Terry Matlen, M.S.W., A.C.S.W.
Terry is a psychotherapist and consultant specializing in ADHD in
adults, with a special focus on women. She is the author of the
Tips for Women with ADHD" and is the founder/director of
MomsWithADD.com and ADD Consults.com. Terry also founded the social
networking site, WomenWithADHD.com which she runs with her
colleague, Tara McGillicuddy.
She is the former Vice President and a board member of ADDA and is
immediate past Coordinator of E. Oakland County CHADD (Michigan).
Terry is the founder and moderator of the first internet mailing
list for ADD professionals. She is also an active member of the
Michigan Adolescent and Adult ADD Network for Professionals
Terry is certified through the Institute for the Advancement of
ADHD Coaching as a Senior Certified Coach (SCAC) and along with
Tara, runs online group coaching groups at www.ADDactionclub.com. She is also a community leader
at the ADHD Allies Community on Facebook.
A nationally recognized speaker on the topic, Terry has a passion
for raising awareness of the special challenges for women with ADHD
and the unique issues they face as parents when both they and their
children have ADHD. Her professional interests also include
advocating for children with special needs.
Terry received a B.A. in Art Education, a M.S.W. in Clinical Social
Work at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and studied
painting at the Art Student's League in NYC. She is licensed to
practice in Michigan and New York.
Married with 2 young adult children (one of whom has ADHD) Terry
also has ADHD herself. In her spare time she likes to paint (and
has shown her work extensively), play guitar and various other
instruments, read and spend time with her family.
You can contact Terry at: terry (at) momswithadd (dot)