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Are you overwhelmed by the challenges of parenting 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, communicate 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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Perfectionism and ADHD: Why ‘good enough’ is better than perfect

Do you have a child or teen who needs to get things right or else? Perfectionism can be motivating and debilitating. While it’s admirable to want to do our best and strive for academic, social and professional success, many folks with ADHD go beyond this … Continue reading Perfectionism and ADHD: Why ‘good enough’ is better than perfect

Overcoming 3 Common ADHD Parenting Struggles during COVID

Many families living with ADHD feel bogged down right now. As the COVID winter drags on, remote/hybrid learning combined with parents’ professional responsibilities are beyond tiresome. Families are arguing more than they would like as everybody’s fed up and kids are often pushing back. Although … Continue reading Overcoming 3 Common ADHD Parenting Struggles during COVID

Divorce and the ADHD Family: 3 Essential Tips for Better Co-Parenting

Divorce is so complicated. It can be tough on both kids and parents. For kids with ADHD who already struggle with organization, time management and transitions, going from one home to another can be disconcerting. They need their parent to establish and maintain consistency between … Continue reading Divorce and the ADHD Family: 3 Essential Tips for Better Co-Parenting

Teens, ADHD and Procrastination

Many teens with ADHD procrastinate because they lack self discipline. Why? They may have either given up on themselves or have received messages that the adults in their lives have given up, or can’t come up with any solutions to help them. Teens with ADHD … Continue reading Teens, ADHD and Procrastination

ADHD, Defiance and COVID: What can you do instead of yelling?

There are so many facets to kids with ADHD. Yes, they are creative, passionate and smart.  Yes, they can also be distractible, energetic, impulsive, intense and strong-willed.  And yes, COVID is making things that were previously challenging harder in many ways and adding new hurdles. … Continue reading ADHD, Defiance and COVID: What can you do instead of yelling?