ADDA’s Volunteer Relationship Experts
From the experts to you, all in the comfort of your own home
We’ve brought you expert insight and strategies on improving your relationship when ADHD is in the mix. Want to know more about our ADHD experts? Look no further…
Dr. William Dodson, MD, LF-APA. Psychiatrist, Author, Speaker
Dr. Bill Dodson has been a speaker, consultant, and writer on adult ADHD medicine since he retired from active patient care. He has written more than 100 articles, and 12 Webinars for ADDitude and ADDA. Dr. Dodson is also on ADDitude’s Board of Scientific Advisers.
Dr. Dodson is a Board-Certified adult Psychiatrist, and one of the first practitioners to specialize in adults with ADHD. He was the recipient of the national Maxwell J. Schleifer Award for Distinguished Service to Persons with Disabilities in 2006.
Melissa Orlov. Marriage Consultant, Speaker, Author
Melissa Orlov is the founder of ADHDmarriage.com. She is also the author of two award-winning books on the impact of ADHD on relationships: The ADHD Effect of Marriage (2010) and The Couple’s Guide to Thriving with ADHD (2014).
As a marriage consultant, Melissa Orlov is considered one of the foremost authorities on the impact of ADHD on adult relationships. Melissa Orlov also holds seminars, consults, and has led several webinars for ADDA. She teaches marriage counselors and professionals on effective marriage therapy for couples impacted by ADHD.
Dr. Miriam Reiss. ADHD Coach, Speaker, Writer
Dr. Miriam Reiss has been coaching people around their careers, brains and lives for over two decades. Dr. Reiss has spoken at ADDA’s annual Conference, served on the ACO Board, and given webinars and talks for several ADHD organizations.
Dr. Reiss has a master’s in Applied Psychology, a doctorate, and academic degrees from Cornell and Columbia Universities. She is certified by the International Coaching Federation as an MCC-level, Master Coach. Dr. Reiss is the author of Precious You: Clearing The Path To Higher Self-Esteem (2020).
Dr. Michelle Frank, PsyD. Psychologist, Author, Speaker
Dr. Michelle Frank is a psychologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of college students and adults with ADHD. Dr. Frank also provides consultation to family members and spouses of individuals with ADHD, as well as other professionals.
Dr. Frank is the Editor of the ADDA newsletter and a member of the Board of Directors. She writes and speaks both locally and nationally on issues of neurodiversity, ADHD, and women’s empowerment.
Joyce Kubik. ADHD & Certified Master Coach
Joyce A. Kubik is an internationally recognized ADHD coach, Certified Master Coach, and skills trainer. She is the founder and president of Bridge to Success since 1998, past president of ADHD Coaches Organization, and a member of the Ohio Psychological Association.
Joyce Kubik is the author of 4 books and a DVD series for managing ADHD. She has developed and taught a college course for ADHD students. Her adult workshops are the basis for the award-winning research study, Efficacy of ADHD Coaching for Adults with ADHD.
Robin Nordmeyer. ADHD & Executive Skills Coach
Robin Nordmeyer is an ADHD and executive skills coach. She has helped parents, adults and children understand their ADHD. She works with them to apply their strengths, build new skills, and create new strategies. Robin Nordmeyer helps couples create balance and restore joy and connection in strained relationships.
In addition to her ADHD Coach training, Robin Nordmeyer offers real-life experiences as the ADHD spouse married to a non-ADHD spouse for over 30 years. She has served on the Board of the ADHD Coaches Organization since 2013 and presented numerous times on ADHD related topics.
Christine Kotik, PCC. ADHD Coach, Speaker
Christine Kotik is the owner of CK ADHD Coaching & Consulting. She is an ICF credentialed Associate Certified Coach (ACC). She is passionate about empowering individuals of all ages to unravel their struggles in the classroom, at home, with peers, and at work.
Christine Kotik is on the faculty of JST Coaching & Training. She is the coordinator of the Columbus, Ohio Chapter of CHADD and a facilitator of CHADD’s Parent to Parent program. She is also a member of the ADHD Coaches Organization where she serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer.
Jonathan Hassall. ADHD Coach, Author, Speaker
Jonathan Hassall is an ADHD / Executive Function Coach and director of Connect ADHD Coaching. He provides services internationally from Brisbane, Australia. Through his ADHD Coaching practice, he also provides individual, parent group, and partner group programs as well as ADHD training to disability service groups.
Jonathan Hassall is also an active member of national and state-based ADHD psychiatry peer review groups, national and international ADHD coaching peer review groups, and a member of Auspan. He is also a full member of the Australian Professional ADHD Association.
Linda Roggli, PCC. ADHD Coach, Author, Speaker
Linda Roggli, PCC, is a professional and certified coach, award-winning author, and founder of the A-D-Diva Network for ADHD women 40-and-better. She is an internationally recognized expert in midlife and senior ADHD. She co-founded ADHD Women’s Palooza and ADHD Parents’ Palooza.
Linda Roggli’s book, Confessions of an ADDiva-midlife in the non-linear lane, won first prize in the prestigious Next Generation Indy Book Awards. She is a regular contributor to ADDitude magazine, a popular speaker, and chair of ADDA’s webinar committee.
Dr. Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST. Psychologist, Speaker, Author
Dr. Ari Tuckman is a psychologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in children, teens, and adults.
Dr. Tuckman has written four books: ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship; Understand Your Brain, Get More Done: The ADHD Executive Functions Workbook; More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD; and Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD: A Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians. He is also a frequent expert featured in ADDA webinars.
Caroline Maguire, ACCG, PCC, M.Ed. Coach, Author, Speaker
Caroline Maguire, ACCG, PCC, M.Ed. helps adults with ADHD who struggle to fit in socially. She has been a resource for many journalists as well as leading ADHD organization. Her work has been featured in publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Huffington Post, ADDitude, Attention Magazine, and WebMD.
Caroline Maguire is the founder of a new and innovative training curriculum designed for the ADD Coaching Academy. Her curriculum is the only comprehensive Family Coach Training program accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).
Dr. Ellen Littman, PsyD. Psychologist, Author, Speaker
Dr. Ellen Littman is a clinical psychologist who focuses on a high IQ adult and adolescent ADHD population. She utilizes a strengths-based approach to treating ADHD informed by her training in neurobiological, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic perspectives.
Dr. Littman is a pioneer in the identification of gender differences in ADHD. She is also an expert on issues affecting women and girls. Dr. Littman is co-author of the book Understanding Girls with ADHD. In addition to her clinical work, she writes, lectures, and provides training to professionals.
Susan Tschudi, LFMT. Therapist, Professor, Author, Speaker
Susan Tschudi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University, where she instructs master’s level graduate students on the theories and techniques of counseling.
Susan Tschudi is the author of Loving Someone with Attention Deficit Disorder: A Practical Guide to Understanding Your Partner, Improving Communication and Strengthening Your Relationship. She has addressed local, national, and international groups on ADHD and relationships.
Dr. Terry M. Dickson, M.D., ACG, CPCC. Pediatrician, Speaker
Dr. Terry M. Dickson, M.D., ACG, CPCC is a Board Certified Pediatrician who spent the first half of his career in General Pediatrics. For the last sixteen years, he has focused his practice on adults and children with mental health disorders.
Dr. Dickson is the founder and Director of The Behavioral Medicine Clinic of NW Michigan. He also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development and Adjunct Professor for Graduate Nursing Programs at Cedarville University School of Nursing.