“Melissa Orlov is one of the foremost authorities on ADHD and relationships in the world today” says Dr. Edward Hallowell, author of Delivered from Distraction and other seminal books about ADHD. “Her books can change lives for the better, and dramatically so.”
For over 10 years, Melissa has been counseling couples impacted by ADHD and giving tele-seminars shown to move couples away from destructive interactions and into the healthy relationships they desire. She speaks around the world about adult ADHD and relationships, and teaches therapists how to work with these special couples. Both of her books have won awards for excellence.
Orlov and Dr. Hallowell started a popular blog on the topic of relationships and ADHD in 2007 to share their insights. It has helped over a million people understand that they are not alone and that they can change their marriages for the better (www.adhdmarriage.com). In addition to the website, Orlov blogs for Psychology Today, wrote the “Your Relationships” column for ADDitude Magazine between 2008-2014, is a contributor to the first therapist manual about how to counsel couples impacted by ADHD (The Distracted Couple), and is a contributing author to Married to Distraction, with Hallowell and his wife, Sue George Hallowell, LICSW.
As a marriage consultant, Orlov helps couples from around the world rebalance their relationships so they can learn to thrive. It is rewarding work to be able to provide the insight and direction couples need to move past their anger and hurt and rediscover the joy they thought they had lost forever.
The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps
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