Type: Resource:
  • Date Tuesday, Jun 11 - Sep 3, 2024 (12 Sessions)
  • Time @ 8:00pm - 9:15pm
  • Event Medium Online
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Adulting with ADHD: A 12-Session Structured Group Therapy Program for ADHD Adults

Join this supportive group to share your stories, struggles, and learn non-medication strategies to improve functioning.

Group Type: Therapy Group

Goals of the group:

Adulting with ADHD is a comprehensive, 12-session structured group therapy program designed specifically for ADHD adults. The program aims to:

  1. Enhance self-awareness and understanding of ADHD symptoms.
  2. Develop practical skills for managing executive functioning challenges.
  3. Improve time management and organization.
  4. Enhance focus and attention.
  5. Regulate emotions effectively.
  6. Foster assertive communication and healthy relationships.
  7. Facilitate goal-setting and progress evaluation.

Through a combination of psychoeducation, experiential exercises, and group support, participants will gain practical strategies for navigating daily life with ADHD, fostering personal growth, enhancing overall well-being, and fostering a sense of empowerment and resilience in managing ADHD-related challenges.

Program Outline:

Cluster 1: Understand Your ADHD

Session 1: Introduction and Goal Setting

  • Intro to ADHD and group therapy.
  • Group members introduce themselves, sharing their goals for the program.
  • Overview of session topics and expectations.
  • Goal-setting exercise: Participants set specific areas for improvement.

Session 2: Understanding ADHD

  • Understanding the neurobiology of ADHD.
  • Exploring the impact of ADHD symptoms on daily functioning.
  • Psychoeducation about ADHD symptoms and their manifestation in adults.
  • Sharing personal experiences and challenges related to ADHD.

Cluster 2: Routines, Skills, and Resources

Session 3: Time Management and Organization

  • Identifying time management challenges associated with ADHD.
  • Introduction to effective time management strategies.
  • Techniques for prioritizing tasks and setting realistic goals.
  • Introduction to organization systems and tools.

Session 4: Executive Functioning Skills

  • Understanding executive functions and their relationship to ADHD.
  • Developing strategies to improve planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Techniques for managing impulsivity and regulating emotions.
  • Group exercises and role-playing to practice executive functioning skills.

Session 5: Improving Focus and Attention

  • Understanding attention difficulties in adults with ADHD.
  • Techniques for improving focus and reducing distractions.
  • Mindfulness and meditation exercises to enhance attentional control.
  • Strategies for managing sensory overload and external stimuli.

Session 6: Coping with Emotional Dysregulation

  • Exploring emotional dysregulation and its impact on daily life.
  • Identifying triggers and patterns of emotional reactivity.
  • Developing coping strategies for managing intense emotions.
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques.

Cluster 3: Managing Impulsivity, Social Skills, and Relationships

Session 7: Building Effective Communication Skills

  • Understanding communication challenges associated with ADHD.
  • Active listening techniques and assertive communication skills.
  • Strategies for improving social interactions and relationships.
  • Role-playing exercises to practice effective communication.

Session 8: Managing Impulsivity and Risky Behaviors

  • Understanding impulsivity and its consequences.
  • Techniques for pausing, reflecting, and making mindful decisions.
  • Identifying common risky behaviors associated with ADHD.
  • Developing strategies for impulse control and risk management.

Session 9: Navigating Relationships

  • Exploring the impact of ADHD on relationships.
  • Communication strategies for maintaining healthy relationships.
  • Setting boundaries and managing expectations in relationships.
  • Group discussion and sharing of personal experiences.

Cluster 4: Forging Ahead

Session 10: Stress Management and Self-Care

  • Understanding the relationship between stress and ADHD symptoms.
  • Techniques for managing stress and preventing burnout.
  • Self-care strategies to promote overall well-being.
  • Developing a personalized self-care plan.

Session 11: Goal Review and Progress Evaluation

  • Reviewing individual goals set at the beginning of the program.
  • Reflecting on progress and challenges encountered during the program.
  • Celebrating successes and identifying areas for continued growth.
  • Adjusting goals and action plans as needed.

Session 12: Integration and Next Steps

  • Reflecting on the group therapy experience and lessons learned.
  • Identifying resources and support networks for ongoing growth.
  • Discussing strategies for maintaining progress and managing setbacks.

Please note that session topics, order, and other details may be subject to change based on the needs and preferences of the group members and facilitators.

  • Date: Tuesday, Jun 11 - Sep 3, 2024
  • Time: @ 8:00pm - 9:15pm
  • Number Of Sessions: 12
  • ETA:
  • Event Medium: Online
  • Organized By: Organized By The Community
  • Address: Zoom/Google Meet
  •   Fee:   ₹ 8,000 - 12,000  
  • Notes from the organizer: Program Fee - INR 8000 for India-based participants | INR 12000 for participants outside India
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