Melt down- it can seem to come out of nowhere. It’s one of the challenging or explosive behaviours we can see in our ADHD spouse, child, sibling, self or friend. Sometimes behaviours are shown as as poor self-esteem, yelling, rage or tears. Behaviours may also be very subtle and go unnoticed or worse still, diagnosed and treated as something else, such as anxiety disorder or depression.
The Connect ADHD Volcano model has been developed to explain and understand these challenging and explosive and sometimes hidden behaviours. It is a key educational piece that clearly represents the relationship between observable behaviours, diagnosis and the underlying factors of executive function skills development, and how brain chemistry impacts all of the above.
This webinar clarifies the se underlying challenging or explosive behaviours We talk through “What are the core symptoms ” and how these fit in with Executive functions.
- Understand the role of executive functions in behaviours in people with ADHD
- Discuss the role of not only medication, but other factors impacting brain chemistry.
- Identify other co-existing conditions that travel alongside ADHD
Who: : Monica Hassall
Monica Hassall is one of the Principle Coaches of Connect ADHD Coaching Australia. After graduating from the ADD Coach Academy 2015 and completing further training under Jodi-Sleeper Triplett Monica devotes her time to “making life more connected” for her clients with ADHD and executive functions challenges. She uses current neuroscience, coaching principles, and Mindfulness to build a close and supportive relationship with her clients. Monica and partner Jonathan were selected for the Innovative Programs at CHADD 2015 -; and 2016-.
Co-author Barbara Hunter and Monica also presented at the International ADHD Conference in 2018. She also presented at the Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA) in 2019 and has been interviewed on several international Podcasts. Monica coaches clients both nationally and internationally.