ADHD services offered in Victorville, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside CA and Las Vegas NV
ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that often disrupt your flow of activities in your life. Fortunately, help is available at High Desert Psychological Services via an experienced team of behavioral health professionals who provide ADHD counseling at locations in Victorville, Rancho Cucamonga, and Riverside, California. It’s never too late to seek help for ADHD; call the nearest office today or request an appointment online.
ADHD Q & A
What is ADHD?
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly occurring neurodevelopmental disorders in children. Although ADHD is most often diagnosed in childhood, the condition usually continues into adulthood, and many adults experience ADHD symptoms.
People with ADHD may have trouble sitting still, paying attention, or controlling impulsive behaviors. Without treatment, these symptoms can become more severe and cause problems at school, at home, or with friends.
At High Desert Psychological Services, patient-centered ADHD counseling helps you manage these symptoms so you or your child can lead a healthy, happy life.
What are the signs and symptoms of ADHD?
The three main types of ADHD are hyperactive/impulsive, inattentive, and combined.
Symptoms of hyperactivity and impulsivity include:
Squirming or fidgeting
Inability to stay seated
Running around or climbing on things when it’s not appropriate
Seeming to be always on the go
Talking too much
Blurting out answers before a question is finished
Inability to play or engage in leisure activities quietly
Having difficulty waiting their turn
They may also interrupt or intrude on others, such as cutting someone off in conversation or using someone else’s things without permission.
Symptoms of inattention include:
Difficulty paying attention to details or making careless mistakes
Problems staying focused on tasks or activities
Not listening when spoken to directly
Not following through on instructions
Difficulty organizing tasks
Avoiding tasks that require sustained effort
Being easily distracted
Losing things, such as keys, wallet, or homework
They may also forget to complete daily tasks, such as household chores, keeping appointments, or paying bills.
Combined ADHD involves symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity.
How is ADHD diagnosed and treated?
At High Desert Psychological Services, your skilled counselor takes the time to understand your specific concerns and helps you identify areas that need improvement. Then, they work with you to create a personalized treatment plan based on your unique needs and goals.
Common treatments for ADHD include medication, psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, and educational interventions if needed. In some cases, family therapy may also help.
With customized treatment, many people with ADHD are able to successfully manage their symptoms and lead happy lives.
For patient-centered ADHD treatment, call High Desert Psychological Services or request an appointment online today.