Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has the ability to significantly impact daily functioning, especially in a world that is not always forgiving to those that can have trouble focusing and completing tasks. The National Institute of Mental Health states that ADHD is characterized by 3 components: inattention (trouble staying focused for long periods of time), hyperactivity (constantly on edge; moving, talking, etc.), and impulsivity (difficulty with thinking about potential consequences of one’s actions).
Thankfully, ADHD treatments have proven to be effective for people of all ages. Healthline details how, for children, clinicians can meet with parents to discuss how to create plans for their children to tackle difficult tasks and learn new skills, such as creating a game plan for how to more easily pay attention in class. Additionally, for adults, CBT can help with managing negativity that may arise from managing ADHD symptoms and how to analyze behaviors that the client wants to see a change in.
No matter your age or background, we look forward to helping you on your journey with ADHD to form a client-centered approach to ease symptoms.
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. (n.d.). National Institute of Mental Health. https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd
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