ADHD and Macronutrients

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Written by Cheryle Sherwood, Registered Psychologist After attending a recent symposium at the University of Calgary, I was astounded and very much excited at the recent research being done on the efficacy on macronutrients and the treatment of mental health disorders. The organizers were not advertising any one product and had purposefully stayed away from ‘big pharma’ supporting their event, … Read More

The Importance of Assessment

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Written by Cheryle Sherwood, Registered Psychologist Many clients come to me stating “I think I have ADHD. I did this test on the internet, and…well…that’s me!” This always makes me smile. Self discovery often does that to me J Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that I want everyone to have ADHD, believe me, I don’t. Our insurance rates would … Read More

ADHD and Women

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Written by Cheryle Sherwood, Registered Psychologist A burgeoning area of interest for me has become Adult ADHD and women. My female patients are reporting a change in their symptoms around the time of both menopause and peri-menopause. Further to this, my daughter (who also has ADHD) reports a change in her symptoms of ADHD around the time of her menses.  … Read More

ADHD and Relationships

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Written by Cheryle Sherwood, Registered Psychologist at Serenity Now The more patients I see with Adult ADHD, the more I realize just how pervasive ADHD can be in an individual’s life. The triad of symptoms of inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsivity sound fairly benign when seen on paper, however, seeing how much these impact adult level of functioning is profound. One … Read More