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ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition resulting in hyperactivity, impulsivity, and distractibility. You cannot prevent or cure your ADD, but you can learn strategies to better manage your symptoms and in turn reduce the ADD’s impairment. Struggling a counselor at The Center for Growth / Therapy in Philadelphia can help. 

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When Trauma is Misdiagnosed as ADHD in Children

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Has your child been a little more rambunctious than usual? Many are quick to

slap on an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis to a hyperactive

child, but sometimes this diagnosis…


Parenting and ADHD/ADD during Homework and at Home Task Times

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Parenting and ADHD/ADD during Homework and at Home Task Times

Parenting can be a challenge all on its own!  What is even more challenging is learning how to manage your…


What is ADD/ADHD?

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

ADD / ADHD Treatment in Philadelphia: What is ADD/ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition resulting in hyperactivity, impulsivity, and distractibility. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the technical name…


Medication for Adult ADHD

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

MedicationsThe goal of medication for Adult ADHD is to reduce hyperactivity, increase attention and the ability to focus, and to reduce impulsive behaviors.  Stimulant medication is generally the most effective…


10 Tips for Adults with ADHD

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Therapy in Philadelphia - 10 Tips for adults with ADHD

1)  Consider an organizational specialist who can come to your home.2) Consider seeing a psychiatrist, psychopharmocologist, or neurologists who specialize in…


Adult Attention Deficit

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

A diagnosis of Adult Attention Deficit Disorder indicates a impairment in Executive functioning.

Executive Functioning means:

1) The ability to regulate emotions and handle frustration2) The ability to mediate conflicting thoughts3) The…


Parenting Your ADHD Child

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Pareningt your ADHD Child / Therapy in Philadelphia: When your child receives a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or it’s quieter cousin, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) you, as a…