Time: 12 pm
Cost: $25 per person, per meeting
Note: you do NOT need to be an existing Hallowell Todaro client to attend this group.
About this Group
Are you an adult with ADHD? Would you be interested in better understanding the challenges you face while connecting with others who share your gifts as well as challenges? Come join Andrea and Notae as we build a forum for adults with ADHD to connect and share their wisdom.
The group will begin with a brief presentation on a focus topic, then allow time and space for participants to share, brainstorm, offer solutions, and ask questions.
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Andrea began her teaching career in 2001 in Southern California. She has a BFA in sculpture from Washington University in St. Louis, and went on to earn her teaching credential and MA in Special Education from California State University Northridge while teaching for LAUSD.
Andrea brings a variety of classroom teaching experiences including self-contained Special Education programs as well as collaborative co-teaching positions. She has many years of experience working in the public school system, and has also worked as a Learning Support Teacher for the Zurich International School. Andrea specializes in supporting children and adults with learning differences (ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Social/Emotional challenges, etc.) utilizing a strengths based, team approach. She enjoys working with parents and other support providers to help students reach their goals.
Notae is an intern currently enrolled at Antioch University Seattle, where she is working towards a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Addictions. She also studied at George Mason University where she received a Bachelor's in Psychology and minored in Women and Gender studies with a concentration in LGBTA+ studies. Notae has spent several years working in the community aiding individuals to navigate strategies to enrich their quality of life and highlight the beauty already present in it. Her most recent work has been as a practicum counselor at Antioch University Seattle's Clinic and as a facilitator at the Recovery Café.
Notae believes individuals naturally pursue a healthy establishment of authenticity and balance in self-expression. She sees the counseling process as collaborative. To that end, she prizes placing priority in creating a safe and trusting relationship for self-exploration. Notae prefers integrative and existential approaches to therapy, with influences from Gestalt, Family Systems, Strength-Based, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.