Eric Patterson

Eric Patterson, Author at New Life Outlook

About Eric

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.

Eric's Work

adhd and homework

How to Help Your ADHD Child With Homework

ADHD and homework is difficult for children because the attention, focus and concentration they need to complete the task are in short supply.
271 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on November 6, 2018
ADHD and Stress

7 Tips for Overcoming Stress and Feeling Overwhelmed

Adult ADHD symptoms present in somewhat different ways from childhood, but one thing remains constant: stress. Learn how to fight ADHD and stress, here!
295 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on September 18, 2018
ADHD Careers

The 8 Best Jobs for People with ADHD

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.
151 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on June 18, 2018
ADHD Emotions

How to Cope With Emotions When You Have ADHD

People with ADHD struggle to control, manage, recognize and process their emotions in typical ways. Learn how to keep your ADHD emotions in check.
209 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on May 9, 2018
ADHD and Relationships

How to Maintain a Healthy Relationship Despite ADHD

ADHD and relationships can be challenging because ADHD can double your chances of having an unhealthy romantic relationship.
99 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on March 7, 2018
What Is the Connection Between Adult ADHD and Lying?

What Is the Connection Between Adult ADHD and Lying?

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.
77 found this helpful by Eric Patterson and Kristi Lazzari on January 17, 2018
ADHD and Time Management

Learning Proper Time Management to Improve Symptoms of ADHD

"For many, time management is not the problem — it is a symptom of the problem." Eric shares his tips for ADHD time management.
214 found this helpful by Eric Patterson and Alexander Beiga on November 8, 2017
Disability for ADHD

Do You Qualify for Disability If You Have ADHD?

Unfortunately, disability benefits are complex and uncertain. Here's what you need to know about navigating disability for ADHD.
147 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on February 1, 2017
Is ADHD Real?

Helping Others Understand the Effects of ADHD

Despite the long track record of observable symptoms, accurate diagnosis, and effective treatment, many people consider still ask, "Is ADHD real?"
114 found this helpful by Christine Lee and Eric Patterson on January 18, 2017
ADHD Memory Loss

How Common Is ADHD Memory Loss?

"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.
142 found this helpful by Eric Patterson on July 19, 2016
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