Whereas other books on the subject describe the condition as inherited, Dr. Gabor Maté believes that our social and emotional environments play a key role in. In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Gabor Maté, an adult with ADD and the father of three ADD. Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder [Gabor Mate] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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In Scatteredhe describes the painful realities of ADD and its effect on children as well as on career and social paths in adults. I would recommend it to someone.

I’m a better mom in every way. Attention deficit disorder ADD is a national health crisis that continues to grow – yet it remains one of the most misunderstood and incorrectly treated illnesses today.

I felt like he could have been talking about me in many of the scenarios he described. In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Wes Crenshaw offers thirteen principles for successful living with ADD and ADHD drawn from twenty-two years of experience and 23, hours of clinical discussions with hundreds of interesting clients.

Drawing on more than 30 years of experience as a craniosacral therapist and Rolfer, Stanley Rosenberg explores the crucial role that the vagus nerve plays in determining our psychological and emotional states and explains that a myriad of common psychological and physical symptoms.

People who bought this also bought From elementary schools to psychotherapy offices, mindfulness meditation is an increasingly mainstream practice. His radical findings – based on decades of work with patients challenged by catastrophic drug addiction and mental illness – are reframing how we view all human development.

Apr 06, Marcy rated it it was amazing. My only real point of contention is the author’s assertion that tuning out and dissociation are the same thing. Using the experiences of her patients along with the biographical stories of literary giants such as Virginia Woolf, Franz Kafka, and Marcel Proust, Miller shows how a child’s humiliation, impotence, and bottled rage will manifest itself as adult illness – be it cancer, stroke, or other debilitating diseases.


To ask other readers questions about Scatteredplease sign up. See all books by Gabor Mate, M. The rules are forever changing- parents can never get it ‘exactly’ right! No trivia or quizzes yet. I am not a parent, and I have ADD. You will find family stories, an accessible description of brain development and sound information.

Everyone should read this book, regardless of whether or not you think you, yourself, have AD H D or know someone who may struggle with the symptoms. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

Scattered Minds

Stanley Rosenbery, Benjamin Shield – foreword Narrated by: Now, in this all-new, revised edition, Dr. Never before has world-renowned psychoanalyst Alice Miller examined so persuasively the long-range consequences of childhood abuse on the body. By Gabor Mate, M.

I have in quick succession read all of Dr. Open Preview See a Problem? Feb 03, rae rated it it was amazing Shelves: Alice Miller Narrated by: They were raised mxte identical conditions, yet I am supposed to believe I was a shitty parent to one and not the other.

Scattered Minds Audiobook | Dr. Gabor Maté |

What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can we really solve them? I listened to the audio on Overdrive as a teacher wanting to help students. A friend of mine who is a parent asked me about this book, and this is what I told her.

Tim Marshall Narrated by: In this culmination of his life’s work, Peter A. He draws heavily on his own experience with the disorder, as both an ADD sufferer and the parent of three diagnosed children.

Babies born to mothers who are under a great deal of stress, who are experiencing grief, or experiencing postpartum depression coffin pick up on signs of distress from their mothers, causing them to react fearfully or with depression themselves.


Mate’s moving and heartfelt narrative on ADD does a solid job of introducing a controversial topic in a way that is equally as appealing to someone completely unfamiliar with the condition as it would be to someone who has been living with it for their entire lives whether diagnosed or not; and he does so with empathy and compassion. On top of that, she discovered fairly soon that I was blind, and that must have upset her.

For example, severity and criticism might set up resistance and “counterwill” which drive the child to do the opposite of what the parent wants.

Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It

Read beautifully like it was from the author. Paperbackpages. May 30, Pages Buy. Now, with The Neurobiology of “We”Dr. Mate’s gagor is that no one solution helps all people with ADD, but that while treating the symptoms it is good to look for the root causes.

Nov 25, Monica Willyard rated it really liked it Shelves: Without first beginning to heal their “self” first and foremost, the person living with ADD will find themselves continuing their present pattern of strained relationships lacking intimacy, tasks left undone, and unmet potential; regardless of svattered they are being prescribed any sort of pharmacological treatment or not.

Really is a book everyone should make time for!

Mate’s writing style is engaging and easy to take in. An essential guide for recognizing, preventing, and healing scatterred trauma from infancy scatteered adolescence – what parents, educators, and health professionals can do. Must read for parents even from non add kids Neither myself nor my kids are diagnosed with add.

In Scattered, he describes the painful realities of ADD and its effect on children as well as on career and social paths in adults.