Executive Functioning and The BIG Thanksgiving Dinner

 Photo Source Pulling off a big Thanksgiving feast for a large family sure takes a bunch of executive functioning skills.  At least if you have ADHD you can hyperfocus for the big day.  Let’s think about all the organization skills and elements that have to come together for it to work: First, getting all of the table linens out, and … Read More

What are study skills and why are they important?

Photo Source So many of the students we see at the Price Group lack good study skills.  Good study skills provide the structure we need to be both effective and efficient when we study. There is a simple study guide or process that students learned from John Galbary when he taught in Richland School District Two in the TLC program … Read More

DBT and BPD

(Photo source) When May and I first started working and referring students and families to therapeutic programs, one of the treatments that kept getting mentioned was DBT: Dialectical Behavior Therapy. I kept asking people to explain two terms to me: DBT and also Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  Although I had a psychology degree, these were terms that were being used … Read More

The Three Little Pigs: Building A Strong Foundation For College Success

If you go to visit a person in a hospital or nursing home, you may quickly realize they lack a sense of what day of the week it is, or have their days and nights mixed up, and you see that they are disoriented.  When a psychologist begins a  psychoeducational evaluation, their first assessment can be “is this person oriented … Read More