Many people think of Dr. Edward Hallowell as a revolutionary in the world of ADHD treatment.
Dr. Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist, NY Times bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD. As the author of 18 books, the founder of the Hallowell Centers in New York City, Boston, and San Francisco, and an adult living with ADHD, Dr. Hallowell has worked with people living with ADHD and mental-health issues for more than 25 years.
"I became a specialist in ADHD and created the Hallowell Centers in order to replace the deficit-based model and unwrap gifts, not treat disabilities," he says. "With the right help, anyone can become successful. ADD/ADHD is not a blessing, but if one learns to manage properly, it really can be an asset to one's life."
Edward Hallowell, M.D., Ed.D. (Honorary) was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004, graduated from Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine, and is the founder of The Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, MA, New York City and San Francisco. Dr. Hallowell is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the topic of ADHD, and is globally recognized for his strength-based philosophy. He champions that ADHD is neither a disorder, nor a disability, but rather a trait; and when it is properly managed, ADHD can become a huge asset in one’s life.
As one of the leading experts on the topic of ADHD, Dr. Hallowell is a highly recognized speaker around the world. He has presented to thousands on topics such as ADD, strategies on handling your fast-pace life, the Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness, how to help your employees Shine, ADHD and Relationships and other pertinent family and health issues. He has been prominently featured in the media, including 20/20, Oprah, Dr. Oz, CNN, PBS and NPR as well as 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Dateline, Good Morning America, US News and World Report, Newsweek, the Harvard Business Review, Washington Post, New York Times and other popular publications.