ADHD services offered in Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale and Plantation, FL


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects children and adults, causing behavior challenges that can disrupt a daily routine. At Brighter Life Psychiatry, ADHD evaluations are available to identify the unique challenges you face, including impulsivity, disorganization, and difficulties staying focused. Crystal Adkins, MSN, APRN, APN-C, PMHNP-BC, designs a care plan using psychotherapy, medications, and other strategies that support your overall behavioral health and mental wellness. Call the Coral Springs, Florida, office today to schedule an ADHD evaluation for yourself or your child or book a consultation online.

What is ADHD?

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that causes symptoms that affect your behaviors and your thinking patterns.

While the condition is most often diagnosed during childhood, symptoms of ADHD can persist into adulthood. These symptoms can disrupt your success at school, home, and during social occasions.

Brighter Life Psychiatry provides comprehensive ADHD care for children and adults. Crystal uses advanced therapeutic techniques to help you understand the impact ADHD has on your life and offers tools you can use to better manage your symptoms.

When should I schedule an ADHD consultation?

Schedule a consultation at Brighter Life Psychiatry if you or your child experience ongoing ADHD symptoms like:

  • Fidgeting
  • Disorganization
  • Restlessness
  • Mood swings
  • Excessive talking
  • Difficulties concentrating
  • Impulsive or risky behaviors
  • Poor time management skills

Children with ADHD may also have difficulties paying attention in school or waiting in lines. They may also interrupt conversations and struggle to take turns.

Crystal provides in-office and telepsychiatry ADHD assessments to confirm your diagnosis. She can also identify other behavioral, emotional, or mental conditions that may coexist with ADHD.

How is ADHD treated?

Brighter Life Psychiatry provides personalized ADHD care plans for adults and children. Crystal focuses on strategies that reduce the severity and frequency of your symptoms, so you or your child can be successful at home, work, or school.

Available treatment options include:


Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, provides you with a safe space to express your emotions and identify negative thoughts and behaviors. You also have access to tools you can use in your day-to-day life that help you cope with ADHD challenges.


Stimulants and other prescription medications help rebalance neurotransmitters, chemicals in your brain that regulate cognitive function. You might also benefit from antidepressants or anti-anxiety medications if you need help managing depression or anxiety.

During follow-up visits, Crystal evaluates the effectiveness of the medications you take. She determines how often you need to schedule psychotherapy sessions based on your progress with treatment. 

Additionally, Crystal can provide ADHD resources for your child’s school and other caregivers, so they have the support they need to help your child thrive. 

Call Brighter Life Psychiatry today to schedule an ADHD evaluation for yourself or your child. You can also book an appointment online.