What is Emotion?

Coaching | David Giwerc

David Giwerc, Founder and President of ADD Coach Academy, is featured in a 3-part series on ADHD and emotions.


The series will feature recorded clips from Dr Russell Barkley, and a lively discussion between David Giwerc, and Attention Talk Radio host Jeff Copper.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder isn’t so much a deficit of attention but rather a self-regulation issue, according to Dr. Russell Barkley. In that context, attention and emotion are both something that need to be regulated.

  • 8/29/18 ADHD: What is Emotion - Part 1
  • 9/5/18 ADHD: Theoretical Regulation of Emotion - Part 2 builds on the concept of ADHD and emotional self-regulation by looking at the theoretical steps necessary to manage emotions
  • 9/12/18 The Reality of Down-Regulating ADHD Emotions - Part 3 covers how ADHD coaching helps those with ADHD manage emotions within Dr. Barkley’s construct.