The Manhattan Adult ADD Support Group
                                                                       Were Not Lazy, Crazy Or Stupid:)
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Past Presentations

                        The Manhattan Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group

About Our Support Group:  
Celebrating our 20th Year of offering support, information, networking & a sense of community to adults with ADD/ADHD.  We hold two meetings a month. We have a meeting devoted to general support & group discussion, and we sponsor workshops led by experts in ADD/ADHD and other aspects of mental health.  We are not Lazy, Crazy, or Stupid:)

If you wish to contact us, please E mail us at: webmaster@maaddsg.org

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                          Past Presentations: 1997-2012
 

2012

Jan         ADD & ANXIETY DISORDERS
              w/ Scott Shapiro, MD, clinical psychiatrist

Feb        CAN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
             w/ Collette Shine, MBA, professional organizer
            Karen Guccione, professional organizer

Mar       33 YEARS LATER: HYPERACTIVE BOYS GROWN UP
          w/ Rachel G. Klein, PhD, research psychologist;
            professor of child and adolescent psychiatry,
             NYU Langone School of Medicine;
            Director, Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders,
                          NYU Child Study Center

Apr         ADD & INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS
                 w/ Stephanie Manes, LCSW, clinical social worker

May        TOWARDS A FUNCTIONAL CURE FOR ADD?
              w/ Paul Jaffe, MAADDSG coordinator

Jun        MAGNETIC BRAIN STIMULATION:
              A TOOL FOR TREATING ADD?
              w/ Edward Fruitman, MD, clinical psychiatrist

 

2011

Jan        CLUTTER & ORGANIZING: THREE VIEWS
                w/  Margaret Langston, professional organizer
                      Karen Guccione, professional organizer
                      Collette Shine, professional organizer
 
Feb        NEURO TRAINING FOR ADD: WHAT'S NEW
                 w/ James Lawrence Thomas, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist;
                      instructor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine;
                      author, Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? (Dell, 1996)
 
Mar         ABCs OF ADD
                 w/ Julia Samton, MD, clinical psychiatrist/neurologist
 
Apr         ADD & MARRIAGE: A SURPRISING IMPACT?
                  w/ Melissa Orlov, writer/editor and marriage consultant;
                       author, The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild
                                  Your Relationship in Six Steps (Specialty Press, 2010);
                       co-founder,
www.adhdmarriage.com;
                       columnist, ADDitude magazine
 
Jun         DOUBLE DUTY: WHEN YOU HAVE ADD -- AND YOUR KID DOES, TOO
                  w/ Katherine Ellison, writer/journalist;
                       author, Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention (Hyperion, 2010);
                       author, The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter (Basic, 2006);
                       winner, Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, 1986
 
Sep        DIET, NUTRITION & ADD
                  w/ Richard Carlton, MD, clinical psychiatrist
 
Oct         OPTOGENETICS & BRAIN CONNECTIVITY
                  w/ Stephen Rayport, MD, PhD, research/clinical psychiatrist;
                       professor of clinical neurobiology,
                         Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University;
                       research scientist, Department of Molecular Therapeutics,
                          NY State Psychiatric Institute
 
Nov         FROM TECHNOLOGY TO TREATMENT:
               WHAT CAN WE DO TO EXPEDITE PROGRESS?
                  w/ Marom Bikson, PhD, neural engineer;
                       associate professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering,
                          City College of New York, City University of New York;
                       co-director, NY Center for Biomedical Engineering, CCNY
 
Dec         ADD & DEPRESSION
                  w/ Garrett Marie Deckel, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                       assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry,
                             Mount Sinai School of Medicine
 

2010
 
Jan       CAN YOGA HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
              w/ Naomi Cohn, psychology PhD; yoga trainer, The YinOva Center
 
Feb       CAN STRESS SHAPE THE BRAIN?
              CAN SCIENCE MAKE IT RESILIENT?
                 w/ Scott J. Russo, PhD, neurogeneticist;
                      assistant professor, Department of Neuroscience,
                        Mount Sinai School of Medicine;
                      director, Laboratory of Neuroplasticity and Behavior, MSSM
 
Mar       PREPARATION FOR TAX PREPARATION
               w/ Margaret Langston, professional organizer
                    Karen Guccione, professional organizer
 
May      ADD & BEHAVIORAL ADDICTIONS
              w/ Silvia Bernardi, MD, research psychiatrist;
                    project manager, Columbia Gambling Disorders Clinic,
                      New York State Psychiatric Institute
 
Jun       ATTENTION, IMPULSE CONTROL & NON-INVASIVE ELECTRICAL STIMULATION
            
  w/ Helena Knotkova, PhD, research scientist;
                   assistant professor, Department of Neurology,
                     Albert Einstein College of Medicine;
                   director of research, Institute for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation of New York,
                      Department of Pain Medicine & Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center
 
Jun        TRYING TIMES: JOB LOSS, JOB HUNTING & ADD
                w/ Michael B. Laskoff, MBA, marketer/entrepreneur;
                     founder and CEO, AbilTo LLC;
                     columnist, The Huffington Post;           
                     author, Landing on the Right Side of Your Ass: A Survival Guide
                                 for the Recently Unemployed (Three Rivers Press, 2004)
 
Sep      ADD & BIPOLAR DISORDER
               w/ Cathryn Galanter, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                    assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, Columbia University
 
Nov      GETTING VALUE FROM YOUR EVALUATION
               w/ Valerie Raymond, PhD, educational psychologist
 
Dec       ADD: AN EASTERN PERSPECTIVE
               w/ Letha Hadady, DAc, health consultant;
                    author, Asian Health Secrets: The Complete Guide
                                  to Asian Herbal Medicine (Random House, 1996);
                    author, Personal Renewal: A Guide to Vitality, Allure, and a Joyful Life
                                  Using Healing Herbs, Diet, Movement and Visualization
                                                   (iUniverse.com, 2008)
 

2009
 
Jan       NEW YEAR, NEW VIEW? GETTING A GRIP ON CLUTTER
               w/ Carrie Greene, coach/organizer
                            
Feb      ADD & DEPRESSION
              w/ Vatsal Thakkar, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                  assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
 
Mar      PARITY AT LAST? MENTAL-HEALTH COVERAGE & THE LAW
               w/ Wendy Brennan, executive director,
                       National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City Metro
 
Apr       STIMULANTS & CARDIOVASCULAR ISSUES: SHOULD PATIENTS BE SCREENED?
                w/ Rubin Cooper, MD, clinical cardiologist;
                     director, Pediatric Cardiology Division, Weill-Cornell Medical College;
                     associate director, Pediatric Cardiovascular Services,
                            New York Presbyterian Hospital
 
May     ADD & OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDERS
              w/ Stephen Josephson, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                 associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College
 
Jun       EATING FOR EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING
              w/ Marian Buck-Murray, nutrition coach
 
Sep      BACK-TO-SCHOOL ISSUES FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
              w/ Okie Hrycak, PhD, Learning Disabilities Coordinator,
                   Office of Disability Services, Barnard College
 
Oct       NEUROBIOLOGY OF ADDICTION
               w/ Eric Nestler, MD, PhD, research psychiatrist and molecular biologist;
                    chair, Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine;
                    director, Laboratory of Molecular Psychiatry, MSSM
 
Nov       TIME-MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
               w/ Nancy Snell, CEC, personal/business coach
 
Dec       ADD & ANXIETY DISORDERS
               w/ Katherine Mitchell, PsyD, clinical psychologist;
                   assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
                   Albert Einstein College of Medicine

2008
 
Jan      GETTING UNSTUCK:
            UNTYING THE KNOT OF ATTENTION, DEPRESSION AND TRAUMA
              w/ Don Kerson, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                   author, Getting Unstuck: Untying the Knot of Depression, Attention and Trauma
                                          (Greenpoint Psychiatric Press, 2009)
 
Feb      HELLO, NEW YORK
              w/ Edward Hallowell, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                   author, Driven to Distraction (Touchstone, 1995);
                    author, Delivered From Distraction (Ballantine, 2006)
 
Apr      ADD & CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS: LET THERE BE LIGHT?
             w/ Michael Terman, PhD, research psychologist;
                  professor of clinical psychology in psychiatry, Columbia University;
                  director, Center for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms,
                                   Columbia University Medical Center                 
 
May     STIMULANTS & PERFORMANCE: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM BASEBALL?
              w/ Allan Lans, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                     team psychiatrist, New York Mets, 1989-2003
 
Jun      TOUGH CHOICES, TOUGH LOVE: A CAN-DO APPROACH TO ADD MANAGEMENT
             w/ Susan Lasky, coach/organizer
 
Sep     HERBS, NUTRIENTS & YOGA: CHOICES IN ADD CARE?
             w/ Richard P. Brown, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                  author, Stop Depression Now! (Putnam, 1999);
                  author, The Rhodiola Revolution (Rodale, 2004);
                  author, How to Use Herbs, Nutrients and Yoga in Mental Health Care (Norton, 2009)
 
Oct      CAREER ISSUES FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
              w/ Bettina Seidman, MBA, career coach
 
Nov       TECHNIQUES FOR MEMORY ENHANCEMENT
              w/ Kathleen Jantzen, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                   assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
 
Dec      DIGITAL LITERACY: ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR ADULTS WITH ADD OR LD
              w/ Mark Surabian, ATP; founder, CogniTech Cafe Assistive Technology Company
                  Jason Luchs, assistant director,
                     Student Disability Services, New School University
                  Diane Cook, rehabilitation counselor,
                     Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals With Disabilities
 

2007
 
Jan     BEYOND THE SYMPTOMS: AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TO ADULT ADD
             w/ Israel Romano, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                  Director for Quality Control, Mental Health Service,
                           Health Insurance Plan of New York
 
Feb       ADD & SMOKING
             w/ Lirio Covey, PhD, research psychologist;
                 director, Smoking Cessation Program, New York State Psychiatric Institute;
                 associate professor of clinical psychology, Columbia University            
                    
Mar     ADD & BRAIN DEVELOPMENT
              w/ F. Xavier Castellanos, MD, research psychiatrist;
                  professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
                     NYU School of Medicine;
                  director, Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience, NYUSM
 
Apr      ADD & BIPOLAR DISORDER
             w/ Cathryn Galanter, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                  assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, Columbia University
 
May     CLUTTER & LANDLORD-TENANT ISSUES
              w/ Leslie Salzman, JD, civil attorney;
                   clinical professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law;
                   supervising attorney, Bet Tzedek Legal Services Clinic 
                  
Jun      CAN COGNITIVE REMEDIATION HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
              w/ Tiffany Herlands, PsyD, clinical psychologist;
                   assistant professor of psychiatry, Columbia University;
                   director, Rehabilitation Psychology Services, Columbia Eastside
                  
Sep      DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION: A PSYCHIATRIC TOOL?
               w/ Ron Alterman, MD, neurosurgeon;
                    associate professor of neurosurgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine;
                    Director of Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery,
                      Mount Sinai Medical Center
 
Oct      ADD & SEX ADDICTION
              w/ Dorothy Hayden, LCSW, clinical social worker
 
Nov      ADD & NUTRITIONAL ISSUES
              w/ Roseanne Schnoll, PhD, RD, CDN, nutritionist/dietician;
                   associate professor, Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, Brooklyn College
 
Dec      ADD & ANXIETY DISORDERS
              w/ David Gutman, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                   assistant professor of psychiatry, Columbia University;
                   director of psychopharmacology, Columbia Eastside
 

2006
 
Jan      ROADBLOCKS TO GETTING ORGANIZED
             w/ Nancy Snell, CEC, personal/business coach
                  Carrie Greene, coach/organizer
 
Feb      LIFE-SKILLS TRAINING FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
              w/ Mary Solanto, PhD, clinical/research psychologist;
                  associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine;
                  director, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center

 
Mar     GETTING RID OF ALL THAT STUFF
             w/ Nadine Ellman, professional organizer
 
Apr      CAN CHIROPRACTIC THERAPY HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
             w/ Darin Burdman, chiropractor
 
May     ABCs OF ADD
             w/ Julia Samton, MD, clinical psychiatrist/neurologist
 
Jun       LAW & DISORDER: AN ADD RIDE THROUGH THE LEGAL PROFESSION
              w/ Robert Tudisco, Esq., civil/criminal attorney;
                   columnist, Attention! magazine;
                   editor,
www.addcopingskills.com
                  
Sep      CAN THE LAW HELP ADD ADULTS IN THE WORKPLACE?
              w/ Arnold Pedowitz, JD, civil attorney           
 
Oct      BACK-TO-SCHOOL ISSUES FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
              w/ Okie Hrycak, PhD, Learning Disabilities Coordinator,
                      Office of Disability Services, Barnard College
 
Nov      NEUROPLASTICITY & BRAIN TRAINING
              w/ Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD, clinical/research psychologist;
                   clinical professor, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine;
                   author, The Executive Brain (Oxford 2002);
                   author, The Wisdom Paradox (Penguin, 2006)

Dec      ADD & MOOD DISORDERS
              w/ Joseph Nieder, MD, clinical psychiatrist
 

2005
 
Jan     DOUBLE DUTY: WHEN YOUR KID HAS ADD -- AND YOU DO, TOO
            w/ Sharon Gordon, CSW, clinical social worker
 
Feb     THE ADD DATING DANCE
             w/ Sara Denning, PhD, psychotherapist
 
Mar     CAN BRAINWAVE TRAINING HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
              w/ James Lawrence Thomas, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist;
                   instructor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine;
                   author, Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? (Dell, 1996)
 
Apr      ADD & SUBSTANCE ABUSE
             w/ Frances Levin, MD, research/clinical psychiatrist;
                  professor of clinical psychiatry, Columbia University;
                  Director of Clinical & Educational Activities, Division on Substance Abuse,
                       New York State Psychiatric Institute
                   
May     ASK THE DOCTOR
             w/ Ivan Goldberg, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                   author, Questions & Answers About Depression & Its Treatment (Charles, 1993)
                   editor, "Dr. Ivan's Depresssion Central" website
                      (
www.psycom.net/depression.central.html)
 
Jun      OVER-THE-COUNTER ADD REMEDIES: RESEARCH & CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
              w/ Richard P. Brown, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                   author, Stop Depression Now! (Putnam, 1999)
                   author, The Rhodiola Revolution (Rodale, 2004)
 
Sep     JOB-PREPARATION SKILLS FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
             w/ Dinah Day, image coach
 
Oct     ADD & BRAIN STRUCTURE
            w/ Manzar Ashtari, PhD, research scientist;
                 associate professor of radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
                   
Nov     JOB-KEEPING SKILLS FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
            w/ Blythe Grossberg, PhD, organizational psychologist;
                 author, Making ADD Work: On-the-Job Strategies
                              for Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder (Perigee, 2005)
 
Dec     FOR ADDULTS ONLY: ADD & SEXUALITY
             w/ Kate Kelly, RN, personal/professional coach;
                    author, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! (Scribner, 1993)
                  Paul Ravenscraft, MBA, personal/professional coach
 

2004
 
Jan      GETTING RID OF ALL THAT STUFF
             w/ Nadine Ellman, professional organizer
 
Feb     TIME-MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
             w/ Mary Solanto, PhD, clinical/research psychologist;
                 associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine;
                 director, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center
 
Mar     COPING 101: IDEAS & INSPIRATIONS
             w/ Robert Tudisco, Esq., civil/criminal attorney;
                  columnist, Attention! magazine;
                  editor,
www.addcopingskills.com;
                  vice-president, Attention Deficit Disorder Association
 
Apr      COPING 201: DIFFICULT ISSUES FOR ADULTS WITH ADD      
              w/ Susan Lasky, coach/organizer
 
May     UNDERSTANDING CLINICAL TRIALS
              w/ Jeffrey Cohen, PhD, research psychologist;
                  Associate Dean for Responsible Conduct of Research, Weill Cornell Medical College;
                   former associate director of education, Office for Human Research Protections,
                       US Department of Health and Human Services
 
Jun      ADD & BIPOLAR DISORDER
             w/ Cathryn Galanter, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                 assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, Columbia University
 
Sep     CAN THE LAW HELP ADD ADULTS IN THE WORKPLACE?
              w/ Arnold Pedowitz, JD, civil attorney
 
Oct      PERIMENOPAUSE, HORMONES & MENTAL-HEALTH ISSUES
              w/ Judi Chervenak, MD, clinical endocrinologist; assistant professor,
                   Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health,
                                   Albert Einstein College of Medicine
 
Nov       ADD & TOURETTE SYNDROME
               w/ Barbara Coffey, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                    associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine;
                    director, Tics and Tourette's Clinical and Research Program,
                         NYU Medical Center
 
Dec       EIGHT ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR MANAGING ADD
               w/ Jennifer Koretsky, personal/professional coach

2003
 
Jan          NONVERBAL LEARNING DISABILITIES
                  w/ James Lawrence Thomas, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist;
                       instructor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine;
                       author, Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? (Dell, 1996)
 
Feb          BUILDING BEHAVIORAL FLEXIBILITY
                   w/ Sara Denning, PhD, psychotherapist
 
Mar          ADD & THE BRAIN
                    w/ Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                         author, The Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes and the Civilized Mind (Oxford, 2002)
 
Apr           ADD & ANXIETY DISORDERS
                    w/ Suzanne Feinstein, PhD, clinical psychologist
 
May          CAN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
                      w/ Kathy McHale, M.Ed, tech specialist;
                           author, A Resource Guide to Assistive Technology
                                          for Memory and Organization (2003)
 
Jun           ASK THE DOCTOR
                    w/ Ivan Goldberg, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                         author, Questions & Answers About Depression & Its Treatment (Charles, 1993)
                         editor, "Dr. Ivan's Depresssion Central" website
                            (
www.psycom.net/depression.central.html)
 
Sep           9/11: TWO YEARS AFTER (a panel discussion)
                    w/ Lori Rockmore, PsyD, clinical psychologist, Mount Sinai Medical Center
                         Ann Julian, CSW, clinical social worker;
                           executive director, Jewish Association for Attention Deficit Disorder;
                              chaplain, World Trade Center rescue effort
                         Paul Kudish, ADD adult, WTC quasi-survivor
 
Oct            ADD & SUBSTANCE ABUSE
                      w/ Jeffrey Wilson, MD, clinical and research psychiatrist,
                              NY Psychiatric Institute / NY Presbyterian Hospital
 
Nov            ADD & THE OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE SPECTRUM
                       w/ Stephen Josephson, PhD, clinical psychologist
 
Dec           CAN COGNITIVE REMEDIATION HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
                     w/ Dmitri Bougakov, remediation trainer;
                          doctoral candidate in neuropsychology
 

2002
 
Feb        TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
                   w/ Susan Lasky, personal/professional coach
 
Mar        ADD & MOOD DISORDERS
                  w/ Jesse Rosenthal, MD, clinical psychiatrist
 
Apr        DEALING WITH CONFLICT & CHANGE
                 w/ Susyn Reeve, personal/professional coach
 
May       GETTING RID OF ALL THAT STUFF
                  w/ Nadine Ellman, professional organizer
 
Jun         RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY & MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES
                  w/ Nalini Juthani, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                       professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine;
                       director of psychiatric residency training, Bronx Lebanon Hospital;
                       member, Committee on Religion, Spirituality & Psychiatry
                                          of the American Psychiatric Association
 
Sep         MEMORY SKILLS FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
                    w/ Valerie Raymond, PhD, educational psychologist
 
Oct          GOAL-ACHIEVEMENT 101: GETTING IT DONE
                    w/ Bonnie Mincu, personal/professional coach
 
Nov          ADD & SLEEP DISORDERS
                    w/ Rochelle Zak, MD, clinical neurologist;
                         attending physician, Sleep-Wake Disorders Center,
                           White Plains campus, NY Presbyterian Hospital
 
Dec          STIMULANTS: RISKS & BENEFITS
                     w/ Burton Angrist, MD, clinical/research psychiatrist;
                          professor, NYU School of Medicine;
                          former staff psychiatrist, New York VA Hospital
 

2001   
 
Feb        CAN THE LAW HELP ADD ADULTS IN THE WORKPLACE?
                   w/ Jo Anne Simon, JD, civil attorney   
 
Mar        ADD & ALLERGY: SOME CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS
                  w/ Morton Teich, MD, allergist
 
Apr         ADD & EYESIGHT: MORE CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS
                  w/ Harold Friedman, OD, optometrist;
                       director, Learning Disabilities Unit, SUNY College of Optometry   
 
May        ASK THE DOCTOR
                  w/ Ivan Goldberg, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                       author, Questions & Answers About Depression & Its Treatment (Charles, 1993);
                       editor, "Dr. Ivan's Depresssion Central" website
                           (
www.psycom.net/depression.central.html)
                   
Jun         MORE ON NEUROFEEDBACK
                 w/ James Lawrence Thomas, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist;
                      instructor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine;
                      author, Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? (Dell, 1996)
 
Sep        ADD WITHOUT HYPERACTIVITY
                  w/ Mary Solanto, PhD, clinical/research psychologist;
                       associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine;
                       director, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center
 
Oct         ADD & BRAIN IMAGING
                  w/ B.J. Casey, PhD, research psychologist,
                        Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology,
                          Weill Cornell Medical College
 
Nov         CAREER PLANNING FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
                  w/ John Hotard, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                       director, Career Services Office, Fordham Graduate School of Business
 
Dec        MENTAL HEALTH ONLINE: FINDING RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET
                  w/ Patricia Tomasulo, MLS,
                         librarian, Ehrman Medical Library, NYU Medical Center;
                         Mental Health Page editor, New York Online Access to Health
                                      (NOAH,
www.noah-health.org)
 

2000
 
Jan        CAN SPECIAL DIETS HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
                  w/ Lisa Hammel, nutrition consultant
 
Feb        COPING 201: DIFFICULT ISSUES FOR ADD ADULTS
                 w/ Susan Lasky, personal/professional coach
 
Mar        ADD & BRAIN TRAUMA
                 w/ Ruth Nass, MD; clinical/research neurologist, NYU Medical Center
 
Apr         ADD & YOUR MONEY
                 w/ Lea Saslav,
                     author, Teach Yourself Personal Finance in 24 Hours (Macmillan, 2000)
 
Apr         OVER-THE-COUNTER ADD REMEDIES: RESEARCH & CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
                  w/ Richard P. Brown, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                      author, Stop Depression Now: SAM-e, The Breakthrough Supplement
                                   That Works As Well As Prescription Drugs in Half the Time ...
                                      With No Side Effects (Putnam, 1999)
 
May        ANGER MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR ADD ADULTS
                  w/ Sara Denning, PhD, psychotherapist
 
Jun         CAREER-MAPPING FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
                    w/ Raizi Janus, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                         author, Mapping Careers With LD and ADD Clients:
                           Guidebook and Case Studies (Columbia University Press, 1999)
 
Sep         ADD & SUBSTANCE ABUSE
                   w/ Frances Levin, MD, research psychiatrist,
                        NY State Psychiatric Institute / NY Presbyterian Hospital   
 
Oct          BACK-TO-SCHOOL ISSUES FOR ADD ADULTS
                   w/ Alexandra Klein, past program coordinator,
                         Center for Students With Disabilities, NYU   
 
Nov          EEG BIOFEEDBACK: AN INDEPENDENT APPRAISAL
                   w/ Jeffrey Corey, PhD, research psychologist,
                         CW Post Campus, Long Island University
 
 

1999
 
Jan          ADD & LEARNING DISABILITIES
                  w/ James Lawrence Thomas, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist;
                       instructor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine;
                       author, Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? (Dell, 1996)
 
Mar         TWENTYSOMETHING: ISSUES FACING YOUR ADD ADULTS
                  w/ Shirley Schaye, PhD, psychotherapist
 
Apr          WHEN MEDICATION STOPS WORKING: WHAT CAN BE DONE?
                   w/ Joseph Nieder, MD, clinical psychiatrist
 
May         THE BONFIRE OF THE COMORBITIES:
                CONDITIONS WHICH CAN COEXIST WITH ADD
                    w/ Ivan Goldberg, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                        author, Questions & Answers About Depression & Its Treatment (Charles, 1993);
                        editor, "Dr. Ivan's Depresssion Central" website
                            (
www.psycom.net/depression.central.html)
       
Jun          STOLEN MOMENTS: IMPROVING YOUR USE OF TIME
                    w/ Diana Zimmerman, professional organizer
 
Oct          ASK THE THERAPIST
                  w/ Mary Solanto, PhD, clinical/research psychologist;
                         associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine;
                         director, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center
                       Eric Clauss, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                         behavioral treatment specialist, AD/HD Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center
 
Nov          GETTING RID OF ALL THAT STUFF
                    w/ Nadine Ellman, professional organizer
 
Dec          ADD & READING SKILLS
                    w/ Valerie Raymond, PhD, educational psychologist
 

1998
 
Jan         CAREER PLANNING FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
               w/ John Hotard, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                     director, Career Services Office, Fordham Graduate School of Business
 
Jan         ADD IN THE WORKPLACE
                 w/ Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                      author, ADD in the Workplace: Choices, Changes & Challenges (Brunner/Mazel, 1997)
                      author, Adventures in Fast Forward: Life, Love & Work for the ADD Adult
                                  (Brunner/Mazel, 1996)  
 
Feb         ADD & ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOR
                   w/ Enid Haller, CSW, PhD, clinical social worker
 
Mar         BUILDING BEHAVIORAL FLEXIBILITY
                   w/ Sara Denning, MA, psychotherapist
 
Apr          HOW TO HANDLE YOUR HMO
                 w/ Helen Hinckley Krackow, CSW, clinical social worker;
                      immediate past president, New York State Society for Clinical Social Work;
                      founding member, Alliance for Universal Access to Psychotherapy;
                      executive committee member,
                        National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals & Consumers
 
May         CAN BRAINWAVE TRAINING HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
                   w/  Lester Fehmi, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                          director, Biofeedback Clinic of Princeton, Princeton, NJ;
                          co-director, Biofeedback and Stress Management Clinic of Manhattan
                      Susan Shor, CSW, clinical social worker;
                          co-director, Biofeedback and Stress Management Clinic of Manhattan
 
Jun          ORGANIZING YOUR PERSONAL SPACE
                   w/ Julie Morgenstern, professional organizer;
                         author, Organizing From the Inside Out (Holt, 1998)  
 
Oct          ADD & LEARNING DISABILITIES
                    w/ Kenneth Bonnet, PhD; research psychologist, NYU School of Medicine
 
Nov          STRESS REDUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR ADULTS WITH ADD
                    w/ Jonathan Berkowitz, CPFT, fitness trainer  
 
Dec         COULD ADD BE A MISDIAGNOSIS?
                    w/ Rachel G. Klein, PhD; research psychologist,
                           Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center / NY State Psychiatric Institute 

1997
 
Feb        ADD & INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS              
                w/ James Lawrence Thomas, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist;
                     instructor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine;
                     author, Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? (Dell, 1996)
                      
Mar        ADD: CURRENT THINKING ABOUT DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT
                w/ Donald Klein, MD, clinical/research psychiatrist;
                      president, American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology;
                      co-editor, Current Psychotherapeutic Drugs (Brunner/Mazel, 1996)
 
Apr         WOMEN WITH ADD & THEIR PARTNERS: IS THERE LIFE AFTER DIAGNOSIS?
                  w/ Sari Solden, MS, MFCC, family counselor;
                        author, Women With Attention Deficit Disorder (Underwood, 1995)
 
May        ASK THE DOCTOR
                  w/ Ivan Goldberg, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                      author, Questions & Answers About Depression & Its Treatment (Charles, 1993);
                       editor, "Dr. Ivan's Depresssion Central" website
                          (
www.psycom.net/depression.central.html)
 
Jun         ADD: CURRENT RESEARCH TOPICS
                 w/ Lenard Adler, MD, clinical psychiatrist;
                      co-director, Attention Deficit Disorder Center, NYU Medical Center
 
Oct         HOW TO THINK ABOUT THERAPY
                  w/ Robert Fancher, PhD, clinical psychologist;
                      author, Cultures of Healing:
                        Correcting the Image of American Mental Health Care (Freeman, 1995)
 
Nov         CAN COGNITIVE THERAPY HELP ADULTS WITH ADD?
                  w/ Jeffrey Newcorn, MD, clinical/research psychiatrist;
                        director, AD/HD Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center
 
Dec         ADD & COMMITTED RELATIONSHIPS
                  w/ Laurence Sterne, PhD, psychotherapist