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(508) 393-8388
300 W Main Street, Building B
Northborough, MA 01532

Effective ADHD Evaluations & Treatments

The Adult ADHD Clinic Of Central Massachusetts in Northborough, Massachusetts, is committed to helping you understand and manage your Attention Deficit Disorder. That is why the Clinic provides a range of ADHD evaluations and treatment methods.

Comprehensive Evaluation

Dr. Kevin Murphy is a clinical psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. He provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for adolescents and adults who suspect they may have ADHD using state-of-the-art assessment techniques. He also provides updated ADHD evaluations for those who were diagnosed previously and who may need current documentation to establish eligibility for academic or workplace accommodations.

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Treatment Methods

Dr. Murphy’s treatment services may include the following:

• Individual Counseling
• Education about ADHD and How to Manage
  the Disorder More Effectively
• Couples and Family Counseling
• School and Workplace Advocacy
• Help Activate Patients to Do What They Need to Do
  to Manage and Cope with Their Symptoms Optimally
  and to Become Active Participants in Their Treatment
• Behavioral/Self-Management Skills Training

• A Detailed Feedback Session Explaining the Rationale
  for the ADHD Diagnosis and Any Other Diagnosis Given
• Assistance in Helping Patients Better Understand
  and Accept ADHD and to Better Manage the Daily
  Challenges It Presents
• Family Counseling around Readiness for College
  and Strategies for Succeeding in College with ADHD
• Medication Referrals and Coordination/Communication
  with Primary Care Physicians and Other Prescribers
  to Facilitate Timely and Appropriate Medication Trials

 

Fees

Some reimbursement may be available by some, but not all insurances. For further information, call (508) 393-8388.

Business Consultations

• Resolve Accommodations Disputes and Prevent
  Expensive Legal Conflicts
• Assist Organizations in Making Fair, Defensible Decisions
  on Difficult and Complex Disability Questions

• ADA Policy Reviews
• Case Consultations
• Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
• Accommodations Request Management

 

Educational Services

• Provide School Lectures and Workshops
  on a Wide Range of ADHD Issues
• Provide Seminars to Professional Groups
  on Assessment and Treatment of ADHD
• Provide Training on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  Disability Determination, Documentation Requirements,
  and Eligibility for Test or Workplace Accommodations

 

Expert Witness Services

• Provide Expert Witness Services Natonally to Help Resolve or Avoid Legal Disputes Involving ADHD

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

Barkley, R.A., Murphy, K.R., and Fischer, M. (2008).  ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says.  New York:  Guilford Press.

Barkley, R.A. & Murphy, K.R., (2006). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Clinical Workbook (3rd ed.).  New York:  Guilford Press.

Barkley, R.A. & Murphy, K.R., (1998).  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Clinical Workbook (2nd ed.).  New York: Guilford Press.  A Spanish and Japanese translation has also been published.

Murphy, Kevin R., & Levert, Suzanne.  “Out of the Fog: Treatment Options and Coping Strategies for Adult Attention Deficit Disorder”.  Hyperion, 1995.

Book Chapters

Murphy, K.R., & Gordon, M. (2006).  Assessment of Adults with ADHD.  Chapter in “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment”, Third Edition, edited by Russell A. Barkley, New York: Guilford Press, 425-450.

Murphy, K.R., (2006).  Psychological Counseling of Adults with ADHD.  Chapter in “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment, Third Edition, edited by Russell A. Barkley, New York: Guilford Press, 692-703.

Murphy, K., (2002).  Clinical Case Studies.  In S. Goldstein and A. Teeter-Ellison (eds.)  Clinician’s Guide to Adult ADHD: Assessment and Intervention.  New York, NY: Academic Press, 85-106.

Gordon, M., & Murphy, K.R., (1998).  Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  Chapter in “Accommodations in Higher Education under the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA): A No-Nonsense Guide for Clinicians, Educators, Administrators, and Lawyers”.  Edited by Michael Gordon, Ph. D. & Shelby Keiser, M.S., Dewitt, New York, GSI Publications and New York: Guilford Press, 98-129.

Murphy, Kevin R., “Empowering the Adult with ADHD”.  Chapter in “A Comprehensive Guide to Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults: Research, Diagnosis, and Treatment.  Edited by Kathleen G. Nadeau, Brunner/Mazel, 1995.

Journal Articles

Barkley, R.A., Murphy,K.R., O”Connell, T., & Connor, D.F. (2006).  Effects of Two Doses of Alcohol on Simulator Driving performance in Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  Neuropsychology.  20, 77-87.

Murphy, K.R. (2005).  Psychosocial Treatments for ADHD in Teens and Adults: A Practice-Friendly Review.   Journal of Clinical Psychology/In Session, Vol.61, (5), 1-13.

Murphy, K.R., & Adler, L.A. (2004).  Assessing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults: Focus on Rating Scales.  The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Supplement 3, 65, 12-17.

Gordon, M., Barkley, R.A., & Murphy, K. “ADHD on Trial”.  The ADHD Report, Vol. 5, No. 4, August 1997.

Murphy, K., & Gordon, M. “ADHD as a Basis for Test Accommodations: A Primer for Clinicians”.  The ADHD Report, Vol. 4, No. 6, December, 1996.

Murphy, K., (2004).  ADHD Documentation for Test Accommodations Under the ADA: Clarifying the Confusion.  The ADHD Report, Vol. 12, No. 5, October 2004, 1-5.

Gordon, M., Lewandowski, L., Murphy, K., & Dempsey, K. (2002).  ADA-Based Accommodations in Higher Education: A Survey of Clinicians About Documentation Requirements and Diagnostic Standards.  Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35, No. 4, 357-363.

Murphy, K.R., Barkley, R.A., & Bush, T. (2002).  Young Adults with ADHD: Subtype differences in Comorbidity, Educational, and Clinical History.  The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.  Vol. 190, No. 3, 147-157.

Barkley, R.A., Murphy, K.R., & Kwasnik, D., (1996).  Motor Vehicle Driving Performance and Risks in Young Adults with ADHD.  Pediatrics,  98, 1089-1095.

Murphy, Kevin R., & Latham, Patricia, (1995).  “Disclosure of ADHD in the Workplace: Practical and Legal Issues to Consider”.  The ADHD Report.  Vol. 3, No. 4, August, 1995.


           Contact the Clinic in Northborough, Massachusetts, to get started on treating your ADHD.