Adult Psychology Services

At The Diverse Minds Academy, we understand the unique challenges that adults with ADHD face in their daily lives. Our dedicated psychologist specialises in diagnosing and treating ADHD in adults, offering personalised care that addresses your specific needs. We’re here to help you manage your symptoms and unlock your full potential.


Understanding ADHD in Adults

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adults is a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by difficulties with attention, impulsivity, and sometimes hyperactivity. But it’s also associated with incredible creativity, dynamism, and unique problem-solving abilities. At The Diverse Minds Academy, we see ADHD not just as a challenge to overcome, but as a part of your unique set of strengths.

Our Approach

Our approach combines the latest research with compassionate care. We offer comprehensive assessments, evidence-based treatments, and personalized support plans designed to fit your lifestyle and goals.

Our Services

Comprehensive ADHD Assessment

Understanding your unique experiences is the first step. Our comprehensive assessments are designed to diagnose ADHD and identify your strengths and challenges.

Individual Therapy

Work one-on-one with our psychologist to develop coping strategies, improve organisation and time management skills, and address any co-occurring issues such as anxiety or depression.

ADHD Coaching

Gain practical skills and strategies to navigate daily challenges, enhance your productivity, and achieve your personal and professional goals.

Dr Hugo ValenteSenior Psychologist

Hugo has a Master’s in Clinical Psychologist and Counselling. He is a Chartered Psychologist with the Portuguese Statutory Psychologists Order (OPP), registered with the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI, were he is a board member in Division of Counselling Psychology), and British Psychologist Society (BPS, GChartered). He is also Registered with the American Psychological Association and has European Accreditation in Clinical and Health + Educational Psychology with Europsy. He specialised in several types of Assessment Protocols and Therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Family Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy and Systemic Psychodynamic Therapy.

Along his academic path, he also achieved other postGraduate qualifications in Health and Safety, Health Psychology, among other qualifications such as Mental Health Court Expert for Assessments, Youth Care and PTSD, College Teacher, Trainer, Mediator, and Instructors and Validation Coordinator. Hugo has 25 years of experience working as a Psychologist and Psychotherapist in several clinical and therapeutic settings. He is experienced across clinical populations and presenting issues (assessment and intervention), including Adult Mental Health, Trauma, PTSD, OCD, Anxiety and Depressive disorders, Individual and Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Neurodiversity, Children and Adults with Disabilities and Special Needs, Addictions, Eating Disorders, Psychosomatic Disorders, Children and Adolescent Mental Health, Parental Practices and Behavioral Needs, and worked with and managed several mental health Assessment and Intervention teams, multidisciplinary teams, and Services.

Hugo worked for several years as Senior Psychologist and Clinical Director, presenting cases and information for courts in regard to the needs of Children in Care as for their Therapeutic Plan, Family Intervention and Assessments. Hugo provides in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

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