Dr. Carrie Jackson, PhD

Licensed Child Psychologist
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Carrie Jackson, Ph.D. is a licensed child psychologist, speaker, and author working in San Diego, California. She has published over 20 articles and book chapters related to parenting, ADHD, and defiance. Dr. Carrie Jackson received her Ph.D. in Psychology, with a specialization in Clinical Child Psychology, from West Virginia University in 2020. She completed her predoctoral internship at Rady Children’s Hospital through the University of California, San Diego. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital before returning to San Diego, California to open her private practice.

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Dr. Carrie Jackson, PhD

Parenting

What Not To Do With A Child With ADHD: Things You Should Avoid

Find out more about things that can make ADHD symptoms worse, foods that should be avoided, and how sleep can impact symptoms of ADHD.

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Kids & Tech

The Best Apps for Kids With ADHD: Mobile Games Review

In this article, I’ll introduce 16 of the best apps for kids with ADHD to help them organize their time, get through their to-do lists, and even develop positive habits. 

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Parenting

Are You Feeling Overwhelmed With Your ADHD Child?

In this article, I'll go over what makes parenting a child with ADHD so hard. I'll also give you tips that may make it less overwhelming to parent a child with ADHD.

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Parenting

My ADHD Child Is Ruining My Life. What Should I Do?

In this article, I'll go over why you might feel the way you do and what you can do as a parent to help your child with ADHD get to a calmer place - even if that feels impossible right now. Then, we will talk about how the Joon app can help.

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Parenting

How To Stick To A Routine With ADHD: What You Need To Know

While medication and therapy are common treatment options for managing symptoms of ADHD, there are other strategies that your child can learn to manage symptoms and foster success in the classroom and in life. 

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Parenting

ADHD Child Hitting Parents? What To Do When Your Child Gets Violent

This article will explore what anger and aggression will look like in a child with ADHD and various strategies for stopping your kid from hitting you. Keep reading to find out more!

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Parenting

Behavior Management for ADHD Children: Tips You Need To Know

While medication is a common treatment modality for controlling ADHD symptoms, behavioral therapy and other strategies are effective options.

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Parenting

The Best Science-Based Parenting Books

Here are 11 of the best science-based parenting books that give research-based advice on parenting your child. We'll summarize each one and include what you should expect to learn.

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Child Development

The Best Adderall Alternatives For Children

Adderall is a popular drug that's prescribed for ADHD. There are natural alternatives that may also help. Learn more in this article.

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