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Navigating Emotional Regulation with ADHD

At Agave Health, our ADHD emotion regulation coaching services aim to help users identify and regulate their emotions, providing them with a healthier and more fulfilling life. These programs are designed to help you with emotional regulation with a multifaceted approach.

"My coach has helped me to identify and deal with my emotions in a much healthier way."
Marvin H.

How ADHD causes issues with emotional regulation

Adults with ADHD often struggle with emotional regulation, which can lead to difficulties maintaining healthy relationships and controlling outbursts. ADHD emotional regulation is often a significant factor in circumstances where adults with ADHD experience strong emotions that they can't seem to break out of or redirect in a healthy manner.

Because intense emotions offer powerful stimulation and the ADHD brain can have trouble regulating focus, many ADHDers can find themselves either fixated or lacking in emotional control when their emotions run high. This can make it difficult to regulate one's reactions to emotional situations.

These symptoms can be damaging when it comes to maintaining healthy relationships with others because ADHDers can often get carried away with a feeling and are prone to emotional outbursts that can be a source of embarrassment or shame.

This can also be the driving force behind a common ADHD symptom known as Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria (RSD), characterized by a severe reaction of shame or humiliation in circumstances of rejection or criticism (whether real or perceived).

Struggles with ADHD emotional regulation can contribute to several mental and physical health symptoms, including the following:



Substance abuse

Muscle tension and pain

Difficulty managing stress

Sleep Issues


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How can Agave help you with emotional regulation

Agave Health is designed to help you with emotional regulation with a multifaceted approach.


Certified Coaches

You can reach out to your ADHD coach through the Agave Health app at any time. So if you're having an episode of ADHD emotional dysregulation, your coach is just a text, video, or voice message away.

Weekly Online Visits

Chatting weekly with your coach about the challenges you encounter with emotional dysregulation can help you better develop the skills that help you lower the occurrence and intensity of those episodes.


We also encourage members to track their emotions over time by using a mood journal, allowing them to recognize patterns and unique emotional triggers.

CBT Programs

Agave Health has a dedicated CBT programs for emotional regulation. Those programs are meant to provide you with the fundamental skills for managing ADHD and emotions, from becoming more aware of the emotions you're feeling and more able to identify them to accepting and working with your emotions when they occur.

Who is Agave Health for?

Our ADHD emotional regulation coaching services at Agave Health are specifically designed for adults who have ADHD and are built to serve their unique needs. However, if you don't have a formal ADHD diagnosis, there's no need to worry.

If you struggle with emotional dysregulation or any number of hallmark ADHD symptoms, you can still benefit from our wide assortment of coaching services.

ADHD Coaching

Chat whenever, wherever with a certified ADHD coach. Gain more insights into the strategies and skills that will help you manage your symptoms more effectively.

Time Management

Conquer your schedule and to-do list to make the most out of each day without adding more stress.


Understand why the ADHD brain is prone to procrastination while finding methods to keep yourself on track and accountable for your important goals and commitments.

Emotional Regulation

Understand why ADHD emotions can sometimes spiral out of control and develop coping tools that help you regulate your emotions in a healthy way.

Focus & Attention

Strengthen your concentration and develop techniques that make it easier to accomplish focus-hungry tasks. Agave Health excels at teaching people with ADHD how to focus.

Work-Life Balance

Learn how to make your work as efficient as reasonably possible while still leaving time and energy for the people and pastimes you love.

Impulsivity & Hyperactivity

Find evidence-based methods of tempering impulsivity and making the best decisions available to you.

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What our members say

I have benefitted so much from my Agave coach's advice and tips. ADHD is a daily struggle but since joining Agave days have been so much easier. It's not as hard to take care of myself now.


I am so grateful for my Agave coach taking the time to listen to me. It makes me feel seen and like my concerns are valid. I am grateful to have someone understand me.


It is so reassuring to have my Agave coach by my side. Honestly, I think I'm the most balanced right now than I can ever remember being.


My partner doesn't struggle with ADHD and doesn't grasp how much the subsequent executive dysfunction affects my life. With medication not bringing the "aha" moment I hoped for, you have no idea how much the Agave help means to me.


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