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Spokane ADHD Therapy

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What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder characterized by persistent patterns of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity that can interfere with daily activities and quality of life. While it is most often diagnosed in childhood, ADHD can continue into adulthood. Although the exact cause of ADHD remains unclear, research indicates that genetics, brain structure, environmental factors, and childhood trauma may correlated to the disorder.

ADHD is not just about being hyperactive or having difficulty paying attention. It can affect several areas of a person’s life, including academic performance, work productivity, relationships, and overall mental health. Proper diagnosis, treatment, and possible ADHD medications are essential to managing symptoms effectively, and that’s where the help of a mental health professional becomes crucial.

Common Symptoms Of ADHD

Understanding the common symptoms of ADHD is the first step toward seeking help. ADHD symptoms can manifest in various ways, including:

  • Impulsiveness
  • Forgetting names and dates
  • Missing deadlines and leaving projects unfinished
  • Fleeting Focus
  • Extreme emotionality and rejection sensitivity
  • Becoming easily distracted and disorganized
  • Suffering from generalized anxiety disorder and depression
  • Low frustration tolerance
  • Trouble multitasking
  • Excessive activity, restlessness, fidgetiness
  • Easily bored
  • Intense Frustration
  • Demoralization
  • Low self-worth
  • Learned helplessness
  • Underachievement
  • Feeling chronically misunderstood
  • “I would if I could, but I can’t”

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ADHD Continues Causing Problem From Childhood Into Adulthood

ADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed behavior disorders in children, and it can significantly impact a child’s life, causing difficulties in school, problems making friends, and even trouble at home. Children with ADHD struggle to focus on tasks, follow instructions, and control their impulses, which can lead to disciplinary issues, poor academic performance, and troublesome social interactions.

As they grow into adults, the challenges persist, albeit in different forms. Adult ADHD can make it difficult for individuals to manage time, stay organized, and maintain steady employment or relationships. It’s important to remember that ADHD isn’t a character flaw, and with the right support and treatment, individuals with ADHD can manage their symptoms and lead fulfilling lives.

Common Spokane ADHD Treatments & Therapies

At Anchor Light Therapy Collective, we offer various treatments and therapies tailored to the needs of individuals with ADHD. These include:

Individual Talk Therapy

Individual talk therapy plays a pivotal role in ADHD treatment. This one-on-one therapy offers a safe, non-judgmental space where individuals can openly discuss their feelings, thoughts, and behaviors associated with ADHD. Through this interactive process, our therapists help clients identify problematic behaviors and thought patterns, and strategize methods to manage ADHD symptoms more effectively. Over time, individual talk therapy can enhance self-awareness, improve self-esteem, and provide skills for better focus and impulse control.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is another effective method for treating ADHD. CBT is a goal-oriented approach that helps individuals understand the link between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. By recognizing and altering negative thought patterns, individuals with ADHD can learn to manage disruptive symptoms and develop coping strategies for everyday challenges. Additionally, CBT can address co-existing conditions often found with ADHD, such as anxiety and depression, further enhancing its therapeutic effectiveness.

Couples Counseling

ADHD can also impact relationships significantly, leading to misunderstandings and conflicts. In these cases, marriage counseling and couples therapy can be beneficial. This therapeutic approach facilitates better communication between partners, helping them understand the impact of ADHD on their relationships. The therapist guides couples in developing strategies to cope with ADHD-related issues, fostering understanding, patience, and empathy. Couples counseling can lead to improved relationship dynamics, and provide the support necessary for the individual with ADHD to manage their symptoms effectively.

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based therapy particularly useful for ADHD treatment. DBT combines standard cognitive-behavioral techniques with mindfulness and emotional regulation strategies. This approach helps individuals with ADHD develop a better understanding of their emotional reactions and learn to manage their symptoms in a balanced, effective manner. DBT encourages acceptance and change, empowering individuals to navigate life’s challenges with resilience and flexibility, essential skills for managing ADHD.

What To Expect With ADHD Therapy

Embarking on ADHD therapy with Anchor Light, your therapist will guide you in acquiring key skills such as planning, prioritizing, and improving time management. The goal is to help you establish healthy habits and routines to become more organized and a better listener. Furthermore, your therapist will provide a safe and comfortable space where understanding and validation are paramount, fostering a therapeutic environment conducive to managing adult ADHD symptoms effectively.

Spokane ADHD Therapy Pricing

Therapy serves as a space for healing and progress, and can be life-changing. However, it is also an investment of time and resources. When you’re ready to commit to this transformative journey,

Standard individual session
(50 minutes) $175

Every Client Can Learn To Manage Their ADHD and Regain Control

At Anchor Light Therapy Collective, we believe that every client has the potential to learn to manage their ADHD symptoms and regain control over their life. Our aim is to empower you to navigate through your unique challenges and improve your quality of life.

Your journey towards better ADHD management begins with a simple step – reaching out. We encourage you to schedule a complimentary initial session with us, where we can discuss your needs, answer any questions, and help you embark on your path to recovery. We’re ready when you are. Let’s take this important step together.

Insurance

We do not participate with any insurance panels. Anchor Light Therapy Collective is considered an out-of-network provider. 

As a courtesy to any individual clients who wish to utilize their insurance benefits, We are happy to verify your out-of-network plan benefits to tell you what portion, if any, may be covered by your health insurance provider. 

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