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Can counseling help you manage emotions with ADHD?

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Individual, couples, or group therapy can help you learn ways to manage ADHD symptoms and your emotions. You can work on certain skills and get tips to manage stressful situations. A therapist can also help you be more aware of your actions and feelings and have a more positive outlook.

From: The Emotional Side of ADHD WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Understood.org: “ADHD and Emotions: What You Need to Know.”

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder FAQs.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.”

Child Mind Institute: “School Success Kit for Kids with ADHD.”

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): “About ADHD.”

CHADD of Northern California: “How Adult ADHD Affects Relationships.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on November 13, 2019

SOURCES:

Understood.org: “ADHD and Emotions: What You Need to Know.”

Attention Deficit Disorder Association.

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder FAQs.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.”

Child Mind Institute: “School Success Kit for Kids with ADHD.”

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): “About ADHD.”

CHADD of Northern California: “How Adult ADHD Affects Relationships.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on November 13, 2019

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