Kathleen Nadeau, PhD
Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, founder of The Chesapeake Center, is an internationally recognized authority on ADHD. She is a frequent lecturer both in the United States and abroad and provides professional training seminars on topics related to ADHD.
Dr. Nadeau is the author or co-author of over a dozen books related to ADHD that address ADHD issues across the lifespan, from her best-selling book for children, “Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention”, to her current research and writing project on older adults to be titled “Still Distracted After All These Years”. Her books are available for sale on Amazon.com as well as at The Chesapeake Center.
Dr. Nadeau provides career assessments and clinical consultations. In addition, she serves as clinical supervisor and mentor to Chesapeake staff members and is involved in program development.
Education and Training:
Dr. Nadeau earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in psychology from the University of Florida, receiving her PhD following her clinical internship at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, DC, in 1971. She has worked in the Washington, DC, area since that time, where she has specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, ADD) and related disorders.
Areas of Interest Include:
> Girls and women with ADHD
> 2e (twice exceptional) students that are both gifted and have ADHD or LD
> Career assessments related to ADHD and LD
> Working with college and graduate students with ADHD
> Creativity and ADHD – working with writers, entrepreneurs and artists who struggle with issues related to ADHD
Dr. Nadeau is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Maryland.
To invite Dr. Nadeau to give a lecture or professional training at a conference in your area contact The Chesapeake Center.