Adult ADHD ​

Are looking for an ADHD assessment? Look no further

Mental Health

Are you looking for an ADHD assessment?

If you are looking for an ADHD assessment, our sister practice in St Andrews provides gold standard, multi-disciplinary adult ADHD assessments.

The specialist team at The St Andrews Practice can guide you guide you through the complexities of adult ADHD, provide a space to explore the reasons you think you might have ADHD, discuss your history and life experiences, and use their skills and training to determine whether you meet criteria for an ADHD diagnosis.

They can provide a tailored treatment strategy grounded in up-to-date, evidence-based research, including remote prescribing and non-pharmacological interventions such as executive functioning and lifestyle coaching. Appointments can be in person or online. Find out more and book an assessment at the St Andrews Practice website.

How can talking therapy help with ADHD?

  • Skill Development: Our Highly Specialist OT can teach essential life skills such as time management, organizational techniques, and prioritization.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): CBT can help you challenge and change negative thought patterns that have sometimes developed in people with ADHD.

  • Self-awareness: Therapy can aid in recognising ADHD symptoms and understanding how they impact daily life.

  • Impulse Control: Therapeutic strategies can be employed to decrease impulsivity and improve decision-making processes.

  • Stress Reduction: Many therapeutic techniques, like mindfulness and relaxation strategies, can help manage the heightened stress and anxiety often associated with ADHD.

  • Emotional Regulation: Therapy can provide tools to better manage and express emotions, reducing outbursts and mood swings.

  • Support and Validation: Regular therapy sessions can offer a supportive environment to discuss challenges and celebrate successes.

  • Improved Self-esteem: Addressing and managing symptoms effectively can lead to increased confidence and a more positive self-view.

  • Educational Strategies: Therapy can provide techniques tailored for academic success, such as study strategies and attention-boosting exercises.

  • Parenting Skills: For parents with ADHD or those with ADHD children, therapy can offer techniques to improve communication and establish effective discipline strategies.