Mary V. Solanto, PhD, 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 has worked extensively with adults and children with ADHD. Her research and publications address the cognitive and behavioral functioning of individuals with ADHD, the effects of psychostimulants, and the characteristics of the predominantly inattentive subtype of ADHD. Dr. Solanto is active in the training of psychiatrists and psychologists to diagnose and treat ADHD and related disorders. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Attention Disorders and the advisory board of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Dr. Solanto is the author of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Dysfunction (2011).
In your book Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Dysfunction, you describe a 12-session treatment program for adult ADHD. What aspects of cognitive behavioral therapy are the most helpful to adults with ADHD?