COVID-19 is affecting the ADHD community at a higher rate than the general population. Isolation and distancing have affected everyone, but the ADHD community, in particular, can find getting through it all to be extra challenging.
Our group of experts will discuss ways to maintain and strengthen relationships when it might feel impossible.
Do you have questions you’d like our panel to tackle? Please submit your questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll do our best to get to as many as we can.
Terry Matlen, LMSW, ACSW, an internationally recognized expert on ADHD in women, is a psychotherapist, author, consultant, and coach.
She is the author of the award-winning book, “The Queen of Distraction” and “Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD”, and runs www.ADDconsults.com , an international online resource serving women with ADHD, and www.QueensOfDistraction , an online coaching program for women with ADHD.
With over 25 years of experience helping women with ADHD, Terry is a sought- after presenter at conferences, webinars, and interviews. She has written hundreds of articles for various publications, including ADDitude Magazine, Attention Magazine, Healthline.com, and more.
She served for many years on the board of directors of ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Assoc.) and is immediate past coordinator of the E. Oakland County CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD) Chapter in Michigan.
Terry has been interviewed by NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time Magazine, Glamour Magazine, and more.
Dr. Raafia Muhammad is board certified in general preventive medicine and public health. She completed her internship in general surgery at Brookdale university hospital and medical center and general preventive medicine & public health residency at the TX department of state health services. In addition, she has a master of public health from Benedictine University.
Dr. Muhammad joined ADHDOnline in august 2020. She believes in empowering her patients and providing them with clinical knowledge about their ADHD. She focuses on individualized care and believes that ADHD can become a patient’s asset rather than a deficit when properly understood and treated.
Dr. Muhammad is licensed in multiple states. She lives in cypress, Texas, with her husband and two kids.
Dr. Jensen-Savoie has been completing assessments with ADHDOnline since 2018. In 2021, she was named the division chief of psychology. She has an extensive background working in the mental health field and is currently the field director of the hospital psychiatric services for The Joint Commission. Dr. Jensen-Savoie is passionate about ADHD and is committed to making sure people are properly diagnosed and receive the necessary treatment. Dr. Jensen-Savoie wrote her dissertation on the age of onset of substance abuse in adolescents with ADHD. She continues to be outcome-driven for quality care for the people we serve.