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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Awareness and knowledge about how to 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. I would recommend it to ganor. If you think your brain and mind are one, think again. To ask other readers questions about Scatteredplease sign up. Do yourself a favor and read this book, you won’t regret it.

Ultimately, you will need a family based therapist to help you rewire if you or your child has ADD, and he explains why. Puts adhd in a monumental different perspective and scatteree the real issues.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I used a highlighter marker to sum up what I’ll want to reference. Not even two chapters in, I realized, “Shit, this is me. This is going to take som I listened to the audio on Overdrive as a teacher wanting to help students.

I very soon realized I actually had ZERO idea what ADHD was outside of the stereotypical notion of it, and did some obsessive online research alongside reading this book. I love his non-pathologizing framework and his use of self-disclosure to illustrate what ADHD commonly looks like and why.


I’ve become a bit of an evangelist about this book, since I see things so differently now. Anna M Duggan Parents who realize this acquire a powerful tool. ,ate, the mind actually emerges out of the interaction between your scatteeed and relationships.

I happen to know that my mother was experiencing grief, anxiety, and physical illness right after I was born.

Richard Schwartz reveals how this powerful system can serve us on the spiritual journey. If you are a parent or just a messed-up person like me, you should read it, too. By Gabor Mate, M. The rules are forever changing- parents can never get it ‘exactly’ right!

It asks and answers an intriguing question: He integrates developmental understanding, neuroscience and psychiatric concepts and succeeds in challenging the medical model of ADHD. Also by Gabor Mate.

I found the book very interesting and several things about it made me understand myself better. I would enthusiastically recommend Scattered to anyone touched by ADD—adults, parents, and yabor. I intend to refer back to many chapters as I attend to myself.

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Apr 06, Marcy rated it it was amazing. Amen, Scwttered was one of the first to identify that there are multiple types beyond just purely hyperactive or inattentive ADD, each requiring a different treatment. Internal Family Systems IFS therapy is a revolutionary method that allows us to meet and ally with the many distinct parts of our psyche. If you have kids, if you want to have kids, if you work with kids, know kids, etc. Treatment of ADD in both parents treating their children and adults treating themselves center on awareness and compassion.

I honestly can’t say whether, as a parent, I’d read this book. I have recommended this book since I started reading it the audio version was great to have!! I recommend them both. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. He was born in eastern Europe injust before the Germans occupied. I’ve appreciated a slew of evidence-based recommendations for managing and healing my own ADD, and I had a breakthrough as a result of reading them; that’s worth the price of admission alone.


More evidence to my assertion that the behavioral sciences are less a science and more speculative conjecture mixed with and driven by studies that do not properly control enough for cultural variables.

Scattered Minds

Levine, Maggie Scatfered Narrated by: Brought the audiobook so I could listen whilst I walked. People who bought this also bought Daniel Mate is one of my most favourite narrators. Those with ADD, their loved ones and physicians will profit from reading this book. Can a person literally die of loneliness?

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

Acattered therapist recommended I read a book on the topic, Scattered Minds: Mate’s books, each one of them has been really illuminating and given me a great deal of food for thought.

I enjoyed the chapter on ‘Counterwill. Some to a lesser degree as over decades I’ve used different techniques to lessen its impact on me. It boils down to giving unlimited love and attentions to our loved ones. I have many insights into how I act, and what my needs are from this insightful gabog. Aug 21, Ariel rated it it was amazing. I can’t give this book enough stars. On top of that, she discovered fairly soon that I was blind, and that must have upset her.

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