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Edward Hallowell, M.D., Ed.D. (Honorary), is a child and adult psychiatrist, New York Times best-selling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD. He was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004, and graduated from Harvard College and Tulane University School of Medicine.
He is the founder of the Hallowell Centers, with offices in New York City, San Francisco, Seattle and Boston MetroWest. These centers offer comprehensive mental health diagnostic and treatment services to patients and their families.
He has authored 20 books and is a highly recognized speaker around the world. His books and lectures focus on various psychological, family and social topics and offer groundbreaking advice on ADHD, raising happy children, marriage, how to help your employees shine and staying connected in this “crazy busy” world. He has appeared on CNN as well as on Dr. Oz, Oprah, Good Morning America, 60 Minutes and other shows.
Follow him on Facebook and on Twitter at @drhallowell.
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