The teenage years are not a bed of roses and with the condition of ADHD added on, it can be a challenging time for everyone.
What developmental changes can you expect?
How might a teenager with ADHD be different?
What can you do as a parent to ride this period of change and growth?
Don’t miss our July meeting as Carolyn Kee shares her insights on how we can support our teenager with ADHD.
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About the Speaker
Carolyn had worked as a psychologist at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH)’s Child Guidance Clinic (CGC) for 20 years. Her work included psychological assessments, individual and group therapy, consultation to partner agencies, training and supervision of psychologists, research, public mental health education and emergency behaviour management. She was also the supervisor and co-director of the team that worked with victims of trauma and youths-at-risk.
Carolyn has extensive experience treating children and adolescents who have difficulties with stress, anxiety and depression, panic attacks, eating disorder, grief, sexual identity and orientation, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder and behavioral issues. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, systemic therapy and creative and expressive techniques such as therapeutic play and art in her work.
Carolyn has written books on mental health conditions and published articles in medical and psychological journals, magazines and newsletters. Her passion for the training and mentoring of fellow professionals in the field of child psychology and clinical practice has earned her a National Healthcare Group Teaching Award for Allied Health Educators in 2014.