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Phil Murphy
(901) 854-8707
Memphis, TN
Coaching Types
ADD ADHD, Performance, Executive
Gender
Male

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Dr. Michael W Davidson
(901) 308-7838
154 Timber Creek Dr.
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Depression, Neurofeedback, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: University of Southern Mississippi
Year of Graduation: 1996
Years In Practice: 15+ 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
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Matthew Campbell
(662) 799-1963
2005 Harris Drive
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Mississippi
Year of Graduation: 2001
Years In Practice: 8 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Average Cost
$100 - $110
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes

Finish Line #654
(662) 349-4233
6550 Towne Center Loop
Southaven, MS
 
Hoffinger Industries Inc
(662) 536-4333
1240 Goodman Rd E Ste 2
Southaven, MS
 
Mr. Anthony J Wood
(662) 205-0933
Desoto Family Counseling Center, PLLC885 Ferncliff Drive
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Relationship Issues, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Mississippi
Year of Graduation: 2004
Years In Practice: 6 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $180
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Dr. Grad L Flick
(228) 285-1721
983 Howard Ave
Biloxi, MS
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Parenting, Child or Adolescent, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Miami
Year of Graduation: 1969
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Average Cost
$60 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Mr. Anthony J Wood
(662) 205-0933
Desoto Family Counseling Center, PLLC885 Ferncliff Drive
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Attention Deficit (ADHD), Relationship Issues, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Mississippi
Year of Graduation: 2004
Years In Practice: 6 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $180
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Soccer Mania
(662) 393-5777
1720 Main St
Southaven, MS
 
Swing Shoppe the
(662) 895-0313
5960 Getwell Rd Ste 112
Southaven, MS
 
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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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