ONLINE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
Getting an ADHD diagnosis and treatment does not need to be hard or expensive.Book your online ADHD assessment with a licensed Nurse Practitioner for children and adults and get a diagnosis and treatment plan in days, not months.Beyond ADHD uses an evidence-based multimodal approach to treatment, including medication, counselling, and coaching.Get started on your ADHD journey in 3 easy steps.Step 1 $179
A Nurse Practitioner will complete a detailed medical history and assess for ADHD and other medical and mental health conditions.If ADHD is suspected, additional questionnaires will be sent to the patient, their partner, teachers, parents and siblings.Step 2 $79.00
ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment Plan
Book with the same Nurse Practitioner, who will review the questionnaires, provide a diagnosis, and suggest a personalized treatment plan.Step 3 $79.00
Follow up with your Nurse Practitioner to monitor and adjust your treatment plan.Beyond ADHD, can also complete ADHD Disability Tax Credit applications and provide personalized school and workplace accommodations.Please read our FAQs before booking.
Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia
Canada Wide 2023
AbOUT BEYOND ADHD
MISSIONOur mission is to provide accessible, affordable, and compassionate online ADHD assessment, diagnosis and treatment to children and adults.Beyond ADHD strives to help our clients understand and manage their symptoms, improve their quality of life and achieve their goals.ADHD NURSE PRACTITIONERSBeyond ADHD, under the leadership of ADHD clinician and researcher Dr. Wanda Rasmussen DNP makes life-changing ADHD assessment and treatment accessible and affordable.Beyond ADHD's clinical team uses an evidence-based multimodal approach to ADHD, including medication, counselling, and coaching.Our team recognizes that 25-40% of adults and children with ADHD experience anxiety and/or depression. Your nurse practitioner will actively assess, diagnose, treat, and follow any co-morbid anxiety and mood disorders, like depression.Beyond ADHD helps educate family, friends, and workplaces about ADHD and can assist schools and workplaces with accommodations to help our patients perform at their best.Beyond ADHD is reimagining ADHD access, assessment, treatment, education and advocacy.Meet the Beyond ADHD team and review their profiles on our booking page
Founded in 2012 by Keith Gelhorn, the team of Executive Function Coches at ADDvocacy has been serving neurodiverse youth and adults living with ADHD, ASD, Learning Disabilities, and co-occurring mental health challenges that impact executive functioning.ADDvocacy is a unique company because all our Coaches are themselves neurodivergent and, as such, are no strangers to the challenges and paradoxical ADDvantages this can have on one’s life. The unique nature of this peer relationship plays a critical role and is cited in research as one of the primary reasons coaching is such a successful intervention.We specialize in coaching students (Grade 11 - Ph.D.), and our Academic Learning Strategist has created a program that builds foundational skills in critical areas, is personalized to support all learning needs, and never fails to support the student when they face challenges outside of school.We work with adults from all walks of life to help them achieve their personal and professional goals. Whether you are unemployed, work in a professional setting, have a trade or are self-employed, our Coaches can help you develop the skills and confidence you need to move forward.In addition, we also work with parents of neurodivergent children. We can offer emotional support, assistance with accessing and navigating resources, and practical strategies to help their child/adolescent succeed at home and school.Book your FREE Consultation>> Our Coaches
Renelle Girouard is a bilingual Licensed Counselling Therapist and an ADHD Certified Clinical Service Provider with over ten years of experience in personal counselling, learning strategies, career development, standardized testing, and academic advising.Diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 32, Renelle made it her life mission to help others who may be going through similar challenges.*New Brunswick Only
Is Beyond ADHD available across Canada?
Beyond ADHD is only available to patients in Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.However, we plan on expanding to the rest of Canada in 2023.I only need my ADHD medication refilled. Can Beyond ADHD help me?
We cannot refill existing ADHD medications if you still have a provider. However, for patients who have lost their provider, we can help.Do I still need to book a "Comprehensive First Appointment" if I already have an ADHD Assessment and/or am taking medications for ADHD?
Yes, all NEW patients to Beyond ADHD will need to book a Comprehensive First Appointment to allow your Nurse Practioner to learn about you and your ADHD and develop a personalized treatment plan.How many appointments do I need before I can get a diagnosis and start treatment?
Each ADHD patient's assessment and treatment journey is unique. Patients with existing testing, diagnosis, or ongoing treatment may only require the First Appointment.However, most patients will require two appointments to get a diagnosis and a personalized treatment plan.Do you provide a report that I can have or share with my family doctor or nurse practitioners?Beyond ADHD can provide a report to you and/or your family doctor or nurse practitioner on request at no additional cost.How often do I need to follow up?
Beyond ADHD offers a personalized treatment program, including follow-ups.After a new diagnosis, a change in medication or uncontrolled symptoms, most patients will need a follow-up within 30 days, monthly until symptoms are significantly improved, and every 3 months once stabilized.What is the maximum length of a prescription?
After a new diagnosis, a change in medication or uncontrolled symptoms, the maximum duration of a prescription is 30 days.Once symptoms have significantly improved, the maximum duration of a prescription is 90 days.I already have a doctor. Can I still use Beyond ADHD to get an assessment and treatment?
You can access Beyond ADHD to get an assessment, diagnosis and treatment for your ADHD.We can update your doctor about your assessment, treatment, and progress with your permission.How can a teacher or coach find and submit their ADHD Questionnaire?
The reached can click on this LINK to securely complete and submit their form to Beyond ADHDDo you treat anxiety and/or depression?
Yes, we do.ADHD often mimics anxiety and vice versa, and some patients experience both. Beyond can assess and treat concurrent mood disorders as indicated.Do I have to pay? Does Ontario OHIP, New Brunswick Medicare or Nova Scotia MSI cover the fee?
Beyond's ADHD Nurse Practitioner Clinic and Licensed Counselling Therapy and Coaching is not insured by Medicare or MSI and can be accessed for a FEE.How much does it cost?
Assessment and Treatment
$179.00 First Appointment
$79.00 Follow-Up AppointmentsAre Beyond ADHD Nurse Practitioners covered by insurance?
Please inquire with your plan administrator as some health spending accounts reimburse care by Nurse Practitioners.You will receive a detailed receipt from Beyond ADHD.Do you provide accommodation letters for the workplace or school?
Yes, we can provide you with personalized accommodations for your workplace or school.Can I choose my Nurse Practitioner?
Absolutely yes. Our goal is to have a diverse group of Nurse Practitioners to offer the best fit for our clients. You can review each Nurse Practitioners' bio before you book.When and how will I be charged on Beyond ADHD? What is the cancellation policy? What if I don't show?
You will be charged before your visit. If you cancel before 24 hours, Beyond ADHD will refund your entire payment. No-shows will not be refunded.What is your refund policy?
We cannot refund any fees after your appointment has been completed.What about charges and cancellation policies and fees for ADDvocacy?At ADDvocacy, we ask that you commit to being able to attend your session on the same day and time every week for the duration of the coaching contract.In the unlikely event that your Coach needs to cancel, we will give you as much advance notice as possible. Then, we will reschedule at a mutually agreed-upon time, credit your account, or add an extra session.Can I transfer my Beyond ADHD chart? Is there a fee?
You can request your chart to be transferred to your next provider or a copy for your records for NO FEE. Beyond ADHD will process chart transfers in 3 business days.Is Beyond safe and secure?
Beyond has Nurse Practitioners licensed in New Brunswick in good standing on its platform.Your privacy is our top priority, and we use bank-level encryption and store data securely in Canada.We use Cliniko for our telemedicine platform and Hush Mail to email our patients. Both are industry leaders in secure, compliant telemedicine and email between providers and patients in Canada.How is payment taken by Beyond
Stripe processes all payments collected by Beyond ADHD. One of the most trusted online payment platforms.Should you have any issues with your payment or refund, don't hesitate to contact us, and we will work with you to resolve the issue.
WHAT IS ADHD?
ADHD is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder affecting 5% of children and 4% of adults in Canada, or 1.5 million Canadians.Children and Adults with ADHD have inconsistent performance at school and work and struggle with day-to-day responsibilities. They experience difficulty in relationships with family, friends, and loved ones and experience chronic feelings of frustration, guilt, or blame. Individuals with ADHD may also experience challenges in executive function and working memory and are often stigmatized as being disorganized, unreliable, unmotivated or lazy.Often unrecognized, misdiagnosed, and undertreated, ADHD can lead to severe consequences, including school failure, family strain, impaired social interactions with peers, chronic low self-esteem, depression, substance abuse, accidental injuries, and job loss.Treatment can minimize the negative consequences associated with ADHD and dramatically improve productivity and quality of life.Every province in Canada has committed to improving the mental health and well-being of Canadians. While “early identification and intervention," “healthy communities,” and “access to timely services” are words we often hear, for people with ADHD, these are nearly impossible to attain when wait times for mental health services can be up to 1.5
years in many parts of the country.WELCOME TO BEYOND ADHDBeyond ADHD, under the leadership of ADHD clinician and researcher Dr. Wanda Rasmussen DNP, is a specialized telemedicine clinic that makes life-changing ADHD assessment and treatment accessible and affordable.Beyond ADHD is committed to improving access to assessment, diagnosis, treatment and lifestyle modification for children and adults with ADHD. Our team uses an evidence-based multimodal approach to ADHD, including medication, counselling, and coaching.Our clinical team recognizes that 25-40% of adults and children with ADHD experience anxiety and/or depression. Our practitioners actively assess, diagnose, treat, and follow any co-morbid anxiety and mood disorders.Beyond ADHD helps educate family, friends, and workplaces about ADHD and can assist schools and workplaces with accommodations to help our patients perform at their best.Beyond ADHD is reimagining ADHD access, assessment, treatment, education and advocacy.
HOW IT WORKS
ADHD ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENTMust be located in Ontario, Nova Scotia, or New BrunswickStep 1 Comprehensive First Appointment
After booking, receive a detailed intake form which allows your practitioner to learn more about you or your child's medical history and assess for ADHD and other medical and mental health conditions.At your appointment, your nurse practitioner will expand on your responses and explore how your symptoms impact your sense of self, education, workplace, family and friends.Patients without a previous diagnosis will be provided additional standardized questionnaires to be completed by themselves, their partner's, childhood friends, teachers and parents.Beyond ADHD uses the following toolkits to assist with the diagnosis of ADHD:
• ASRS Part A and B (Adult ADHD Self-Report Rating Scale)
• DIVA 5.0
• WFIRS (Weiss Functional Impairment Rating Scale)
• PHQ-9 (Patient Health Questionnaire)
• GAD-7 (General Anxiety Disorder)
• SNAP-IV 26
• Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders (SCARED)Step 2 Diagnosis and Treatment Plan
Your nurse practitioner will review all the questionnaires at this appointment, provide a diagnosis, suggest a personalized treatment plan, and any academic or workplace accommodations.Step 3 Ongoing Treatment
If medication is prescribed, patients will be started at a low dose and reassessed at 30-day intervals until their symptoms are well controlled to ensure they are not experiencing intolerable side effects.After symptoms are stable, follow up every 90 days to monitor and adjust the treatment plan.The Beyond ADHD team is available to patients by email or messaging seven days a week.
Beyond's ADHD online telemedicine clinic is not insured by provincial health plans and can be accessed for a FEE*Assessment and Treatment
• $179.00 First Appointment
• $79.00 Follow-up AppointmentsSome Private Insurance and Health Spending Accounts reimburse Nurse Practitioner services. You will be provided with a detailed invoice and receipt to submit.Beyond ADHD is not responsible for any claims denied by your insurance company. Please inquire with your insurer before booking your appointment.Stripe processes all payments collected by Beyond ADHD. One of the most trusted online payment platforms.You will be charged before your visit. If you cancel within 24 hours of your appointment, Beyond ADHD will refund your entire payment. No-shows will not be refunded.Should you have any issues with your payment or refund, don't hesitate to contact us, and we will work with you to resolve the issue.
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