|Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
Today, we have many tools and more information available to diagnose ADD as we have in years past. However, diagnosing Attention Deficit Disorder is still not an exact science. For adults it is even more challenging. The resources we have today were not available years ago. Therefore, some adults may have struggled through childhood with the symptoms and received no help or information to address it. Although ADD symptoms do not develop in adulthood, when someone is older, the diagnosis may become more obvious. Individuals may have found different ways to adapt while growing up which may have masked the symptoms. Indications may become more obvious if a person finds themselves in a new environment or other changes in life happen. To be diagnosed with ADD, symptoms would have had to start in childhood.
The positive symptoms of ADD (creativity, intuitiveness,
Significant others may see the problems
If your child has ADD or ADHD there is a likelihood you may have it since it is hereditary. Having ADD is not the end of the world. Once diagnosed individuals could
|“Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from
not finishing what they’ve started.”
— David Allen: Management consultant,
trainer, and author
|Myers Counseling Group is now accepting group members for our Anger Management and Children’s Therapy Group. Visit our website for more details (click here)
Myers Counseling Group’s website had been updated. Now available on the website are podcast interviews with local experts on alternative therapies, links to articles on mental and behavioral health on MCG’s social media sites, “Ask the Expert” answers by Mark Myers available on Quora and also over 70 tips, videos and articles written by Mark Myers on MCG Solutions Blog. All these outlets can be accessed directly from the homepage.
Our latest additions to our Website interview and video section. We have added an audiocast with Ms. Melissa Inglese. Melissa is a Occupational Therapist from Kids Therapy. She presents information about Occupational Therapy and how people may benefit from it.
There is also a video we have put together on Understanding Depression. This offers helpful suggestions in understanding more about depression.