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Macdade Bally Total Fitness
1245 Macdade Blvd
Woodlyn, PA
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Yoga

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Tracey Hausel
(302) 750-7906
Wilmington, DE
Coaching Types
ADD ADHD, Entrepreneurship
Rates
$100/Hr
Gender
Female

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Ms. Jeanette Redmond
Jeanette Redmond
(610) 566-5886
439 South Ave.
Media, PA
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in Pennsylvania
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Domestic Violence, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Runaways, Self Abuse
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Caregivers, Gifted, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (26-59)

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Dr. Harris Finkelstein
(302) 525-0313
Concord Behavioral Health1300 Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Testing and Evaluation, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit (ADHD)
Qualification
School: Temple University
Year of Graduation: 1983
Years In Practice: 20+ 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)
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Dr. Carol Bouzoukis
(302) 581-9564
Play Therapy of Delaware2500 Grubb Road
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Anxiety or Fears, Attention Deficit (ADHD)
Qualification
School: New York University
Year of Graduation: 1999
Years In Practice: 10 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10)
Average Cost
$110 - $140
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Dr. Frederick Kurz
(302) 661-2328
1601 Delaware Ave Suite 32 B
Wilmington, DE
Credentials
Credentials: PhD
Licensed in Delaware
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Developmental Disability, Forensic, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Stress, Education/Personal Development,
Populations Served
Disabled, Chronic Illness, Brain/Head Injured
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Dr. Francine Montagnolo Private Practice
(610) 692-2217
1515 West Chester Pike C-2
West Chester, PA
Credentials
Credentials: Psy.D.
Licensed in Pennsylvania
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Par
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Caregivers, Step Families, Gifted, Biracial
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25)

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Ms. Rosaria Balzamo-Walker
(302) 966-9946 x303
Broudy, M.D. & Associates825 Wahington Street
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Depression, ADHD, Couple Therapy, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: Hahnemann
Year of Graduation: 1992
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Dr. Diane C Kirk
(302) 669-9824
1311 North Rodney Street
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Testing and Evaluation, Attention Deficit (ADHD)
Qualification
School: Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
Year of Graduation: 1989
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Average Cost
$100 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Dr. Christopher Hyde
(410) 988-2415
BioAssessments, LLC1406 Fair Hill Lane
Elkton, MD
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Depression, Anxiety or Fears
Qualification
School: University of Delaware
Year of Graduation: 1994
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$100 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

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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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