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22 News Mass Appeal: Insight on helping kids cope with insecurity

(Mass Appeal) – The COVID-19 pandemic has turned lives upside down and it’s leaving many kids feeling more and more insecure. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline of DrSharonSaline.com, joined us with advice on helping children remember who they are. First, stated Dr. Saline, is normalize … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Insight on helping kids cope with insecurity

22 News Mass Appeal: Advice on finding the right therapist for your child

(Mass Appeal) – This pandemic has put children through a lot emotionally. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline, of DrSharonSaline.com, joins us with advice on finding a therapist for your child if they are struggling. Dr. Saline says first parents must determine what’s typical behavior and … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Advice on finding the right therapist for your child

Sheryl’s Podcouch Episode 025 – What Your Child with ADHD Wishes You Knew with Dr. Sharon Saline

Dr. Sharon Saline a clinical psychologist in private practice in Massachusetts who 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 … Continue reading Sheryl’s Podcouch Episode 025 – What Your Child with ADHD Wishes You Knew with Dr. Sharon Saline

ADDitude Mag: Is My Child’s Distress Normal? Or Do We Need Help?

Pandemic distress may transform from worry and sadness into anxiety and depression when ADHD brains grow frustrated and hopeless over extended isolation and uncertainty. Here, learn how to recognize and respond to troubling signs of mood disorder in your child or teen. Click logo below … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: Is My Child’s Distress Normal? Or Do We Need Help?

ADDitude Mag: My ADHD Teen Always Blows Me Off — How Do I Get Through to Her?

You see your teen daughter with ADHD making mistakes and want to fix things — or at least let her benefit from your lifetime of learning and insights. But she wants nothing to do with your words or advice — or you. Here’s how to … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: My ADHD Teen Always Blows Me Off — How Do I Get Through to Her?

ADDitude Mag Free Webinar Replay: Fix My Family’s Morning Routine! Expert Solutions to Your Worst ADHD Schedule Problems

In this hour-long webinar-on-demand, learn how to fix your family’s morning routine problems with real, specific solutions, with Sharon Saline, Psy.D. Your morning routine is broken — and exhausting. Your morning routine is broken — and exhausting. Your child stays up too late and sleeps half the … Continue reading ADDitude Mag Free Webinar Replay: Fix My Family’s Morning Routine! Expert Solutions to Your Worst ADHD Schedule Problems

IECA Insights: Female Students With ADHD: How IECs Can Help

Nia was so excited to go to college. She’d been diagnosed with inattentive attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in eighth grade and received accommodations, such as extra time on tests, preferential classroom seating, and getting copies of teachers’ notes. An executive functioning coach helped her … Continue reading IECA Insights: Female Students With ADHD: How IECs Can Help

Psychology Today: Graduating Seniors with ADHD

It’s just not the senior spring semester you pictured. No in-person ceremonies, no senior week festivities and no special celebrations. For many seniors, school is (almost) over. Instead of participating in typical end-of-the-year traditions, having meaningful goodbyes with friends, you’re closing your computers and sitting … Continue reading Psychology Today: Graduating Seniors with ADHD

ADHD Essentials Podcast: COVID-19 & What to Do When You and Your Kids are Stuck in the House

Today’s episode starts with my thoughts about COVID-19, and how to respond to it.  (Like ordering a bidet!)  I hope you find them useful, and maybe even a little reassuring. After that, we’re talking to my friend, Dr. Sharon Saline.  Dr. Saline is a licensed, clinical … Continue reading ADHD Essentials Podcast: COVID-19 & What to Do When You and Your Kids are Stuck in the House

Unleash Your Kid’s Genius Summit: Dr. Saline Masterclass Video

Dr. Sharon Saline speaks about her book, What Kids With ADHD Wish You Knew and How You Can Help, as part of the Unleash Your Kid’s Genius Summit: Raise Self-Esteem in Kids Who Learn & Think Differently Watch the video at the link below!

Overcoming Distractions Podcast: EP 54 – Do You Grow Out of ADHD? Is It a Myth?

Back this week for another podcast is Dr. Sharon Saline to discuss the topic of whether people grow out of ADHD. It is another one of those common discussions in the world of ADHD and a topic that many have different views on. Dr Saline … Continue reading Overcoming Distractions Podcast: EP 54 – Do You Grow Out of ADHD? Is It a Myth?

RenaFi: ADHD Parenting Tips with Dr. Sharon Saline

If you’re an ADHD parent, you can probably use all of the ADHD parenting tips that you can get. This includes ADHD parenting tips for those with ADHD kids, but also those parents who have ADHD themselves (or both!). Click logo below to read more.

YourTango: 5 Reasons Why Having Bored Kids Can Be A Great Thing For Their Development

Why does a bored kid, or the threat of a bored kid, strike fear into the hearts of parents? Part of the reason is that the attention economy (AKA Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, your smartphone) has erased boredom from adult lives. Parents forget the joy and benefits … Continue reading YourTango: 5 Reasons Why Having Bored Kids Can Be A Great Thing For Their Development

ImpactADHD: Fostering Resilience for Kids with Anxiety

We interviewed clinical psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline about what is going on for kids with anxiety, and how to foster resilience and help them learn to manage it well. Click logo below to read more.

CHADD: How Does an ADHD Diagnosis Affect Self-Esteem?

For most adults and many older teens, learning that ADHD is the root of their struggles is a relief. That’s what psychologist and author Sharon Saline, PsyD, says, following her 30 years of working with children and adults who have ADHD. For children, their reaction … Continue reading CHADD: How Does an ADHD Diagnosis Affect Self-Esteem?

Parentology: Teaching Your Child Not To Be Jealous

ealousy is a natural emotion, but it’s also an unhealthy one. According to therapists at Psych Central, insecurity leads to envy, which then turns into jealousy, and may end in shame. In fact, these four primal emotions often overlap. Sometimes a fifth emotion is involved: … Continue reading Parentology: Teaching Your Child Not To Be Jealous

Parenting in the Thick of It Podcast: Interview with Dr. Sharon Saline

Welcome to the Parenting In The Thick Of It show – the place where you will feel heard, supported and guided through YOUR parenting challenges. If you are tired, stressed, frustrated & struggle with kids not listening/being disrespectful, difficult behaviours, social media, or have a … Continue reading Parenting in the Thick of It Podcast: Interview with Dr. Sharon Saline

HuffPost India: How To Break Up With Your Therapist And Start Over With A New One

Research shows that one of the biggest keys to success in therapy is a positive relationship between a client and the therapist. So if you haven’t been feeling the love at your therapy sessions lately, it may be time to move on. But it’s hard to leave someone … Continue reading HuffPost India: How To Break Up With Your Therapist And Start Over With A New One

Overcoming Distractions Podcast: How to combat shame when you are an adult with ADHD

ADHD and shame sometimes go together and for many, it’s a real struggle. This episode of Overcoming Distractions we chat with Dr. Sharon Saline a licensed clinical psychologist and one of the top experts on ADHD for both children and adults. She is also the … Continue reading Overcoming Distractions Podcast: How to combat shame when you are an adult with ADHD

The Greenfield Recorder: Book Bag: ‘What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew’ by Sharon Saline

” [I]n ‘What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life,’ Saline describes her past work with ADHD patients and lays out strategies for parents and children to deal with the disorder…” The Greenfield Recorder selected … Continue reading The Greenfield Recorder: Book Bag: ‘What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew’ by Sharon Saline

Yahoo Lifestyle: Experts Explain How to Tell If Your Nerves Are Actually an Anxiety Disorder

Feeling nervous is a natural – though certainly unpleasant – human emotion that we all experience from time to time. Although some people are more prone to nervousness than others, everyone has dealt with that pit in their stomach before a job interview, a first date, or … Continue reading Yahoo Lifestyle: Experts Explain How to Tell If Your Nerves Are Actually an Anxiety Disorder

Psychology Today: Are You Tired of Losing Things?

It’s 15 minutes until the start of your first class and you can’t find your keys—again. You’re frantically searching through piles of clothes, empty bags of chips and piles of papers. You know you put them down, but where? Finally, at the last possible moment, you find … Continue reading Psychology Today: Are You Tired of Losing Things?

Psychology Today: Finishing Your Semester Strong

You’re tired. Tired of studying, tired of papers, presentations, tests and projects. But, sadly, you’re not done yet. The pressure is on to finish the semester strong. How can you muster the persistence and organization you need to get everything done while staying as sane … Continue reading Psychology Today: Finishing Your Semester Strong

Psychology Today: You’ve Got A Job—Now What?

When you’ve landed a steady job, whether it’s full or part-time, it’s very exciting to make and have your own money. Managing that money, though, can often be challenging. Learn how to manage your money effectively. Click logo below to read more.

22 News Mass Appeal: Dealing with social anxiety in children and teens

Social anxiety is a common problem. As parents, it can be difficult to know when to rush in to help and when to let your child figure it out themselves. Here with advice is Dr. Sharon Saline. Click logo below to read more.

22 News Mass Appeal: Tips on starting a new routine with your children

Fall is a great time to introduce new routines to your family, routines to help things run a little more smoothly. Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline joined us with helpful tips on how to get a new routine jump started. Dr. Saline advised to aim for … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Tips on starting a new routine with your children

22 News Mass Appeal: Four parenting tips to help students have a successful school year

Many kids, especially those with learning challenges, may need extra support navigating the shift back to school. Dr. Sharon Saline offers four tips to help get kids off on the right foot. Click logo below to read more.

Your Anxious Child Podcast: Expert Interview with Dr. Sharon Saline

Dr Sharon Saline is an expert on ADHD in children and adolescents. Her recent book What Your ADHD Child Wishes you Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids For Success in School and Life  is based on her interviews of children with ADHD. It is a … Continue reading Your Anxious Child Podcast: Expert Interview with Dr. Sharon Saline

WebMD: What Is Your Non-ADHD Partner Thinking?

If you have ADHD, you may sense your partner is sometimes frustrated by your behavior, but you might not know exactly what’s bothering her — or what to do about it. Everyone’s different, but there are some common things like disorganization, forgetfulness, or blurting out your … Continue reading WebMD: What Is Your Non-ADHD Partner Thinking?

Blog Talk Radio: ADHD Shame and Negative Self-Talk

In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) interviews Dr. Sharon Saline (www.drsharonsaline.com) on the topic of shame and negative self-talk, what is obvious about its negative implications, and the truth about it. She also shares a trick to move past … Continue reading Blog Talk Radio: ADHD Shame and Negative Self-Talk

Psychology Today: Ending the Semester Strong—Going from the homestretch to the finish line

It’s that crazy time of the year again. The time when classes are wrapping up as the semester closes and you’ve got more work than you think you can accomplish. If you’re like most college students, you’re feeling overwhelmed, if not panicked, about how you’re … Continue reading Psychology Today: Ending the Semester Strong—Going from the homestretch to the finish line

Psychology Today: Getting the Academic Support Teens and College Students Need

School-based interventions improve academic performance and social relationships. For high school students with ADHD who already run a higher risk for underachievement and dropping out than neurotypical kids, having support services can make all the difference. Click logo below to read more.

Tilt Interview: Dr. Sharon Saline On What Our ADHD Kids Wish We Knew

In today’s episode, we cover a lot of ground—everything from what a child’s emotional journey is like as he or she comes to understand and accept the way their brain is wired and the correlation between anxiety and ADHD, to how parents can help ADHD kids reduce … Continue reading Tilt Interview: Dr. Sharon Saline On What Our ADHD Kids Wish We Knew

CoreBrain Journal: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew

[Dr. Sharon Saline’s] unique perspective – as a sibling in an ADHD home, combined with decades of experience as a clinical psychologist and educator/clinician consultant – assists her in guiding families and adults towards effective communication and closer connections.

22 News Mass Appeal: The five things children with ADHD want you to know

“If you’re a parent or grandparent of a child with ADHD, it can be hard to get inside their head – and just know what they’re expecting. Good news, though, we had Dr. Sharon Saline, author of  “What your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew,”  give … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: The five things children with ADHD want you to know

ADDitude Magazine: How Many Friends Does My Child Need to be Happy?

Many children with ADHD are active, curious, and personable — but also unsure how, where, and when to make friends. If your child doesn’t have any close friends yet, keep in mind common maturity delays and use these strategies to build stronger social skills over … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: How Many Friends Does My Child Need to be Happy?

ADDitude Magazine: Stop Fighting with Your Teen—5 Transformative Strategies

When tangling with teen moods and defiance, it’s easy to forget you’re on the same team! Both you and your teen want him to succeed. Use these five strategies to avoid the dynamics that pit kids against their parents, and help no one.

NONFICTION4LIFE: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew

Tune in to #Nonfiction4Life episode 59! In this podcast, Janet speaks with Dr. Sharon Saline about her new book “WHAT YOUR ADHD CHILD WISHES YOU KNEW: WORKING TOGETHER TO EMPOWER KIDS FOR SUCCESS IN SCHOOL AND LIFE.” In her #book, psychologist Saline shares the thoughts of kids & teenagers with #ADD and #ADHDand … Continue reading NONFICTION4LIFE: What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew

Psychology Today: Studying Tips for a Successful Semester

How college students with ADHD can overcome three common challenges Now that the rush of moving into dorms, finalizing schedules, and purchasing books and supplies has waned, the real work of being in college begins. For students with ADHD, in particular, this means figuring out how … Continue reading Psychology Today: Studying Tips for a Successful Semester

Parenting ADHD Podcast: with Dr. Sharon Saline

In this episode of the Parenting ADHD Podcast, Penny talks with Dr. Sharon Saline (August 2018) about what your child with ADHD wishes you knew, in conjunction with the release of Dr. Saline’s new book. We’re talking about how most kids feel like parents aren’t hearing … Continue reading Parenting ADHD Podcast: with Dr. Sharon Saline

Attention Magazine: What’s Up With All This Anger?

YOU KNOW THE MOMENT. The moment when something goes wrong or someone says a few words that set you off. A switch has flipped and suddenly there’s a bubbling volcano of angry, negative emotions inside of you waiting to erupt. Within seconds, before you know … Continue reading Attention Magazine: What’s Up With All This Anger?

ImpactADHD: 5 Things ADHD Kids Want Parents To Do Differently

Sharon Saline knows a thing or two about what complex kids want. Read 5 Things ADHD Kids Want Parents To Do Differently (August 2018)

HuffPost: How To Break Up With Your Therapist And Start Over With A New one

Good news: You don’t have to share your life story from the beginning. Read Nicole Pajer’s How To Break Up With Your Therapist And Start Over With A New One. July 2018

ADDitude Magazine: My Teen Gets Too Distracted When Doing Homework on the Computer!

High schools today assume that students will receive and complete assignments in the Cloud. This means heavy computer use, and even heavier temptation for procrastination and distraction online. How can you teach your teen to manage his screen time without hovering, spying, or arguing daily? … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: My Teen Gets Too Distracted When Doing Homework on the Computer!

Grown & Flown: Psychologist Offers 5 Ways to Help Reduce Your Family’s Stress and Anxiety

This new “normal” isn’t anything we’re accustomed to. With school closures, social distancing, working from home, job lay-offs and 24/7 family time, everybody is making huge adjustments to the massive disruption wrought by this crisis. While we adults struggle to wrap our brains around these … Continue reading Grown & Flown: Psychologist Offers 5 Ways to Help Reduce Your Family’s Stress and Anxiety

Grown & Flown: 5 Tips for a Stress-free Summer with Your ADHD College Student

Yes, your very own, lovable tornado has returned, leaving a path of his junk in his wake. Instead of sharing the family reunion meal you’ve planned, you’re feeling disrespected again–as if no time has passed since he left in August. How can you set up … Continue reading Grown & Flown: 5 Tips for a Stress-free Summer with Your ADHD College Student

Kids In The House: The 5 Common Mistakes Parents Make with ADHD Kids and How You Can Avoid Them

Many parents of kids with ADHD feel frustrated and dejected. In your efforts to help your son or daughter get their homework done, make it to soccer practice on time and pick up their room, no matter what you do, does it seem like nothing … Continue reading Kids In The House: The 5 Common Mistakes Parents Make with ADHD Kids and How You Can Avoid Them

ADDitude Magazine: "Dear Teen Parenting Coach: Stay calm and self-regulate when your teens test you"

ADDitude Magazine: “Dear Teen Parenting Coach: How Do I Teach My Teen to Manage Emotions?” Emotional dysregulation is an often-overlooked, but very real symptom of ADHD. If your teen struggles to control intense emotional reactions, try these practical and peaceful strategies for encouraging calm in … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: "Dear Teen Parenting Coach: Stay calm and self-regulate when your teens test you"

AttentionTalk Radio: Understand ADHD Kids Who Don’t Understand Themselves

Listen to AttentionTalk Radio: Understand ADHD Kids Who Don’t Understand Themselves. (May 2018)

Attention Different: "NON-ADHD SIBLINGS w/Dr. Sharon Saline"

Attention Different: “NON-ADHD SIBLINGS w/Dr. Sharon Saline” Today we interview Dr. Sharon Saline and discuss what it’s like for siblings in families where one sibling has ADHD and the other does not. Often times the focus is placed on what is going on for the … Continue reading Attention Different: "NON-ADHD SIBLINGS w/Dr. Sharon Saline"

ADDA: Do You Need A Therapist For ADHD

In this webinar recording (April 2018) from ADDA, Dr. Saline will teach you how to decide if you need a therapist and easy ways to find one who fits you best. With the many options of coaching, counseling, therapy and online support groups, it can … Continue reading ADDA: Do You Need A Therapist For ADHD

ADDA: Webinar Recording – "Do You Need a Therapist for ADHD: How to Find One & How to Tell If They Really Know About ADHD"

ADDA: Webinar Recording – “Do You Need a Therapist for ADHD: How to Find One & How to Tell If They Really Know About ADHD” In this webinar, you will learn how to decide if you need a therapist and easy ways to find one … Continue reading ADDA: Webinar Recording – "Do You Need a Therapist for ADHD: How to Find One & How to Tell If They Really Know About ADHD"

ADDitude Magazine: "How Can We Grant Her More Independence When She Makes Such Bad Decisions?"

ADDitude Magazine: “Dear Teen Parenting Coach: How Can We Grant Her More Independence When She Makes Such Bad Decisions?” Emotional dysregulation is an often-overlooked, but very real symptom of ADHD. If your teen struggles to control intense emotional reactions, try these practical and peaceful strategies … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: "How Can We Grant Her More Independence When She Makes Such Bad Decisions?"

ADDitude Magazine: "How Can I Help My Teen Learn to Mute His ADHD Brain at Bedtime?"

ADDitude Magazine: “Dear Teen Parenting Coach: How Can I Help My Teen Learn to Mute His ADHD Brain at Bedtime?” All teens want more independence. Unfortunately, for many teens with ADHD, granting independence can lead to poor decisions — particularly if the medication isn’t working … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: "How Can I Help My Teen Learn to Mute His ADHD Brain at Bedtime?"

ADDitude Magazine: "How Can We Stop Our Teen’s After-School Explosions?"

ADDitude Magazine: “Dear Teen Parenting Coach: How Can We Stop Our Teen’s After-School Explosions?” When ADHD meds wear off, teenagers can switch from calm and collected to angry, rude, and defiant. Here, our Teen Parenting Coach explains how parents can prepare for this post-medication crash, … Continue reading ADDitude Magazine: "How Can We Stop Our Teen’s After-School Explosions?"

Manage Anxiety in Your ADHD Kids

This month’s blog is actually an interview that I had with the team at ImpactADHD. com. It focuses on building resilience and competency as a way to help ADHD kids manage their anxiety.  Check it out!  http://impactadhd.com/manage-emotions-and-impulses/kids-with-anxiety/

ImpactADHD: 5 Steps to Improve Cooperation with Your Kids with ADHD

Are you pulling your hair out trying to think of ways to reduce your frustration and improve your child’s cooperation? Do you wonder why charts, reminders and incentives don’t seem to get your kids to do the stuff they need to do, especially when they … Continue reading ImpactADHD: 5 Steps to Improve Cooperation with Your Kids with ADHD

Reduce Holiday Overwhelm–Simplify!

Despite our best intentions, it seems like most families are frequently more stressed by the holiday season that they would like. Between our regular responsibilities of work, parenting and other life tasks, we now add shopping for gifts, planning family celebrations, attending holiday parties and … Continue reading Reduce Holiday Overwhelm–Simplify!

Interview w/ Maggie Wray Ph.D: Unstoppable Teens | Helping teens develop the skills they need

Interview w/ Maggie Wray Ph.D: Unstoppable Teens | Helping teens develop the skills they need Click logo below to listen.

Creating incentives that work

Creating Incentives that Work: How to do you get your child or teen to do things around the house? Do you ask your daughter nicely to set the table at first but then resort to yelling when she won’t get off her phone? Do you calmly … Continue reading Creating incentives that work

Change Writing Challenges into Writing Successes

Over the years, I have noticed that many, many ADHD kids seem to have trouble with writing. While some kids like it because it is a venue for expressing their many ideas quickly and creatively, others despise it because getting even a few words on … Continue reading Change Writing Challenges into Writing Successes

Avoid holiday stress: Practice gratitude with your ADHD child

It’s that holiday time of the year again. In all of the hustle and bustle to plan get togethers, shop for presents, wrap them and prepare festive meals, we sometimes are  just too busy to stop and consider the blessings in our lives. I am not talking … Continue reading Avoid holiday stress: Practice gratitude with your ADHD child

Frustrated and fed up? Use the the 5 C’s of ADHD Parenting!

Parents often ask me for the keys to raise their ADHD kids into effective, happy adults. Sometimes it’s hard for them to see that the struggles of today will eventually transform into the successes of tomorrow. Between the daily reminders about organization, homework completion, doing … Continue reading Frustrated and fed up? Use the the 5 C’s of ADHD Parenting!

MCPAP: More than Prescribing: Five Ways Primary Care Providers Can Help Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Their Families

MCPAP: More than Prescribing: Five Ways Primary Care Providers Can Help Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Their Families Anne* and her husband, Victor, came into my office for an initial parent visit looking tired and worried. Their daughter, Olivia, aged 9, had … Continue reading MCPAP: More than Prescribing: Five Ways Primary Care Providers Can Help Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Their Families

Family Confidential: Secrets of Successful Parenting

Watch Dr. Saline discuss ADHD parenting with Annie Fox, on Annie’s podcast “Family Confidential – Secrets of Successful Parenting.” What do you do if your child has ADHD? Is your child hyperactive, or just energetic?  Dr. Saline offers thoughtful advice and parenting tips.