ADHD specialist near me
To locate an ADHD specialist in your area, go to:
Look through the CHADD Resource Directory or another directory for more information:
The Center for Mental Health Services in the United States
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a professional organization dedicated to child and adolescent psychiatry
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a group of doctors who
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is a professional organization dedicated to
The American Medical Association (AMA) is a professional organization that
Association of Social Workers in the United States
The American Psychological Association (APA) is a professional organization dedicated to
Inquire at your local hospital, college, or university about the availability of an ADHD clinic. The list of Hospital and University ADHD Centers maintained by CHADD can be useful.
The good news is that there is a lot of therapy available if you have executive dysfunction. It is available in a variety of versions for ADHD patients.
Distractibility and diminished focus can be helped with medication, most commonly stimulants like Ritalin, Adderall, and Vyvanse. Executive and attentional abilities that are badly affected by ADHD may benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and cognitive remediation methods, which can help with the strengthening of organizing and planning skills as well as the development of compensatory mechanisms. ADHD is not an excuse for character faults, nor is it a decision to be unproductive, as psychoeducation and support groups frequently teach both couples. Couples therapy can also aid in the healing of long-standing wounds, resentments, and conflicts that frequently arise as a result of ADHD.