• Adult ADHD Therapy: Finding the Right Therapist

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    WebMD Feature

    For adults withADHD, the standard treatment is medication. But experts say that ADHD therapy — and other psychosocial treatments — can play a key role alongside drugs.

    “I think for many adults with ADHD, therapy is essential,” says David W. Goodman MD, assistant professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

    While ADHD medicines are effective, they may not be enough. To use a phrase popular among ADHD specialists, pills don’t build skills. Even with medication, a person may still be struggling with the residual effects of adult ADHD – the disorganized habits, the low self-esteem. Therapy can address some of these key issues.

    “With the ADHD medication as a foundation, it’s the psychosocial treatments that can come in and finish the job,” says J. Russell Ramsay, PhD, co-director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program.

    So how does ADHD therapy differ from traditional therapy? And how do you find a therapist? WebMD turned to the experts to get the details.

    Read More: Adult ADHD Therapy

    ADHD Specialist –  ADHD CoachRudy, ADHD Center for Success, PA.   https://adhdcenterforsuccess.com

     

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