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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD Psychologist Sunshine CoastADHD Psychologist Sunshine Coast

Are you looking for a Psychology assessment to determine if you or your child has ADHD?

Wondering if Psychologist /Counsellor intervention could offer support?

Seeking guidance to understand the complexities of ADHD?

Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a development disorder that typically begins early in life. Children and adults with ADHD can exhibit different behavioural traits. However, the most common trait in Children is difficulty in concentration, restlessness, forgetfulness and hyperactivity. In children and adults this may affect them in their relationships, home life, school or workplace.

Children and adults diagnosed is ever increasing for multiple reasons. It is estimated that around 6-7% of children are diagnosed with ADHD. Typically the symptoms of ADHD improve as the child gets older. However, a large portion will still exhibit traits of ADHD in their adult life. Many adults with ADHD have never been diagnosed.

Many people focus on the difficulties of ADHD, but it is important to remember the many abilities and the personality traits of the person. Often those with ADHD exhibit bright, high energy personalities, they can be highly driven and can at times become great leaders and innovators.

Many parents are confused if their child is exhibited behaviour of ADHD or normal behavioural problems. The key is early intervention through psychology assessment and treatment as early as possible to support the childs neurodevelopment.

Our Sunshine Coasr Psychologists Dr Glenda Lattimore and Deborah Vanzoelen are highly trained and experienced in the area of ADHD diagnosis and psychological intervention.

At the Integrated Wellness Clinic, we offer an integrative and multidisciplinary approach covering:

  • Assessment for ADHD
  • Diagnosis of ADHD
  • Treatment/management of ADHD- addressing physical, psychological and neurodevelopment aspects

Ready to navigate your way through a diagnosis or management plan?

Contact our friendly team to learn how we can help

Our team of Psychologists are happy to offer a complimentary phone chat to assess if this is the right path for you.