Debra Burdick, LCSW, also known as “The Brain Lady,” is an international expert on mindfulness and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She is author of ADHD Non-Medication Treatment and Skills for Children and Teens; Mindfulness Skills for Kids and Teens; Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients; and several mindfulness CDs. She teaches all-day workshops, including 100 Brain-Changing Mindfulness Strategies for Clinical Practice, Childhood ADHD: Advanced Non-Drug Treatments and Strategies that Change the Brain, and Mindfulness Toolkit for Kids and Teens.
A licensed clinical social worker and board-certified neurotherapist, Debra recently retired from private practice to focus on writing and speaking. She incorporates mindfulness skills in all areas of her life and work, and has extensive experience helping children and adults with ADHD, including her own daughter.
An expert author on www.selfgrowth.com, Debra’s work has been featured on radio (Attention Talk Radio, ADHD Support Talk Radio, and Doctors of the USA), in print media (The Wall Street Journal, Connecticut newspaper The Day, and Self-Improvement), and on TV (Parenting Powers and Restoring Health Holistically).