthening, and balancing, as the deep breathing promotes relaxation and mental awareness.

It is important to remember that yoga is not meant to be stressful or taxing on the body. People should be encouraged to concentrate only on themselves and not the others in the class, and to do only what feels comfortable. A practitioner should never feel pressured to perform. If an ADDer finds him/herself at a yoga class that moves too quickly, or focuses heavily on strength training, they will not reap the intended benefits, and may find themselves overwhelmed. The best place to find yoga instruction is at a yoga center, where the instructors practice yoga as a way of life, and teach both the physical and psychological com...

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