Parents seek treatment at MRC Behavioral Health Services for ADHD behaviors at home, school, and in the community. All of our therapists are experienced in effective behavioral, parenting, and social learning interventions to improve the child’s daily functioning across these settings.
Many parents who see psychologists are concerned about treating their children with medication before trying other options and wish to try behavioral interventions first. However, when indicated we will make recommendations for consultation with child psychiatrists or pediatricians in the area to assist with understanding of the pros and cons of medications for ADHD.
Parents seek our expertise in determining if their child’s behavioral difficulties are be symptomatic of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (ADHD). We follow the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics for appropriate assessment and diagnosis of ADHD.
A typical assessment entails: