We are taking on new patients only following a comprehensive assessment process. This allows us to rule out associated conditions in ADHD and understand the psychological factors.
The ADHD treatment plan is holistic and personalised. Therefore, we are working closely with you depending on your goals, need for therapy, response to treatment, or coaching.
The length of the follow-up sessions is (30 min/60 min), frequency is decided between yourself and your doctor. A short session is used in addressing the medication management and monitoring the treatment response.
A standard 60 min session, allows the time to have a holistic approach. This includes addressing therapy matters, lifestyle changes, coaching and medication changes.
Mental health can be different for everyone, depending on your journey until present. Everyone has their own set of goals, social circumstances and it is difficult to predict the exact number of sessions.
Although the medication can be highly effective, this is not a cure and in some people may have a limited efficacy. On average, after the ADHD assessment, it takes 4 sessions until finding an effective and sustainable treatment plan.
All the prescriptions are completed individually by the Consultant Psychiatrist. We do not support a medication change outside of the consultation. Our priority is to ensure safe prescribing. It is advised to contact us 5 days before running out of medication. A prescription fee of £50 is perceived for prescription requests outside of the consultation.
The controlled drug prescription for ADHD is completed on the same day (where appropriate), at no additional cost. Depending on the pharmacy of choice it may take up to 48 - 72 hrs for you to have access to medication.
Prescription requests need to be made by contacting the secretary, and please allow 2-3 business days for the request to be complete. There is an associated fee of £50 for prescriptions outside of the consultation.
We are not able to take on new patients and prescribe medication, unless completing a 2 hr comprehensive consultation. More details about our process to safely accept new clients can be found here.
During your consultation if appropriate, we will provide you with a prescription. We are using two types of prescriptions: controlled drugs (e.g. stimulant medication for ADHD) and non controlled medication.
For controlled medication (ADHD stimulants) it can take up to 72 hrs for the medication to be dispensed. This longer period is necessary due to the physical prescription needed to arrive at the pharmacy. We are making our best efforts to use the most efficient and reliable services.
For non-controlled medication we can make it available as soon as the same day of your consultation. For prescription requests outside of the consultation, medication is made available Friday to Monday.
Compared with the controlled prescriptions, the non-controlled prescriptions for ADHD are sent digitally to the pharmacy. Therefore, they tend to become available more efficiently.
Physical exercise can be described as free medication for someone suffering from ADHD. Besides the benefits of the increase in dopamine, this may also help with unmet needs when it comes to hyperactivity, exploration, and seeing new places.
Since everyone is different, it can be difficult to pinpoint what can help in lowering the risk of developing other mental health issues. A good rule of thumb is to practice self-compassion and play your strengths during this journey.
Delegating admin tasks simply knowing your weaknesses, allows the person to find alternatives in how to tackle a certain situation. A quick can be achieved by delegating the boring admin, repetitive tasks or cleaning to someone else. The person suffering from ADHD spend most of their time in activities favourable to their talents with the highest return on investment.
Having the right professional support from an ADHD therapist can significantly improve your quality of life and wellbeing.
All the prescriptions issued in our service are private, and the cost of medication is paid separately at the pharmacy. The medication cannot be prescribed by the NHS GP, unless the patient is stable on a medication regime and there is a shared care agreement in place.
We are committed to supporting our clients to take the medication, while traveling abroad. During the consultation, we can complete an Airport Medication Travel Letter at no extra fee. On certain occasions, we can issue a prescription for up to 3 months to cover your period of stay.
For further information, please check ADHD Transfer of Care.
Before booking your private consultant, please read ADHD Assessment for Adults.