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Mission Commons Bally Total Fitness
7635 W 88th Ave
Arvada, CO
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Raquetball, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Lakewood III Bally Total Fitness
360 S Teller St
Denver, CO
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Tanning, Whirl Pool, Yoga

Data Provided By:
Ms. Renee Strauss
(303) 410-1614
190 E Ninth Ave #480
Denver, CO
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Colorado
33 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationship
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Disabled, Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Step Families, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Mr. David Delaney
(303) 816-8042
Delaney Counseling and Neurofeedback3445 Penrose Place
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Trauma and PTSD, ADHD, Anxiety or Fears
Qualification
School: Regis Univ.
Year of Graduation: 2004
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Average Cost
$80 - $110
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Cover Colorado Insurance

Dr. Sabina Schickli
(303) 747-3849
2501 Walnut Street Suite 104
Boulder, CO
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Learning Disabilities, Neurological Disorders, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: University of Denver
Year of Graduation: 2007
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)

Thornton II Bally Total Fitness
10001 Grant St
Denver, CO
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Steam Room, Tanning, Whirl Pool, Yoga

Data Provided By:
Dr. Melanie Young
Melanie K. Young, PsyD
(303) 444-5330
2501 Walnut Street, Suite 208
Boulder, CO
Credentials
Credentials: PsyD
Licensed in Colorado
29 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Physical Illness/Impairment,
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Brain/Head Injured
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Stephanie Smith
(303) 828-3080
Front Range Psychological Associates526 Briggs Street
Erie, CO
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Anxiety or Fears, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Denver
Year of Graduation: 2003
Years In Practice: 10 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$110 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Mara Yamshon
(773) 432-7015
Thornton, CO
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Bullying, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: University of Michigan
Year of Graduation: 2007
Years In Practice: 7 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any, Other Racial or Ethnic Background
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
$90 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Dr. Richard Jones
(720) 316-9346
Krupnick Counseling Associates (Mon/Thur/Fri)500 Kimbark St
Longmont, CO
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Child or Adolescent, Depression, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University Of Colorado
Year of Graduation: 1988
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$70 - $90
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

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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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