Ep. 108: Margaret Sibley, Ph.D. – A Field Guide to Engaging the Inner Rebel

Ep. 108: Margaret Sibley, Ph.D. – A Field Guide to Engaging the Inner Rebel

The struggles of kids with ADHD are unmistakably unique and undoubtedly complex, but their lack of mental readiness to accept help is equally confusing. Nothing is more discouraging or draining for educators and parents than kids who resist direction instead of leaning into the help they receive. Since disrupted executive function in ADHD kids often interferes with their ability to accomplish tasks and manage personal success, their transition into young adulthood does not resemble that of the pre-teens and teens without ADHD and hence they need the help to work for them.
On today’s podcast, Margaret Sibley, an Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and a licensed clinical psychologist, shares her insights into the motivational and executive function difficulties in adolescents and young adults with ADHD. She discusses how best to develop both the skills to manage ADHD symptoms and the skills essential for transitioning into young adulthood.

About Professor Margaret Sibley, Ph.D.


Listen as #MargaretSibley explains to @SuchetaKamath on @FullPreFrontal that helping people stay connected to why they want to do something in the first place can be more important than just having a great plan Click To Tweet On @FullPreFrontal with @SuchetaKamath, #MargaretSibley says to take it slow in trying to help your kids and to not expect them to get to where you are hoping they will be overnight. Click To Tweet



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Executive Function Specialist at Cerebral Matters
Sucheta Kamath, founder of private practice (Cerebral Matters®), is an expert in brain training & Executive Function development. She is a TEDx speaker and a recent graduate of the Leadership Atlanta class of 2015. Sucheta will be launching ExQ®, an educational software company that offers accessible, web-based learning management tools for all in Fall of 2019.

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