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If your neurological disorder interferes with your daily routine, we have good news. There are many effective ADHD treatments in San Diego to help you stay focused and manage your symptoms. Don’t let ADHD hold you back from living a productive and fulfilling life. Learn more about how to get the help you need today.

What is ADHD

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (often referred to as ADHD) is a common medical condition that impacts people’s ability to focus and control impulses. The person may also experience hyperactive behavior, which causes difficulties in daily tasks like attending meetings on time or finishing work assignments without neglecting them due to excessive distractions from other activities going around you at any given moment.

Who Does ADHD Affect?

You may associate ADHD with children who have difficulty in school, but the truth is that ADHD can cause challenges for people at any age. If you have been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) or you might suspect you have it, there is no need to worry. ADHD is a common condition, and we can manage it with proper care. 

If you have been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult, you may be wondering what it is and how it will impact your life. This common neurodevelopmental condition may affect a person’s ability to remain focused, increases blood pressure, and causes hyperactivity. It affects about 4-5% of adults, so you most likely know other people living with this complex condition.

Types of ADHD

Combined Type

This is the most common type of behavior disorder. The combined presentation subtype includes impulsive, hyperactive behaviors, distractibility, and inattention, which are all considered to be core symptoms with diagnostic criteria for this condition.

Distractible and Inattentive Type

With this type of behavior disorder, symptoms are primarily related to inattention and distractibility. Hyperactivity isn’t typically present when it comes to daily activities but may manifest itself during times where there’s high stress.

Impulsive/Hyperactive Type

A body-centered approach employs strategies such as breathwork, dance, and meditation to help people heal from trauma, stress, and other mental illnesses.

Symptoms of ADHD

Adult ADHD can affect your life in many ways. While it is common, it can become frustrating and limiting if left untreated just like the effects of stimulant. You might have trouble with relationships, tend to be late and face consequences at work, and be prone to major stresses, anger, depression, and low self-esteem. That is why it is so important for adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder to get effective treatment or a combination of treatments you need to start living the life you deserve with some help from your health care provider.

symptoms of ADHD

Many of these symptoms overlap with other disorders, making it difficult to get an accurate diagnosis. If you suspect you may have ADHD, it is essential to talk to a professional to determine the right course of action for behavior therapy and social skills training. 


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ADHD Treatment in San Diego

Your diagnosis may seem intimidating, but we have very successful treatment options for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder available. We’re confident that your provider or team of providers will be able to develop a plan that works for your symptoms and fits seamlessly into your life. Living with ADHD may be challenging, but finding the right treatment doesn’t have to be. 

Some of the factors we consider include the severity of symptoms, age, medical history, overall health, and treatment goals. Your preferences and input are also important.

Some treatment options we use to treat ADHD in addition to medication include:


Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy and can be a powerful and natural way to help you cope with your ADHD symptoms. In psychotherapy, you and your mental health professionals will work together to identify different ways to manage your symptoms effectively, so they minimize interruption to your life. Discover common triggers and challenging situations so you can identify proactive ways to cope with mental health recovery.

Behavioral Therapy

In behavioral therapy, you work with a therapist to manage the behaviors associated with ADHD. Behavioral therapy or behavioral intervention is an effective way to help you reduce unwanted behaviors related to ADHD and identify healthy strategies to reduce daily struggles. You will learn how to manage your emotions and energy to be more focused and engaged with daily activities.

Life Skills Therapy

One of the biggest things people with ADHD struggle with are daily life skills such as time management and staying on task. Our therapy gives you the tools to minimize distraction and focus on completing everyday tasks with ease. Life skills therapy teaches you practical solutions and helps you live more independently.

Support Groups

You are not alone in your ADHD diagnosis, but sometimes it can feel like that. Support groups give you the sense of community you need to work through your ADHD symptoms in a positive, supportive environment. You get to learn from each other and guide each other through the techniques and approaches you have found helpful in positive behaviors. Get better together.

Getting ADHD Treatment in San Diego

Step 1:

Get in Touch

The first step on a path to a healthier life is to give us a call. Our compassionate admissions staff will listen to your concerns and connect you with the right specialist to help you develop coping skills for your ADHD symptoms.

Step 2:

Plan Your Treatment

When you meet with your therapist, they will take the time to know you and give you an accurate diagnosis. Symptoms of ADHD may be similar to other conditions, or you may have a dual diagnosis. We work to make sure we understand your unique case so we can tailor the perfect plan for you.

Step 3:

Enjoy Life with Fewer Symptoms

Once you begin treatment, you will learn how to manage your symptoms to improve personal relationships, perform better at work and live an overall healthier life. You and your doctor may also identify medication that will enhance your therapy. Each case is unique, but we are committed to providing the best care for your needs.

How Much Does ADHD Treatment Cost?

We work with all major insurance companies, including Cigna, Aetna, United Healthcare, and many more. Insurance may even cover the entire cost of treatment. If you don’t have insurance, give us a call anyway. We may be able to help as your primary care providers. 


Get the ADHD Treatment in San Diego You Need Today

The Mental Health Center of San Diego is the gold standard in mental health care services. We use comprehensive, evidence-based treatment plans to meet your individual and family therapy options. We provide the expert opinion and aftercare you need for long-term success. This practical approach has helped hundreds of people in San Diego enjoy a healthier and happier life.

If you or a loved one is having a hard time managing their ADHD symptoms, give us a call, Our friendly support staff is here to help you get started.