ADHD Therapists in Nashville, TN

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Abby Myers
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215
Do you feel stuck? Maybe you feel that you're out of options. Maybe you feel like this is your last resort. I'm Abby, and I know this process can be scary. Whether you're navigating ADHD, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, or just life's ups and downs, you're in the right place. My goal is to work together to tap into your strengths. Ultimately, I want to see you thrive! I work with a wide variety of clients ranging from teens to established individuals. I provide a relaxed, collaborative therapy experience, focusing on what works for you. Welcome to a space where your experiences are not only valued but also celebrated.
Do you feel stuck? Maybe you feel that you're out of options. Maybe you feel like this is your last resort. I'm Abby, and I know this process can be scary. Whether you're navigating ADHD, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, or just life's ups and downs, you're in the right place. My goal is to work together to tap into your strengths. Ultimately, I want to see you thrive! I work with a wide variety of clients ranging from teens to established individuals. I provide a relaxed, collaborative therapy experience, focusing on what works for you. Welcome to a space where your experiences are not only valued but also celebrated.
(629) 218-4683 View (629) 218-4683
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Nashville BrainCore Therapy
DC
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37214
Nashville BrainCore provides a unique, drugless, painless, noninvasive approach to treating brainwave dysregulation associated with symptoms of many neurological-based conditions like Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Memory Loss, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Panic Attacks, Autism, Post-Stroke, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Traumatic Brain Injury (e.g. Concussions), and many more. The relaxing and therapeutic treatment involves our Neurofeedback Practitioner, first, identifying the brainwave dysregulation with a noninvasive and painless brainwave analysis, and then determining a proper treatment plan that is tailored to your needs.
Nashville BrainCore provides a unique, drugless, painless, noninvasive approach to treating brainwave dysregulation associated with symptoms of many neurological-based conditions like Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Memory Loss, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Panic Attacks, Autism, Post-Stroke, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Traumatic Brain Injury (e.g. Concussions), and many more. The relaxing and therapeutic treatment involves our Neurofeedback Practitioner, first, identifying the brainwave dysregulation with a noninvasive and painless brainwave analysis, and then determining a proper treatment plan that is tailored to your needs.
(615) 374-7125 View (615) 374-7125
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Maria Miller
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37203
I specialize in couples, communication, Neurodivergence, Neurodiverse couples, including ADHD and Autism, burnout, parenting, dating, premarital relationships, social anxiety, and depression.
I know it can be overwhelming to do anything extra when you're already feeling stuck. I have over 10 years of experience in practice and have experience helping people through some of their most challenging times. I strive to bring quick relief and a clear outside perspective to navigate difficult situations and gain tools to work through them effectively. I am here to support you in finding ways that improve your quality of life and relationships. Let's figure out what will help remove barriers for you. You can reach out by phone or email to get started.
I specialize in couples, communication, Neurodivergence, Neurodiverse couples, including ADHD and Autism, burnout, parenting, dating, premarital relationships, social anxiety, and depression.
I know it can be overwhelming to do anything extra when you're already feeling stuck. I have over 10 years of experience in practice and have experience helping people through some of their most challenging times. I strive to bring quick relief and a clear outside perspective to navigate difficult situations and gain tools to work through them effectively. I am here to support you in finding ways that improve your quality of life and relationships. Let's figure out what will help remove barriers for you. You can reach out by phone or email to get started.
(615) 863-4496 View (615) 863-4496
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Jodie Rosenblum
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37205
Hi, my name is Jodie and I’m a licensed therapist. I'm passionate about helping people heal and grow, bring joy into their lives, reach their goals and improve their relationships. I specialize in working with folks with anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorders, ADHD, ASD, OCD, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, women's and body-image issues, and LGBTQ+. I offer neurodiversity affirming care with a feminist lens. I help create a safe space to explore their inner thoughts, feelings, desires and fears, free of judgement. This helps my clients experience positive changes in their life as a result from their therapy experience.
Hi, my name is Jodie and I’m a licensed therapist. I'm passionate about helping people heal and grow, bring joy into their lives, reach their goals and improve their relationships. I specialize in working with folks with anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorders, ADHD, ASD, OCD, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, women's and body-image issues, and LGBTQ+. I offer neurodiversity affirming care with a feminist lens. I help create a safe space to explore their inner thoughts, feelings, desires and fears, free of judgement. This helps my clients experience positive changes in their life as a result from their therapy experience.
(629) 218-4710 View (629) 218-4710
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Tara Watson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203  (Online Only)
I specialize in adult ADHD, anxiety, grief, burnout, and affirming care for members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Reaching out to a therapist can be scary, especially if you've had a bad experience. My approach is non-judgmental, individualized, and collaborative, and I strongly believe it is key to first earn the trust of my clients. My style has been developed over the nearly two decades I've worked in mental health and through the 9,000+ hours of therapy, coaching, and supervision I've offered since becoming a therapist in 2011.
I specialize in adult ADHD, anxiety, grief, burnout, and affirming care for members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Reaching out to a therapist can be scary, especially if you've had a bad experience. My approach is non-judgmental, individualized, and collaborative, and I strongly believe it is key to first earn the trust of my clients. My style has been developed over the nearly two decades I've worked in mental health and through the 9,000+ hours of therapy, coaching, and supervision I've offered since becoming a therapist in 2011.
(615) 933-2361 View (615) 933-2361
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Laurie Soileau Schlisner
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37209
More than your average Life Coach, I AM an ADHDer with grown ADHD kids.
Tangible support for measurable results in your life- this is my passion and calling. You'll get forward motion now, and momentum, goals and strategies that are sustainable for you. Based on *you* we custom-fit life to your unique strengths and limitations. You'll flourish and be more satisfied, armed with new skills (like decision-making) crisp new perspective and trajectory that are right for you. For a *free* 15-minute phone consult, email me.
More than your average Life Coach, I AM an ADHDer with grown ADHD kids.
Tangible support for measurable results in your life- this is my passion and calling. You'll get forward motion now, and momentum, goals and strategies that are sustainable for you. Based on *you* we custom-fit life to your unique strengths and limitations. You'll flourish and be more satisfied, armed with new skills (like decision-making) crisp new perspective and trajectory that are right for you. For a *free* 15-minute phone consult, email me.
(615) 763-4976 View (615) 763-4976
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Chris Hinson
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPC, MHSP, (temp), NCC, EdS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
Some important things to know about me: I'm trained in EMDR and will soon be a certified ADHD Professional (ADHD-CCSP) through PESI.
My name is Chris. I believe that healing happens in safe spaces where people are allowed to be their authentic selves, maybe for the first time in their life! I specialize in working with teens & adults who have ADHD, anxiety, school or work struggles, or just figuring out how to navigate being themselves in broken systems. I am also passionate about helping men, women, and gender-nonconforming persons cultivate healthy expressions of emotions and behaviors in all facets of their lives. I am also experienced in helping people develop and maintain healthy relationships, whether that’s romantic, familial, or friendship.
Some important things to know about me: I'm trained in EMDR and will soon be a certified ADHD Professional (ADHD-CCSP) through PESI.
My name is Chris. I believe that healing happens in safe spaces where people are allowed to be their authentic selves, maybe for the first time in their life! I specialize in working with teens & adults who have ADHD, anxiety, school or work struggles, or just figuring out how to navigate being themselves in broken systems. I am also passionate about helping men, women, and gender-nonconforming persons cultivate healthy expressions of emotions and behaviors in all facets of their lives. I am also experienced in helping people develop and maintain healthy relationships, whether that’s romantic, familial, or friendship.
(615) 703-4517 View (615) 703-4517
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Caverly Warren
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
I enjoy working with teens, adults, couples, and families from various backgrounds using attachment focused, experiential, somatic, mindfulness based, and other therapies to promote personal growth, healing, and rediscovery. My professional areas of interest include: trauma, eating disorders, anxiety, depression and mood disorders, substance abuse, process addictions, ADHD, codependency, relationship and intimacy issues, attachment and family of origin issues, and personality disorders. In my work with clients, I utilize a range of interventions and therapeutic techniques based on the clients' own needs and presenting problems.
I enjoy working with teens, adults, couples, and families from various backgrounds using attachment focused, experiential, somatic, mindfulness based, and other therapies to promote personal growth, healing, and rediscovery. My professional areas of interest include: trauma, eating disorders, anxiety, depression and mood disorders, substance abuse, process addictions, ADHD, codependency, relationship and intimacy issues, attachment and family of origin issues, and personality disorders. In my work with clients, I utilize a range of interventions and therapeutic techniques based on the clients' own needs and presenting problems.
(629) 218-4031 View (629) 218-4031
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Pamela D Drury
Psychologist, PhD, BCN
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37215
I am Board Certified in Neurofeedback, and as a neuropsychologist I am licensed to diagnose and treat ADHD, Learning Disabilites, Cognitive Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, and other mental health disorders.
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to live at your greatest potential? By focusing on brain health and the mind/body connection, I strive to help you live up to your full potential. Whether this involves quieting your mind, lifting your mood, improving attention and cognition, or enhancing your performance at school, your job, or athletics, I would be honored to be a part of this journey.
I am Board Certified in Neurofeedback, and as a neuropsychologist I am licensed to diagnose and treat ADHD, Learning Disabilites, Cognitive Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, and other mental health disorders.
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to live at your greatest potential? By focusing on brain health and the mind/body connection, I strive to help you live up to your full potential. Whether this involves quieting your mind, lifting your mood, improving attention and cognition, or enhancing your performance at school, your job, or athletics, I would be honored to be a part of this journey.
(615) 761-9925 View (615) 761-9925
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Tim Hollar
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPCMHSP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
I strive to facilitating a space with non-judgement for all individuals in life adjustments or grief, and focus with experiences of social anxiety, family of origin issues, cancer treatment, infertility, and adults with neurodivergence including ADHD/autism.
When things feel off or when you are not going in a direction that feels authentic you can feel or see it. I approach therapy through a lens of strength, the strength to be vulnerable, to take ownership of your story, and to learning about yourself to act out your values with integrity. My experience as a therapist has shown me any change can evoke grief, and that acceptance when things cannot or will not change can be hard too. Individual therapy can provide support for grief, depression, isolation, and anxiety. Couples therapy can strengthen connection and dreams in your relationship. You don’t need to be alone in your journey.
I strive to facilitating a space with non-judgement for all individuals in life adjustments or grief, and focus with experiences of social anxiety, family of origin issues, cancer treatment, infertility, and adults with neurodivergence including ADHD/autism.
When things feel off or when you are not going in a direction that feels authentic you can feel or see it. I approach therapy through a lens of strength, the strength to be vulnerable, to take ownership of your story, and to learning about yourself to act out your values with integrity. My experience as a therapist has shown me any change can evoke grief, and that acceptance when things cannot or will not change can be hard too. Individual therapy can provide support for grief, depression, isolation, and anxiety. Couples therapy can strengthen connection and dreams in your relationship. You don’t need to be alone in your journey.
(615) 551-9427 View (615) 551-9427
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Mary Cullen Servodidio
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
I enjoy helping support people with trauma, ADHD and Autism, mood disorders, life transitions, and family-of-origin issues.
I am so pumped that you're here! I know what it feels like to seek out a new therapist, and I don’t take for granted the courage and vulnerability it takes for you to share these parts of yourself. My goal is to create a pathway to help you reveal your authentic self. We do this by examining what’s been conditioned and impressed upon you while also identifying what feels true and authentic to who you are. I approach this work first and foremost with compassion, curiosity, open-mindedness, and authenticity. I believe there is room for pain and humor in therapy. I promise to keep it real with you and to share some laughs, too!
I enjoy helping support people with trauma, ADHD and Autism, mood disorders, life transitions, and family-of-origin issues.
I am so pumped that you're here! I know what it feels like to seek out a new therapist, and I don’t take for granted the courage and vulnerability it takes for you to share these parts of yourself. My goal is to create a pathway to help you reveal your authentic self. We do this by examining what’s been conditioned and impressed upon you while also identifying what feels true and authentic to who you are. I approach this work first and foremost with compassion, curiosity, open-mindedness, and authenticity. I believe there is room for pain and humor in therapy. I promise to keep it real with you and to share some laughs, too!
(615) 257-3156 View (615) 257-3156
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Walker Duncan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215
My specialties include ADHD, Anxiety, Grief, Anger and Addiction with a special focus on supporting men (Ages 15 and up) as they navigate school, relationships, work/career and overall life change.
Wow! There are a LOT of therapists, right? Unless the criteria were super narrow, this list is likely a little overwhelming—a lot of acronyms, a lot of jargon and friendly smiles; maybe fewer cardigans than expected. It’s a lot to consider. For many of us, scrolling through lists like this can feel like running in quicksand. And if you tend to be hard on yourself, it's all the more difficult. Whether you're navigating major life shifts, struggling but still trying to pin down why, or just at a loss and unsure of where/how to start, stick with it. It's OK to take your time. There are lots of people on here who can help.
My specialties include ADHD, Anxiety, Grief, Anger and Addiction with a special focus on supporting men (Ages 15 and up) as they navigate school, relationships, work/career and overall life change.
Wow! There are a LOT of therapists, right? Unless the criteria were super narrow, this list is likely a little overwhelming—a lot of acronyms, a lot of jargon and friendly smiles; maybe fewer cardigans than expected. It’s a lot to consider. For many of us, scrolling through lists like this can feel like running in quicksand. And if you tend to be hard on yourself, it's all the more difficult. Whether you're navigating major life shifts, struggling but still trying to pin down why, or just at a loss and unsure of where/how to start, stick with it. It's OK to take your time. There are lots of people on here who can help.
(615) 392-4594 View (615) 392-4594
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Andrea Davis
Pre-Licensed Professional, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37228  (Online Only)
I have experience working with those in relationships, LGBTQIA+ individuals, identity formation and acceptance, addiction, navigating life changes, trauma, depression, anxiety, co-occurring disorders, those with disabilities/chronic health conditions, and those who identify as neurodivergent (ex: ADHD, Autism, etc.
How do you learn to accept and love yourself, letting go of shame and self-doubt, so you can become fully and authentically you? How do you overcome trauma and regulate your emotions? How do you love others and set healthy boundaries? These are questions I can help you answer. My approach is warm and affirming; l enter each session with openness, curiosity, and a trauma informed lens. While I provide clinical expertise, I honor that you are the expert on yourself, your values, and your culture. I am an active participant in sessions, viewing collaboration and consistency as key to the building a trusting therapeutic relationship.
I have experience working with those in relationships, LGBTQIA+ individuals, identity formation and acceptance, addiction, navigating life changes, trauma, depression, anxiety, co-occurring disorders, those with disabilities/chronic health conditions, and those who identify as neurodivergent (ex: ADHD, Autism, etc.
How do you learn to accept and love yourself, letting go of shame and self-doubt, so you can become fully and authentically you? How do you overcome trauma and regulate your emotions? How do you love others and set healthy boundaries? These are questions I can help you answer. My approach is warm and affirming; l enter each session with openness, curiosity, and a trauma informed lens. While I provide clinical expertise, I honor that you are the expert on yourself, your values, and your culture. I am an active participant in sessions, viewing collaboration and consistency as key to the building a trusting therapeutic relationship.
(615) 703-5701 View (615) 703-5701
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Christine L Robinson
MEd
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37203
We coach students and adults with ADHD symptoms, organizational obstacles, time management challenges, learning disabilities and those making business/personal transitions.
I bring over 18,000 hours of professional coaching experience working with children, teens, adults, couples and college students. A certified teacher/master coach who also has over 20 years of sales and management/leadership experience, I am considered an expert in the field of ADHD, special education, advocacy work and individualized education plans. I offer both in-person sessions, via Zoom or Facetime and by telephone. If you are feeling overwhelmed with your ADHD symptoms or anxiety, we can help. We have proven strategies in integrating new habits and embracing your ADHD symptoms by turning them into strengths!
We coach students and adults with ADHD symptoms, organizational obstacles, time management challenges, learning disabilities and those making business/personal transitions.
I bring over 18,000 hours of professional coaching experience working with children, teens, adults, couples and college students. A certified teacher/master coach who also has over 20 years of sales and management/leadership experience, I am considered an expert in the field of ADHD, special education, advocacy work and individualized education plans. I offer both in-person sessions, via Zoom or Facetime and by telephone. If you are feeling overwhelmed with your ADHD symptoms or anxiety, we can help. We have proven strategies in integrating new habits and embracing your ADHD symptoms by turning them into strengths!
(615) 490-9217 View (615) 490-9217
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Christin Warren
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37211  (Online Only)
I also enjoy working with individuals who experience symptoms of ADHD, depression, anxiety, and/or need skills for regulating the neurodivergent mind and body.
Seeking therapy (and finding a therapist) can be a daunting challenge! I would love to connect and see if I can potentially help make the process a bit easier! I am passionate about helping people heal, grow and transform into their truest self. I enjoy working with individuals with Substance Use Disorders and their families, college students and phase of life transitions, religious de/reconstruction, grief processing (particularly related to leaving a cult or strict religious group), perfectionism, processing childhood trauma, codependency, boundary setting, identity development, and effective communication.
I also enjoy working with individuals who experience symptoms of ADHD, depression, anxiety, and/or need skills for regulating the neurodivergent mind and body.
Seeking therapy (and finding a therapist) can be a daunting challenge! I would love to connect and see if I can potentially help make the process a bit easier! I am passionate about helping people heal, grow and transform into their truest self. I enjoy working with individuals with Substance Use Disorders and their families, college students and phase of life transitions, religious de/reconstruction, grief processing (particularly related to leaving a cult or strict religious group), perfectionism, processing childhood trauma, codependency, boundary setting, identity development, and effective communication.
(629) 260-5783 View (629) 260-5783
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Zephyr Care Mental Health
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37221
Zephyr Care specializes in neurodiversity-affirming assessments for autism, ADHD, and mental health for adults and children. We have immediate openings for appointments and can see people in TN and most other states. We specialize in high masking autism and understand the unique presentations of autistic women/girls as well as profiles like pathological demand avoidance (PDA). Our evaluations are comprehensive and consider all possible mental health diagnoses - this is what sets our evaluations apart from others who offer psychological testing testing!
Zephyr Care specializes in neurodiversity-affirming assessments for autism, ADHD, and mental health for adults and children. We have immediate openings for appointments and can see people in TN and most other states. We specialize in high masking autism and understand the unique presentations of autistic women/girls as well as profiles like pathological demand avoidance (PDA). Our evaluations are comprehensive and consider all possible mental health diagnoses - this is what sets our evaluations apart from others who offer psychological testing testing!
(615) 205-1921 View (615) 205-1921
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Dr. Heather Joppich
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
I specialize in neurodiversity-affirming assessments for autism, ADHD and mental health for children and adults. Clients often come to me seeking testing for the first time or as a second opinion after feeling misunderstood by other clinicians. My goal is to understand more about your unique lived experience and neurodivergence, get you the right diagnosis, and help you get connected with the resources that you need.
I specialize in neurodiversity-affirming assessments for autism, ADHD and mental health for children and adults. Clients often come to me seeking testing for the first time or as a second opinion after feeling misunderstood by other clinicians. My goal is to understand more about your unique lived experience and neurodivergence, get you the right diagnosis, and help you get connected with the resources that you need.
(615) 632-6752 View (615) 632-6752
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Nick Barajas
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37206  (Online Only)
( ( ( Availability for neurodivergent coaching or mental health therapy. Looking for recently diagnosed/self-diagnosed Autistic/ADHD teens or adults ) ) ) I am a neurodivergent coach and therapist. This means that I am neurodivergent, but also that I work exclusively with neurodivergent people, from a neurodivergent perspective. Neurodivergent means "a brain that diverges from the norm," I use it to refer collectively to Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia – brains that are not ill or broken, but fundamentally wired differently than the average person. If this describes you, then you've come to the right place.
( ( ( Availability for neurodivergent coaching or mental health therapy. Looking for recently diagnosed/self-diagnosed Autistic/ADHD teens or adults ) ) ) I am a neurodivergent coach and therapist. This means that I am neurodivergent, but also that I work exclusively with neurodivergent people, from a neurodivergent perspective. Neurodivergent means "a brain that diverges from the norm," I use it to refer collectively to Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia – brains that are not ill or broken, but fundamentally wired differently than the average person. If this describes you, then you've come to the right place.
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ADD Action Coach Inc
MEd
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37203
Are you overwhelmed by your ADHD symptoms? We have over 18,000 hours of coaching experience! We can help optimize your day to day functioning- whether in the work or school environment! We coach both adults and students who struggle with executive function and time management. As experts in the field of ADHD, executive function and learning challenges, we use strengths based approaches with an action based plan. If ADHD symptoms are negatively impacting your life, we can help! We have proven strategies in integrating new habits and embracing your ADHD symptoms by turning them into strengths!
Are you overwhelmed by your ADHD symptoms? We have over 18,000 hours of coaching experience! We can help optimize your day to day functioning- whether in the work or school environment! We coach both adults and students who struggle with executive function and time management. As experts in the field of ADHD, executive function and learning challenges, we use strengths based approaches with an action based plan. If ADHD symptoms are negatively impacting your life, we can help! We have proven strategies in integrating new habits and embracing your ADHD symptoms by turning them into strengths!
(312) 756-7874 View (312) 756-7874
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Annie Handley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSCSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215  (Online Only)
I use a collaborative and strengths-based approach to address: grief and loss, caregiver support, anxiety, and ADHD in a world that is overbooked and filled with challenges.
Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as remaining stuck where you don't belong. Life is change. I help people navigate through life's changes and losses. Whether it's the death of a loved one, the loss of a pet, a relationship ending or a career transition, your grief is valid and real. I specialize in guiding people through the storm and come out the other side, not only surviving, but thriving. My job is to help give you new tools to work through the transition and loss and help you rediscover yourself along the way.
I use a collaborative and strengths-based approach to address: grief and loss, caregiver support, anxiety, and ADHD in a world that is overbooked and filled with challenges.
Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as remaining stuck where you don't belong. Life is change. I help people navigate through life's changes and losses. Whether it's the death of a loved one, the loss of a pet, a relationship ending or a career transition, your grief is valid and real. I specialize in guiding people through the storm and come out the other side, not only surviving, but thriving. My job is to help give you new tools to work through the transition and loss and help you rediscover yourself along the way.
(903) 303-9874 View (903) 303-9874
ADHD Therapists

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.