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Digital Seminar

Mindfulness Strategies for ADHD: Integrate Neuroscience, Awareness Practices & Self-Compassion into Treatment

Lidia Zylowska, MD
1 Hour 38 Minutes
Audio and Video
Jul 29, 2022
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Supporting clients with ADHD is more than just referring them to a medication provider, seeing them once a week and monitoring symptoms.

You need to give your clients concrete solutions they can use not just throughout their day… but throughout their life.

Help clients’ get their lives on track by teaching them techniques for hyperactivity, distractibility, stress, overwhelm, emotional regulation and more.

Discover evidence-based, easy-to-implement mindfulness strategies for holistic treatment. Join ADHD and mindfulness expert Lidia Zylowska, MD, for a powerful training where you’ll gain the skills to:

Overcome the 5 most common barriers clients encounter

Customize “MAPS for ADHD” to create upward spirals

Manage emotional triggers with calendar planning & reflecting

Help clients balance acceptance and change

Create harmony in your client’s relationships with improved listening & communication

Structure individual and group mindfulness for ADHD sessions

Don’t keep your clients with ADHD waiting, get effective mindfulness-based interventions now!

Register today!


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 1.75 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.



Lidia Zylowska, MD's Profile

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Lidia Zylowska, MD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and an internationally known expert in adult ADHD and mindfulness. She is an author of an award-winning self-help book The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD and a treatment manual book Mindfulness for Adult ADHD: A Clinician’s Guide. Her research work pioneered the application of mindfulness-based training in ADHD, developed the Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs) for ADHD programs, and helped co-found the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, Boston Globe, and the ADDitudes Magazine. Dr. Zylowska is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine and a faculty member of the University of Minnesota Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Lidia Zylowska has an employment relationship with the University of Minnesota. She owns stocks/shares in the InFlow App Company. Dr. Zylowska receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Lidia Zylowska is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Minnesota Psychiatric Association, and the Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.


  1. Practice using the structure of a Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs) for ADHD Program.
  2. Practice formal and informal mindfulness strategies to strengthen aspects of self-regulation in ADHD.
  3. Analyze how mindful awareness can help with diverse aspects negatively affected by ADHD such as self-concept, relationships, and lifestyle.


What is Mindfulness?
  • A practice and neuroscience perspective
  • The rationale for mindfulness in ADHD 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 of: 
    • Attention 
    • Emotional reactivity
    • Behaviour (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

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Physicians

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