ADHD

Get the best ADHD resources for clients in your practice. Between Sessions offers resources for ADHD that help teens learn how to cope, work with, and succeed with their ADHD symptoms. Our therapy resources are designed and developed by a team of professionally licensed therapists who are committed to bringing you the resources you need for clients of any age. We offer ADHD resources for children and adults, too. Download what you need for your next session today.

Thinking About Your Emotional Strengths — This worksheet is designed to help people think about their emotional strengths and how they can bring these strengths to their current problems. It contains a list of strengths for clients to rate, as well as questions about how significant others perceive the person’s emotional strengths. Form Type: PDF (0415) ACT, DBT

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My Behavioral Contract — This contract identifies behaviors that children need to work on, and lists specific rewards if they achieve their goals.Form Type PDF

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The Habit of Relaxation — This download directs the user to set aside 10 minutes each day to practice the “relaxation response.” The pdf connects to a 12-minute audio of original music designed to calm the body and mind. The music can be downloaded as an MP3 file by right-clicking on the music player. The music can then be transferred to a smart phone or other audio device. (PDF, audio, relaxation training).

Guided Imagery Walk Through the Forest-Audio — This guided imagery audio can be used to teach relaxation skills as a way to cope with anxiety, depression, physical problems, emotional volatility, and stress related disorders. Running time: 8.5 minutes. Form Type: PDF & MP3

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Pesonal Prescription Information — This form can be used to help people keep track of their medications, including prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs, vitamins and supplements. (medication, depression, health, 0417)

Financial Info Form — Financial Info Form Test for 3 categories.

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Family Communication Dice Game — This dice game can be printed on heavy stock paper and then assembled. It is a fun game designed to enhance family communication. The blank die makes it easy to customize the game for many purposes. Type: PDF (1014)

Show Your Feelings Role Play Games — Get people talking about their feelings with three “cut and tape” dice games. These games are fun to play and a great way to encourage kids, teens, or even adults to talk about their feelings. PDF

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Evaluating Medication For ADHD — This thorough report will help people compare every aspect of taking medication for ADHD, from effectiveness, to safety concerns, to cost. The report was prepared by a non-profit division of Consumer Reports called Consumer Reports Health . (PDF)

Motivational Bookmarks — These bookmarks can be used to remind clients about the importance of self-encouragement. PDF

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Teen Driving Contract — Developed by the Center for Disease Control and the American Association of Pediatrics, this driving contract asks teens to agree to a comprehensive list of responsible driving behaviors and asks parents to determine the consequences for teens if they break the important rules of teen driving. (safety, ADHD, 0517)

What Has Helped You? — This worksheet asks clients to consider anything that might have helped them in finding solutions to their problems, whether it was something they learned in therapy or something they learned on their own, such as self-help books, advice from a friend, sudden insights, and so on. (0217)

Accepting Your Mistakes & Moving Forward — This worksheet is designed to help people understand factors that led to a significant mistake and to identify what they can do differently to avoid repeating this mistake. (CBT, 0416)

Tell The World! — This worksheet is designed to help people think about what is really important for them to communicate to others. It asks people to design a billboard for the world to see and to identify one specific person they want to read it. PDF (0316, art therapy, communication)

Building Your Support System — This worksheet is designed to help people think about the people in their support system and the kinds of support they might be missing. PDF (0116)

How Do Others See You? — The first part of this worksheet asks people to answer questions about themselves and then a second part can be used to ask the same questions to others. The worksheet is intended to help people see if their perception of themselves is very different than how others see them (PDF, 1215)

The Miracle Question — This worksheet asks people to think about how their lives would change if a miracle happened and their most pressing problems no longer existed. This exercise can be the start of a conversation to help people see ways to live without being overwhelmed by problems. PDF. (Solution Focused Therapy, quick, 0915)

Write A Letter To Your Problem — This Narrative Therapy technique is designed to help people externalize a specific problem and motivate them to develop new behaviors to help overcome it. (Narrative Therapy, Quick, 0815)

Take A Break — This worksheet encourages people to take a day off from their stress and dedicate that one day to relaxing. Form Type: PDF (Quick, Solution Focused)

Do Something Different — This simple behavior assignment can help people who feel they are stuck in unhealthy patterns. Form Type: PDF (0815, quick assignment)

Understanding Your Emotions When You Are Upset — This worksheet is designed to help people understand their emotions when they are upset and learn positive coping techniques to handle difficult emotions. Form Type: PDF (0715)

Three Things That Are Important To You — This worksheet is designed to help kids think and talk about their values. Form Type: PDF (0618)

Think Before You Act — This form can be used to give people a visual reminder to stop and think before they act. This is particularly helpful for kids and teens, but is a useful technique for adults too. Form Type: PDF (0315)

Looking At the BIg Picture — This worksheet is designed to help people put their problems into perspective. The worksheet takes an art therapy approach, asking people to draw their small problems in little frames and the important things in their lives in the big frame. This worksheet can be a good opening to introduce a discussion about values. Type: PDF (0215)

Enhancing Self-Esteem By Changing Negative Thoughts — This worksheet can help people identify and change the negative self-talk that can lead to low self-esteem. Form Type: PDF (0215)

The Grounding Technique — Grounding techniques are often recommended for clients who feel overwhelmed by their thoughts and feelings. This pdf includes a worksheet to help clients practice this technique and a link to a video demonstration of the technique. File Type: PDF (1214)

Accepting Unpleasant Experiences — This worksheet, derived from Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), is designed to help people accept unpleasant internal experiences, and not use them as an excuse to avoid life-affirming situations. Type: PDF (1114)

If the Problem Were A TV Show — This worksheet is a Narrative Therapy technique which can be used to help clients get more perspective on their presenting problem and see that they have the power to change their “life story" Type: PDF (1114)

The Tree of LIfe — This exercise is designed to help clients communicate positive aspects about their lives. The technique is derived from Narrative Therapy. Type: PDF (1114) Type: PDF

Life Goals Worksheet — This worksheet is designed to help individuals identify goals in seven broad areas: Health, Financial, Professional, Relationships, Enjoyment, Personal Growth and Community/Spiritual. Type: PDF (1014)

Getting What You Want From Therapy — This worksheet is designed to help clients identify the goal(s) they have for therapy. The second part of the worksheet can be filled out with the therapist to determine the actions needed to attain this goal. Type: PDF (1014)

Achieving Your Goals One Step At A Time — This worksheet is designed to help individuals break down a main goal into specific achievable steps. Type: PDF (1014)

Learning To Self-Soothe — This worksheet is designed to help individuals learn emotional regulation skills. The worksheet asks people to identify activities they can do to calm their emotions and then rate the success of each technique. (DBT)

Knowing Your Positive Qualities — This worksheet will help clients with depression, anxiety, or self-esteem issues identify their positive qualities. PDF

Breaking A Problem or Task Into Small Steps — This worksheet will help people who having a difficult time solving a problem or are procrastinating about a particular task. Form Type: PDF

Arriving Late To Class — This worksheet explains what a student should do if they are late to class. (Form Type: PDF)

Ways to Control Anger — This worksheet helps clients keep track of their progress on learning anger control techniques. PDF

Learn About Feelings — Use this worksheet to help kids and teens talk about basic feelings.Form Type: PDF

When You are Supposed To Pay Attention — This worksheet will help kids and teens identify behaviors that distract others.PDF

Starting A Conversation — This worksheet teaches how to start a conversation by asking appropriate questions. PDF

Getting Ready For School — This worksheet is designed to help children and teens prioritize morning activities so that they can get to school on time. PDF

Teaching Patience — This difficult maze will test a child's patience. Use it to observe a child's reaction to frustration and teach new coping skills. Form Type:PDF

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