Treatment for ADHD

Many adults with ADHD don’t realise they have it. When left untreated, adult ADHD symptoms can lead to unstable relationships, poor work performance and low self-esteem. Therapy for ADHD can help.

At KlearMinds, our ADHD therapists can show you how to manage your symptoms and develop techniques that empower you to take control of your life. If you prefer medication treatment, our in-house psychiatrist can help.

Do you need to find an ADHD therapist? With over 30 years experience, we can expertly match you with a therapist who works best for you. Making finding the right therapist easier.

ADHD Therapy London

What is ADHD?

ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a condition that affects people’s feelings and behaviour. It involves difficulty focusing or prioritising with or without hyperactivity and/or impulsive behaviour. Adults with ADHD often struggle with mood swings, anxiety and depression. It is a common misconception that ADHD only occurs in children. So, despite its high prevalence, very few adults with ADHD get the proper help they need.

Which Treatment Path is Right for You?

Navigating treatment options as an adult with ADHD can be a confusing process. By equipping yourself with important information about your options, you can make a decision that’s right for you.

For some people, therapy when combined with medication can be an effective path. For other people, either therapy or medication on its own, can be a preferred and equally effective choice. Whichever path you choose, ADHD does not have to hold you back from living your life to the fullest and achieving your goals.

How Can Therapy for ADHD Help?

Working with an ADHD therapist can be transformational for many people. It can open your eyes to all the ways ADHD impacts your life and equip you with tools to establish a healthier, happier future. Our ADHD therapists can help you harness your unique strengths and skills and teach you practical strategies to help you overcome the challenges of ADHD. Therapy can be especially helpful if you have depression, anxiety, or other psychological difficulties alongside ADHD.

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Build Self-Confidence and Overcome Relationship Problems
….I had tried counselling before and thought it wasn’t for me. I now realise that finding the right counsellor makes all the difference. I went to see Maggie when I felt I was no longer able to cope and everything in my life was going wrong…. I cannot recommend Maggie enough. I feel in control, grounded and confident… capable of moving forward in my life. My sessions with her have not only helped me gain…
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A very grateful Lawyer!
Control Anxiety – Depression – Improve Relationships – Career Coaching
…therapy with Judy… has changed my life forever. I suffered daily from anxiety and.. negative thought[s].. holding me my relationships… during lockdown..i was put at risk of redundancy.. I saw 3 different therapists before this, none of which really understood and helped me… Judy helped me understand things… control my anxiety… get back on track… I was blown away with her….
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Events Producer
Help to Find the Best Therapist
…KlearMinds seems to put thought and care into matching their clients with the right therapist. When I initially called… a very kind woman who basically gave me a free therapy session, spending almost an hour on the phone with me, before matching me with the best therapist I’ve ever had. …. Paul was amazing… he was an integral part of getting me through…
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Overcoming Anxiety & Work Stress – Improving Career & Relationships
After a number of false starts with therapists, I can only say that I wish I had found Maggie sooner! Over a period of 15 years I had seen multiple therapists and psychiatrists to address issues relating to anxiety, depression and workplace stress. With invariably unsatisfying results, I was extremely skeptical about seeing another therapist… utterly pessimistic about the possibility of being happy. My skepticism proved unfounded.
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Dan, Civil Servant
Manage ADHD, Feel Empowered & in Control
the 10.. therapy..sessions… has truly left a profound impact on my life. Judy… equipped me with invaluable tools to better manage various aspects of my life. The sessions were instrumental in fostering positive changes, and I now feel more empowered and capable of navigating life’s challenges with a new found sense of control. Judy’s expertise and the structured approach of integrative therapy has proven to be….
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Ola 30, female with ADHD
Help With Bereavement & Depression
I was coping with a major bereavement and it felt like a crisis… Straight away Maggie was warm, kind and understanding… I didn’t want to be in therapy for a long time, I just wanted to get better, get on with my life… I cannot recommend Maggie highly enough to you. Whilst life still presents me with challenges I can cope with them as I feel so much stronger now… over six weeks… after each session I’d…
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TV Director, London
Healing Past Wounds and Trauma
I met with Tania at KlearMinds for 12 sessions…Trust was immediately established between us….Tania helped navigate me through some difficult unresolved trauma from my childhood which had been holding me back a long time. Tania helped me look at my past through a lens of warmth, understanding and curiosity, rather than…Tania’s help has changed my life as I have finally….
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Analyst, Investment Management
Overcoming Trauma, Depression, Parenting Problems, Career Issues
I have seen Maggie for a short batch of sessions, on 4 occasions… I’ve needed help with…post-natal depression…childhood trauma…career…work/life balance…parenting struggles… the services she provides, have been absolutely transformational… Without fail, each time, Maggie has..quickly distilled..the root..issue..and given me highly..actionable..advice..I can…use..long past attending one to one sessions….
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COO, London
Career Change, Confidence Building
My experience with Amanda has been nothing short of transformational. I was completely stuck, down in the dumps about my career and not sure how to move forward. Amanda was absolutely brilliant in her approach…Amanda has helped me understand myself, step back and look at the facts around me and increased my confidence hugely….After the first few sessions I had already….
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Anonymous, London
Career & Life Coaching
I initially sought out a life or career coach as I felt stuck in a toxic situation at work…I have seen a number of therapists over the years and definitely felt this was the best experience I have had. I really appreciated Maggie’s combination of empathy and practicality, an investment that has truly paid off… working on a psychological level to understand the situation and other dynamics…really helped me navigate….
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Partnership Development Manager
Overcoming Career Anxiety & Work Stress
I had never thought I was someone who would need counselling or therapy, as I had always been very strong. However when my career wasn’t going quite as I had planned it, I found I was becoming very negative and mentally spiralling out of control – in fact turning myself into a victim. Maggie was outstanding at providing me with what I needed, not as a “quick fix” but by giving me the tools to use whenever I may need…
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Corporate Finance Lawyer

Counselling & CBT for ADHD can have several benefits including:

  • Help you gain focus and clarity
  • Develop better impulse control
  • Recognize and change unhelpful thought patterns
  • Learn to let go of bad feelings about yourself
  • Shift your focus to your strengths
  • Capitalize on the things you do best
  • Learn techniques to help manage time effectively
  • Improve your organisational skills
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Learn to better manage stress and anger
  • Improve your social interactions
  • Help build stronger relationships
  • Recognize situations in which sensory hyper-reactivity could present challenges and discover how to manage these situations better

Medication for ADHD

Medication may help reduce interruptive and hyperactive behaviours and improve focus, thinking ability, and social interactions. It can also improve attention and concentration. However, medication does not necessarily help people reduce or overcome symptoms of disorganisation, poor time management, forgetfulness, and procrastination. Therapy can help you address these areas.

Symptoms of ADHD We Can Help With

The symptoms of ADHD can be categorised into 2 types of behavioural problems: Inattentiveness – including difficulty concentrating and focusing and Hyperactivity and Impulsiveness. Many people with ADHD have problems that fall into both these categories. Below are some common ADHD symptoms we can help with:

  • Difficulty focusing/concentrating
  • Difficulty prioritising / time management
  • Feeling hyperactive or impulsive
  • Easily distracted
  • Mood swings
  • Easy to anger
  • Memory problems
  • Restlessness
  • Relationship problems
  • Nervous energy

Meet Our Experienced Therapists

Maggie Morrow Award Winning Therapist

Maggie Morrow

Award Winning Psychotherapist, Counsellor & Life Coach
MSc Integrative Psychotherapy, BSc Psychology, Adv Dip, UKCP

Maggie’s experience spans over 25 years.

Jess Lammin

Clinic Director & Psychotherapist
MA Art Psychotherapy, BA, Certs, HCPC, BAAT

Jess holds over 21 years of experience.

Judy Harrison - Psychotherapist and Couples Therapist London

Judy Harrison

Psychotherapist, Couples Therapist
PG Dip Psychotherapy, Dip Mediation, Mindfulness Meditation Cert, Cert Psychotherapy, UKCP, BACP

Judy holds over 25 years experience.

Amanda James

Psychotherapist & Counsellor
Dip Therapeutic Counselling, PG Dip Attachment Theory, Mindfulness, Adv Dip, BACP

Amanda holds over 12 years experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can provide an ADHD diagnosis?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be diagnosed by a psychotherapist or psychologist, a psychiatrist, even your family doctor.  Choosing the appropriate professional to conduct an ADHD diagnosis — and oversee the subsequent treatment — can be difficult, and confusing. Each specialty has its strengths and weaknesses to consider.  Here is a short list of who does what.
Psychotherapist or Psychologist
A psychotherapist or psychologist understands how the mind, emotions and behaviour are impacted by ADHD.  They can diagnose ADHD symptoms and show you how to manage and minimise any negative impact they have on your life.  A therapist can help you consider whether a treatment path of; therapy or medication or a combination of both, would work best for you.  A therapist cannot prescribe medication but they can provide you with a recommendation for a doctor or a psychiatrist who can prescribe medication.  A therapist costs considerably less than a psychiatrist.   
A psychiatrist is an M.D. who treats the brain and may prescribe medication or other treatments for ADHD. The advantages are that they are trained in medical diagnosis and are able to prescribe medication and other treatments.  The disadvantages are the cost, which usually start at about £500 an hour and go up from there.  Most psychiatrists are not trained in counselling, and therefore, in providing appropriate coping strategies which are often needed by the person who has ADHD.
Your Family Doctor
Most family doctors know of ADHD, but may lack the extensive knowledge of more specialised professionals.  A few advantages, they are already familiar with you and your medical history and can prescribe certain medications if needed.  However the disadvantages are they may have limited experience with ADHD, especially in adults and cannot offer therapy, which is one of the proven treatments for ADHD.
What types of therapy can help?
Can physical exercise help with ADHD?
Maggie Award Winning Therapist

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Take the First Step Towards Managing ADHD Symptoms

ADHD does not have to hold you back from living your life to the fullest and achieving your goals. A KlearMinds therapist can help you develop the ability to effectively manage symptoms and empower you to live the life you want. Why not contact us today and take the first step.
Maggie Morrow Award Winning Therapist
Author: Maggie Morrow, Award Winning Psychotherapist, Counsellor & Life Coach
Last updated: 27th March 2024

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