This blog is about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other mental health topics such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, behavioral disorders, panic, assertiveness, anger and much more. Research, tools, suggestions, and personal experiences are included in this blog. This blog will range from informative and educational to insightful and beneficial. It is intended to help readers implement helpful tools and techniques into their life and to achieve personal growth and wellbeing.
Helen Nieves, LMHC, ADC-C is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor working and living in the Greater New York City area. She provides individual therapy to children, adults and adolescent with various individual problems. She is a certified Attention Deficit Consultant Specialist and teaches ADHD on line to professionals and educators. She is on the Advisory Board at The American Institute of Health Care Professionals and a member of the American Counseling Association. She also received advanced training in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and in Grief Counseling. She loves to help and inspire people to find meaning and purpose in life. She has a passion for education, learning, writing, and helping people achieve their goals.
She is a freelance writer and has contributed and published many articles on the topics of ADHD, grief, sexuality, anxiety, depression, and much more. Along with a colleague, she has written an article on Gender in an American State School (1951-1987): The Willowbrook class for the Journal of Sexuality and Disability. She is currently working with a colleague on another article showing how race and sexuality played a role in the certification and admission of Willowbrook State School. She is a blogger for PsychCentral exploring ADHD and other mental health topics.