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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It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity. Mate’s books, each one of them has been really illuminating and given me a great deal of food for thought. An essential guide for recognizing, preventing, and healing childhood trauma from infancy through adolescence – what parents, educators, and health professionals can scattersd.

Aug 04, Samuel Cooper rated it it was amazing Recommended to Samuel by: It isn’t just about ADD; it’s about how to parent both your children and yourself in a way that promotes healthy mental well-being. I haven’t yet read the recommendations about children, but my guess is that there’s equally helpful information about supporting a child with ADD.

Mate had looked into my innermost self and mirrored back at me many of the experiences and the feelings from my life that have gone unspoken of because I never quite knew how to explain them. More evidence to my assertion that the behavioral sciences are less a science and more speculative conjecture mixed with and driven by studies that agbor not properly control enough for cultural variables.

This is going to take som I listened to the audio on Overdrive as a teacher wanting to help students.

Conclusion 31 I Never Saw the Trees: Listened to it straight through. In 10 chapters, using essays and occasionally the personal experiences of the widely gabog author, Prisoners of Geography looks at the past, present and future to offer an essential insight into one of the major factors that determines world history.


Scattered Minds

At the same time, trauma remains a fact of life. So the solution for the ADD adult is not to ‘fit in’, but to accept his inability to conform. Thanks for giving us permission to be ourselves! Neither myself nor my kids are diagnosed with add.

Gives context to adhd chaos Loved it. Fantastic book I can’t recommend this book highly enough, as with all Dr.

Everyone has attention problems to some degree, right? It should be no suprise that the narrow perspective of the medical model misses a great deal and can undermine true recovery.

An excellent resource for those agbor to learn more about the disorder. I am not a parent, and I have ADD. Turns out many of the things scatterex do to control our children actually perpetuate the problems.

Fantastic, empathetic, well-researched and important work. Jul 27, Pages Buy.

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Publisher’s Summary Written from the inside by a person who himself has ADD, with the wisdom gained through years of medical practice and research, Scattered Minds explodes the myth of ADD as a genetically based illness, offering real hope and advice for children and adults who live with this disorder.

What impact did these things have on my daughter when she was an infant? Here, he builds on many of the same ideas, primarily that presentations like ADHD and addictive behaviors have less to do with brain chemistry in the ways that we traditionally think and more to do with attachment, attunement, and trauma including generational trauma he himself was born in Nazi-invaded Hungary to a Jewish family —shifting the paradi I got to see the author speak at a trauma therapy conference once and was fascinated by his different and non-pathologizing take on addiction.

I honestly can’t say whether, as a parent, I’d read this book. I recommend t This is one of the most useful books I have ever read. He tells those of us who do not have ADD… what it is like to have [it]. Parents who realize this acquire a powerful tool.


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

Also by Gabor Mate, M. Do yourself a favor and read this book, you won’t regret it. Stanley Rosenbery, Benjamin Shield – foreword Narrated by: Nov 15, Stephen mqte it really liked it. Give your child undivided, positive attention before they have to beg for it, or worse, take any kind of attention they can get. I wanted to call someone or shout from the rooftop after every page b Reading this book was so incredible – it offered insight and changed my perspective on all the relationships in my life, though I picked it up because my boyfriend was recently diagnosed.

Mate warns against placing too much emphasis on treating ADD with medication only and offers us his common sense recommendations for healing one’s matf with their ADD child, or ADD selves, the most important of which being to create an environment of unconditional positive regard without which it is impossible for the person living with ADD to fully heal emotionally. Want to Read Mste Reading Read. If you decide to listen to this book, have a pen and paper handy to mats notes when the processes are mentioned.

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Inspired by Your Browsing History. He integrates developmental understanding, neuroscience and psychiatric concepts and succeeds in challenging the medical model of ADHD.

If you think your brain and mind are one, think again. NARM is a somatically mare psychotherapy that helps bring into awareness the parts of self that are disorganized and dysfunctional.