Dr. Kathleen Nadeau is a clinical psychologist in the Washington,
D.C., area. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from
the University of Florida, and has specialized in the issues
of attention and learning disorders for more than 20 years.
She currently serves as Director of the Chesapeake Center of Maryland in SIlver Spring. She also lectures and gives workshops both nationally and internationally
on a variety of topics including: Giftedness and ADD (ADHD),
Workplace Issues for Adults with ADD (ADHD), Women and Girls
with ADD (ADHD), College Students with ADD (ADHD), and Life
Management Issues for Individuals with ADD (ADHD).
She has appeared on the Today Show, the Morning
Show, and appeared in the video aired on PBS titled, OUTSIDE
IN: A Look at Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.
She also appears in another well-received video, ADD: Transition
to College - Passport to Success for the National Attention
Deficit Disorder Association.
Dr. Nadeau is the author of more than ten books on ADHD. Her
best-selling children's book Learning to Slow Down and
Pay Attention, is now in its third edition. Her two books
for teens, School Strategies for ADD Teens and Help4ADD@HighSchool
are both top-selling books for adolescents with ADD (ADHD).
She is also the author of A College Survival Guide for
Students with ADD or LD.
Dr. Nadeau turned her attention to adult ADD (ADHD) in the
early 1990's and is the editor of the first book for professionals
on adult ADD, A Comprehensive Guide to ADD in Adults: Research,
Diagnosis and Treatment. She followed this book for professionals
with several books directed at helping adults with ADD better
manage their lives. These include the best-selling book ADD-Friendly
Ways to Organize Your Life, Adventures in Fast Forward - Life,
Love & Work for Adults with ADD, and ADD in the Workplace.
For the last decade, Dr. Nadeau has devoted her attention
professionally to the issues confronting girls and women with
ADD (ADHD). Her groundbreaking 1999 book, Understanding
Girls with ADHD, co-authored with Drs. Quinn and Littman
continues to be the only book that focuses on the diagnosis
and treatment of girls. She was co-editor of ADDvance:
A Magazine for Women with ADD and is co-founder of the
non-profit organization, The National Center for Gender
Issues and AD/HD. In 2002, Dr. Nadeau co-edited with her
partner, Dr. Quinn, two volumes on these important topics,
Understanding Women with ADHD and the only text on
ADHD in women for clinicians, Gender Issues and ADHD: Research,
Diagnosis, and Treatment.
Chesapeake ADHD Center of Maryland
8607 Cedar Street
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
To find out more about the Center, please go to www.chesapeakeadd.com.
All of her books may be ordered through Advantage Books,
either on this website or by calling (toll free) 888-238-8588.