ADHD Today: Untangling Myths and Offering Strategies

“We think of it as a physiologically based condition,” says Dr. Melhim Restum, a psychologist with ADDapt Michigan in Sterling Heights. “Most of us in the field believe it is a genetic predisposition, passed down to a person through heredity – except in really rare cases where some things can happen during pregnancy or birth that cause physiolog

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Three keys to treating mental illness in America

A Friday night sleep over at our home for our first grandchild, 22 months old, and his mother – our own first born. Saturday morning I’m watching him buzz around. I feel immensely happy until a worry crosses my mind. It is quickly replaced with gratitude that he is so healthy. I hope that he will stay this way. Twenty-plus years ago my niece was now

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Nationally Acclaimed Social Skills Training Program

ADDapt Michigan Seminars NEW: Nationally Acclaimed Social Skills Training Program ADDapt offers a nationally acclaimed social skills training program that is fun, affordable, and effective. Two separate 8 week programs are available. Parents please call (586) 554-2291 now to register your child for classes starting in the fall and winter. Groups are con

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Melhim W. Restum, Ph.D.

Dr. Restum received a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Oakland University in 1974 and a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Wayne State University in 1982. Dr. Restum was on staff at Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital and had a long-standing affiliation with the Detroit Medical Center and WSU’s Department of Psychiatry. His research experience

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Adult ADHD

According to the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, parents of children with ADHD…

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Life Skills

The ADDapt program offers a nationally acclaimed social skills training program that is fun, affordable, and effective. The program includes two separate…

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Individual Counseling

Are you struggling with any of the following problems? Sadness, anxiety or panic, worrying or hopelessness, trouble controlling your anger…

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