Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Flatirons Counseling Services provides ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) counseling & therapy. ADHD, a common health concern among children, involves uncharacteristically high levels of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity.
ADHD is characterized by two groupings of symptoms – cognitive (inattention) and behavioral (hyperactivity/impulsivity). If you feel your child may be exhibiting any of the behavioral symptoms outlined in the section below – or, concerns regarding these behavioral patterns have been brought to your attention by your child’s teacher, you should consider having your child evaluated for ADHD and seek ADHD counseling.
When Should You Get Help?
Patterns of Inattention:
- Lack of attention to details
- Frequent careless mistakes
- Easily distracted
- Doesn’t listen when spoken to
- Doesn’t follow instructions
- Difficulty organizing tasks
- Avoids any activity requiring concentration
Patterns of Hyperactivity and Impulsivity:
- Fidgets a lot and has difficulty staying still
- Talks out of turn/excessively
- Inappropriately high-levels of energy
- Impulsive acts or speech
- Immature actions during social situations
Adults with ADHD
While ADHD is most commonly associated with school-aged children, Adults can have ADHD as well. It’s believed that as many as 5 percent of U.S. adults have ADHD, but few are diagnosed.
You may have ADHD if you exhibit any of the following symptoms:
- Trouble remembering details or information
- Difficulty concentrating on tasks
- Difficulty following directions
- Rarely finishing tasks or work on time
- Frequent anxiety
- Mood swings
Flatirons Counseling Services’ ADHD counseling and therapy can help you manage ADHD. By learning skills and techniques, in conjunction with cognitive behavioral therapy, we can pave the way toward establishing a concrete foundation for an improved life.
How Flatirons Counseling Services ADHD Counseling & Therapy Can Help You
Flatirons Counseling Services’ ADHD counseling and therapy solutions can establish a path toward a happier and more secure life for your child. Children who are successfully treated achieve better success with their education and future career goals. In addition, your child will benefit from higher self-esteem, better social skills, and an improvement in family relationships.
If you are an adult with ADHD, successful treatment often leads to improvement of career performance, marriage, parenting, and social skills.
To learn more about how Flatirons Counseling Services can help you or your child through its ADHD counseling & therapy services, contact us for a complimentary initial consultation. We look forward to helping your child live a better life.