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Video Series

Watch our new video series: finding your focus, understanding the interaction between depression and attention

"Getting Unstuck" - The Book

Getting Unstuck is a groundbreaking first look at the complex interaction between attention, depression and the traumatic experiences of childhood.

Dr. Don Kerson

The Attention Doctor

For 25 years, Dr. Kerson has been treating hyperactive adults whose situation is complicated by other psychiatric conditions. He has developed a uniquely effective, comprehensive program for addressing the needs of adults suffering from ADD and the complicated array of unipolar and bi-polar depressions that so often co-exist with attentional difficulties.To our knowledge, no other treatment program integrates medication, psycho-education, meditational practices and targeted psychotherapies to address these complicated often long-suffering, but imminently treatable clients.

Our Approach

Medication, Meditation, Procrastination and Disorganization: The Four Step Program for Adults With ADD and Depression

Latest Blog Posts

Stirring in Attentionland: Dr. Don Goes Video

Howdy one and all; long time no blog! Once again, against my better judgment, I am going to subject myself to the harsh glare of the camera, this time to create a record of the work I am doing (and doing and doing and doing). As the environment for stimulant...

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The Doctor is ‘In’! Psychiatric Stand-Up Jan. 29

As ever, mental health threads itself through the media landscape in one form or another. A few weeks ago New York Mayor DiBlasio announced a new mental health focus at Riker's Island prison, which is much needed as everyone knows we closed our asylums and moved these...

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Peter Kramer in the N.Y. Times

The front page article in the Sunday review section of the Times today is by Peter Kramer, of "Listening to Prozac" fame, a fellow Brunonian, (the attention doctor was Class of ’76). He's one of us aging prescriber therapists; but I'd be surprised if you can use...

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Regulatory Juggernaut Attacks Attentionland

Many readers of this material are current or former patients of mine, and as such they have already experienced the misery of rolling stimulant shortages, shifting co-pays, unresponsive byzantine insurers whose live employees know less than their automatons. They have...

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Audio: Improving Focus & Functioning

An hour-long talk about Dr. Don’s revolutionary new approach to managing AD/HD in Adults. Recorded live on November 3rd, 2008 at a meeting of the New York chapter of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder).

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Audio: Treating AD/HD Adults

This is an audio recording of Dr. Kerson’s live address to the 2013 New Jersey state convention of the NASW. Dr. Don describes his four-part program for treating adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD).

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