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SPECIALIST TREATMENT OF ADD/ADHD IN CHILDREN

Psymplicity Healthcare are specialists in the treatment of ADD/ADHD in children. Our bespoke, personalised treatment plan is designed to boost your child’s confidence, clarity and concentration.
Ready to book? We offer online and in person appointments for the treatment of ADHD in children.
Book a 2 hour online assessment and diagnosis at the reduced rate of £495.

CHILDHOOD ADHD/ADD ASSESSMENT & TREATMENT PLANS

We understand that finding the most effective and reliable ADD/ADHD treatment plan for your child is of utmost importance. We are currently offering initial 2-hour assessments with our specialist Child Psychiatrists, either online or at our Harley Street clinic, at the reduced rate of £495.


What Is Childhood ADD/ADHD, And How Do I Know If My Child Needs To See a Psychiatrist?

If your child is experiencing difficulty concentrating, exhibiting impulsive behaviour or lacks self-control, this could be a sign that they are suffering from childhood ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder. Should they also be experiencing periods of hyperactivity, perhaps constantly fidgeting, pacing or nail biting, they may be suffering from ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

These neurodevelopmental conditions commonly occur in early childhood and can have an impact on your child’s social skills, performance at school and emotional health. With the right care from a specialist Child Psychiatrist, your child can learn to cope with the condition and live a healthy, fulfilling life.

Psymplicity Healthcare’s child psychiatrists have developed a highly-effective, patient-centred approach to managing these conditions. We understand that considering psychiatric treatment for your child might cause you some anxiety, and we are here to support you every step of the way.

ADD and ADHD Symptoms in Children

While it is true that most kids struggle at times to stay focused, pay attention, follow directions, and sit still, for kids with ADHD, this can be a lot harder. The condition makes it difficult to inhibit their impulsive actions, which is reflected in their movements, conversation skills, and attention spans. The severity of ADHD and ADD vary for each child but the symptoms typically consist of some combination of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.

The most common symptoms of ADD and ADD in children are:

Inattention:
  • Short attention span
  • Forgetfulness
  • Inability to follow simple instructions
  • Inability to complete tasks, constantly switching between activities
  • Inability to listen, constantly interrupting and talking over others
  • Often making careless mistakes
Hyperactivity and Impulsiveness:
  • Constant fidgeting and restlessness
  • Inability to sit still
  • Excessive moving around and talking
  • Lack of patience and inability to wait their turn
  • Inability to play quietly
  • Lack of self-control
  • Act or speak without thinking
  • Easily losing control of emotions
  • Accident-prone

Does My Child Have ADHD?

Very often, when children exhibit some characteristics such as being highly restless or easily forgetful or easily distracted from completing tasks, parents are concerned if the behavior indicates ADHD or ADD. If you are worried about your child displaying these conditions over a prolonged period of time, and if it is affecting their performance at school or otherwise, it would be good to get a professional diagnosis.

Before you seek professional help, you can try this self-assessment at the privacy of your home and if you answer affirmatively to most of the questions, you can reach out to us and our caring team of experts will guide you on the next steps.

ADHD/ADD Treatment for Children

We understand the stress that comes with dealing with your child’s ADD or ADHD condition. Our dedicated team of psychiatrists is committed to providing a personalised treatment plan that provides your child with the care and attention they need. We develop bespoke treatment plans tailored to your child’s specific needs with an aim to help them cope best with the condition and reduce the symptoms using a holistic approach comprising evidence-based methods.

Our 3-Step Approach to Childhood ADHD/ADD Treatment:

Assessment

To ensure your child receives a perfectly tailored treatment plan, we will begin with a comprehensive professional diagnosis performed by our highly experienced psychiatrists who will produce a personalised Psychiatric Report, which you may share with your GP. Our comprehensive Psychiatric Reports can help aid an application for, or existing, Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP) in order to ensure your child receives the support they are entitled to.

Bespoke treatment plan

ADHD and ADD can be treated by a number of methods that may or may not necessitate medications. Our expert team has a deep understanding of the benefits associated with the medication and we will evaluate the specific needs for your child to form a bespoke treatment plan. All our treatments are evidence-based, and we aim to provide a ‘gold-standard’ service as outlined by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Monitor & review progress

Your child needs continued care and love to help them through this journey and we are committed to providing it. Through a series of follow-up appointments, we will closely review your child’s condition to support them, effectively.

MEET OUR SPECIALISTS

Our close-knit team of psychiatrists, psychologists and psychotherapists are highly experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood ADD and ADHD. We provide clients with a bespoke and completely confidential service.

Dr Jeremy Beider

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 Richard Duffett

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 Behzad Basit

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.

Other Psychiatric Conditions Treated by Psymplicity

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.

BIPOLAR DEPRESSION

Contrary to popular belief, there is not a single form of bipolar depression that accounts for every case. We identify your individual type and create a tailored and efficient treatment plan.

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DEPRESSION

We specialise in the treatment of all forms of depression and are proud to offer an essential lifeline for those looking to regain control of their lives.

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PSYCHOSIS

Psychosis causes people to interpret things differently to those around them. The 2 main symptoms are hallucinations and delusions. Through psychiatry, we can help you overcome these.

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PANIC AND ANXIETY

Anxiety can be crippling to your everyday life. Speak to a Psymplicity Healthcare psychiatrist to see how we can help ease your symptoms through counselling and treatment.

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OCD

We provide a comprehensive and holistic service to help treat your OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). Through cognitive behaviour therapy and medication, you’ll slowly begin to overcome your compulsive behaviours.

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PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD for short) occurs after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal and often goes undiagnosed. Our trained therapists are on hand to help resolve your trauma.

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SCHIZOPHRENIA

Schizophrenia is a type of psychosis that stops sufferers from distinguishing their thoughts from reality. With your own unique treatment plan, we’re able to help you limit the symptoms you experience.

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION

While drug & alcohol addictions are seen as the most common, it’s possible to get addicted to anything. Our fresh approach to the treatment allows us to pinpoint the root cause and then create a bespoke treatment program.

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CONTACT US TO DISCUSS YOUR BESPOKE CHILDHOOD ADD/ADHD TREATMENT PLAN

Psymplicity are now offering an initial 2 hour online childhood ADD & ADHD assessment and diagnosis at the reduced rate of £495.

If you would like to speak with our highly qualified and approachable team, please call us now or request a call back through our contact form.

0207 118 0407

FAQs: CHILDHOOD ADD/ADHD DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Q: What Causes ADD/ADHD in Children?

While there is no clear evidence of the cause of ADHD in children, research shows that a combination of factors such as environmental elements, genetics, and brain development can result in ADHD.

Q: Will a Child Outgrow ADD/ADHD?

ADHD/ADD symptoms typically begin to occur during early childhood. Depending on the severity of symptoms, some children outgrow ADD/ADHD or rather do not display associated symptoms as they grow, while others experience persistent symptoms into adolescence and adulthood. Some of the more prominent symptoms associated with hyperactivity continue to decline with age, when an adult with ADHD is likely to experience other symptoms that cause significant impairment.

Q: Is There a Cure for Childhood ADD/ADHD?

Childhood ADD/ADHD can be treated with a combination of medications, therapy, counseling and other techniques suited to the needs of the specific child. The treatment can help the child manage their symptoms and cope with the condition, so that they can grow up to be healthy teenagers and adults.

Q: What Happens If You Leave Childhood ADD/ADHD Untreated?

Childhood ADD/ADHD and its associated symptoms have a spectrum of severity and each child’s condition is different. If left untreated, a child with minor symptoms may grow out of these symptoms eventually or the symptoms may become less impactful. A child with severe symptoms may grow on to become an adult with persistent conditions which cause significant impairments in their ability to function independently and thrive. Adults experiencing ADD or ADHD, should seek out suitable treatment.

Q: How Does ADD/ADHD Medication for Children Work?

If your child psychiatrist recommends a holistic treatment plan that includes ADD/ADHD medication, and if your child is over ten years of age, we will prescribe an effective medicinal solution in accordance with your child’s physiology and needs. Before the proper holistic treatment plan can be ascertained, which may or may not include medication, it is essential to undertake a thorough analysis of your child’s condition.

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