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Adult ADHD Counseling

If you are struggling with work or family issues due to adult ADHD, Misfit Refuge Counseling can help. We offer personalized counseling services that are designed to address your individual needs and provide a supportive environment where you can work towards positive change and a better quality of life.

Creating strategies for Change

We all know adults and children who can’t sit still, who never seem to listen, who blurt out inappropriate comments or don’t follow instructions no matter how clearly you present them.

While it’s normal for kids to forget their homework, daydream during class or act without thinking, inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity are also signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. ADHD makes it difficult for a person to inhibit their spontaneous responses, including everything from movement to speech to assertiveness.

Adults struggle with this as well. Many of us were able to pass through school (and even thrive) with the use of external supports – only to find out later that “adulting” brings us a ton of challenges – completing work; learning socialization; and organizing our homes, chores, and tasks. 

 

Most of us often think of the super bouncy balls when we think of adults and children with ADHD – when we figuratively (and sometimes literally) bounce off the walls. We’re constantly in motion and disrupting others. Other children and adults with ADHD may sit quietly, with their attention miles away.

 

There are three primary characteristics of ADHD: Inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, though all three aren’t always prominent in one child.

People with ADHD may:

  • Have trouble staying focused or get easily distracted

  • Appear not to be listening when spoken to

  • Constantly fidget and squirm

  • Talk excessively

  • Act without thinking

  • Interrupt often, or say the wrong thing at the wrong time

  • Have a quick temper or “short fuse”

 

Whether or not our symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity are due to ADHD, they can cause problems if left untreated. Children who can’t focus or control themselves or get into trouble at school often find it hard to make friends – and this can continue into adulthood (in fact, we often do not grow out of these traits). These frustrations can later lead to low self-esteem as well as friction for the whole family.

 

Treatment can make a dramatic difference in symptoms. With the right support, your child (or your inner child) can get on track for success in all areas of life.

 

If you’re interested in learning more about ADHD therapy, contact us today for a free consultation. We would be happy to share how we can help you, your child, and your family achieve success and grow.

Adult ADHD Counseling Team

At Misfit Refuge Counseling, we understand the intricacies of treating adult ADHD. Our team is composed of compassionate professionals who are knowledgeable in the unique needs of those with a neurodivergent brain. Meet our team and see why our approach is so effective.

Ways We Manage ADHD With You

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