Adult ADHD

ADHD (or ADD) is a common disorder that often persists into adulthood for one third to one half of people diagnosed with it. There are three types of ADHD: predominately hyperactive-impulse, predominantly inattentive, and combined type. The type of ADHD is based on the number of symptoms present in each category.

Anxiety

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying.  Anxiety is considered a problem when symptoms interfere with a person’s ability to sleep or otherwise function. Generally speaking, anxiety occurs when a reaction is out of proportion with what might be normally expected in a situation.

Alcoholism

Alcohol use disorder occurs when your drinking causes problems in your life, yet you keep drinking. You may feel guilty about your use or feel annoyed when others criticize your drinking. Depending on your circumstances and severity of problems, you may want to try to decrease your drinking to healthy levels or abstain from alcohol completely.

Depression

Clinical depression is a worsening of mood that causes impairment in academic, occupational, or social functioning.  It can be severe and disabling, resulting in suicidal behaviors and hospitalization, or it can be mild and chronic (two years), resulting in mild impairments and unhappiness.  Medications, psychotherapy, exercise, meditation, and nutrition are all important treatments for depression.

Insomnia

Difficulty going to sleep, staying asleep, and/or waking up too early.

Panic Attacks

Sudden, intense periods of anxiety that strike out of the blue, featuring racing heart, excessive sweating, and a sense of losing control.  People often mistakenly believe they are having a heart attack, and they seek emergency medical attention.

Services

  1. 1
    Diagnostic Evaluations

    Initial 75-minute appointment to determine diagnosis and treatment plan.

  2. 2
    Medication Managment

    Ongoing management of prescription medications, with 15-30 minute follow-up appointments.

    Prescribed Medications treat the symptoms of mental disorders. Medications cannot cure mental health issues or disorders, however they can restore balance and quality of life to a patient. It is important to note that medications perform differently for each individual person. For this reason, a treatment and medication plan is developed for each individual.

    Treatment results and experiences are as individual as people. Some people get immediate effective results from medications and only need them for a short time. For example, a person with depression may feel much better after taking a medication for a few months, and may never need it again. Other patients may need to take medication for a much longer period of time. It is not uncommon during a patient’s treatment plan to try several medications over time in order to achieve optimum results.

  3. 3
    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Evidenced-based therapy that seeks to change the way you think in order to change the way you feel.

  4. 4
    Mindfulness

    Develop a practice to increase self-awareness, concentration, and emotional well-being.

  5. 5
    Sinclair Method

    Treatment of alcoholism with Naltrexone.

  6. 6
    Telepsychiatry

    Mental health treatment via internet video conference.

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