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ADHD wreaks havoc in your clients' lives from every angle... at any stage in life, across all demographics and backgrounds.

In this uniquely comprehensive and detailed ADHD certification course you get real-world solutions for women, BIPOC individuals, parents and their kids, clients in complex and dynamic relationships, adults at work, AND MORE!

Learn with our hand-selected panel of world-leading ADHD clinicians and researchers to gain specialized skills for your immediate clinical needs.
Finally succeed at work • Equip families and kids with self-management • Tame chaos and combat life interruptions • Achieve thriving relationships • Overcome impact of later-in-life diagnoses • Improve self-esteem • Overcome perfectionism • Turn down the volume on shame and anxiety • Resolve complex comorbidities specific to women • Reduce inequity gaps for culturally diverse clients

Earn CE hours as you learn in this one-of-a-kind ADHD Certification course. Gain the education and training to fast-track improving your clients' lives.
PLUS, we're covering the cost of certification and you're getting TWO bonus panel discussions with the foremost ADHD experts in the world!

Transform your treatment of ADHD and become the go-to expert for both your clients and colleagues!

ADHD Certification Course
Advanced Strategies to Customize Treatment for Every Client

$2,189.86 Value
Yours for only $399.99
Plus, earn up to 33.5 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Meet your ADHD content-specific clinical experts now...
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST, adult ADHD expert renowned for his ability to distill complex topics into easily understandable, practical, and entertaining ways to learn

Lidia Zylowska, MD, pioneer of mindfulness-based training for ADHD and author of The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD: An 8-Step Program for Strengthening Attention, Managing Emotions, And Achieving Your Goals

Michelle Frank, PsyD, renowned specialist and celebrated author on women's treatment

Roberto Olivardia, PhD, a master clinician in diagnosis, assessment, and complex presentations of ADHD

Marcy Caldwell, PsyD, leading instructor in emotional-regulation interventions

Brandi Walker, PhD, esteemed clinician in diversity-specific treatment considerations

What You'll Learn
Journey through 10 modules and gain the education to meet all the requirements to become an ADHD Certified Clinical Services Provider (ADHD-CCSP). Click the topics below to explore outlines:

Work | Parenting & Family | Time Management | Couples | Medication & Lifestyle | Mindset & Resiliency | Emotional Regulation | Assessment | Women | Mindfulness | Diversity

ADHD at Work: Help Clients Thrive in Their Careers
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST | Click here for information about Ari Tuckman

Turn your client's graveyard of failed career aspirations into productivity by giving them essential skills to finally succeed at work. Gain essential and advanced strategies to help your adult clients with ADHD:
  • Make wise disclosures with colleagues — when & how
  • Take feedback without intense emotional reactions
  • Avoid perfectionism & procrastination

How to Help Your Clients Succeed at Work
  • Is the problem awareness or motivation?
  • Help your clients take feedback with ease
  • Set up the productivity tools at work
  • Teach clients to clarify priorities & resolve conflicts
  • Break free from the distractions of the moment
  • Teach clients to feel the future to build motivation
  • Balance strengths & weaknesses
When and How to Disclose ADHD
  • Inform clients' thinking on when, how, and to whom to disclose ADHD
  • Is ADHD an excuse or an explanation?
  • A "sometimes better" option than full disclosure
  • The most productive way to disclose
  • Avoid the potential landmines of disclosure

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ADHD in the Family: Interventions for Parents at Home & in the Classroom
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST | Click here for information about Ari Tuckman

You'll get the training to equip families with the tools to support kids' self-management skills during launch years, gap years & more! Learn how to:
  • Keep kids motivated with a step-by-step method
  • Prepare families with a framework for regular check-ins
  • Help parents depersonalize the impact of their child's diagnosis

Family Therapy Strategies
  • Get parents & kids on the same team
  • Help parents overcome kid's resistance to them
  • Strategies for young children to early adulthood
  • When to see the kid, parent or both
  • Depersonalize parent's internalization of kid's diagnosis

Lay the Groundwork for Launch: K — 8th Grade
  • Master the family hotspots: homework, screen time, and mornings
  • What should parents expect from 504s and IEPs?
  • How to set boundaries & assess results
  • Help parents organize their kid's backpack, room & more
Prepare for Launch: 9th-12th Grade
  • Balance teen's desire for independence against their fears
  • Help teens create fool-proof plans to meet responsibilities
  • Get teens the confidence to be & feel ready for college
  • Teach parents step-by-step goals to keep kids motivated

Survive the Launch: Post-High School
  • Are "gap years" effective?
  • How to use gap years to strengthen life skills
  • Play the "long game" with success
  • Help parents find their role when kids live on campus
  • Help college students do well & stay in school

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Time Management & Executive Functioning Strategies for Adults with ADHD
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST | Click here for information about Ari Tuckman

Get the skills to help your adult clients with ADHD combat the life interruptions that executive function and time management problems create. You'll learn advanced skills to:
  • Help clients set deadlines — and stick to them
  • Customizable strategies for the 6 executive functions impacted by ADHD
  • Get clients motivated by "feeling the future"

ADHD: Motivation, Time & Future
  • Help clients master time management
  • Time horizon—how close does the deadline need to be?
  • Temporal discounting—feel the deadline
  • See time more effectively by externalizing it
  • Maximize motivation by "feeling the future"
Executive Functions: Stop, Then Respond
  • Strategies for the 6 executive functions impacted by ADHD
  • Translate "I know how to" into action
  • Convert intentions into a better future
  • Overcome disruptions to life's trajectory

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ADHD & Couples Therapy: Foster Trust, Follow-Through & More
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST | Click here for information about Ari Tuckman

Transform your couple's troubled partnerships into happy, healthy, and thriving relationships. From Ari's expertise, you'll walk away with a highly refined skill set including how to:
  • Balance the under/over-functioner dynamic
  • Help clients find sexual acceptance and enjoyment
  • Get couples to let go of the past & focus on the future

An individual condition.... with Relationship Dynamics
  • The under-/over-functioner
  • The diagnosis "game changer"
  • How time horizon impacts relationships
  • Straightforward goal setting
  • The relationship "Ouija board"

The First Step: Targeted Treatment
  • From passive to active management
  • How medication can close the gaps
  • What the research says about partner's perceptions of effort & effectiveness

Re-Balance the Relationship
  • Get the partner with ADHD to step up & the other partner to step down
  • Balance change and acceptance
  • The gender imbalance
  • Realistic expectation setting
  • Working with competing priorities and needs
  • Is ADHD the scapegoat?
  • Understanding preferences vs limits
  • Emotional regulation & breaking the anger cycle
  • Move from "false" agreements to trust
  • Teach how to communicate with your ADHD partner

Sex and Other Fun Stuff
  • Help couples enjoy each other again
  • What the research tells us
  • Balancing busy with fun
  • The intersection of ADHD and sexuality
  • Exploring the "uncomfortable" — porn, masturbation & sexual satisfaction

Medication & Non-medication Interventions: Maximize Brain Function & Create Healthy Habits
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST | Click here for information about Ari Tuckman

Advance your knowledge of ADHD medication and help your clients at any stage of ADHD treatment. Gain training that will help you:
  • Identify misuse, abuse, and dependency
  • Understand the damage of delayed treatment
  • Help your clients weigh the pros and cons of medication

The Psychology of Medication
  • What's behind a client's resistance to meds?
  • Help clients weigh the pros and cons
  • Explore your clients' specific circumstances
  • Behavioral treatments vs medication

What Non-Prescribers Need to Know
  • Stimulants and non-stimulants—what's available & what to expect
  • The ins and outs of Ritalin, Adderall & more
  • The cost of delaying treatment
  • Referring clients & facilitating prescriber relationships
  • Substance abuse, misuse & dependency
  • Side effects, extended-release & contraindications

Lifestyle Factors & Treatment Compliance
  • The impact of ADHD on lifespan
  • How to get your clients to sleep
  • What to do when comorbidities get in the way
  • Simple steps to enhance treatment compliance
  • Create deeper self-awareness through self-care
  • Get your clients exercising & eating healthy

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Neurology Drives Psychology: Promote Resilience, Self-Regulation & Overcome Common Roadblocks
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST | Click here for information about Ari Tuckman

Move your clients out of common ADHD pitfalls and into improved integrity, self-honesty, self-esteem, agency & more. Discover strategies to help clients:
  • Confront challenges & make life easier by avoiding less
  • Develop both skills & motivation to change
  • Avoid letting ADHD be "an excuse"

How ADHD Impacts Mindset
  • Intersection of neurology & psychology
  • Create better self-esteem and agency
  • The double-edged sword of ADHD
  • Help clients prioritize change vs acceptance
  • Overcome common social challenges

Five Mindset Traps that Sap Self-Esteem
  • ADHD deficits & mindset "traps"
  • Is the problem skills or motivation?
  • Challenge: avoidance/protective pessimism, self-mistrust, externalizing responsibility, acceptance of chaos, and conflict avoidance
  • Good enough vs Perfection mindset
  • Emotional & pragmatic approaches to psychoeducation

Overcome Common Client Stuck Points & Rationalizations
  • 8 rationalizations that make life tough
  • Strategies for each rationalization
  • Foster integrity and self-honesty
  • When to manage ADHD & when to rest

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Emotional Regulation: Updated Diagnostic Considerations, Assessment, CBT, DBT Skills & More
Marcy Caldwell, PsyD | Click here for information about Marcy Caldwell

Join Marcy for step-by-step instructions on how to help your emotionally dysregulated clients tame the chaos they're feeling. Get the training and skills to:
  • Create a map with "personal road signs" to help clients maintain therapeutic gains
  • Help clients turn down the volume on shame, anger, anxiety, rejection & more
  • Treat comorbidities: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder & PTSD
  • Explore case studies to help you navigate your client's real-world obstacles!

Emotional Regulation (ER) & Emotional Dysregulation (ED)
  • What is it?
  • Models of Emotional Regulation
  • Prevalence & What it looks like
  • Case Study: Tim, 45yo: ADHD w/ anger dysregulation

Emotional Dysregulation & Symptom Interaction
  • Ways ED impacts other ADHD symptoms
  • Impact of EDR
  • Relationships, parenting & more
  • Case study: Emily, 48yo: ADHD w/ significant EDR

Why ER is Hard for ADHD brains
  • Neurological substrates of ER
  • Default Mode Network
  • Emotion path for ADHD brains
Diagnostic Considerations
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Special considerations for diverse populations
  • ADHD & other disorders: PTSD, anxiety, bipolar, borderline & other personality disorders

Reliable Treatment Interventions for ED
  • Research on effective strategies
  • 3rd wave behavioral strategies: CBT, DBT, ACT
  • Limitations of the research and potential risks
  • Role of Psychoeducation
  • ADHD-friendly Emotional Regulation Training
  • Medication
  • Improving other aspects of ADHD Triad
  • Maintaining gains over time

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ADHD Assessment for Adults: Overcome Obstacles, Identify Co-Morbidities & Resolve Diagnostic Dilemmas
Robert Olivardia, PhD | Click here for information about Roberto Olivardia

Join Harvard-trained Dr. Roberto Olivardia to go beyond DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and dive into advanced ADHD assessment. You'll learn:
  • The right questions to make assessment quicker & easier!
  • ADHD screening & assessments — plus their limitations
  • How the ADHD brain works in a language your client can understand

Plus, best practices for assessment and diagnosis training in all symptom and disorder areas below:

Learning disabilities
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Non-Verbal Learning Disability (NVLD)

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Anxiety secondary to ADHD and executive function issues
Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dysthymia
  • Bipolar Disorder and Bipolar Spectrum
  • Disorders
  • Suicide

Substance Abuse and other Addictions
  • Cannabis
  • Alcohol
  • Other Addictive Behaviors

Eating Disorders and Body Image Problems
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Men and Eating Disorders

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Women with ADHD: Specialized Assessment & Comprehensive Treatment Strategies
Michelle Frank, PsyD | Click here for information about Michelle Frank

Elevate your skill set in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of complex comorbidities particular to women. In this comprehensive training, you'll explore:

ADHD in Women: Misdiagnosed and Dismissed
  • Prevalence & Presentation
  • Discrepancies in diagnoses
  • Impact of "later in life" diagnosis
  • Prescription medication increases
  • ADHD in women of color

Symptom Presentation in Women
  • Qualitative and phenomenological vs quantitative differences
  • Assessment — overcome traditional biases
  • Internalizing vs externalizing behaviors
  • ADHD "types": "Space Cadet", "Chatty Cathy"
  • Co-occurring conditions

Gender Roles & ADHD
  • Intersection of gender role constructs
  • Impact on executive functioning
  • Perception of ADHD
  • "How can I have children when…"

Hormones & ADHD
  • Estrogen & Dopamine
  • PMS & PMDD
  • Pregnancy & medication?
  • Menopause
  • "Is this early-onset dementia?!"
Risk Factors for Girls & Women with ADHD
  • Suicidality and self-harm
  • Low self-esteem
  • Unwanted pregnancy, STIs
  • Bullying, peer victimization
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Substance abuse
  • Chronic pain, migraines, poorer health outcomes

Common Presenting Concerns
  • "The Emotional Legacy of ADHD"
  • Rejection sensitivity, negative self-talk
  • Disordered eating, brain and body shame
  • Perfectionism, over-compensation
  • Friendships, partners, motherhood
  • Academic and career concerns

Treatment Considerations
  • Redefining goals
  • Cultural considerations & intersectionality
  • Unravel internalized messages
  • Managing rumination
  • Assertiveness training
  • Teach emotional regulation & self-compassion

Barriers to treatment
  • Stigma
  • Finances
  • ADHD Myths
  • Limitations of research

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Mindfulness Strategies: Integrate Neuroscience, Awareness Practices & Self-Compassion into Treatment
Lidia Zylowska, MD | Click here for information about Lidia Zylowska

Discover evidence-based, easy-to-implement mindfulness strategies for holistic treatment. In this simple, powerful training, you'll gain the skills to:
  • Overcome the 5 most common barriers
  • Manage emotional triggers with calendar planning & reflecting
  • Structure individual and group sessions

Groundwork to Make Mindfulness Work
  • A practice and neuroscience perspective
  • Rationale for mindfulness in treatment
  • Practical conclusions from new research with adults

Easy-to-use Interventions: Introduction to MAPS
  • How to implement Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs)
  • Practices and tips for self-regulation:
    • attention
    • emotional reactivity
    • behavior (e.g., impulse and task management)
Get Clients Living Mindfully
  • Cultivate more awareness
  • Create lasting compassion
  • Increase self-concept & self-efficacy
  • Improve healthy lifestyle habits
  • Explore additional resources

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ADHD Certification Course
Strategies for Adults, Families, Couples & More

$2,189.86 Value
Yours for only $399.99
Plus countless handouts to help your client's strengthen attention, manage emotions, and achieve goals!
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
BONUS — Panel Discussion + FREE CE TRAINING!
$659.96 Value, at no additional cost to you!
Panel Discussion with Experts

Get immediate access to two recorded panel discussions and Q&A. Dive into the most clinically important issues with the foremost experts in the field in these PESI exclusive sessions!

Let everyone know you're an ADHD Certified Clinical Services Provider (ADHD-CCSP)!

Display your certification in your office, add it to your resume and provide expert consultation to your colleagues. Certification is the next step in your career — giving you the opportunity to increase your scope-of-practice, gain new clients, and become known for ADHD treatment.

Free CE Session
ADHD in Diverse Populations: Strategies to Treat Adults, Kids & Collaborate with Care Teams
Brandi M. Walker, PhD | Click here for information about Brandi Walker

Sit alongside Dr. Walker and explore how to serve any client that comes through your office door.
  • Real-world case studies with complex, intersectional identities
  • How to build rapport and trust across cultural "lines"
  • Overcome disparities in medication management, access to treatment & more
From Multiculturalism to Transculturalism
  • Overcome historical mistrust and distrust
  • Contextuality & what it means for clinicians
  • How intersectional identities impact therapy
  • Racial socialization

Qualities for Culturally Competent Work
  • Foster trust across cultural lines
  • Be a catalyst for hope
  • Cultivate consistency
  • Acculturation and assimilation

Disparities in Assessment & Diagnosis Of ADHD
  • Know the risk factors
  • Explore the potential health outcomes
  • Assessment biases & alternatives
  • Making an ethical diagnosis
  • Trauma & common comorbidities

How to Overcome Treatment Gaps
  • Impact of untreated ADHD
  • 7 Essential steps for clinical care
  • Evaluate racial socialization/ethnic stress
  • ADHD & incarceration
  • Resource sharing
  • BioPsychoSocialSpiritualStrengths Model
  • Understand family dynamics & support families more

Case Studies & Clinician FAQ
  • Apply Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Model
    • Wesley & Mom — 2nd grader, father incarcerated; 27 years old, three kids, new relationship
    • Shayla — 17-year-old, Latina & Caribbean female, middle class, "behavior & academic" problems
    • Marcel — 18-year-old, African American Female, parents divorced, first year in college
    • Anna — 26-year-old, Pacific Islander, transgender, bullying, anxiety, depression
    • Marvin — 32 years old, 2nd generation Latinx American, low-income, career struggles

ADHD-Certified Clinical Services Provider Training
Advanced & Customizable Strategies from
CBT, DBT, Mindfulness & More

$2,189.86 Value
Yours for only $399.99

Frequently Asked Questions

This PESI ADHD certification course brings together highly specialized knowledge from leading-edge clinicians, researchers, and authors to give you a comprehensive educational experience. This course covers everything from ADHD assessment training to interventions for common and uncommon client problems.

Get training to help you learn how to treat adults and clients of other ages using CBT, DBT, mindfulness, and other interventions. Plus, you'll have access to modules that enhance your skills with diverse populations, women, families, and couples, and help navigate the workplace, school and home life better.

Gain fundamental knowledge and advanced practice strategies to ensure that wherever you are in your journey as a therapist, you'll have what you need to take your practice further.

With over 38 hours of online video training, role-plays, insightful commentary, interventions, and examples, you will have compelling new clinical strategies that you can immediately start applying in your practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours! Earn your certification!

You won't be disappointed with this highly recommended ADHD certification training for therapists like you!

But if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, call us at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Yes! Once you register for this self-paced course, you will have unlimited access to all the materials — including slides, handouts, worksheets, and more.

Certification FAQ

This PESI training is your first step to becoming a certified ADHD professional!

"Certification has opened up my practice in ways I could never have imagined!" — Don S.

ADHD certification gives you the skills and confidence to treat more complex cases and new clients, and even provide expert consultation to your colleagues. Clinicians with more specialized knowledge can target the types of clients they want to see, customize their treatment for each unique client, and develop a practice known for its amazing therapeutic outcomes.

Yes! This ADHD specialist training and certification demonstrates elevated competency in that you have met clear and established guidelines of training and experience. Some mental health providers take pride in developing a specialty in particular approaches, and obtaining a certification is one way to emphasize and give credibility to those efforts. Show clients and colleagues your practice is based on leading-edge research in this complex area of mental health. For some, certification may help to distinguish themselves in the marketplace. Don't take our word for it...

"Evergreen Certifications has been amazing — I took the Executive Function program, and their ADHD program, and it really is very informative and helped me out in clinical practice as well — I am able to benefit my patients in a much bigger way." — Kirti S.
Become certified in just three easy steps!

Step 1: Watch this online course.
Step 2: Complete the CE tests and instantly print your certificates of completion.
Step 3: Submit the Certification Questionnaire included in this training, and your application is complete.* We'll cover the cost of your certification for 2 years (a $299.99 value!).

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You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online — to view at your own pace. Plus, use the PESI Mobile app to access the course content on your phone or tablet, anytime anywhere!

Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on passionately helping clients thrive.

Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 33.5 CE hours!

Click here for CE credit details and credit details specific to your profession.

Become an ADHD Certified Clinical Services Provider (ADHD-CCSP) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you've invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of treating ADHD. Professional standards apply.
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ADHD Certification Course
Advanced Strategies to Customize Treatment for Every Client

$2,189.86 Value
Yours for only $399.99
Plus, earn up to 33.5 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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