Child ADHD Therapy in London
Does your child struggle with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?
Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD? Do you desperately want to see your child manage better and have more confidence?
Psychological therapy is the recommended first-line treatment in the UK for children with mild to moderate ADHD, and can bring relief to both your child and your family.
ADHD therapy is also helpful even if your child or adolescent has severe ADHD and is taking medication. While medication can help children be less impulsive or hyperactive, it doesn’t teach them what other positive behaviours to choose. Working with a therapist also prepares your child for a future time where they might come off their medication.
(Need a diagnosis? Learn about our Child ADHD Psychiatry Team).
Support can make all the difference to your child and your family
Proper support means your child is less likely to develop secondary disorders from the stress of coping with their attention problems, or are more able to manage if these conditions are already present. These can include things like:
- Low self-esteem
ADHD Therapy helps your child manage life better
Working with an ADHD psychologist can offer your child the following:
- Better life skills
- Improved social skills
- Increased self-awareness and self-control
- More able to understand others
- Learn positive decision-making and problem solving
- Recognise and control impulsiveness
- Learn how to relax
- Feel better about themselves
ADHD Counselling and Psychotherapy - the Harley Therapy™ approach
All our child psychologists and psychotherapists have a minimum of five years clinical experience and are trained and registered to work with children. We are committed to creating a warm, supportive environment for your child where he or she feels safe and understood.
Find out today how ADHD Therapy can help
ADHD is an ongoing challenge for many families. Working with an ADHD therapist at Harley Therapy™ can give your child new faith in themselves, and can assist you in understanding your child and his or her needs more clearly.
Call us today or complete our online booking form now for a confidential first session with one of our highly experienced child ADHD psychologists in the City of London, Canary Wharf, Harley Street or London Bridge. We look forward to helping you.
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Further reading on child ADHD
- Guide to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- ADHD in Children - Should You Be Concerned?
- Child ADHD Treatment
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) is an association for UK-based counselling professionals. It supports practitioners, enabling them to provide a better service.
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Issues for Child ADHD Therapy
- Impulsive behaviour
- Can't sit still
- Struggles to finish schoolwork
- Behavioural problems
- Trouble following rules and directions
- Speaks out of turn
- Poor social skills
- Low self-confidence.
Is your child struggling at school, acting out, or not fitting in with others? Or has gifts that are not being supported? Or are you yourself secretly struggling with reading and writing? An Educational Psychologist can help.