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. In addition to maintaining a busy private practice, Dr. Saline has worked extensively with schools on mental health issues in the classroom, tools for alternative learners and 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 experience, assists her in guiding families through the maze of information, emotions, conflict and stress and toward successful dialogue, interventions and connection.
Dr. Saline funnels this expertise into her book, What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life and The ADHD Solution Card Deck. Heralded as an invaluable resources, she addresses hot topics and offers effective tools designed to improve communication and reduce conflict. As an internationally sought-after lecturer, workshop facilitator, and clinician/educator trainer known for combining her knowledge about psychology with a background in theater, she addresses a variety of topics from understanding ADHD and executive functioning in children and teens, making sense of the teen brain, working with different kinds of learners and raising digital citizens. A magna cum laude graduate of Brown University, she received her master’s degree in psychology from New College of California and her doctorate in psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.
A regular contributor for ADDitude magazine and host of their weekly FaceBook Live series, the child and family expert on Mass Appeal on WWLP-TV and a part-time lecturer for the Smith College School of Social work, Dr. Saline is a popular speaker at many ADHD and parenting conferences, Dr. Saline also shares valuable insights and recommendations in her free parenting tools via her newsletter, blog and social media presence. More information is available at www.drsharonsaline.com, on Facebook (@DrSharonSaline), and Twitter (@DrSharonSaline).