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Press Release: Dr. Hallowell ADHD presence in the Midwest (eTrade Wire 12/18/2017)

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Dr. Edward "Ned" Hallowell, renowned ADHD expert, child and adult psychiatrist, founder of The Hallowell Centers and former Harvard Medical School instructor, is pleased to announce an ADHD presence in the Midwest by mentoring Ms. Kristin Seymour

ST. LOUIS - Dec. 18, 2017 - eTradeWire -- Dr. Edward "Ned" Hallowell, renowned ADHD expert, child and adult psychiatrist, founder of The Hallowell Centers, and former instructor at Harvard Medical School, is pleased to announce an ADHD presence in the Midwest by mentoring Ms. Kristin Seymour, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, to impart his one-of-a kind approach for unwrapping the gifts of ADHD.

Drawing on Dr. Hallowell's strength-based model, Kristin will navigate, advocate for, and serve as an ADHD life-coach for children and adults. Her goal is for the patient's Primary Care Provider to maintain control of the overall plan for the patient, including prescription medication, IF indicated. Kristin provides ongoing expert presence with the patient/family monitoring overall treatment plan effectiveness and outcomes. Management of ADHD is not an overnight cure and requires the thoughtful and ongoing virtual and in-person presence that Kristin provides.

This novel approach, utilizing Dr. Hallowell's methods, provides ADHD patients and families an additional evaluation, evidenced-based recommendations, and consultation while maintaining continuity of care and involvement with their established (PCP). Most cases are managed by their PCP/Pediatrician, and this new service will now provide additional coaching strategies & expert clinical recommendations for the management of ADHD. Ms. Seymour, has first-hand experience with ADHD, as she and her two daughters have this condition.

Coping and living with ADHD requires effective implementation of planning and organizational skills. Success also includes customized routine, structure and study plans that address the route executive function challenges.

This mentoring relationship between Dr. Hallowell and Ms. Seymour offers support for those who live far from a psychiatrist, request immediate help, can benefit from life coaching skills. Ms. Seymour can now turn to Dr. Hallowell for his expert and strength-based expertise to assist clients by providing a collaborative approach to ADHD in unison with their physician.

About The Hallowell Centers: http://www.drhallowell.com, From the opening of our first Hallowell Center in Sudbury, MA in 1996, we've had a mission. That mission is to help people lead happier, more productive lives, regardless of their limitations. At the Hallowell Centers, we employ a "strength-based" approach to treating ADHD and other cognitive and emotional conditions. The strength-based model emphasizes first and foremost the search for what is good and strong and healthy in a person, then secondarily what is in need of remediation. Rather than treating your condition as a "pathology," as happens in many clinical settings, we instead view it as a "gift" that can be "unwrapped" with the help of a customized treatment plan, leveraging all the best practices in the field today.

At the Hallowell Centers, we take a 360-degree approach to the diagnosis and treatment of each problem, beginning with a detailed analysis of the symptoms presented. Our team of experts then develops a comprehensive, customized treatment plan that may include recommendations for lifestyle changes, environmental modifications, stimulant (or other) medication, counseling, individual or group therapy, and coaching. In some cases, complementary therapies such as Low Energy Neurofeedback, or a program of physical exercises for the brain, may also be suggested.

Kristin Seymour, MSN, RN, AHCNS, https://adhdfoglifted.com, is a board certified Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist with ADHD. Kristin consults with parents of children with ADHD, principals, and peers to discuss diagnostic processes and factors needed for success. Kristin currently works as a Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Heart & Vascular Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She is the author of "The Fog Lifted: A Clinician's Victorious Journey with ADHD."


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