ADHD Centers, Chicago improves & enriches the lives of adults, students & children with attention deficit disorders (ADHD/ADD) through high-quality, comprehensive, affordable treatment & support services.
ADHD Centers provides a multi-specialty approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of ADHD/ADD, involving professionals with training and expertise in working with people with attention deficit disorders. Services include comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, a multimodal treatment program, individual counseling, group psychotherapy & support groups.
Peter Jaksa, Ph.D., is the founder and Clinical Director of ADHD Centers. He is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 15 years experience working with children and adults with ADHD, and is also an adult with ADHD. Dr. Jaksa is the author of numerous articles and columns about ADHD, including articles published in ADDitude Magazine, Attention Magazine, and FOCUS, and writing the "Ask Dr ADD" question & answer column about ADHD on America Online. He has presented to health care professionals, educators, and the general public.
From 1998 through 2001 Dr. Jaksa served as president of the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (www.add.org). He is the author of the book 25 Stupid Mistakes Parents Make (Lowell House/NTC Contemporary, 1999). Dr. Jaksa is a Parenting Advisor for ADDitude Magazine (www.additudemag.com) and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board.