Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) causes problems with attention, making it difficult to focus and complete tasks. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is related and includes hyperactivity and impulsivity. Attention problems are quite common, with various studies estimating that nearly in 1 in 10 children and 1 in 25 adults meet the DSM-5 criteria for ADD/ADHD.
Everyone experiences inattention to some extent; however, ADD can impair function and have a negative impact on self-esteem, work, school, and relationships. Many people with ADD feel that something is getting in the way of achieving their highest potential and living their best life. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatments that can help you reclaim your ability to focus.
Treatment for ADD involves organizational skills training, time management training, addressing lifestyle, health and dietary concerns, and when needed medication management. Each person is different, and we are committed to exploring individualized approaches to find the treatment that is best for you. We provide ADHD and ADD evaluations for children and adults as well as Conners computerized ADHD screening, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology treatment.