Voices of Compassion Podcast
Voices of Compassion Podcast

Season 2 - Episode 12 | November 18, 2021

I Just Learned My Child Has ADHD — Now What?

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Show Notes

Your child has just been diagnosed with ADHD…now what? Part of you might feel relieved that there’s an explanation for your child’s behavior, while another might feel overwhelmed by the prospect of parenting a child with attention challenges. ADHD is a lifelong journey filled with wonderful surprises and extraordinary obstacles. How can you best equip your child for happiness and success? In today’s podcast episode, one of CHC’s foremost and beloved ADHD experts, Dr. Glen Elliott, offers sage advice as both a parent and a professional. You’ll walk away with valuable insights, practical suggestions and evidence-based words of encouragement.

Guest Info

Glen Elliott

Glen R. Elliott, PhD, MD

Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director at CHC

Dr. Elliott diagnoses and treats severe psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. An internationally known expert in psychoactive medications, he is the author of Medicating Young Minds: How to Know if Psychiatric Drugs Will Help or Hurt Your Child. Before joining Children’s Health Council, Dr. Elliott was Director of the Children’s Center at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California, San Francisco for over 17 years. He also is Associate Training Director for the Stanford Child and Adolescent Psychiatry residency programs.

In his off time, Dr. Elliott is a 25-year Board Member for Camp Opportunity, an organization that provides summer camp experiences for Santa Cruz County foster children to help build self-esteem. He also directs a three-octave bell choir at his church.