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Cave Creek Bally Total Fitness
12235 N Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Lynn Moran
(480) 518-7757
Scottsdale, AZ
Coaching Types
Leadership, ADD ADHD, Team
Rates
$125/Hr
Certifications
Certified Six Sigma Greenbelt
Membership Organizations
ACC

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Jeanelle Marshawn Lanham
(480) 389-3894
Glendale, AZ
Coaching Types
Family, ADD ADHD, Life
Rates
$50/Hr
Gender
Female
Certifications
Doctorate

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Dr. Elizabeth F Doak
(480) 719-2672
36600 N. Pima Rd.
Carefree, AZ
Specialties
Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: California School of Professional Psychology
Year of Graduation: 1979
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6),Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$150 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Ms. Roxanne Dalpos
(480) 382-1929
5040 E. Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Trauma and PTSD, Addiction, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Phoenix
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 5 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Personal Power Training
(480) 628-1607
7645 e, evans rd #4
scottsdale, AZ
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Boot Camp, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Dietitian, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Funk Dance Class, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Hip Hop Dance Class, Massage, Medicine Balls, Parking, Personal Training, Special Services, Stationary Bikes, Weight Machines, Yoga, Zumba

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Mr. Reuben Osollo
R Osollo Counseling
(480) 206-8295
10613 N. Hayden RD Building J-100
Scottsdale, AZ
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LCSW
Licensed in Arizona
12 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Self Abu
Populations Served
AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Alzheimer's
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Dee Crane
(602) 397-4838
Scottsdale, AZ
Coaching Types
ADD ADHD, Performance, Family
Rates
$125/Hr
Gender
Female
Certifications
Senior Certified ADHD Coach (SCAC), Institute for the Advancement of ADHD Coaching
Membership Organizations
ACC

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Dr. Debra Levidow
(480) 409-2369
20624 N. 76th Street
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Eating Disorders, Anxiety or Fears, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
Year of Graduation: 1990
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$30 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Mr. Jef Gazley
(480) 630-4897
Ask The Internet Therapist6540 E. Kelton Lane
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Relationship Issues, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: Univ. of Oregon
Year of Graduation: 1980
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$120 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: AMERIGROUP

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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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