Psymplicity Healthcare is a highly experienced provider of specialist Adult ADD/ADHD treatment. We are able to diagnose and treat ADD/ADHD in adults at our Harley Street psychiatry clinic or online, and currently offer 2-hour initial assessments at the reduced rate of £495.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by persistent conditions of distractibility, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. In adults, ADHD affects the functioning of complex mental processes such as concentration, motivation, problem-solving, working memory and sustained attention, making everyday life a challenge.
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a condition similar to ADHD, but without hyperactive symptoms, such as constant fidgeting, pacing and nail biting.
ADD and ADHD symptoms in adults are less conspicuous than those seen in children, and can be in a varying spectrum of severity. The symptoms and severity associated with each individual are unique, and so is the level of impairment caused by adult ADD/ADHD.
The most common symptoms of ADD in adults are:
In addition to the above symptoms, adults with ADD/ADHD often face high levels of stress and anxiety which results in various emotional challenges such as low self-esteem, high level of insecurity, inability to stay motivated and constant irritability.
An adult with ADD or ADHD that requires treatment would persistently lack the ability to focus their attention and may consistently display impulsive/hyperactive symptoms which affect their ability to function, perform and develop. This can drastically limit professional growth, academic abilities and affect personal relationships.
Adults with these disorders may feel as though they are driven by a motor, often feeling restless, distracted, and starting a task but not finishing it. They are often unable to see ideas through, and are invariably disorganised.
Some adults with ADD/ADHD might also find themselves making rash decisions because it is too much effort to concentrate, focus and think things through in detail - they will take a hit and miss approach, even in a situation where important decisions need to be made.
If this sounds familiar, and you feel that ADD/ADHD may be causing significant impairments in your ability to function in different aspects of your daily life, Psymplicity’s dedicated team of adult ADD/ADHD experts are here to help.
Adult ADD/ADHD can be a tough condition to live with, and our aim is to help you overcome restrictive limitations to perform better, achieve more and lead a well balanced life. The vast majority of adult ADD/ADHD cases can be treated effectively and with very little disruption to normal life, though the earlier help is sought, the better.
Psymplicity follows a client-centred approach that puts your mental wellbeing above all else. By undertaking a comprehensive assessment of your unique needs and circumstances, medical histories and any underlying mental or physical health conditions, we are able to make a thorough diagnosis and recommendation for your treatment programme. Our specialist team uses structured diagnostic tools and neuropsychological testing when indicated.
We offer a bespoke combination of medication, psychological and coaching techniques tailored for each patient. Effective drugs for ADHD and ADD are now available in the UK and while they are not all available on the NHS, our ADHD psychiatrists may well prescribe medications to reduce an individual’s symptoms.
Patients with adult ADHD and ADD require a personalised and nuanced treatment approach that focuses on managing symptoms and reducing difficulties that arise from the disorder.
To ensure a perfectly tailored treatment plan we will begin with a professional diagnosis and produce a personalised assessment report, which you may share with your GP.
We have a deep understanding of the specific benefits associated with each commonly prescribed medication and are able to talk you through these during your appointment. Our experts will evaluate your specific medication needs and form a bespoke treatment plan.
We understand that ADHD patients need continued care and support. We recommend follow-up appointments to review progress, discuss any concerns that you may have and adjust medication doses to help you on your path to recovery.
Adult ADD/ADHD treatment may require medication based on your specific needs and conditions. A range of highly-effective medications are available, the correct option will be discussed with your doctor during consultation.
Our expert team of psychiatrists have a deep understanding of the specific benefits associated with each commonly prescribed medication. Our consultant psychiatrists will evaluate your specific medication needs and form a bespoke treatment plan, and we will discuss this in-depth during your appointment to clarify any queries you may have.
Our close-knit team of psychiatrists, psychologists and psychotherapists are highly experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of adult ADD and ADHD. We provide clients with a bespoke and completely confidential service.
Dr Beider is a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist. He is a specialist in general adult psychiatry, ADHD and ADD, sleep issues, addiction and medicolegal cases and is able to prescribe medication. He has worked at Psymplicity for the last five years. Dr Beider also has practising privileges at the Nightingale Hospital in Central London and can admit patients under his care to the Nightingale Day Therapy, Inpatient, and Addiction programs.
Dr Duffett is a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist. He is a specialist in ADHD, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. Dr Duffett works collaboratively with patients to enable them to best manage their mental health and find where appropriate the most effective treatment option including prescribing medication.
Dr Basit is a consultant psychiatrist who has vast experience in the diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD. He also has experience in diagnosis, treatment and management of functional mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar affective disorder and psychosis; in particular the interaction between physical illnesses and mental health problems, as well as medicolegal reports.
Our psychiatric team are specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of the following conditions and many others. Each patient is treated on a case-by-case basis, meaning that your treatment plan is unique to you. We have two clinics across London and appointments available, so contact us today and book yours now.
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Psymplicity are now offering a 2 hour online adult ADD & ADHD assessment and diagnosis at the reduced rate of £495.
If you would like to speak with our medical secretaries, please call us now or request a call back through our contact form.
No, the terms are sometimes used synonymously, but there are key differences between adult ADHD and ADD - namely that ADHD patients also experience symptoms associated with hyperactivity, such as continuous movement and fidgeting.
Diagnosing ADHD in adults is different from the process used for children and adolescents. At Psymplicity Healthcare, an ADHD specialist will assess your condition and design a unique treatment plan which is perfectly suited to you. This is outlined above, in our three-step adult ADD/ADHD treatment plan.
If left untreated, Adult ADHD can have adverse effects on an individual’s personal life, professional skills, and overall well being. Constant forgetfulness, impatience and lack of appropriate social skills may cause an inability to build healthy relationships with friends and family. A lack of focus and inability to complete tasks effectively can stunt their professional growth.
While there are many medications available for the treatment of adult ADD/ADHD, it is important to take a holistic approach to your treatment plan. This involves our specialist team carefully evaluating your symptoms and conditions before we recommend a personalised treatment that is bespoke to you, and which may or may not require medications.
Adult ADD/ADHD is a condition that does not have a definitive cure. However, with the right combination of counseling, treatment, and medication tailored to your needs, you will be able to manage the symptoms of your condition and enjoy better clarity, confidence and concentration at work, home and in your daily life.
While the exact cause for adult ADD/ADHD cannot be determined, scientific research suggests there are three factors: