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 â€” from the Disciplinarian to the Drug Pusher to the Blame Gamer â€” that aren't worth your time or money.
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. Youâ€™ll know youâ€™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.