Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD

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  • Walnut Creek, CA

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  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology

    What are some strengths of adults with ADD?

    Attention deficit disorder (ADD) adults are often wildly inappropriate and irreverent. They can be the funniest, most interesting people we know. While many of us struggle with shyness, people with ADD are uninhibited, the loose cannons in the crowd. Many ADD adults were once class clowns. Hilarity separates...Read More
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology

    What is the diagnosis process for ADHD?

    To make sure your child has gotten a thorough evaluation at the minimum, both you and your child should be interviewed to rule out other possible alternative diagnoses. In my practice, I tell parents I will not give a diagnosis before three full sessions of evaluation. Additionally, both parents...Read More
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology

    How can I improve my focus and concentration?

    Create a new habit. This is 10 minutes of daily focus before you do anything else. Before you check your email, before you do anything that will lead to more and more distractions that make it easy for you to forget what's essential. A simple way of structuring your daily focus time is to ask yourself...Read More
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD has posted a blog entry:
    Imagine you’re a musician--one of those sweat-dripping, song-belting men or women perpetually in motion on tour and on stage; just as capable of partying...Full Post
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD has posted a blog entry:
    Imagine you’re a musician--one of those sweat-dripping, song-belting men or women perpetually in motion on tour and on stage; just as capable of partying...Full Post
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD posted a photo:
    Han Solo has ADHD. Han is the epitome of the signature approach of ADHD “Fire! Ready! Aim!” http://tinyurl.com/jt9po3o
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    "Honos-Webb likes the phrase, “It may not be worth it to make varsity, but video games are interfering with that. http://tinyurl.com/j4o54cy

    There's lots to like about video games, but some teenagers may need parents to set limits.

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  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    What does your life look like beyond your fears? Draw a circle that represents the life you live now. The line of the circle is the limits of your comfort zone. Outside of the circle draw or write what lies outside of your comfort zone. It might be asking for help, applying for a job, going skiing, telling someone you care about them, or as simple as speaking in public.http://addisagift.kajabi.com/fe/75438-the-gifts-beyond-your-fears

    What does your life look like beyond your fears? Draw a circle that represents the life you live now. The line of the circle is the limits of your comfort zone. Outside of the circle draw or write what lies outside of your comfort zone. It might be asking for help, applying for a job, going skiing, telling someone you care about them, or as simple as speaking in public.

    addisagift.kajabi.com
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    "Turn mommy guilt into pride" for working mothers I was quoted and my book Listening to Depression featured in this article https://www.mainstreet.com/article/when-your-maternity-leave-ends-how-to-strike-a-healthy-balance-between-work-life-and-motherhood

    From letting go of "mommy guilt" to creating a more flexible schedule, here are tips to help you survive and thrive during the first few months back at work.

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  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology
    Does one size fit all when it comes to therapy? Responsive Therapy is like an All-Star sports team compared to an average local team. An All-Star team selects the best players from each local team and optimizes the benefits of each position that needs to be covered.http://addisagift.kajabi.com/fe/80118-responsive-therapy

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  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology

    What are some tips that can help me at work if I have ADD?

    To make the most of your attention deficit disorder (ADD) gifts, you have to situate yourself in a working environment that is a good match for you.

    As a person with ADD, you have to be realistic: following directions, adhering to a rigid schedule, and having little flexibility will drive you nuts....Read More
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  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology

    How can I improve the self-esteem of a child who has ADHD?

    The main way to enhance your child's self-esteem if he has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is to reframe the diagnosis of ADHD as a strength.

    This idea is not just a rosy view of an otherwise problematic condition. In recent years, the world has changed dramatically in ways that even give a child with...Read More
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology

    What should I do if I think my child may have ADHD?

    Because the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is unreliable and because the symptoms overlap with so many other diagnoses (such as depression, anxiety, and Asperger's disorder), I now recommend that a child receive twelve sessions of therapy before getting an assessment...Read More
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, PhD - Walnut Creek, CA - Psychology

    What struggles do parents face when kids have ADHD?

    As a parent of a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you've got your work cut out for you. You probably struggle with your own feelings of hopelessness about changing your child. You struggle with your child's motivation, or lack of motivation, to change. Mental health and...Read More