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Starting ADHD therapy

What is ADHD therapy?

At Thriveworks, we offer ADHD therapy, which is an effective treatment for managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms such as inattention, inability to sit still, and lack of self-control. It can be used as an alternative to ADHD medication or used in tandem.

How does ADHD therapy work?

ADHD therapy works by using behavioral interventions — focusing on helping the individual develop organization skills, improve time management, and work on adaptive behaviors. A range of therapies are effective in helping people manage their ADHD and, sometimes, both individual and family therapy are important, particularly when the individual with ADHD symptoms is a child.

Symptoms of ADHD

Common symptoms of ADHD include:

  • Inattention and difficulty focusing on tasks
  • Impulsivity and acting without thinking
  • Hyperactivity or restlessness

Can ADHD develop as a coping mechanism?

ADHD is not a coping mechanism—but is instead affected by both genetics and environmental factors. The skilled therapists at Thriveworks in Wyomissing, PA know how to treat the unique triggers and stressors that may influence the severity of someone’s ADHD symptoms.

Can someone with ADHD lead a normal life?

Yes—many individuals with ADHD live successful, ‘normal’ lives. Individuals with ADHD are not abnormal.

What kind of therapy is best for ADHD?

Common approaches to ADHD therapy include medication management, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), behavioral therapy, psychoeducation, and parent training.

Is ADHD counseling conducted in person or online?

ADHD counseling is conducted both in person and online, depending on the individual’s preferences and their therapist’s availability.

How long does ADHD counseling last?

The length of ADHD therapy can differ based on individual requirements and treatment objectives, spanning from a few weeks to several months or extending further, contingent on progress and personal needs.

Need more help deciding?

It’s the third call you’ve gotten this month from the school. The teacher’s been complaining that little Johnny fidgets constantly, can’t stay in his seat, interrupts and blurts things out during class. His desk is a mess, he forgets his backpack almost every day, and loses his homework constantly. You feel like you are at your wits end. You are just not sure what to do or where to turn. No matter how many times you tell him to stop, it continues. What can you do?

If this sounds like your child, they may have a common disorder call Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, which is a condition that is marked with inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. You can have three types, primarily inattentive type, primarily hyperactive/impulsive type, or a combined type. The good news is that whichever type you have, it’s treatable. Research has shown that counseling can help. Call a Thriveworks-Wyomissing counselor and we can show you how.

How Do I Know If My Child Has ADHD?

Children will be children. How do I know if my child is exhibiting normal childlike behaviors or if it is more than that? When is it truly a problem? How do I know that the teacher is just not overreacting? It can be very confusing to differentiate between what is normal and what is not. However, if your child exhibits many of the following behaviors and it seems to interfere with their daily functioning, especially at school, you may want to get your child evaluated. Here is a list of some of the common symptoms:

  • Trouble focusing or paying attention
  • Doesn’t seem to listen when being spoken too
  • Makes careless mistakes and doesn’t pay close attention to details
  • Fails to complete tasks or homework and avoids lengthy tasks
  • Unorganized, forgetful, and loses things frequently
  • Often fidgets with hands or feet
  • Can’t sit still, gets out of seat, runs and climbs on furniture
  • Talks excessively, interrupts frequently, and blurts things out
  • Seems to be constantly on the go or driven by a motor
  • Cannot play quietly

What if I have ADHD?

Just because you are an adult doesn’t mean you can’t have ADHD. Many people have struggled throughout life feeling stupid, lazy, and crazy. If you feel as though you have always had many of the same symptoms and it currently impacts your work and relationships, you may want to be evaluated as well. It is not uncommon for people to get pretty far in life, always suspecting that something was wrong, but not sure how to quite put your finger on it. Usually it’s the people with the inattentive type that don’t find out what’s wrong until much later because it can be very subtle.

If you have had difficulty with organizing your life, managing time, and holding down a job, counseling can help. Call a Thriveworks-Wyomissing counselor. Let us help you stay on track.

What Causes ADHD?

ADHD is a developmental disorder. That means that there are maturational lags in the way that the brain develops. Researchers believe that both genetics and the environment can both play a factor. That is why sometimes medication can help as well as counseling, cognitive behavioral strategies, and parenting techniques. Usually for best results, there needs to be a combination.

How Can Counseling Help?

The most important thing in treatment is that it is properly assessed. Just because you have these same symptoms, doesn’t always mean you have ADHD. There are many other disorders and illnesses that overlap or may mimic the symptoms of ADHD. Many times anxiety, depression, or other illnesses can cause attention problems. It is important to know the root of the problem, so you can get the best and correct treatment.

In addition, it is also important to know exactly which type of ADHD you may have because treatment will focus on training that part of you or your child’s brain. Counseling for ADHD may include education, parent training, behavior modification, and techniques and strategies to increase self-regulation, organization, or time-management skills. It may also include a referral for medication. Research has shown that counseling can help. Brain functioning can be altered through intervention.

How can Thriveworks-Wyomissing Help?

Our counselors at Thriveworks-Wyomissing are trained in assessing and treating ADHD. We will meet with you or your child to conduct an ADHD screening and/or more comprehensive thorough evaluation and assess whether you or your child truly has ADHD or something else that may mimic this disorder. We will work hard to determine what is going on to give you the right course of treatment. Call now. We can help. It doesn’t have to stay this way forever.

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Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Wyomissing therapists and counselors accept 43 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • AmeriHealth Administrators

  • AmeriHealth Medicare Advantage

  • AmeriHealth New Jersey

  • AmeriHealth Pennsylvania

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Capital BlueCross of Pennsylvania | BCBS

  • Capital BlueCross of Pennsylvania | BCBS Medicare Advantage

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

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Self-pay costs at Wyomissing
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

4.7 Learn about verified reviews
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I really like my therapist and she is helping me deal with a stressfull situation
Mary Feb 2024
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Going well
mary Feb 2024
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I am pleased to have someone I can tell how I am feeling that I would not express to family or friends. The medication helps me to get a better night sleep and helps me feel better the following days and to cope throughout the days that follow.
Read more I am pleased to have someone I can tell how I am feeling that I would not express to family or friends. The medication helps me to get a better night sleep and helps me feel better the following days and to cope throughout the days that follow.
Margaret Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Thriveworks is so easy to use and has been so helpful connecting me to a therapist on a regular basis. The ease of use makes it easy for me to come back, find my therapist, and schedule the next appointment.
Read more Thriveworks is so easy to use and has been so helpful connecting me to a therapist on a regular basis. The ease of use makes it easy for me to come back, find my therapist, and schedule the next appointment.
Pauline Jan 2024
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★★★★★
I'm very fortunate to have gotten such a great Therapist Lauren Lowe. She is a very good listener and helps me with my anxiety. Lauren gives me ideas how to manage the anxiety. I see her every Wednesday afternoon and go over what has happened for the week to help me cope with things I have problems with. I look forward to see her and all the help she has given me. I rate her very highly as a Therapist.
Read more I'm very fortunate to have gotten such a great Therapist Lauren Lowe. She is a very good listener and helps me with my anxiety. Lauren gives me ideas how to manage the anxiety. I see her every Wednesday afternoon and go over what has happened for the week to help me cope with things I have problems with. I look forward to see her and all the help she has given me. I rate her very highly as a Therapist.
Judy Dec 2023
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★★★★★
I took my preteen child there, who did not want to go at all and after 1 session my child was willing to go back, reporting the counselor was so nice! I instantly saw a change in my child, we will continue to attend throughout the summer to continue to make progress. When we arrived, I instantly felt comfortable in this calm environment. I recommend this office to anyone.
Read more I took my preteen child there, who did not want to go at all and after 1 session my child was willing to go back, reporting the counselor was so nice! I instantly saw a change in my child, we will continue to attend throughout the summer to continue to make progress. When we arrived, I instantly felt comfortable in this calm environment. I recommend this office to anyone.
Reading Jun 2017
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Wyomissing is located next to Berkshire Heights Playground on 4 Park Plaza, off of N 6th St. We’re near Park Plaza Office Center, and we share a building with John Keiser, Weikel Realty Group, and Spherion.

Phone number

(610) 890-6746

Languages spoken by PA providers

  • English
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  • French
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