Boston-area ADD/ADHD specialist?
April 8, 2011 2:54 PM Subscribe
I'd like a recommendation for a specialist in the Boston/Cambridge area to help me with what I think is ADD/ADHD.
posted by anonymous to health & fitness (2 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I'm not totally sure what's going on, but I have symptoms similar to the "inattentive" type of ADD/ADHD and would like help with it--maybe medication or maybe not. Part of why I want to see a specialist (psychologist? psychiatrist? I don't know, you tell me) is to discern whether meds or therapy/behavior stuff (or both) is appropriate. Googling for ADD/ADHD healthcare providers in the area feels like an information overload right now, so I'd really love any mefi user recommendations (or anti-recommendations if you've had a bad experience).
I'm female, queer, in my mid-20's and a bit sensitive about interacting with doctors--I'm prone to avoidance if I think I'll be yelled at/talked down to, so a reassuring and judgment-free bearing is pretty important to me. T-accessible and accepting Blue Cross/Blue Shield are the other requirements I have.
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