Book Recommendations

For understanding Executive Function Disorder and ADHD

The Executive Functioning Workbook for Teens

Sharon A. Hansen

A professionally licensed school counselor, Sharon Hansen provides an evidence-based, practical workbook for teens who struggle with executive function skills. There is a chapter dedicated to each of ten areas of executive function disorder, and is designed to assist teenagers improve these skills. It's also a great resource for teachers and parents struggling to help their teenagers.

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What to Do When Good Enough Isn't Good Enough: The Real Deal on Perfectionism

Thomas S. Greenspon

The book is written for children in the 9 to 13 age range to help them understand how perfectionism impacts their ability to perform basic tasks. They may not even know they are suffering from the problem of perfectionism. In addition to explaining the problem through vignettes, the book includes exercises to help students relearn new ways of performing tasks and information for adults.

Thriving with Adult ADHD: Skills to Strengthen Executive Functioning

Phil Boissiere, MFT

Author Phil Boissiere spent a decade working with adults in Silicon Valley with ADHD. The book is based on his work with those patients and clinical work at Massachusetts General Hospital. In the book he provides methods for developing executive function skills, stress management, and organization skills. He also explains how to adopt executive function skills across all aspects of life. The book includes self-assessments for identifying strengths and weaknesses as well as solutions to overcoming and managing symptoms of ADHD.