Parenting Strategies for Managing the Emotional Intensity of ADHD

Julie A. Morrison, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist/ Private Practice


DATE: Tuesday, May 19, 2020


TIME: 7 PM to 9 PM


LOCATION: Howard County Community Resources Campus

                       9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100

                       Columbia, MD 21046

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About the Program: Parents of children and teens diagnosed with ADHD, who often experience co-occurring anxiety and depressive symptoms, can feel overwhelmed by emotional and behavioral challenges. This may contribute to over-functioning, power struggles, or other ineffective but understandable attempts to gain control. Develop a brain-based understanding of emotion and behavior regulation, which fosters empathy, and learn more effective parenting strategies that can enhance lagging executive skills. Parenting practices that focus on supporting and guiding allow children/teens to draw on their strengths and use strategies to enhance coping, providing a sense of ownership that is crucial for the development of a healthy sense of self.

About the Speaker: Julie Morrison, a licensed psychologist in private practice in Columbia, MD, specializes in comprehensive psychological evaluations of students whose ADHD, learning, and emotional disorders. She has co-organized national conferences and has been invited to present and publish peer-reviewed articles focusing on identification, assessment, and intervention with gifted students with such challenges.


About CHADD Meetings: Admission is FREE to CHADD Members, but a $5 Contribution is requested from non-members. (Fee waived if you join CHADD at the meeting.) For meeting updates, changes, and other calendar listings: This program will be cancelled if Howard County Public Schools are closed or evening events are cancelled due to a weather or other county-wide emergency.

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