How to Center Your Focus - Mental Health Seminar

March 1, 2023

The second seminar in the Spring 2023 Mental Health Seminar Series, "How to Center Your Focus When Focusing is Difficult."

Do you find yourself struggling to concentrate and stay focused on tasks even when you really want to? This presentation explored the background of attention and focus as well as strategies that can help. Whether you're a student, faculty or staff looking to improve your productivity and focus, this presentation provided valuable insights and actionable steps to help you stay on track and achieve your goals, no matter what life throws your way.

The seminar was presented by Dr. Nicholas Fogleman, a child psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UNC School of Medicine. He also serves as the director of the UNC ADHD Program. Dr. Fogleman’s has received extensive training in assessment and intervention techniques for youth with ADHD, and his research examines the relationship between emotional and social functioning. Prior to becoming a child psychologist, Dr. Fogleman served as a sixth-grade science teacher in Warren County, North Carolina.

This Seminar took place by zoom on March 30th from 12 - 1:30 pm.

The Mental Health Seminar series is open to students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and staff. The series creates a space for learning, reflecting on, and discussing mental health. This year's seminars focus on research-to-practice, giving the audience both the science behind mental health and strategies they can employ right now. The overall goal is to empower all campus community members to help influence campus mental health and well-being. Join us!

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