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Six Super Skills for Executive Functioning:
Tools to Help You Improve Focus, Stay Organized, and Reach Your Goals
Dr. Lara Honos-Webb
Learn about a memorable approach that cuts through the neuropsychology speak to get to the heart of building executive functioning – The Six Super Skills to build executive functioning. We’ll learn about the finding strengths, setting goals, chunking goals into small steps, boosting motivation, managing mood and finding focus.
Lara Honos-Webb, PhD is a clinical psychologist licensed in California. She is author of Six Super Skills for Executive Functioning: Tools to Help Teens Improve Focus, Stay Organized, and Reach Their Goals (2020), Brain Hacks, The Gift of ADHD, The Gift of ADHD Activity Book, The Gift of Adult ADD, The ADHD Workbook for Teens, Listening to Depression. Her work has been featured in USA Today, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, The Chicago Tribune, and more. Honos-Webb completed a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship at University of California, San Francisco, and has been an assistant professor for graduate students. She has published 26 scholarly articles. Her website is www.addisagift.com
Lara Honos-Webb, PhD is most known for being the author of “The Gift of ADHD” & “Six Super Skills for Executive Functioning”
These are the exact same strategies she has used with hundreds of clients to boost motivation, manage mood and find focus
She spent 15 years creating a memorable way to build executive functioning, so easy a teen can use. In fact her recent book The Six Super Skills for Executive Functioning is written for teens to read. By asking clients what was most helpful and least helpful at the end of sessions, she distilled the most helpful tools into the Six Super Skills – Finding Gifts, Setting Goals, chunking goals into smaller steps, Boosting motivation, managing mood and finding focus. These tools apply for adults too!
She will talk about the 5 Gifts of ADHD as a starting point for finding gifts. She will talk about the why and how to set goals and why chunking is the most powerful easy to use tool for getting immediate boosts in motivation. She will share strategies for boosting motivation based on Miller and Rollick’s motivational interviewing technique. She will share strategies for managing mood including finding a broader perspective and using flexible thinking. She will review science backed strategies for boosting attention.
She will also offer action steps to help your manage the virtual world by crowding out technology with other activities and self-talk strategies for seeing the costs of overuse of technology for entertainment.
Ask Me Anything About ADHD
with Terry Matlen
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