ADHD Therapy in New Brunswick, NJ
ADHD Therapeutic Treatments
Our ADHD therapy in New Brunswick, NJ, incorporates individual therapy. Individual therapy offers the opportunity to sit one-on-one with one of our therapists, either in person or online. We help you recognize and cope with your ADHD symptoms. You’ll also learn valuable coping techniques to help with the emotional struggles that come with ADHD, like self-esteem issues.
In cognitive-behavioral therapy, we focus on your behaviors and how your thoughts affect them. Our ADHD therapists work with you to identify and change negative thoughts patterns so you can find healthy strategies to cope with your ADHD symptoms.
Group therapy is a helpful way for those with ADHD to get support from others with the same diagnosis. Through this type of ADHD therapy in New Brunswick, NJ, you can learn from shared experiences and thoughts from others in a guided discussion by a therapist.
At GATE, we use play therapy in our ADHD therapeutic treatments. In play therapy, we use board games, storytelling, role-playing, sand trays, and expressive arts to build better skills for ADHD-related situations.
Therapy Based on Your Needs
We never apply a generic therapy treatment to your mental health issues; we strive to provide every person with tailored therapy based on their exact needs. Your mental health is unique, and we provide therapies that will best support you.
It's important to us that receiving ADHD therapy in New Brunswick, NJ is as easy as possible. That's why we start our services with consultation and evaluation and accept insurance, including Horizon and CIGNA. To learn more about the payment options at GATE, call us today.
How Does ADHD Therapy Work?
ADHD therapy in New Brunswick, NJ, helps those with ADHD manage their symptoms. We help you cope with your mental health issues, accept your diagnosis, and find support from those who encounter the same problems.
Common symptoms of ADHD that our counselors help with include:
- Trouble sustaining attention on tasks
- Frequent careless mistakes
- Difficulty with organization
- Easily distracted
At GATE, our ADHD therapy helps you or your child address these symptoms, learn coping strategies for when these symptoms may arise, and change unhealthy thought patterns to healthy ones in order to promote healthy behavior. We help you grow in organization, focus, problem-solving, self-esteem, and more.
Types of ADHD We Treat
Our ADHD therapists have experience providing support and services to client with all three types of ADHD. The three types of ADHD include impulsive, inattentive, and combined ADHD. During our evaluation process we’ll help identify what type of ADHD you have and decide on the best treatment plan according to this diagnosis. Rather than treating all three types of ADHD the same, it’s essential to address the unique mental health struggles and personal challenges of each client.
Also known as hyperactive ADHD, impulsive ADHD is characterized by impulsive behavior. Symptoms include:
- Taking Unnecessary Risks
- Fidgeting and Squirming
- Difficulties Staying on Task
ADHD therapy helps you gain tools to learn healthier choices and coping strategies to make level decisions even when impulsive symptoms arise.
Inattentive ADHD is as it sounds, marked by inattentive symptoms. These include:
- Difficulties Paying Attention to Small Details
- Inability to Follow Instructions
- Easily Getting Distracted
- Being Forgetful
Our ADHD therapists help you grow in short and long-sustained focus whether distractions are present or not.
Combined ADHD is the combination of symptoms from both impulsive and inattentive ADHD. This means you could have impulsive symptoms as well as inattentive symptoms. Combined ADHD is the most common type of ADHD, but you can trust that when you come to GATE that you’re in good hands. Our therapists have experience treating clients with a wide range and unique pairing of symptoms.
Benefits of ADHD Therapy
ADHD therapy teaches valuable coping strategies to deal with the attention issues ADHD can cause. Our therapists help you focus on your strengths, manage your responsibilities, stay organized, and make better decisions.
Strategies for Suitable Behavior
ADHD symptoms can include hyperactivity, impulsive behaviors, and inattention. Therapy can help you cope with these symptoms and find better ways to handle these behaviors.
ADHD therapy in New Brunswick, NJ, can help with issues of self-worth, embarrassment, or self-doubt. Our therapists help you cope with these mental health issues and find new ways to have positive thoughts.
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