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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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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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Anxiety and Resilience

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Got an anxious high schooler with ADHD? Help is here.

Many teens today feel extremely overwhelmed and anxious, especially those who are out-of-the-box thinkers. Life seems constantly demanding and stressful. With the executive functioning challenges that are typical of ADHD brains, it’s even harder for them to regulate intense feelings.  Routine concerns can quickly balloon … Continue reading Got an anxious high schooler with ADHD? Help is here.

“I’m a mess!” How girls with ADHD knock themselves down and what you can do to help

Lately, I’ve been thinking about all of the negative messages kids with ADHD say to themselves, especially girls. Girls are socialized to please others and take care of them–emotionally, physically and psychologically. Their self-worth is often tied to what people think about them and how … Continue reading “I’m a mess!” How girls with ADHD knock themselves down and what you can do to help

Screens, Summer and Sanity

You are the parent! Repeat. Screens are NOT a right! You are the parent! Repeat. Screens are NOT a right, they are to be earned. Write what you will accept, and then work with your child – now, at the start of summer, to collaborate … Continue reading Screens, Summer and Sanity

Want better conversations with your child or teen with ADHD? Use the WAIT-Now Method

Do you ever say something to your son or daughter with ADHD and wish you could take it back? Most parents feel this way at one time or another. Sometimes, especially when raising teens, I’ve imagined a cartoon bubble of my words and wish I … Continue reading Want better conversations with your child or teen with ADHD? Use the WAIT-Now Method

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