Adult ADHD Treatment

Do you feel chaotic and wonder how others seem to focus so easily and get things done?

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Adult ADHD Treatment
in Houston, TX and Online

Is ADHD Impacting Your Work, Self-Esteem, or Loved Ones?

  • Is your mind driving you crazy because it doesn’t ever stop darting from one thing to the next?oh
  • Do you have difficulty with organization, planning, or prioritization, and instead do “everything all at once?”
  • Are you often losing track of time and running late?
  • Perhaps you have a high energy level, whether feeling “always on the go” or mentally “always on”.
  • In order to not forget things, do you have to “see” them visually? Out of sight, out of mind.

You might have Adult ADHD. Adult ADHD can be described as a “crowded room” because there’s so much going on all the time. Living with untreated Adult ADHD might feel like constantly swimming upstream like you’re always buzzing and can’t turn off. Or not accomplishing the things you set out to do. Adult ADHD treatment can help you with that. In ADHD coaching, we will embrace the strengths – superpowers – ADHD gives you. And help you develop skills to cope with the behaviors that frustrate you.

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Take Back Control of Your Life With
Adult ADHD Therapy

Give us a call at 832-559-2622 to find out more about Adult ADHD Treatment in Houston. Or click "Get Started Now" to schedule an appointment online with our Adult ADHD Therapy counselors today. We have therapists near the Montrose, Heights & Sugar Land neighborhoods and offer online therapy in multiple states.

What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Inattentive Type (formerly ADD) does not just affect children.  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder impacts adults too. Having ADHD can affect your success at work, time managing, and can cause stress in your relationships. There are many negative stereotypes or words used about people with ADHD that are simply unfair and inaccurate. As with most things, this just comes from a lack of understanding. People with ADHD aren’t lazy, disorganized, or unmotivated. Their brains just work differently and their neurological system is wired differently.  Many people with ADHD are tenacious high achievers who work well under pressure. They can be great problem solvers, adaptable, and energetic. Able to see patterns, think outside the box, and create order from chaos.  People with ADHD are often highly creative and intelligent. They can also be compassionate, helpful, social, and entertaining. It’s useful to look at both sides of the coin so you can value and emphasize your strengths. And develop skills for executive functioning and emotional regulation. Women with ADHD may appear different from men on the outside. They may not display physical restlessness or energy in the same fashion. Rather, women may experience mental hyperactivity – a constant barrage of thoughts. ADHD in women is often underdiagnosed. Treatment for ADHD in Houston, Tx can help you get your life back on track and maximize your strengths. If you are feeling unsure about whether Adult ADHD applies to you, review the following list of common adult add symptoms. This list is not meant to be a technical diagnosis of Adult ADHD, but rather a list of common symptoms or characteristics.

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Do I Have Adult ADHD?

Common Symptoms of ADHD

To get the best help you need to distinguish between symptoms of anxiety/depression and symptoms of ADHD.

Attention Related Symptoms

  • Unwilling “tuning out” – suddenly realizing you haven’t heard anything that’s been said, don’t remember what you’ve just read or seen
  • Short attention span or distractibility EXCEPT around areas of high interest and motivation
  • Feeling that you either can’t concentrate or you hyperfocus – focusing in on one thing only to the exclusion of the world around you
  • Unfinished tasks and projects that were initially exciting and energizing when started
  • Difficulty finishing a thought
  • Feeling as if the speech center of your brain isn’t connected as quickly to the thought center – you know, the thing, the doodad, whatchamacalit
  • Feel as if you lack a template for how order comes about. You might get started on it, but just feel overwhelmed
  • Memory lapses – “where did I put those keys?” Leaving the house and forgetting something, “what was I doing?”
  • Feeling pulled in multiple directions – having one idea and then getting a second, then a third…

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ADHD Hyperactivity Type Related Symptoms:

  • Verbal impulsiveness; finding that you interrupt others when talking, blurting out thoughts or monopolizing conversation
  • Impulsiveness may also show up as impulse buying or compulsive eating
  • Hyperactivity; physical difficulty in keeping still, a feeling of restlessness, fidgeting (others may perceive this as anxiety)
  • Hyperactivity may show up verbally, especially in girls – excessive talking without physical restlessness
  • Hyperverbality – rapid-fire speech. You may feel that words go by in your head so quickly you have to speak fast or you’ll lose them
  • Aversion to boredom, lack of stillness, constant “white noise” in your mind; constant feeling that you have to be doing something

Other ADHD Symptoms

  • Difficulty with spatial relationships of things
  • Openness with personal boundaries and difficulty recognizing the space and personal boundaries of others (touching when talking, etc)
  • Rapidly shifting moods, from excited and exuberant to down and disappointed in the next moment
  • Lack a concept of time – continuously misjudging how long something will take, or stopping to do “one more thing” on your way out the door
  • Procrastination – not due to difficulty per se, but the lack of immediate reward or motivating adrenaline rush that comes with a last minute deadline
  • Rejection sensitivity

Adult ADHD Treatment & Assessment

Remember, many of these symptoms exist alone in people without adult ADHD and are by no means indicative of a diagnosis of ADHD. For a brief ADHD assessment, you can take our short online ADHD test. It’s also important to look at your history and feedback from family and friends. An ADHD coach can help you do a thorough assessment to see if ADHD is a possible factor for you and if you should seek ADHD treatment. Treatment for Adult ADHD is coaching and skills development in addition to the consideration of medication. Because of the way an ADHD brain works, it’s important to practice and learn certain behaviors and skills to help you develop strategies to boost executive functioning skills. Cognitive behavioral therapy can also help. Often ADHD runs in families so your parents might not have been able to help you learn these skills early on. It’s not about curing ADHD (sorry, it doesn’t work that way), but rather managing ADHD symptoms and learning how to work with it in a way that works for you and helps you to have a successful life. This means, learning executive functioning skills, emotion and mood management skills, time management strategies, and strategies for effective sleep.

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Adult ADHD Therapy FAQ's

Therapy For ADHD Can Help You:

  • Develop strategies and skills for coping with distractibility
  • Create a work environment in harmony with the way your brain works
  • Deal with procrastination
  • Create specific skills to plan, organize and manage your work and home life
  • Communicate effectively with people affected by your ADHD so that you can develop a partnership in managing your Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Learn emotion regulation skills and cope with rejection sensitivity and interpersonal relationships
  • Develop a sense of self-esteem so that you don’t lose track of your strengths
  • Optimize environments and careers to align with gifts of creativity, intelligence, and energy
  • Find ways to relax, slow down, and reduce the overwhelm, restlessness, and chaos

Let us help you take steps to live a satisfying life with adult ADHD. Using the available adult ADHD treatment services that we offer can help you to manage the chaos and help bring you back to a productive life. Click the links below to request an appointment.

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