ADHDCHADD reports that 4.4% of American adults are experiencing ADHD. If you are an adult living with ADHD, or you believe you might be, working with a trained counselor can be very beneficial in helping you navigate the challenges that can come with ADHD. The Garrett Counseling team has extensive ongoing education in this area, and we have offices throughout Alabama.

What Is ADHD?

ADHD stands for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and it is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can present with a variety of symptoms. Commonly those symptoms include things like difficulty paying attention or staying on task, restlessness or fidgetiness, and impulsivity.

If you’re interested in learning more about ADHD, Lynsey Leopard, EdS, LPC, NCC wrote an article that takes a deeper look into ADHD. You can find that article here.

What Might ADHD Look Like In An Adult?

ADHD in adults can present with many different symptoms depending on the person and type of ADHD the person is experiencing. Some common symptoms of ADHD in adults include:

  • Forgetfulness
  • Difficulty Concentrating / Easily Distracted
  • Hyperactivity
  • Anxiety
  • Impulsive Behavior

How Can A Counselor Help Adults With ADHD?

Working with a counselor can be very helpful for adults with ADHD. Areas that a counselor can help with include:

  • Learn Time Management or Organizational Skills
  • Develop Problem Solving & Coping Skills
  • Build Self-Esteem
  • Reframe Thoughts
  • Increase Motivation

Get Started Today

To schedule an appointment with one of our trained ADHD counselors, contact our office at (256) 239-5662. You will be connected with a caring member of our admin team who will help you get started!

For Additional Information

For additional information about ADHD, the articles below were written by team members at Garrett Counseling: