Mary Solanto, Ph.D.
Dr. Mary Solanto is associate professor of psychiatry and director of the ADHD Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Solanto’s research on the cognitive and behavioral functioning of children with ADHD, the effects of psychostimulants, and characteristics of the subtypes of ADHD has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Dr. Solanto has also worked extensively with adults with ADHD. She developed a novel cognitive-behavioral intervention that targets problems of time-management and organization in adults with ADHD and which was the focus of an NIMH-sponsored treatment efficacy study, published in the American Journal of Psychaitry. The manual for therapists, titled Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Dysfunction was published in 2011 (Guilford Press).