Polaris Counseling provides Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) counseling for children and their families in the Wheaton (IL), Naperville (IL) and Aurora (IL) areas.
ADHD Counseling for Aurora (IL), Wheaton (IL), Naperville (IL): What Is ADHD?
ADHD is a chronic developmental disorder characterized by problems with attention and hyperactivity. Symptoms often develop before seven years of age. They can include:
- poor performance at school
- problems with following directions
- avoidance of homework and studying
- low attention span
- poor organizational skills
- inability to sit still
- social difficulties
Statistics suggest that ADHD affects up to 5% of children worldwide. It also tends to be diagnosed more often among boys. As many as 50% of children diagnosed with ADHD carry their symptoms into adulthood as well.
ADHD Counseling for Naperville (IL), Aurora (IL), Wheaton (IL): Treating ADHD
Being diagnosed with ADHD can be a difficult time for children and their families. At Polaris Counseling, we work closely with you and your child to help them adjust to their diagnosis. We are formally trained to assess and treat ADHD for children from the Naperville, Wheaton and Aurora areas.
Our ADHD counseling services in behavior therapy help your child better understand their condition. Your child will then learn to modify their behavior so they can make adjustments internally, as well as with their peers and the world around them.
ADHD can be frustrating and confusing for a child, especially when they’re not aware of what they’re doing wrong. Working with trained professionals to address your child’s ADHD can have a positive impact on their path to becoming a well-adjusted adult.
We welcome the opportunity to learn about your child and how we can help them. For more information about our ADHD counseling for Wheaton (IL), Aurora (IL) and Naperville (IL), please contact us at (630) 779-0751.