Thriving with ADHD/ADD

Learn strategies to understand ADHD and ADD to support yourself, as well as your mental health, work, and relationships.

Thriving with ADHD/ADD is a series of two virtual workshops hosted by Britt Phillips, Mental Health Nurse, and Doriana Marrello, Clinical Counsellor. Workshops are open to students with ADHD and/or ADD, students with executive functioning challenges (time management, procrastination, motivation, impulsivity, etc.), and students who have family, partners or friends with ADHD/ADD symptoms.

About the Facilitators

Britt Phillips

Britt holds a Diploma of Psychiatric Nursing from Douglas College and has 8 years of experience working in the field of psych nursing. After spending 5 years working with children and youth at BC Children’s hospital in various mental health programs, Britt joined SFU’s Health and Counselling team as a Mental Health Nurse.

Doriana Marrello

Doriana is a Registered Clinical Counsellor holding a Master of Counselling degree from City University. She completed her undergraduate degree at SFU in psychology, counselling, and human development. Doriana works from a strengths based, solution focused perspective supporting clients experiencing a myriad of issues including but not limited to family of origin, relationship issues, grief and loss, burnout, and cultural issues. She believes in the natural resilience of people and feels honoured to be a part of their journey.

Schedule

What is ADHD/ADD and Executive Functioning?

DATE

Thursday, January 28

TIME

1:30 to 3:00pm

LOCATION

Online via Zoom

  • Understand the six different areas of executive functioning and how ADHD/ADD may impair each area: attention, action, task, information, emotion, effort
  • Start to reframe what it means to have ADHD/ADD from a negative personality flaw to a source of strength and resilience

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Getting Past Our Good Intentions: Turning Low Motivation Into Action

DATE

Thursday, February 11

TIME

1:30 to 3:00pm

LOCATION

Online via Zoom

  • Deep dive into effort management and action management
  • Learn strategies to improve routines that promote health and wellness in order to increase effort and action

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