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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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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

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

Ms. Stacey A Roth
(314) 485-9956
Stacey Roth LPC300 Ozark Trail Drive
Ellisville, MO
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Child or Adolescent, Dyslexia Testing & Learning Disabil
Qualification
School: Lindenwood University
Year of Graduation: 2005
Years In Practice: 5 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$60 - $200
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

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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Mrs. Susan Robosn
Susan Robson LCSW Child and Family Therapy
(636) 552-9159
300 Ozark Trail Drive Suite 220
Ellisville, MO
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Missouri
11 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Depression, Grief/Loss, Parenting Issues, Anger Management
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17)

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Dr. Richard Stiens
(636) 329-4253
Associated Counseling & Assessment Services, PLLC17263 Wild Horse Creek Roa
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Depression, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Child or Adolescent, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: CSPP, Fresno
Year of Graduation: 1995
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$120 - $200
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: APS Healthcare

Sharon Moehle
(314) 561-7075
The Pines Court
Creve Coeur, MO
Specialties
Depression, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Anxiety or Fears, Personality Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Missouri - Columbia
Year of Graduation: 1989
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Average Cost
$120 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

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

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Ms. Lennis Marvel
Counseling Services, LLC
(816) 224-6500
1924 NW Copper Oaks Circle
Blue Springs, MO
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Missouri
18 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Stress
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (26-59)

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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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