Dana Kiesel, Ph. D.

Symptoms and Treatment of Adult ADHD

ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that affects individuals across the lifespan. Approximately 10 million adults have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). You may have been diagnosed as a child with ADHD and still be struggling with it as an adult or you may have been newly diagnosed with it. In either case, there are difficulties that may be holding you back as an adult because of ADHD or symptoms.

Some common symptoms of ADHD are procrastination, disorganization, time management issues and impulsivity. These can cause problems as adults in several different areas such as in your relationship, home environment and the work setting. We will identify problematic areas to work on and address them in a pragmatic and direct way.

We will also help you to strengthen your self esteem that is often challenged because of the struggles caused by the common symptoms listed above. Additionally, people with Adult ADHD can often suffer from other mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, substance abuse, or learning disabilities that can hold you back. We will make sure that these issues are properly diagnosed and addressed.

What often gets missed with the diagnosis of ADHD are your strengths and adaptability. We will help you to identify these positives and teach you how to use them in your daily life. There are straightforward ways to deal with each of these issues, and together we can help you have a better life by facing these issues and addressing the symptoms.

Page last updated on Sunday, February 3, 2019

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