ADHD Therapists in Toronto, ON

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Jodi Zentner
Psychologist, MSc
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5A  (Online Only)
If you are someone who is up to the challenge of confronting whatever is getting in the way of improving your wellbeing, then I would like to be able to help guide you. This could be related to Depression, Anxiety or ADHD. Relationship issues can be about issues with a partner, family member, friends or colleagues. For more information, please access my website, www.jodizentner.com. Instagram:jodilynn1162 Please do not phone, email is preferred.
If you are someone who is up to the challenge of confronting whatever is getting in the way of improving your wellbeing, then I would like to be able to help guide you. This could be related to Depression, Anxiety or ADHD. Relationship issues can be about issues with a partner, family member, friends or colleagues. For more information, please access my website, www.jodizentner.com. Instagram:jodilynn1162 Please do not phone, email is preferred.
(437) 747-3899 View (437) 747-3899
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Yasmin Dahleh
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), RPQ, MA, MHI
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5S  (Online Only)
Congratulations on taking such an important step towards healing and personal growth! I look forward to providing you with a safe space to collaboratively explore your thoughts, emotions and experiences. Together, we will explore and address the root causes of your concerns, enabling you to move towards an authentic and meaningful life. I am honoured to partner with members of LGBTQ+ and racialized communities and endeavour to understand how experiences of marginalization and oppression impact you and your loved ones. I am also passionate about supporting clients with ADHD or those who identify as neurodivergent in some capacity.
Congratulations on taking such an important step towards healing and personal growth! I look forward to providing you with a safe space to collaboratively explore your thoughts, emotions and experiences. Together, we will explore and address the root causes of your concerns, enabling you to move towards an authentic and meaningful life. I am honoured to partner with members of LGBTQ+ and racialized communities and endeavour to understand how experiences of marginalization and oppression impact you and your loved ones. I am also passionate about supporting clients with ADHD or those who identify as neurodivergent in some capacity.
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Jan A. Wozniak
GBA, HBA Phl, HBA Psy, MA Phl, APPA
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6G  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
In my practice, I use a holistic process that is client-centred and strength-based, incorporating insight from Eastern and Western philosophy, psychology, social work, and the arts. This framework ensures that we select accessible tools, resources, and mediums that resonate and support your current needs. It is my goal to help clients address difficult questions, work through challenging thoughts, emotions, and behaviours, and make well-informed decisions that support their goals and overall wellbeing. My research and practice focus primarily on autism, ADHD, dual diagnosis, anxiety, stress, education, and employment concerns.
In my practice, I use a holistic process that is client-centred and strength-based, incorporating insight from Eastern and Western philosophy, psychology, social work, and the arts. This framework ensures that we select accessible tools, resources, and mediums that resonate and support your current needs. It is my goal to help clients address difficult questions, work through challenging thoughts, emotions, and behaviours, and make well-informed decisions that support their goals and overall wellbeing. My research and practice focus primarily on autism, ADHD, dual diagnosis, anxiety, stress, education, and employment concerns.
(437) 292-3815 View (437) 292-3815
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Jaimee Wheaton Therapy
Registered Social Worker, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M4W
15+ years of experience with a passion for my work. Specializing in mental health, trauma, relationships and ADHD with individual adults. I offer a non-judgmental and personable approach using guided reflection and practical tools. ​I have my own lived experiences with mental health and ADHD, which has led me to support others on their journey. I provide a comfortable and safe environment, working together to identify areas for improvement and give you the tools to make positive changes. I support my clients with kindness and empathy while encouraging them to challenge unhelpful thinking and behaviours.
15+ years of experience with a passion for my work. Specializing in mental health, trauma, relationships and ADHD with individual adults. I offer a non-judgmental and personable approach using guided reflection and practical tools. ​I have my own lived experiences with mental health and ADHD, which has led me to support others on their journey. I provide a comfortable and safe environment, working together to identify areas for improvement and give you the tools to make positive changes. I support my clients with kindness and empathy while encouraging them to challenge unhelpful thinking and behaviours.
(647) 696-1987 View (647) 696-1987
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Jenn Horne
Registered Social Worker, BA, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5X  (Online Only)
Is anxiety, sadness, stress or grief making it hard for you to be present or experience joy or meaning in your life? Or perhaps the challenges of living with suspected or diagnosed ADHD feels like too much. Are you struggling to navigate your relationships or career, or suffering with the wounds of new or old trauma? Maybe you feel the pressures of your responsibilities mounting. Are you dealing with a change in identity or role, such as becoming a parent? If any of these sound like you, let’s connect. In our work, we will build a foundation of trust, empathy and compassion around your unique concerns, goals and strengths.
Is anxiety, sadness, stress or grief making it hard for you to be present or experience joy or meaning in your life? Or perhaps the challenges of living with suspected or diagnosed ADHD feels like too much. Are you struggling to navigate your relationships or career, or suffering with the wounds of new or old trauma? Maybe you feel the pressures of your responsibilities mounting. Are you dealing with a change in identity or role, such as becoming a parent? If any of these sound like you, let’s connect. In our work, we will build a foundation of trust, empathy and compassion around your unique concerns, goals and strengths.
(647) 695-0296 View (647) 695-0296
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Julia Olsen
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5R  (Online Only)
My practice focusses on adults who are themselves living with high functioning autism and/or HSP and/or ADHD. The sessions provide opportunities to talk in detail about one’s own unique experiences living with ASD or ADHD with someone who gets you. Engaging guided explorations lead to the revelation of blind spots and the discovery of ways to see things from new perspectives. Collaborative development of tailor-made strategies helps with communication, boundary-setting and the management of daily challenges. Sessions are free from judgement and you are supported to work at your own pace.
My practice focusses on adults who are themselves living with high functioning autism and/or HSP and/or ADHD. The sessions provide opportunities to talk in detail about one’s own unique experiences living with ASD or ADHD with someone who gets you. Engaging guided explorations lead to the revelation of blind spots and the discovery of ways to see things from new perspectives. Collaborative development of tailor-made strategies helps with communication, boundary-setting and the management of daily challenges. Sessions are free from judgement and you are supported to work at your own pace.
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Noah Tile
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6B
In addition to anxiety and depression, my specialty areas of focus are: 1. OCD (with its subtypes) and intrusive thoughts. Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is a core part of the work. 2. ADHD and executive function skills building, such as time management, focus, impulse control, emotion regulation and organization.
In addition to anxiety and depression, my specialty areas of focus are: 1. OCD (with its subtypes) and intrusive thoughts. Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is a core part of the work. 2. ADHD and executive function skills building, such as time management, focus, impulse control, emotion regulation and organization.
(226) 407-4570 View (226) 407-4570
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Alanna Streiman
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6R
Whether you’ve been diagnosed or suspect you have ADHD, I can help you create a healthy relationship with time management, realistic routines, sustainable relationships, and intense emotions.
My goal is to provide a safe and supportive landing space for my clients amongst their busy weeks. I know that a strong therapeutic relationship is the key to successful therapy and I connect with my clients by taking a realistic, personable, and collaborative approach to therapy. I work with clients struggling with anxiety and ADHD. I provide effective strategies to reduce anxiety symptoms by getting to the root of the intrusive thoughts, encouraging you to separate them from grounded thinking, and offering coping strategies that bring your anxiety down. My goal is to help you free up mental space that the anxiety is filling!
Whether you’ve been diagnosed or suspect you have ADHD, I can help you create a healthy relationship with time management, realistic routines, sustainable relationships, and intense emotions.
My goal is to provide a safe and supportive landing space for my clients amongst their busy weeks. I know that a strong therapeutic relationship is the key to successful therapy and I connect with my clients by taking a realistic, personable, and collaborative approach to therapy. I work with clients struggling with anxiety and ADHD. I provide effective strategies to reduce anxiety symptoms by getting to the root of the intrusive thoughts, encouraging you to separate them from grounded thinking, and offering coping strategies that bring your anxiety down. My goal is to help you free up mental space that the anxiety is filling!
(437) 371-5854 View (437) 371-5854
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Sharon Chan
Psychologist, PhD , CPsych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5E
I specialize in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders and selective mutism, autism, trauma, mood disorders, ADHD, OCD, personality disorders (including borderline personality disorder), relational and parent/child attachment disorders, gender and identity issues, and emotion dysregulation challenges - among many other things!.
Hi, I'm Dr. Sharon Chan, a Clinical Psychologist registered in Ontario to provide services to children, adolescents, families, and adults. I'm excited to be part of the MindFit team, a leading 30+ clinician private practice, or what I prefer to call a "mental health gym". Seeking support can be stigmatizing and impersonal - but it doesn't need to be! Just like a typical gym, MindFit is designed to be accessible and inviting to anyone looking to improve their emotional well-being. I use effective, evidence-based treatments and most importantly, do everything I can to ensure you feel supported, accepted, and valued.
I specialize in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders and selective mutism, autism, trauma, mood disorders, ADHD, OCD, personality disorders (including borderline personality disorder), relational and parent/child attachment disorders, gender and identity issues, and emotion dysregulation challenges - among many other things!.
Hi, I'm Dr. Sharon Chan, a Clinical Psychologist registered in Ontario to provide services to children, adolescents, families, and adults. I'm excited to be part of the MindFit team, a leading 30+ clinician private practice, or what I prefer to call a "mental health gym". Seeking support can be stigmatizing and impersonal - but it doesn't need to be! Just like a typical gym, MindFit is designed to be accessible and inviting to anyone looking to improve their emotional well-being. I use effective, evidence-based treatments and most importantly, do everything I can to ensure you feel supported, accepted, and valued.
(647) 955-5180 View (647) 955-5180
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David Barnett
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4P  (Online Only)
My speciality is ADHD and the resulting symptoms and struggles that accompany it.
The client who's most suited to working with myself is someone who's interested in making changes in their lives and will bring their honest selves into therapy. It's someone who's struggling with challenges surrounding managing ADHD, anger, emotional regulation and addictive behaviours such as video game use. It's someone who wants to be in therapy with an individual who has gone through similar struggles and knows how to best empathize with, and assist them in working through their issues.
My speciality is ADHD and the resulting symptoms and struggles that accompany it.
The client who's most suited to working with myself is someone who's interested in making changes in their lives and will bring their honest selves into therapy. It's someone who's struggling with challenges surrounding managing ADHD, anger, emotional regulation and addictive behaviours such as video game use. It's someone who wants to be in therapy with an individual who has gone through similar struggles and knows how to best empathize with, and assist them in working through their issues.
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Anabel Helen
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA
Verified Verified
9 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6A  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I help neurodivergent (autism, ADHD), queer, immigrant, and minority clients build their self-esteem and cultivate meaningful relationships. I also support students and working professionals with career transitions and stress management. Poor boundaries, people-pleasing, and relationship anxiety can come about when you consistently receive the message that your needs are not as important as somebody else's. Although masking your genuine self may have aided you through difficult times, losing touch with who you really are will only bring you farther from what you actually want and need.
I help neurodivergent (autism, ADHD), queer, immigrant, and minority clients build their self-esteem and cultivate meaningful relationships. I also support students and working professionals with career transitions and stress management. Poor boundaries, people-pleasing, and relationship anxiety can come about when you consistently receive the message that your needs are not as important as somebody else's. Although masking your genuine self may have aided you through difficult times, losing touch with who you really are will only bring you farther from what you actually want and need.
(437) 292-3899 View (437) 292-3899
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Dr. Karen Wilson
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5E
Hi! I'm Dr. Karen Wilson, a Clinical Neuropsychologist at MindFit, with over 17 years of experience and am registered in Ontario and California. I specialize in providing comprehensive assessments to children, teens and adults and have significant expertise working with individuals with: ADHD, executive functioning challenges, giftedness, learning disabilities, anxiety, low mood, and more. I am also an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA, sought after speaker, and founder of ChildNEXUS.com (providing information about neurodevelopmental challenges to parents).
Hi! I'm Dr. Karen Wilson, a Clinical Neuropsychologist at MindFit, with over 17 years of experience and am registered in Ontario and California. I specialize in providing comprehensive assessments to children, teens and adults and have significant expertise working with individuals with: ADHD, executive functioning challenges, giftedness, learning disabilities, anxiety, low mood, and more. I am also an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA, sought after speaker, and founder of ChildNEXUS.com (providing information about neurodevelopmental challenges to parents).
(437) 371-2443 View (437) 371-2443
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Hannah Findlay
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5R
I work with adults and youth 12+. I have particular experience supporting neurodivergent folks who may be experiencing mental health challenges related to ADHD or ASD, such as burnout, substance use, anxiety and depression, school avoidance, feelings of isolation, relationship challenges, overwhelm, family conflict. I also work with families and caregivers of young people to help support family cohesion.
I work with adults and youth 12+. I have particular experience supporting neurodivergent folks who may be experiencing mental health challenges related to ADHD or ASD, such as burnout, substance use, anxiety and depression, school avoidance, feelings of isolation, relationship challenges, overwhelm, family conflict. I also work with families and caregivers of young people to help support family cohesion.
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Charlie Parker-McKay
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, HBA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M4P  (Online Only)
I work with neurodivergent, ADHD, and autistic 2SLGBTQ+ youth and adults, and those with lived experiences of discrimination, chronic illness/pain, childhood and complex trauma, OCD, PTSD/C-PTSD, and anxiety.
I am a neurodivergent non-binary lesbian therapist that operates a 2SLGBTQ+ and neurodiversity-affirming trauma-focused practice. I work from culturally informed, intersectional, anti-racist, feminist, and HAES values. I provide strengths-based, client-centered holistic therapy that fosters connection to the whole self. We can explore your values and intersecting identities, build self-compassion, set boundaries, explore access and accommodations, and heal from complex traumas. Together we can build a relationship based on trust and compassion that recognizes and empowers your lived experiences and authentic self.
I work with neurodivergent, ADHD, and autistic 2SLGBTQ+ youth and adults, and those with lived experiences of discrimination, chronic illness/pain, childhood and complex trauma, OCD, PTSD/C-PTSD, and anxiety.
I am a neurodivergent non-binary lesbian therapist that operates a 2SLGBTQ+ and neurodiversity-affirming trauma-focused practice. I work from culturally informed, intersectional, anti-racist, feminist, and HAES values. I provide strengths-based, client-centered holistic therapy that fosters connection to the whole self. We can explore your values and intersecting identities, build self-compassion, set boundaries, explore access and accommodations, and heal from complex traumas. Together we can build a relationship based on trust and compassion that recognizes and empowers your lived experiences and authentic self.
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Andrew McKenzie
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5P
Males young and old experience anxiety, depression, trauma and other mood issues, though are less likely to seek help. ADHD and LD’s disproportionately affect males, disrupting their goals and relationships. Young males must navigate contradictory messages about what it means to be a man while managing their own emotional health. These issues tend to be at their worst during transitional life stages, such as changing schools, entering the workforce, middle life, and in new relationships.
Males young and old experience anxiety, depression, trauma and other mood issues, though are less likely to seek help. ADHD and LD’s disproportionately affect males, disrupting their goals and relationships. Young males must navigate contradictory messages about what it means to be a man while managing their own emotional health. These issues tend to be at their worst during transitional life stages, such as changing schools, entering the workforce, middle life, and in new relationships.
(647) 956-5826 View (647) 956-5826
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Tanya Chomutare
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M5V  (Online Only)
Hello my name is Tanya. Thank you for stopping by. I have been a counselor for more than 10 years working with adults facing anxiety, depression, relationship distress, anxiety, Post-Natal Depression, ADHD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder and Intergenerational trauma.
Hello my name is Tanya. Thank you for stopping by. I have been a counselor for more than 10 years working with adults facing anxiety, depression, relationship distress, anxiety, Post-Natal Depression, ADHD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder and Intergenerational trauma.
(437) 800-2086 View (437) 800-2086
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Acsana Fernando - Clinical Supervisor
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW, BSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M6P  (Online Only)
Life can be challenging, no matter who you are. Whether you're a teenager, young adult, student, caregiver, or somewhere in between, it's important to have support and understanding. I'm here to help you navigate your struggles with anxiety, depression, autism, giftedness, interpersonal conflicts, grief, ADHD, and any other pivotal moments of change. I believe in celebrating your individuality and respecting diverse cultures. My approach is compassionate and evidence-based, aimed at helping you grow and thrive.
Life can be challenging, no matter who you are. Whether you're a teenager, young adult, student, caregiver, or somewhere in between, it's important to have support and understanding. I'm here to help you navigate your struggles with anxiety, depression, autism, giftedness, interpersonal conflicts, grief, ADHD, and any other pivotal moments of change. I believe in celebrating your individuality and respecting diverse cultures. My approach is compassionate and evidence-based, aimed at helping you grow and thrive.
(647) 499-3036 View (647) 499-3036
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Nadine Evans, Impart Therapy
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M2R  (Online Only)
I'm available to provide support through a range of challenges including anxiety, depression, stress, anger management, ADHD, PMDD, PME, or severe PMS.
My clients experience feelings of overwhelm, neglect, isolation, and anxiety. They feel drained and seek a safe, inclusive environment where they can be heard. Together, we delve into therapeutic approaches aimed at fostering connection and empathy, developing kindness and self-compassion, and devising strategies for coping and growth. My clients often suffer from PMDD or severe PMS, ADHD that is often diagnosed later in life, and resulting anxiety, depression, and emotional dysregulation that often goes along with these.
I'm available to provide support through a range of challenges including anxiety, depression, stress, anger management, ADHD, PMDD, PME, or severe PMS.
My clients experience feelings of overwhelm, neglect, isolation, and anxiety. They feel drained and seek a safe, inclusive environment where they can be heard. Together, we delve into therapeutic approaches aimed at fostering connection and empathy, developing kindness and self-compassion, and devising strategies for coping and growth. My clients often suffer from PMDD or severe PMS, ADHD that is often diagnosed later in life, and resulting anxiety, depression, and emotional dysregulation that often goes along with these.
(289) 302-5802 View (289) 302-5802
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Emma Sey
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, RP
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M5S  (Online Only)
Therapy for ADHD, Anxiety, Anger, and Eating Disorders. I am a Registered Psychotherapist working with adults and teens on a variety of presenting concerns including ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Interpersonal and Coping Skills. I use an integrated, client-centered approach to helping my clients, and strive to tailor sessions to your goals, needs, and unique context. I am passionate about working with a diverse client population, therefore, my practice welcomes differing communities (i.e., LGBTQ2S+, Sex-Positive, Nonmonogamy, Body Positivity, etc.).
Therapy for ADHD, Anxiety, Anger, and Eating Disorders. I am a Registered Psychotherapist working with adults and teens on a variety of presenting concerns including ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Interpersonal and Coping Skills. I use an integrated, client-centered approach to helping my clients, and strive to tailor sessions to your goals, needs, and unique context. I am passionate about working with a diverse client population, therefore, my practice welcomes differing communities (i.e., LGBTQ2S+, Sex-Positive, Nonmonogamy, Body Positivity, etc.).
(647) 694-9065 View (647) 694-9065
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Daniel Ethan Cout
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M6R
If traumatic memories are the primary obstacle to better functioning I use EMDR and for clients who struggle with anxiety, insomnia, panic disorder, migraines, ADHD, chronic pain and emotional hyperarousal I find Neurofeedback most helpful.
My ideal psychotherapy client is an individual who is motivated to explore their inner world. Someone who willing to explore, and possibly reevaluate bedrock assumptions that play a major role in influencing our current attitudes and life choices. An ideal client also recognizes that a therapist's role is not to provide answers but rather to facilitate a process of self discovery which promotes emotional growth and lays the foundation for enduring change.
If traumatic memories are the primary obstacle to better functioning I use EMDR and for clients who struggle with anxiety, insomnia, panic disorder, migraines, ADHD, chronic pain and emotional hyperarousal I find Neurofeedback most helpful.
My ideal psychotherapy client is an individual who is motivated to explore their inner world. Someone who willing to explore, and possibly reevaluate bedrock assumptions that play a major role in influencing our current attitudes and life choices. An ideal client also recognizes that a therapist's role is not to provide answers but rather to facilitate a process of self discovery which promotes emotional growth and lays the foundation for enduring change.
(437) 524-0431 View (437) 524-0431

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ADHD Counsellors

When should I seek treatment for ADHD?

You should seek treatment for ADHD if you consistently have difficulty with attention, hyperactivity, or impulsivity that interferes with your daily life. Symptoms of ADHD include the inability to sustain attention during tasks, difficulty organizing tasks and activities, being easily distracted, frequent fidgeting or squirming, and talking or interrupting excessively. If these symptoms interfere with your career, academics, or relationships—for example, consistently failing to complete professional projects on time—you should seek an evaluation for ADHD.

How does treatment for ADHD work?

Effective treatment for ADHD often consists of medication, behavioral therapy, and lifestyle changes. Stimulant medications such as Adderall and Ritalin work by altering levels of neurotransmitters in the brain; higher levels of dopamine and norepinephrine are known to improve attention and focus. Therapy works by helping people with ADHD understand the condition, discuss their areas of difficulty, and develop behavioral strategies to manage their symptoms. In some cases, modifying one’s diet and exercise can also help improve symptoms.

Are there specific medications for ADHD?

Medications to treat ADHD are generally stimulants, the most common are Adderall and Ritalin. There are two categories of stimulants: Amphetamines include Adderall, Dyanavel, Vyvanse, and Dexedrine, and methylphenidates include Ritalin, Concerta, Daytrana, Focalin, Quillichew, Quillivant, and Metadate. Non-stimulants and antidepressants may be used as an alternative if stimulants aren’t effective or viable for a particular patient.

How long does treatment for ADHD take?

It’s tough to give an exact time frame because everyone varies. In terms of medications, stimulants begin to work very soon after you take them, generally within the hour. It may take time to identify the right medication and dosage, but the medication itself is fast-acting. In terms of therapy, it takes time to develop skills and put them into practice, but you will likely see improvements within a few weeks or months.