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ADHD at Work: Strategies to Help Clients Survive & Thrive in Their Careers

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA
2 Hours 09 Minutes
Audio and Video
May 10, 2022
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Your clients show up late to session, seem to forget skills taught the week before and struggle to stay on track with treatment goals.

Unfortunately, these clients bring the same problems to their professional lives

Their career history details a graveyard of failed aspirations - perfection that leads to procrastination, an inability to take feedback from colleagues and a lack of follow through on day-to-day office tasks.

Be the therapist that radically changes your clients’ lives by giving them essential skills to finally succeed at work.

Join ADHD expert Ari Tuckman to get essential and advanced strategies to help your adult clients with ADHD:

  • Make wise disclosures with colleagues – when & how
  • Take feedback without intense emotional reactions
  • Balance their strengths & weaknesses to excel at work
  • Meet deadlines by feeling the future in the present moment
  • Avoid perfection & procrastinate with motivation
  • Clarify career priorities & actually achieve them!

Register now and fill your clinical toolbox with evidence-based interventions to get your clients thriving at work!


Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This program is worth 2.25 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.



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Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA, is a psychologist, international presenter, author, and ADHD expert. He is the author of four books on adult ADHD – one for clinicians and three for the general public. He has also written several book chapters and is a frequent author for ADHD-related publications, including ADDitude Magazine and Attention Magazine.

He is a popular and dynamic presenter who routinely earns excellent reviews for his ability to make complex concepts understandable and useful. He has given more than 650 presentations and podcast interviews for professionals and members of the public, across America and in Sweden, Turkey, Greece, Mexico, England, Spain, Denmark, Canada, and Iceland.

He has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio, and XM Radio and has been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe,, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Men’s Health, and many other media outlets. He is a former board member and current conference committee chair for CHADD and is the 2023 recipient of their Hall of Fame award for his significant contributions to the field.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Ari Tuckman maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as a published author. Ari Tuckman receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Ari Tuckman is the National Conference Committee co-chair for CHAAD.


  1. Appraise strategies that help clients to be more productive by deeply understanding how to work with their ADHD.
  2. Practice strategies that help clients resolve conflicts, clarify priorities & create a successful work environment.
  3. Support clients in making decisions regarding who to disclose their ADHD to, when & how at work.


How to Help Your Clients Succeed at Work
  • Is the problem awareness or motivation?
  • Fill the productivity tank so clients can bring their best
  • Set up the productivity tools that work— dump the ones that don’t
  • Teach clients to clarify priorities, resolve conflicts & create a good work environment
  • Break free of the distractions of the moment—teach clients to feel the future to build motivation
  • Balance strengths & weakness to increase self-esteem
  • Help your clients take feedback with ease
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

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Any other mental health professionals, health care or rehab professionals typically on ADHD certifications

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