Having ADHD can be stressful. Raising a child with ADHD is often stressful. Having ADHD yourself AND parenting a child with ADHD…well, let’s just say that some days “stressful” is an understatement. In addition, about 30% of children and 50% of adults with ADHD also have anxiety, both of which often run in families. We will discuss be discussing how stress and anxiety manifests in our children as well as ourselves as parents, and how this knowledge can help us and our children better approach some the our challenges.
About Carolyn Lentzsch-Parcells, M.D.
Dr. Carolyn Lentzsch-Parcells is a board-certified pediatrician and the owner and President of Girls to Women/Young Men’s Health and Wellness Fort Worth, a multi-faceted clinic providing integrated medical care dedicated to meeting the physical and emotional needs of young women and men ages 10-25 years old. As a physician with ADHD herself, she has a special interest in caring for patients with ADHD and learning issues. Dr. Parcells regularly speaks to parent, student, and professional audiences on subjects such as parenting, ADHD, depression, anxiety and stress, adolescent development, sexuality, and preparing for college.