Meet Dr. Hallowell

First of all, Dr. Hallowell is considered to be one of the foremost experts on the topic of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD.) He has helped thousands of people change their lives through his strength-based approach, which promotes the benefits of ADHD. Likewise, his podcasts, tv appearances and books help spread his message.

His groundbreaking NY Times best-seller on ADHD called “Driven to Distraction,” co-authored with John Ratey, M.D. brought attention deficit disorder to the general public. It has sold more than a million copies world-wide and has been translated into several languages.

Furthermore, Dr. Hallowell went on to write 19 more books on various psychological topics including several more books on ADHD. In addition to ADHD, he has written books on the transformative force of human connection; how to deal with worry; forgiveness; raising happy children; how to run organizations so that each employee achieves at his or her peak; how to achieve focus in the modern, highly charged and distracted workplace. His latest book, was his memoir, “Because I Come From A Crazy Family The Making of a Psychiatrist.”  

As an International and charismatic speaker, Dr. Hallowell is highly recognized worldwide. From corporate audiences to parent-teacher workshops, people who listen to Dr. Hallowell come away stimulated, inspired and empowered to change their lives.


He has been prominently featured in the media, including Oprah; Good Morning, America; Today; CBS Morning Show; The View; Dr. Oz; Dr. Phil; 60 Minutes; and CNN.  He has also been features in the NY Times, Washington Post, Newsweek and other popular publications. 


Finally, Dr. Hallowell is the host of “DISTRACTION” a weekly podcast series created to explore how we are driven to distraction. His podcasts offer coping strategies to turn modern problems into new-found strengths, how to manage modern life and ADHD.


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PLEASE NOTE: For ethical reasons, Dr. Hallowell is unable to give any personal advice. So please do not write requesting any advice about a child, adult, or family.  Thank you.

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