ADHD Treatment | Dr. Johanna | Psychologist | New York | Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc

May 9, 2020

Introduction to ADHD Treatment

If you or a loved one is struggling with ADHD, you know how challenging it can be to manage the symptoms and lead a fulfilling life. At Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc, we understand the impact ADHD can have on individuals and their families. Dr. Johanna, our experienced psychologist based in New York, specializes in providing effective ADHD treatment tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient.

Understanding ADHD

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects both children and adults. It is characterized by persistent patterns of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity that interfere with daily functioning and quality of life. ADHD can make it difficult to stay focused, organize tasks, follow instructions, and maintain proper relationships.

Symptoms of ADHD

The symptoms of ADHD can vary from person to person, and they may manifest differently in children and adults. Common symptoms include:

  • Inattention: Difficulty staying focused, being easily distracted, or making careless mistakes.
  • Hyperactivity: Excessive fidgeting, restlessness, and difficulty staying still.
  • Impulsivity: Acting without thinking, interrupting others, and difficulty waiting for turn.

Comprehensive ADHD Treatment

At Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc, Dr. Johanna takes a comprehensive approach to ADHD treatment. She combines evidence-based therapies, medication management, and lifestyle modifications to help patients effectively manage their symptoms and improve their overall well-being.

1. Thorough Evaluation

Dr. Johanna begins the treatment process by conducting a thorough evaluation of each patient. This includes a detailed assessment of symptoms, medical history, and psychological functioning. By understanding the unique needs of each individual, Dr. Johanna can develop personalized treatment plans.

2. Behavioral Therapy

Behavioral therapy is a cornerstone of ADHD treatment. Dr. Johanna utilizes evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to address specific challenges associated with ADHD. These therapies focus on improving organization skills, time management, and emotional regulation.

3. Medication Management

In some cases, medication may be recommended to help manage ADHD symptoms. Dr. Johanna carefully evaluates each patient's medication needs and works closely with them to find the most appropriate medication and dosage. Regular follow-ups and adjustments ensure optimal results.

4. Lifestyle Modifications

Dr. Johanna emphasizes the importance of lifestyle modifications in managing ADHD symptoms. This includes establishing healthy routines, incorporating regular exercise, improving sleep hygiene, and implementing effective stress management techniques.

Why Choose Dr. Johanna at Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc?

When it comes to ADHD treatment, choosing an experienced and knowledgeable professional is crucial. Here's why you should consider Dr. Johanna at Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc:

  • Expertise: Dr. Johanna specializes in treating ADHD and has years of experience working with patients of all ages. Her expertise ensures comprehensive and effective treatment.
  • Personalized Care: Dr. Johanna understands that every individual is unique. She takes the time to develop personalized treatment plans that address the specific needs and goals of each patient.
  • Collaborative Approach: Dr. Johanna believes in collaboration and actively involves patients and their families in the treatment process. Open communication and shared decision-making lead to better treatment outcomes.
  • Supportive Environment: At Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc, we strive to create a supportive and compassionate environment where patients feel comfortable discussing their concerns and working towards their treatment goals.

Contact Dr. Johanna for Effective ADHD Treatment in New York

If you or a loved one are seeking effective ADHD treatment in New York, look no further than Alison K Bowles, Ma, Lmhc. Dr. Johanna and her dedicated team are here to support you on your journey to managing ADHD and improving your overall well-being.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment or learn more about our ADHD treatment options.

Marine Aubry
I'm so glad I found this! 🙌 It can be overwhelming to find the right treatment options for ADHD, especially when you're trying to support a family member. Dr. Johanna sounds like a fantastic psychologist with a specialized focus on ADHD treatment. I'm definitely going to reach out to see if she can help my loved one too. Thanks for sharing this valuable resource!
Nov 12, 2023
Regina Herr
Great resource! 🙌 As someone whose family member has ADHD, I appreciate the specialized treatment options.
Oct 5, 2023