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Are you overwhelmed by the challenges of raising a child or teen with ADHD?

You’ve come to the right place! Sharon Saline, Psy.D. is a top ADHD expert, specializing in an integrative approach to managing ADHD, executive functioning skills, learning differences and mental health issues in children, teens, college-age adults and families. With over 25 years of clinical experience, she brings a positive, strength-based approach to improving the challenges related to attention, learning and behavior.

As a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Northampton, MA, Dr. Saline helps people reduce frustration, develop daily living skills, communicated better and feel closer. An internationally sought-after lecturer, workshop facilitator, and educator/clinician trainer, she adeptly addresses topics ranging from making sense of ADHD and executive functioning skills to understanding the teen brain to assisting different kinds of learners.

Let’s work together to better understand your child or teen! We can reduce daily frustrations and increase cooperation. Dr. Saline will teach you effective, easy-to-use strategies and create lasting solutions for living successfully with ADHD!

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Dr. Sharon Saline, Psy.D.

About Dr. Saline

Sharon Saline, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice, is a top expert in how ADHD, learning disabilities and mental health issues affect children, teens and families. Dr. Saline has worked extensively with schools on mental health issues in the classroom, interpreting psychological evaluations and improving teacher/parent communication. Her unique perspective, namely growing up in a household with a sibling who wrestled with untreated ADHD, combined with decades of clinical expertise, assists her in guiding families from the maze of emotions, conflict and stress toward successful dialog, interventions and connection. Dr. Saline funnels this expertise into her current book, What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life. Heralded as an invaluable resource, she addresses hot topics and offers effective tools designed to improve communication and reduce conflict.

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What’s a Normal Level of Anxiety?

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Tired of Adolescent Pushback? Here’s how to Understand and Cope with Defiant Teens

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Want a summer of sanity? Here are five tips for living better with your ADHD kids today!

With some schools already closed and others finishing up for the summer, parents of kids with ADHD are all asking the same question: What do we do now? Most in-person camps and activity programs have been cancelled and many families have lost necessary childcare, much-anticipated … Continue reading Want a summer of sanity? Here are five tips for living better with your ADHD kids today!