There's No Cure for Bad Therapy

The wrong therapist can do far more harm than good for an adult with ADHD. Here are 10 archetypes — from the Disciplinarian to the Drug Pusher to the Blame Gamer — that aren't worth your time or money.

The Disciplinarian

Somewhere along the line, this therapist got the idea that what adults with ADHD need is a good rap on the knuckles and a serious time-out. You’ll know you’re in a session with a Disciplinarian when homework-like tasks are assigned to you between sessions. Then come the rewards -- usually in the form of approving nods and upbeat words. 
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