About Dr. Sharon Saline
Sharon Saline, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years’ experience. She is a top expert on ADHD, anxiety, learning differences and mental health challenges and their impact on school and family dynamics.
Dr. Saline’s approach comes from a unique perspective as a sibling of a child who wrestled with untreated ADHD. Combined with decades of academic excellence and clinical experience, her perspective assists her in guiding families as they navigate from the confusing maze of diagnoses and conflict to successful interventions and connections.
A magna cum laude graduate of Brown University, Dr. Saline received her master’s degree in psychology from New College of California. She received her doctorate in psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant University.
Dr. Saline funnels her expertise into her book: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life. Heralded as an invaluable resource, her book is the recipient of two highly-acclaimed awards: Best Book Awards winner by American Book Fest and the Gold Medal from Moms’ Choice Awards.
Dr. Saline’s card deck, The ADHD Solution Deck, is also a valuable resource for families living with ADHD. The deck offers strategies for reducing stress, building skills and fostering self-esteem for families. The cards provide adults with a unique window into what kids with ADHD are thinking. They also discuss common problems they face and how you can work with them to create lasting solutions.
Educator & Speaker
Dr. Sharon Saline is an internationally sought-after lecturer and workshop facilitator. She combines psychology with her love of theatre to animatedly present on a variety of topics. Topics include understanding ADHD, executive functioning and anxiety in children and teens, making sense of the teen brain, working with different kinds of learners, and raising digital citizens. View upcoming events.
Dr. Saline is a regular contributor to ADDitude.com and PsychologyToday.com. She is a featured expert on MASS Appeal on WWLP-TV and a part-time lecturer at the Smith School for Social Work. Dr. Saline is also a member of ADDitude Magazine’s ADHD Specialist Panel. She currently lives with her family in Northampton, MA.