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Dr. Stephen Rothenberg
S. Rothenberg, Psy.D., P.C.
(508) 875-7304
5 Edgell Road Suite 31
Framingham, MA
Credentials
Credentials: Psy.D.
Licensed in Massachusetts
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Autism/PDD, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Asperger's Syndrome
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Stuart Kameny
(508) 358-4221
47 Shaw Drive
Wayland, MA
Credentials
Credentials: MD
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Family Dysfunction,
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Diana Villegas
(978) 266-2990
481 Great Rd, Ste. 215
Acton, MA
Credentials
Credentials: PhD, LICSW
Licensed in Massachusetts
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Iss
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Immigrants/Refugees, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Mr. Brian Cohen
(978) 296-3347
Brian Cohen, LICSW21 Main Street
Hudson, MA
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Anxiety or Fears, Mood Disorders, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: Boston University School of Social Work
Year of Graduation: 1999
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Payment Methods
Accepts Credit Cards: No

Dr. Carol Ann Perlman
(508) 213-8155
116 Main Street
Medway, MA
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, ADHD, Depression
Qualification
School: University of Miami
Year of Graduation: 2000
Years In Practice: 7 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$140 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Dr. James Leffert
(508) 370-9056
5 Edgell Road Suite 27
Framingham, MA
Credentials
Credentials: Ed.D.
Licensed in Massachusetts
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Developmental Disability, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Neurological, Asperger's Syndrome
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Lee Tomas
Lee Tomas, LICSW
(508) 259-9919
63 Eddie Dowling Highway
N. Smithfield, RI
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
15 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, P
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Albert Wallace Deckel
(508) 455-5092
Neuropsychology Services96 West Main Street
Northborough, MA
Specialties
Thinking Disorders, ADHD, memory disorders, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: USUHS
Year of Graduation: 1985
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children,Elders
Average Cost
$20+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Allen F. Johnson
(508) 213-8145
6 South Terrace
Auburn, MA
Specialties
Relationship Issues, ADHD, Addiction, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: Smith
Year of Graduation: 1979
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children,Elders
Average Cost
$70 - $80
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes

Academy MetroWest
(508) 784-1506
Academy MetroWest9 Tech Circle
Natick, MA
Specialties
Child or Adolescent, Social Skills, ADHD
Qualification
School: Tufts University
Year of Graduation: 1990
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adolescents,Children
Average Cost
$50 - $60
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

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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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