Thomas E. Brown, PhD, is the consulting psychologist for Understood. He served for 20 years as associate director of the Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders in the department of psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. He now serves as clinical professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine. He also assesses and treats children, teens, and adults in his private practice in Manhattan Beach, CA, the Brown Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders.
Brown is the author of seven books on ADHD including: Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD, Outside the Box: A New Understanding of ADHD in Children and Adults, Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults, and most recently, ADHD and Asperger Syndrome in Smart Kids and Adults. He also edited ADHD Comorbidities: Handbook for ADHD Complications in Children and Adults.
Brown is the author of the revised Brown Executive Function/Attention Rating Scales and 30 scientific articles. He has presented papers and workshops throughout the U.S. and in more than 40 other countries. Brown is an elected fellow of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology at Yale University.