Eric L. Patterson is a professional counselor in western Pennsylvania, who has been working for over a decade to help his clients live happier lives. By night, he is a dad, husband, runner and freelance writer specializing in transferring his mental health knowledge and experience into clear, actionable content for his readers.
Recently, Eric’s writing has expanded to a lighter side with Consume Review Repeat. Whether the topic is as serious as the impacts of anxiety or as silly as the best iced coffees around, Eric strives to keep his writing sharp, engaging and enlightening.
Eric loves his daughters, indie rock music and all things zombies. Read more about Eric and his writing on his website.
ADHD and homework is difficult for children because the attention, focus and concentration they need to complete the task are in short supply.
Adult ADHD symptoms present in somewhat different ways from childhood, but one thing remains constant: stress. Learn how to fight ADHD and stress, here!
All careers have their pros and cons, but are some better for the ADHD brain than others? Eric investigates the best ADHD careers out there.
People with ADHD struggle to control, manage, recognize and process their emotions in typical ways. Learn how to keep your ADHD emotions in check.
ADHD and relationships can be challenging because ADHD can double your chances of having an unhealthy romantic relationship.
Are people with ADHD more prone to lying? Learn more about the connection between adult ADHD and lying and steps you can take to handle it better.
"For many, time management is not the problem — it is a symptom of the problem." Eric shares his tips for ADHD time management.
Unfortunately, disability benefits are complex and uncertain. Here's what you need to know about navigating disability for ADHD.
Despite the long track record of observable symptoms, accurate diagnosis, and effective treatment, many people consider still ask, "Is ADHD real?"
"Anyone will struggle with memory if their environment is a constant barrage of stimuli." Counselor Eric gives his tips for coping with ADHD memory loss.