Instant connection! Our teenage daughter had been professionally diagnosed with ADHD at a young age and had been struggling with self esteem and anxiety for years. We met with many different professionals, had team meetings with educational consultants, neuropsychologists, teachers and tutors. They all said that this child was carrying around too much stress and absolutely needed to have someone to talk with, who could help her with this heavy burden. This was easier said than done, she simply did not connect with anyone until she met Walter. He has been an invaluable resource to our daughter and our family ever since.
My husband and I were in therapy for almost two years. Therapy sessions seemed to only worsen our communication. Then we met Walter! His genuine caring, directness, humor, and knowledge of ADHD, anger and relational issues have helped us tremendously in our ability to communicate. I feel much more hopeful now about my primary relationship.
One thought comes to mind when I think about the impact that Walter Sherburne has had on our family, since my son was diagnosed with ADHD: life-changing. Our son’s fear and self-doubt have been replaced with increasing hope and self-confidence, and our family is once again becoming just that ... a family. Walter has a special gift that allows him to positively impact not only those seeking his help, but even more importantly, those who do not even realize that they are in need of help. Before we ever met Walter, one of his co-workers remarked, ‘Oh, Walter is wonderful!!’ How very true.