With videos filmed in Southern Italy and Veradero Cuba, follow Alina Kislenko MA, a world-trotting Canadian ADHDer and Psychotherapist, as she explains why ADHDers have trouble with focus and motivation and teaches you techniques that ACTUALLY work to solve these issues! All content is highly research based, practical, often unusual, and always entertaining and to the point (we're allergic to boredom, right?). Alina believes that ADHD is a superpower and evolutionary trait and, like any superpower, it needs to be honed and harnessed to fully become a gift rather than a curse. This course offers a certificate of completion for those who get to the end of all 8 units!
- Week 1 - Why ADHDers Have trouble with focus and motivation?
- Week 2 - Filling up the Dopamine Tank
- Week 3 - Finding Your Procrastination Origins
- Week 4 - The 2-Part Break for Getting Started
- Week 5 - Fidgeting Productively & Audiobooks
- Week 6 - Timing, Environment, & Rituals
- Week 7 - How to Focus in Class or at Meetings
- Week 8 - Mindfulness & Brain Dumps
- You should be able to use a Mac or PC at a beginner's level
- Turn on Focusing Abilities Without Medications
- Get Motivated on Command
- Harness their ADHD Superpowers
- Have Routines that Turbocharge Productivity
- Understand how ADHD Impacts Focus and Motivation
- Decrease negative ADHD symptoms
- Understand Your Procrastination Typology
- Retain Learned Information
- Study Successfully
- Stop Self-Sabotoge
Alina Kislenko, MA, RP is a Registered Psychotherapist and Professor of Psychiatry (McMaster University) specializing in ADHD & Asperger’s Syndrome. She was diagnosed with both ADHD & ASD herself in adulthood. Alina is also an international speaker, writer, and founder of the ADHD & Asperger’s/ASD Centre in Guelph, ON, Canada, which she now runs with her husband Matt Goetz, a fellow therapist and ADHDer/Aspie. She also founded the not for profit Women Trailblazing that helps women in poverty build entrepreneur and tech skills as well as spread mental health awareness.
Alina has won several awards for her work in the field, including the Woman of Distinction Award and the Mayor’s Award. She was diagnosed with ADHD in her early 20s and sees it as a superpower that she wouldn’t give up for anything!
She lives to help others with neurodiversity learn to drive their Ferrari minds and harness their special abilities. Alina also hosts the Strange Brains Talk Radio Show about ADHD, Asperger’s and all things psychology on CFRU 93.3FM.