According the National Institute of Mental Health, ADHD affects approximately 4.4 percent of individuals between the ages of 18-44.
Many of these people were never diagnosed during childhood and are unsure whether their struggles really relate to ADHD. In adulthood, ADHD is often associated with work or academic performance problems, family and relationship struggles, and mental and physical health issues. And it can be just plain frustrating.
The first step to treating ADHD is to obtain an accurate diagnosis. At CPA, our approach to diagnosing ADHD in adults includes obtaining a detailed history from the client and conducting comprehensive neuropsychological testing and evaluation to measure attention and other cognitive functions that can be negatively impacted by ADHD. Following completion of testing, our neuropsychologists meet with clients to review test results, answer questions and review treatment options, strategies, and resources for managing symptoms of ADHD.
Following your ADHD testing and evaluation, you may be referred for ADHD treatment services at CPA, if you and your neuropsychologist feel that it would be helpful. CPA has specialists in ADHD coaching, Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy, ADHD medication management, cognitive behavioral psychotherapy, and stress management services.
Our ADHD testing and evaluation services are available in our Back Bay, Financial District, and Newton-Wellesley offices. To learn more, complete our quick and easy Online Intake Form or call us at (617) 259-1895 today.
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