Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D., NCC, LMHC, is the best-selling author of five books: Natural Relief for Adult ADHD: Complementary Strategies for Increasing Focus, Attention, and Motivation With or Without Medication (2015); 10 Simple Solutions to Adult ADD: How to Overcome Chronic Distraction & Accomplish Your Goals (2nd edition, 2011); Adult ADD: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (2011); ADD and Your Money: A Guide to Personal Finance for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (2009); and Making the Grade with ADD: A Student’s Guide to Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorder (2008).
Dr. Sarkis is an American Mental Health Counseling Association Diplomate and Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling. She is a blogger for Psychology Today and The Huffington Post, where she writes about pediatric anxiety, depression and ADHD. She is also a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), with private practices in Boca Raton and Tampa, Florida. She is also the founder of the Sarkis Institute, which specializes in anxiety related to chronic pain issues. In 2001, she received an American Psychological Association Outstanding Dissertation Award for her research on executive functions and their impact on pediatric comorbid ADHD, including anxiety disorders.
Dr. Sarkis has been published numerous times, including in the Journal of Attention Disorders, the National Psychologist, and The ADHD Report. She has presented numerous venues, including ACA, CHADD, ICP, and PESI. She has made several medial appearances, including CNN “Health Minute”, ABC News, Fox News, Sirius Satellite Radio, Woman’s Day and First Business Television. Dr. Sarkis is featured in the book, The Gift of Adult ADD by Lara Honos-Webb, Ph.D. Dr. Sarkis, in conjunction with the American Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA), created the Moulton-Farnsworth Scholarship for college students with ADHD. Dr. Sarkis’ website is www.stephaniesarkis.com.