Entries by Elements Psychological Services

ADHD Diagnosis Can Be Complicated: 3 Ways Your New Diagnosis May Affect You

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This mental disorder can present itself in a variety of different ways, making diagnosis complicated. According to the CDC, there are three different types of ADHD: combined presentation, predominantly inattentive type, and predominantly hyperactive-impulsive type. While all three types of ADHD can cause a lot of hardship in […]

Why Executive Function Skills Are Critical for College Students

College is a time of great transition. For many students, it’s their first time away from home, living on their own and managing their schedule. It can be challenging to keep up with classes, extracurricular activities, work, and social obligations. This is where executive function coaching may help. Unfortunately, many college students lack adequate executive […]

Is Your College Student Depressed? Look for These Telltale Signs

College can be an equally exciting and stressful time for students as they navigate newfound independence, academic challenges and social pressure. For some students, this stress can lead to feelings of sadness, loss of energy, lack of motivation, and even hopelessness. According to the MayoClinic, depression and anxiety are common among almost half the college population. […]

5 Signs You Might Have Adult ADHD

Opportunities for ADHD diagnosis were not as readily available for most adults when they were younger, as symptoms were often dismissed as daydreaming or behavior problems. We now know that this is not the case. This means that there are likely a good number of adults who may actually have ADHD and could benefit from getting diagnosed as well.