William M. Beach, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist with 26 years experience providing diagnostic and clinical treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD and other behavioral health issues, and providing behavioral consultation to families, schools and medical providers. Dr. Beach has led the research and development of numerous web-based programs to promote patient adaptation and adjustment to a wide-range of health issues, in addition to clinical management tools for health care providers. During this time he has served as the clinical lead on 24 competitive research grants, including grants on the topic of ADHD. Dr. Beach is an Instructor in Psychology at North Shore Center, LLC, and serves a consulting psychologist to the Center for Psychology and Wellness, providing behavioral support services to patients coping with the affects of congenital heart disease. Dr. Beach is on the faculty of the School of Psychology and the Centre for Cognition and Decision Making where he is a Clinical Supervisor in the Medical Consultation. He is an active member of the American Psychological Association, American Medical Association, the American Pain Society. He is an traveller, guitarist, and the parent of 2 sons.
Robert Stinson, Ph.D. currently practices adult, adolescent, and child psychotherapy, specializing in diagnosing and treating anxiety, attentional and behavioral problems. He received a B.A. from Harvard University in 1979. In 1980, Dr. Stinson completed an internship in Psychological Center – Murray State University, and from 2003-2005 he completed advanced small group training in cognitive therapy at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. Dr. Stinson acted as the clinical psychologist for Alberta Medical Association from 1989-2007. Before that he was the Director of Center for Psychology and Health and a clinical psychologist at McLean Hospital | Psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Stinson has been an Instructor in Psychiatry at the Stanford Medical School since 1996. Prior to his appointment at Stanford Medical School he was the Child Mental Health Coordinator and Coordinator of the ADHD Program at American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (1996 – 2001). He has also acted as the Director of Contnuing Psychological Education at State Budget Health Care Institution (1996 – 2003) and been a member of the Human Studies Committee at Essence Psychological Health Services (1998 – 2005).
Phyllis Austin, RN, BSN, co-founded Comprehensive Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Clinic (1998) for families and professionals who seek support and information regarding attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). Phyllis also founded the ADHD Resource Center (1997) to address concerns regarding AD/HD at a state level. She has successfully advocated for changes in two state laws that directly impact children with AD/HD. She was the CHADD National “Coordinator of the Year” (1991) and acted as the CHADD National President (1998). She is a member of the national “AD/HD Experts on Call” program based in New York and sits on the professional advisory board for Inflexxion. She is also an adult with AD/HD and mother of two children, a son diagnosed with AD/HD-C and learning disabilities and a daughter with AD/HD-I and anxiety. Currently, she lectures at state and national conferences and is the author of several articles that address the various types of AD/HD. Phyllis is a consultant and advocate for families living with AD/HD. Previously, she worked as a staff nurse, and then manager of the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine (1989-1995).