The podcast for adults with ADHD. Hear stories, learn strategies, and get great productivity tips as we talk about the real-life struggles and what it takes to achieve success. Host, Eric Tivers, LCSW, is a psychotherapist, coach and entrepreneur (with ADHD) in private practice. Eric interviews a variety of guests. Many are people just like yourself, as well professionals, entrepreneurs, and ADHD experts.
428 | April Live Q&A with the ADHD reWired Podcast Family!
Join the ADHD reWired Team every second Tuesday of the month for our monthly Live Q&A! In this episode, you’ll hear about the importance of community, picking an entrepreneurial path, accountability, parenting, and dealing with shame. Listen all the way through to meet the newest addition to the ADHD reWired team - Coach Kristin Marts! Some Questions & Topics in this Episode: I’m interested in going into business for myself. How do I narrow my focus to follow a path? What are the best ways to deal with our tendencies within ourselves? How can I reduce overwhelm? What kind of research can I do to move forward in a new career? At what point is something a personality trait? Our child was diagnosed with ADHD but we haven’t talked about it with them yet. How do we have this conversation? Resources & Honorable Mentions: Book: Book: Book: Book: Article: Article: Community: — Join your ADHD-friendly co-working space! Support the show by becoming a Patron at Check out the Other Podcasts on the ADHD reWired Podcast Network: with Brendan Mahan with Will Curb with MJ Siemens
427 | Maybe This Time: A Musical About Living with ADHD and Dyslexia with Jonathan Orenberg
In this episode, Eric is joined by Jonathan Orenberg from the San Francisco Bay area. As the founder of Care Life Services, Jonathan is no stranger to the healthcare field. After graduating from Baldwin Wallace University: , he decided to follow in the footsteps of his father - an emergency room physician and medical director - and his mother, a registered nurse. Jonathan went on to become a CNA and certified senior fitness specialist and is also an accomplished Bay-area bass performer who has been in the industry for over 25 years, proud member of Actors’ Equity since 2008, and owner of a private acting studio. Johnny has shared the stage with such stars as Sutton Foster, Kathleen Marshall, Michael Rafter, and Kate McGarry, while performing at some of the most prestigious theaters in the United States, including the Barnstormers Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Great Lakes Theater Company, 42nd Street Moon Theatre Company, and The Walt Disney Company. Johnny has learned how to harness his ADHD and dyslexia-superpowers into fuel for his entrepreneurial spirit and mindfulness in the toll that hyperfocus can take on family life in the battle of business goals and personal values. Johnny is also an Alum of ! Connect with Johnny: Instagram: Website: Discover the ADHD reWired Podcast Family: with Brendan Mahan with Will Curb with MJ Siemens
426 | Research, College, and Complementary & Alternative Approaches with Patrick LaCount
In this episode, Eric is joined by , the director of in Fort Collins, Colorado, specializing in the assessment and treatment of ADHD. He completed his doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Wyoming, pre-residency at Duke University Medical Center and post-doctoral fellowship at Seattle's Children's Hospital. In addition to providing psychological services, Dr. LaCount is passionate about disseminating the latest science to the ADHD community and is a research consultant for the ! [ more shownotes coming soon! ]
425 | The Neurodiverse Safe Work Initiative with Catherine Lee
In this episode, Eric is joined by Catherine Lee, the director of Lethbridge Piper & Associates, an Australian occupational health and safety management consultancy. For 30 years, Catherine has advised employers, CEOs, boards, executives, and leadership teams on strategic health and safety management. She holds post-graduate degrees in occupational health and safety management and is a certified occupational health and safety professional. Catherine created the Neurodiverse Safe Initiative for making work safe, healthy, and inclusive for neurodiverse workers. Get her ebook Other Topics & Questions in this Episode: How did Catherine’s work in occupational health and safety lead to her own diagnosis? Under what circumstances may an employee with ADHD feel like they need to stop taking their medication? What is the potential value of a person with ADHD, or any person who is neurodiverse, as an employee? How is Catherine getting the information she’s gathered into places of employment for leaders and management to understand what safety and acceptance really means in the workplace? How can employers integrate neurodiverse persons in their companies? What’s the “selling point” for people/employers who are not empathetic towards different kinds of brains? Resources & Honorable Mentions: Website: Podcast: Discover the ADHD reWired Podcast Family: with Brendan Mahan with Will Curb with MJ Siemens
424 | March Live Q&A with the ADHD reWired Podcast Family!
Join the ADHD reWired Team every second Tuesday of the month for the monthly Live Q&A, and be sure to listen all the way through to hear a very special guest join us on this episode! Questions & Topics in this Episode: How do I keep my time-blindness from derailing my teaching of a 90-minute class that has a very tightly-structured curriculum? What are some of the signs that a job is not the right fit and that it might be time to move on? Do you have any input or tips on how to make strategies that are not working anymore - because of the pandemic - work again? What are some strategies or tools I can use for accountability? How can I keep doing the routines that keep my ADHD under control when I am traveling or in a different environment? My kids want me to play Roblox with them. Do you have a favorite game we can play together? If you’re a kid with ADHD, what if the parent also has ADHD? Any advice for a kid living with an ADHD parent? I am 41 and recently diagnosed and my spouse is neurotypical. What are some ways we can work on communication so that we don’t end up in unnecessary conflict? Any tips for improving memory, particularly recall, when being put on the spot? Resources & Honorable Mentions: App: Book: Book: Book: Tool: (the rolling alarm clock!) Tool: Tool: Article: Article: (on written by !) Episode: with Check out the Other Podcasts on the ADHD reWired Podcast Network: with Brendan Mahan with Will Curb with MJ Siemens Don't Forget These, Too: — Support the show by becoming a Patron! — Get your name on the waitlist to join the fall season of ADHD reWired's Coaching and Accountability Groups — Join your ADHD-friendly co-working space! — Join ADHD reWired's Live Q&A with the reWired team every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 12:30pm Central (10:30am Pacific / 1:30pm Eastern)
423 | Is Work a Struggle? with Alex Gilbert
In this episode, Eric is joined by New York’s Alex Gilbert who is a Mets fan, yogi, and brunch enthusiast. Alex also has dyslexia and ADHD, being diagnosed at 8 years old.. After spending a career working in leadership development, she decided to start a consulting and coaching business that helps adults with learning disabilities and ADHD (just like her!) who have been struggling in their careers. Her business is called “Cape-Able Consulting”, creating it to help people navigate their day-to-day workloads so they feel supported so they can reach their highest potential! You’ll hear how Alex’s experiences in school led to her diagnoses, how she began advocating for herself and finding accommodations that worked for her, and the importance of knowing yourself and what you need before beginning to self-advocate. Then, you’ll hear differences between best practices and best principles, ways to ask for what you need, and why knowing about her ADHD at a young age wasn’t necessarily an advantage. You’ll even hear Eric use one of his own accommodations in real time! Connect with Alex: Website: Facebook: TikTok: Instagram: Other Topics & Questions in this Episode: How did Alex create a program for students to advocate for themselves? How did the self-advocacy skills from school transfer to the workplace? Why is it important to know yourself and your needs before disclosing ADHD? Without disclosing their ADHD, are there any suggestions for an employee to test the water before fully disclosing? How can employers support their employees who are neurodivergent? How can employers draw out their strengths? What does the boss do when they are the ones with ADHD? What was the most valuable accommodation Eric utilized in college? If Alex had a magic wand to turn all workplaces into ADHD-friendly workplaces, what would change? Resources & Honorable Mentions: Hear Alex as a guest on with Brendan Mahan: Discover the ADHD reWired Podcast Family: with Brendan Mahan with Will Curb with MJ Siemens with Moira Maybin
i LOVE this podcast
I love this podcast so much. It really helps me and it’s easily the best podcast about ADHD
This is helping me understand my recent diagnosis at 39
Often important. Sometimes amazing. I’ve had several “aha!-moments”.
Eric’s podcast has led to joining his coaching and accountability groups which has transformed my life. He’s a kind, considerate, open, funny and supportive voice in my life.