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We found 6 providers with an interest in attention deficit disorder and who accept Credit Card near Minneapolis, MN.

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Dr. Robert Lee Reis II, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
825 Nicollet Mall; Suite 415
Minneapolis, MN
 

Mr. Robert Reis is a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Mr. Reis include adoption issues, depression, and domestic abuse. He takes several insurance carriers, including ValueOptions, Aetna, and Medicaid. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Brian J Stoessel, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
2469 University Avenue W; Suite 240w
Saint Paul, MN
 

Dr. Brian Stoessel practices psychology in Saint Paul, MN. Dr. Stoessel's clinical interests include depression, eclectic therapy, and phobias. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Child Psychology
701 Park Avenue; R7.255
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Marcia Jensen's area of specialization is child psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and tourette syndrome. She is professionally affiliated with Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). Dr. Jensen takes LifeWise, Self-Pay/Uninsured, Group Health Incorporated (GHI), and more.

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Dr. Ellie Covin Wolpert, PsyD
Specializes in Child Psychology
1405 Lilac Drive N
Golden Valley, MN
 

Dr. Ellie Covin practices child psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Covin include depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance.

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Dr. Sandra Sue Smith-Hanen, EdD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Counseling
River Lake Clinic; 4323 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Sandra Smith-Hanen practices family therapy, psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy in Minneapolis, MN. Her areas of expertise include the following: depression, infertility, and phobias. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Smith-Hanen's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Ann Brendan Schattenberg, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1409 Willow Street; Suite 610
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Ann Schattenberg's area of specialization is psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, infertility, and grief. On average, patients gave Dr. Schattenberg a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Her practice is open to new patients.

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What is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most common disorders diagnosed in children. Nine percent of children in the USA have been diagnosed with ADHD. Symptoms, which include hyperactivity and difficulty maintaining focus or paying attention, can last into adulthood for some patients. Boys are four times as likely to be diagnosed as girls, although we don’t know why this is.

There are three main types of ADHD:
  • Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive types show symptoms such as constant fidgeting, talking non-stop, touching everything, having trouble sitting still and waiting their turn, and interrupting others.
  • Predominantly inattentive types tend to be distracted, get bored and wander off during tasks, forget things or instructions, daydream, and appear not to be listening. This type is sometimes misdiagnosed because they are not hyperactive and there are fewer behavior issues.
  • Combined types show symptoms from both categories. This is actually the most common type of ADHD.

When diagnosing ADHD, it is important to rule out other issues that may be causing the symptoms. Seizure disorders, hearing loss, anxiety, and domestic problems are some examples of problems that can cause behaviors similar to those seen with ADHD.

Treatment can include stimulant medications, behavioral therapy to teach patients ways to navigate their world and control symptoms better, and accommodations at school or work. A structured environment (with lots of organization and well-defined rules) seems to help most kids with ADHD function at their best.

ADHD is mainly thought of as a disorder that affects children, but symptoms can last into adulthood for a third to half of those diagnosed. In adults, ADHD has similar symptoms as when it is seen in children: impulsive behavior, difficulty maintaining focus, being easily distracted, or a tendency to fidget. These symptoms can cause problems in a patient’s careers and relationships. Additionally, adults with ADHD are at increased risk for substance abuse. Medications can be an important part of treatment for adults, as well as stress reduction techniques and organization skills training. Specialized ADHD coaches can help adults with ADHD manage their symptoms and succeed in all areas of their life.