ADHD Assessments designed to help you succeed.

Melbourne ADHD Assessments for

adults, children and adolescents.

ADHD Assessments designed to help you succeed.

Melbourne ADHD Assessments for adults, children and adolescents.

Adult and child ADHD Assessments 

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Making a decision to have

an ADHD assessment can be daunting.

But it doesn’t have to be.

We are here to help you when you want to take the step to have an ADHD assessment at our Melbourne offices.

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Deciding whether to have an ADHD assessment?

Have you have heard about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and identified with the symptoms and traits but you weren’t sure what to do next? We can help. 

ADHD is a behavioural medical condition with symptoms that can affect children, teenagers and adults.

Behavioural symptoms can present differently in children and adults, but they can include

ADHD behaviours in children and adolescents
  • Hyperactivity or excessive restlessness (more prominent in children)

  • Impulsiveness

  • Disorganisation, time management challenges and problems prioritising

  • Problems focusing on a task or activity

  • Low frustration tolerance

  • Frequent mood swings and short temper

  • Trouble coping with stress

  • Being clumsy
  • Interrupting others because you can’t hold your ideas
  • Appearing forgetful or losing things
ADHD behaviours in adults
  • Impulsiveness
  • Disorganisation and problems prioritising
  • Poor time management skills
  • Problems focusing on a task
  • Trouble multitasking
  • Excessive activity or restlessness
  • Poor planning
  • Low frustration tolerance
  • Frequent mood swings
  • Problems following through and completing tasks
  • Trouble coping with stress
  • Missing appointments or forgetting to pay bills

  • Dreams or goals that you have trouble following up with
  • Disorganisation, time management challenges and problems prioritising

  • Problems focusing on a task or activity

  • Interrupting others because you can’t hold your ideas.
  • Feeling like you cant finish a project you really want to work on.
  • Side tracked by one activity or another.
  • Using the wrong words in sentences.

 

As with any condition, understanding how this impacts your particular circumstance is important.

Getting an assessment for you or your child helps discover the best way to manage and thrive with a unique skillset. It can be a great step forward.

Sometimes a diagnosis is all you need to start planning, learning and looking at things in a different way, and other times you might want to look a treatment plan with your psychology team.

We have included most of the information about Adult ADHD assessments on this page to help you with your decision. Keep scrolling down!

What are the benefits of having an ADHD assessment?

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Knowledge is power

Understanding how you can best get organised, busy and get things done.

Knowing ‘how you are smart’ is powerful information.

What kind of work or school may make the most of your abilities.

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Diagnose your difficulty

Understanding why you struggle can help you focus on finding solutions.

Identifying why some skills come easily to you, and some don’t is beneficial.

Reduce overwhelm

Learn strategies and skills to help you manage at life

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Find your allies

We don’t believe in labels and limits. We’ll work with you to help you realise your potential, whatever your assessment reveals.

Our team is trained to work with clients who identify with neurodiversity, gender identification and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning difficulties, or educational developmental delays.

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We understand everyone’s lived experience of ADHD is different and we treat everybody as valued and unique.

How long does the assessment take?

Depending on your needs, we can complete your assessment in two sessions. One telehealth, one in person. 

Sessions can take up to 2 hours.

 

What does the assessment involve?

We don’t do ‘one size fits all’ assessments. Our psychologists will tailor your assessment and the tools to suit your needs.

Your psychologist will ask you to answer a series of standardised questions, sometimes on an iPad, sometimes using pen and paper.

We produce an easy-to-read report. When your report is ready, you and your psychologist will meet to give you feedback, discuss the report and answer your questions.

The Boutique Psychology team is trained to support you in developing effective strategies to manage when your ADHD symptoms are challenging. 

 

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We offer empathetic and skilful ADHD Assessments for clients who identify as neurodiverse. 

How much does an assessment cost?

Assessments cost $1150 (plus GST on the report component).

NDIS may fund assessments, please call our office to discuss.

Cancelling and rescheduling

We make meticulous preparations for your assessment appointment. If you need to reschedule the date or time, please give us at least 48 hours notice.

Cancellations or changes within 48 hours will incur a $400 fee added to your assessment cost.

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If you are looking for an ADHD assessment for you, your child or adolescent, contact our Melbourne office to make an appointment and we will look at your options together.

Reach out today

We can help you cope with life’s challenges