ADHD Therapists in Seattle, WA

Photo of Max Rappaport, Counselor in Seattle, WA
Max Rappaport
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98122
I work with a wide range of clients, and my areas of focus are Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anxiety, and ADHD.
Do you feel stuck? Anxious? Tired of replaying the past and worrying about your future? Living with OCD and anxiety can be exhausting and isolating, so I want to commend you for taking this step to find a trusted therapist to walk with you on this journey. In my work with clients, strive to work collaboratively – you are the expert on you, and I see my job as using my experience and training to guide you toward living authentically and joyfully. Let's get started!
I work with a wide range of clients, and my areas of focus are Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anxiety, and ADHD.
Do you feel stuck? Anxious? Tired of replaying the past and worrying about your future? Living with OCD and anxiety can be exhausting and isolating, so I want to commend you for taking this step to find a trusted therapist to walk with you on this journey. In my work with clients, strive to work collaboratively – you are the expert on you, and I see my job as using my experience and training to guide you toward living authentically and joyfully. Let's get started!
(206) 207-7494 View (206) 207-7494
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Abbie Spear
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, PMH-C
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98103
I work with adults regarding perinatal mental health, parenting issues, ADHD, life transitions, and anxiety/depression.
Every life is a series of transitions, some of which can feel impossible to navigate. People and families can often feel ‘stuck’ in their current struggles and unable to overcome the challenges and changes they are experiencing. Whether the tough moments are navigating issues in daily life or processing landmark events such as pregnancy or parenthood, the need for support is valid and you don’t have to push through alone. Therapy helps you develop the tools and knowledge needed to bring out your unique strengths and abilities. No matter what age or life stage you are in, healing is possible.
I work with adults regarding perinatal mental health, parenting issues, ADHD, life transitions, and anxiety/depression.
Every life is a series of transitions, some of which can feel impossible to navigate. People and families can often feel ‘stuck’ in their current struggles and unable to overcome the challenges and changes they are experiencing. Whether the tough moments are navigating issues in daily life or processing landmark events such as pregnancy or parenthood, the need for support is valid and you don’t have to push through alone. Therapy helps you develop the tools and knowledge needed to bring out your unique strengths and abilities. No matter what age or life stage you are in, healing is possible.
(206) 558-6597 View (206) 558-6597
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Kim MacEachern
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98122  (Online Only)
Accepting new Testing Clients only at this time. As a clinical psychologist, I offer comprehensive psychological evaluation and assessment services, including specializing in Autism, ADHD, diagnostic clarification evaluations and presurgical evaluations. You will receive evidence-based findings of your diagnosis as well as thorough recommendations and referrals as part of the evaluation process.
Accepting new Testing Clients only at this time. As a clinical psychologist, I offer comprehensive psychological evaluation and assessment services, including specializing in Autism, ADHD, diagnostic clarification evaluations and presurgical evaluations. You will receive evidence-based findings of your diagnosis as well as thorough recommendations and referrals as part of the evaluation process.
(425) 243-1245 View (425) 243-1245
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Zantyah Young
Counselor, MAEd, LMHCA, NCC
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98119
My clinical interests include the treatment of symptoms related to ADHD, depression, mood, anxiety, and trauma-related disorders, as well as providing LGBTQIA+ affirming care.
Hi there! My name is Tyah Young (she/her) and I am a licensed mental health counselor associate. I am a queer identified, anti-racist, therapist of color who is committed to increasing access to mental health therapy particularly for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals. I am passionate about working alongside individuals in the therapeutic process and empowering them to take steps towards healing. I consider every individual to be the expert of their story, and I endeavor to partner with my clients to get an understanding of their needs within the context of their lived experience. I hope to help you feel seen, heard, and validated.
My clinical interests include the treatment of symptoms related to ADHD, depression, mood, anxiety, and trauma-related disorders, as well as providing LGBTQIA+ affirming care.
Hi there! My name is Tyah Young (she/her) and I am a licensed mental health counselor associate. I am a queer identified, anti-racist, therapist of color who is committed to increasing access to mental health therapy particularly for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals. I am passionate about working alongside individuals in the therapeutic process and empowering them to take steps towards healing. I consider every individual to be the expert of their story, and I endeavor to partner with my clients to get an understanding of their needs within the context of their lived experience. I hope to help you feel seen, heard, and validated.
(425) 448-8190 View (425) 448-8190
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Don Baker
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98109  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
If you're looking for help to understand and navigate ADHD traits in your life, you've come to the right place.
Thanks for viewing my page and profile. I became a licensed counselor in the state of Washington in 1998, have spent thousands of hours over the past 20+ years listening to and learning from my clients. I still love the work. No matter how discouraged, confused, or frustrated you feel, I firmly believe that you already have everything you need within you and that the journey to a more fulfilling life is a process of discovery - about unpacking your truth, uncovering your strengths, and learning to be more conscious of the moment-to-moment choices that shape your experience.
If you're looking for help to understand and navigate ADHD traits in your life, you've come to the right place.
Thanks for viewing my page and profile. I became a licensed counselor in the state of Washington in 1998, have spent thousands of hours over the past 20+ years listening to and learning from my clients. I still love the work. No matter how discouraged, confused, or frustrated you feel, I firmly believe that you already have everything you need within you and that the journey to a more fulfilling life is a process of discovery - about unpacking your truth, uncovering your strengths, and learning to be more conscious of the moment-to-moment choices that shape your experience.
(206) 745-4732 View (206) 745-4732
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Suzanne Astley
ARNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98134
Chances are you've been feeling symptoms of anxiety, depression, and/or ADHD. Life feels overwhelming, getting out of bed is hard, you feel fearful over seemingly small things, you can’t seem to focus, you constantly lose things, you feel out of control, and what’s even worse: all of these symptoms and feelings are negatively interfering with your quality of life. You want help, but finding a primary care provider or mental health professional seems overwhelming and waits are too long.
Chances are you've been feeling symptoms of anxiety, depression, and/or ADHD. Life feels overwhelming, getting out of bed is hard, you feel fearful over seemingly small things, you can’t seem to focus, you constantly lose things, you feel out of control, and what’s even worse: all of these symptoms and feelings are negatively interfering with your quality of life. You want help, but finding a primary care provider or mental health professional seems overwhelming and waits are too long.
(206) 800-6014 View (206) 800-6014
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Joelle Sotebeer
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98107
Joelle is a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has been practicing since 2015. She graduated from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota with highest honors, earning a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling. Joelle offers client-centered guidance, support, and structure and believes individuals have the ability to look for personalized solutions to improve circumstances. Her main areas of focus include treatment of anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADHD, and OCD symptoms in adolescents and adults.
Joelle is a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has been practicing since 2015. She graduated from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota with highest honors, earning a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling. Joelle offers client-centered guidance, support, and structure and believes individuals have the ability to look for personalized solutions to improve circumstances. Her main areas of focus include treatment of anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADHD, and OCD symptoms in adolescents and adults.
(206) 593-3169 View (206) 593-3169
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Cait King
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Not Verified Not Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98109
As a Couple and Family Therapist, I am honored to collaborate with clients in deciphering what may be holding you back from the freedom to live a more whole, robust life. A concentration of mine is in working with those who have attentional difficulties or learning differences such as ADHD, whether in a couple, family, or individual setting.
As a Couple and Family Therapist, I am honored to collaborate with clients in deciphering what may be holding you back from the freedom to live a more whole, robust life. A concentration of mine is in working with those who have attentional difficulties or learning differences such as ADHD, whether in a couple, family, or individual setting.
(267) 953-8094 View (267) 953-8094
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Callie J Hills
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSWAIC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98112  (Online Only)
I offer therapy to a broad population, with specific interest and focus in relationship therapy for clients in ENM, polyamorous, CNM, or other non-traditional relationship structures. I am passionate about working with clients who are seeking support for ADHD, and have extensive training in diagnosis, symptom management, and skill development for ADHD symptoms or diagnoses. I also specialize in disordered eating, poor body image, and burnout-all of which are often co-occurring with ADHD.
I offer therapy to a broad population, with specific interest and focus in relationship therapy for clients in ENM, polyamorous, CNM, or other non-traditional relationship structures. I am passionate about working with clients who are seeking support for ADHD, and have extensive training in diagnosis, symptom management, and skill development for ADHD symptoms or diagnoses. I also specialize in disordered eating, poor body image, and burnout-all of which are often co-occurring with ADHD.
(206) 558-8643 View (206) 558-8643
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Matthew McDermott
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98115  (Online Only)
I specialize in folks with ADHD, and am trained as a ADHD-CCSP for teens and adults, who are trying to navigate through the world within the lens of their neurodiversity.
I believe that every person has the right to be treated with individual care. Because we are all unique, what works for one person may not work for the next. I like to approach helping you with a fresh lens every time, getting to know you, and finding which therapeutic approach to best help your situation. Building a relationship of trust and openness is the most important part to therapy, as well as creating an atmosphere where you feel safe and secure in your journey. Maybe you’ve done this before, and maybe this is your first time in therapy; I want to find what works best for you.
I specialize in folks with ADHD, and am trained as a ADHD-CCSP for teens and adults, who are trying to navigate through the world within the lens of their neurodiversity.
I believe that every person has the right to be treated with individual care. Because we are all unique, what works for one person may not work for the next. I like to approach helping you with a fresh lens every time, getting to know you, and finding which therapeutic approach to best help your situation. Building a relationship of trust and openness is the most important part to therapy, as well as creating an atmosphere where you feel safe and secure in your journey. Maybe you’ve done this before, and maybe this is your first time in therapy; I want to find what works best for you.
(206) 451-1650 View (206) 451-1650
Photo of Steve Tutty, Psychologist in Seattle, WA
Steve Tutty
Psychologist, MA, PhD
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98112
Dr. Tutty provides counseling (virtual) to youth and young adults struggling with issues relating to depression, anxiety, ADHD, autism, parent-child conflicts, peer conflicts, and academic challenges. In addition, Dr. Tutty provides parent management training/coaching to parents, as well as psychological testing for autism, ADHD, complex mood conditions, gifted intelligence, and learning disabilities, which are often helpful for informing IEP and 504 plans.
Dr. Tutty provides counseling (virtual) to youth and young adults struggling with issues relating to depression, anxiety, ADHD, autism, parent-child conflicts, peer conflicts, and academic challenges. In addition, Dr. Tutty provides parent management training/coaching to parents, as well as psychological testing for autism, ADHD, complex mood conditions, gifted intelligence, and learning disabilities, which are often helpful for informing IEP and 504 plans.
(206) 565-1684 View (206) 565-1684
Photo of Amanda Evans, Counselor in Seattle, WA
Amanda Evans
Counselor, MA, LMHCA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98119  (Online Only)
I work with people who often feel a lack of connection with their life and what connection they do have doesn't always feel authentic or free in their expression. This can show up in diagnosis and symptoms such as anxiety, depression, OCD, dissociation, difficulty managing ADHD, and complex trauma. Many of my clients have experienced some kind of loss at an early age through either death, illness/hospitalization, divorce, or other means. Whatever kind of loss they experienced it may have resulted in a form of early parentification ie. a lot of independence and responsibility at a very young age.
I work with people who often feel a lack of connection with their life and what connection they do have doesn't always feel authentic or free in their expression. This can show up in diagnosis and symptoms such as anxiety, depression, OCD, dissociation, difficulty managing ADHD, and complex trauma. Many of my clients have experienced some kind of loss at an early age through either death, illness/hospitalization, divorce, or other means. Whatever kind of loss they experienced it may have resulted in a form of early parentification ie. a lot of independence and responsibility at a very young age.
(425) 243-9152 View (425) 243-9152
Photo of Danielle N Branton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Seattle, WA
Danielle N Branton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSWAIC
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98109
Some treatments I specialize in are: diagnosing and management of ADHD, exposure-response prevention (ERP) for OCD, CBT for anxiety and depression, and FBT for anorexia.
Limited after-school availability! - My passion is working with adolescents, families and adults who are looking to learn new skills to use in their lives. We'd be a good fit if you're looking for someone who teaches skills and strategies to use when encountering difficulties. Often people will encounter times where they struggle and don't have the skills to manage current stressors or problem. I’m here to offer you support and techniques that have shown to be effective in helping with these problems. Working with me involves learning more about what makes situations difficult (what's the specific problem) and applying new skills.
Some treatments I specialize in are: diagnosing and management of ADHD, exposure-response prevention (ERP) for OCD, CBT for anxiety and depression, and FBT for anorexia.
Limited after-school availability! - My passion is working with adolescents, families and adults who are looking to learn new skills to use in their lives. We'd be a good fit if you're looking for someone who teaches skills and strategies to use when encountering difficulties. Often people will encounter times where they struggle and don't have the skills to manage current stressors or problem. I’m here to offer you support and techniques that have shown to be effective in helping with these problems. Working with me involves learning more about what makes situations difficult (what's the specific problem) and applying new skills.
(425) 961-9016 View (425) 961-9016
Photo of Mary Lou Macarius, Marriage & Family Therapist in Seattle, WA
Mary Lou Macarius
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98133  (Online Only)
Mary Lou Macarius is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who specializes in treating anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavioral issues, grief, parenting issues, school issues, stress, women's issues, and child therapy. She has more than 20 years of experience, working at institutions such as the Pacific Lutheran University Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic, the Good Samaritan Behavioral Health Care Center, as well as in public schools serving students K-12th grade. She also has experience serving individuals from six years old to 65 years old from her time in another group private practice.
Mary Lou Macarius is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who specializes in treating anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavioral issues, grief, parenting issues, school issues, stress, women's issues, and child therapy. She has more than 20 years of experience, working at institutions such as the Pacific Lutheran University Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic, the Good Samaritan Behavioral Health Care Center, as well as in public schools serving students K-12th grade. She also has experience serving individuals from six years old to 65 years old from her time in another group private practice.
(206) 889-6042 View (206) 889-6042
Photo of Lauree Akhtar, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Seattle, WA
Lauree Akhtar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98109
I have work with teens and adults, and my focuses are: Healing from trauma and shame, whether from childhood or from societal oppression; Intersectional identity development, especially for multiply-marginalized people; Neurodiversity, particularly autism and ADHD; Relationship building & relational skills; Eating disorders- inclusive of those related to NDs.
www.paradoxtherapy.com/lauree. It's difficult to find a therapist, especially if you’re a multiply-marginalized individual who must cope with not just day to day stressors, but also the stressors of living within systems of oppression against multiple parts of your identity. If you’re in that situation, you may wish to find a therapist with an amount of lived experience, if only to lessen the burden of “explaining” how these systems affect you, and I’m passionate about helping people like you receive services that will more deeply understand the impacts of your environment on you, even if we do not have the exact same identities.
I have work with teens and adults, and my focuses are: Healing from trauma and shame, whether from childhood or from societal oppression; Intersectional identity development, especially for multiply-marginalized people; Neurodiversity, particularly autism and ADHD; Relationship building & relational skills; Eating disorders- inclusive of those related to NDs.
www.paradoxtherapy.com/lauree. It's difficult to find a therapist, especially if you’re a multiply-marginalized individual who must cope with not just day to day stressors, but also the stressors of living within systems of oppression against multiple parts of your identity. If you’re in that situation, you may wish to find a therapist with an amount of lived experience, if only to lessen the burden of “explaining” how these systems affect you, and I’m passionate about helping people like you receive services that will more deeply understand the impacts of your environment on you, even if we do not have the exact same identities.
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Marie A Goines
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98104  (Online Only)
My areas of specialization include working with clients who are LGBTQ+ and BIPOC who are working through identity formation and self-acceptance, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression and ADHD.
Welcome, I am Marie A Goines, LICSW, (she/her)! I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Seattle, Washington. I provide individualized, culturally-appropriate trauma-focused services to adults and teens. I help clients to accept themselves while reframing and understanding their experiences, learning coping skills and discovering new ways of interacting with their worlds.
My areas of specialization include working with clients who are LGBTQ+ and BIPOC who are working through identity formation and self-acceptance, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression and ADHD.
Welcome, I am Marie A Goines, LICSW, (she/her)! I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Seattle, Washington. I provide individualized, culturally-appropriate trauma-focused services to adults and teens. I help clients to accept themselves while reframing and understanding their experiences, learning coping skills and discovering new ways of interacting with their worlds.
(206) 558-9490 View (206) 558-9490
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Jocelyn Savage
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98112
Do you feel anxious and overwhelmed? Are you exhausted from trying to hold things together? Do you often feel like you are on the outside looking in? I work with adults experiencing anxiety, overwhelm, and perfectionism. I also specialize in supporting women with ADHD to overcome barriers and connect with strengths. My goal as a therapist is to provide a supportive and non-judgmental space where you can show up authentically. I believe great therapy is based in building a trusting relationship and compassionate and effective care.
Do you feel anxious and overwhelmed? Are you exhausted from trying to hold things together? Do you often feel like you are on the outside looking in? I work with adults experiencing anxiety, overwhelm, and perfectionism. I also specialize in supporting women with ADHD to overcome barriers and connect with strengths. My goal as a therapist is to provide a supportive and non-judgmental space where you can show up authentically. I believe great therapy is based in building a trusting relationship and compassionate and effective care.
(206) 339-4971 View (206) 339-4971
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Paul Heiman
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98102  (Online Only)
I have particular experience in ADHD (having lived and effectively coped with it for the better part of my life).
I am a licensed psychotherapist with an office in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. I have a masters in counseling psychology from Regis University in Denver and over 17 years of professional experience. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, LGBTQ and ADHD issues. I work with couples, individuals, and parents and their children. I draw on a number of schools of thinking, including existential, interpersonal, client-centered, cognitive and humanistic. Put simply, I see my job as helping my clients gain access to resources they already have within them - so they can grow into the people they want to be.
I have particular experience in ADHD (having lived and effectively coped with it for the better part of my life).
I am a licensed psychotherapist with an office in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. I have a masters in counseling psychology from Regis University in Denver and over 17 years of professional experience. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, LGBTQ and ADHD issues. I work with couples, individuals, and parents and their children. I draw on a number of schools of thinking, including existential, interpersonal, client-centered, cognitive and humanistic. Put simply, I see my job as helping my clients gain access to resources they already have within them - so they can grow into the people they want to be.
(206) 745-9433 View (206) 745-9433
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Ingrid Buchan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98115
I am currently accepting new clients! My areas of focus are those stuck in family attachment puzzles, trauma/stress response and ADHD difficulties. If you are self-diagnosed or formally diagnosed with ADHD, chances are you're trying to adapt in a world that isn’t designed for you. You feel that you were born with a “race car brain with bicycle breaks,” with unpredictable motivation & energy. You feel overwhelmed by the smallest tasks & tormented by deep restlessness. Whether this is ADHD, trauma or attachment difficulties, I want to help!
I am currently accepting new clients! My areas of focus are those stuck in family attachment puzzles, trauma/stress response and ADHD difficulties. If you are self-diagnosed or formally diagnosed with ADHD, chances are you're trying to adapt in a world that isn’t designed for you. You feel that you were born with a “race car brain with bicycle breaks,” with unpredictable motivation & energy. You feel overwhelmed by the smallest tasks & tormented by deep restlessness. Whether this is ADHD, trauma or attachment difficulties, I want to help!
(360) 392-5829 View (360) 392-5829
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Collective Healing Counseling
Counselor, LICSW
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98178  (Online Only)
You deserve a life of self-love, compassion, and healing. I specialize in working with people experiencing major life changes (new career, new family configuration, losing a loved one, romantic relationship ending or beginning, new migration to the US), depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and adjustment issues. I often serve BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) and LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, plus), refugee, and immigrant communities and young adults.
You deserve a life of self-love, compassion, and healing. I specialize in working with people experiencing major life changes (new career, new family configuration, losing a loved one, romantic relationship ending or beginning, new migration to the US), depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and adjustment issues. I often serve BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) and LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, plus), refugee, and immigrant communities and young adults.
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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.