Edward M. Hallowell
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Edward M. Hallowell

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Edward (Ned) Hallowell, M.D., is a child and adult psychiatrist, a NY Times bestselling author, a world-renowned speaker represented by OutspokenAgency.com and a leading authority in the field of ADHD.

He has authored twenty books including the 1994 ground-breaking New York Times best-seller on ADHD, Driven to Distraction. In aggregate, Dr. Hallowell's books have sold more than 2 million copies on various psychological topics including how to: raise children into happy adults, manage worry, develop focus, forgiveness, connect ing on a deeper level and how to inspire the best from employees. Dr. Hallowell's Memoir, Because I Come From A Crazy Family The Making Of A Psychiatrist, is scheduled to be released on June 12, 2018. Pre-order your copy today.

He is the host of "Distraction," a weekly podcast that offers insights, strategies and tactics for coping and thriving in this crazy-busy, 24/7 over-connected modern world.

In the Media Spotlight:
Dr. Hallowell is a highly recognized public figure who has been interviewed for his expert opinion on major TV shows including Oprah, Dr. Oz, Good Morning America, Today, Dr. Phil, 60 Minutes and CNN and many leading publications including The New York Times, Newsweek and Time Magazine.

Prior to founding The Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Boston MetroWest, New York City, San Francisco and Seattle, he was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004. He graduated from Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine.

Having successfully managed both ADHD and dyslexia himself, he has famously said, "I don't treat disabilities; I help unwrap gift!" When "disabilities" are seen instead by their mirror traits, these attributes can be channeled toward turbo-charged success. His Hallowell Centers offer comprehensive mental health diagnostic and treatment services to patients and their families.

Dr. Hallowell's practices his trademark strength-based approach and always comes across as genuine, humorous, transparent and passionate whether he is practicing working with clients in the Hallowell Centers or addressing a wide range of topics in his writings and public appearances.

He's married to Sue Hallowell and they have 3 children.

He loves to hear from readers. You can email him at drhallowell@gmail.com or visit his website at www.drhallowell.com

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Best Sellers

    • Delivered From Distraction

    • Get the Most Out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey M.D.
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 736
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 729

    In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book on ADD

    • By Lincoln on 02-13-05

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Driven to Distraction

    • Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey M.D.
    • Narrated by: Edward M. Hallowell M.D.
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185

    An enlightening exploration of a condition only recently identified, Driven to Distraction is a must for everyone intrigued by the workings of the human mind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From 1 ADDer to another

    • By Kathy on 10-31-11

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Superparenting for ADD

    • An Innovative Approach to Raising Your Distracted Child
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell M.D., Peter S. Jensen M.D.
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    Dr. Edward Hallowell and Peter S. Jensen, M.D., present a specific and detailed program for parents to assist their ADD child in finding success, health, and joy....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some new information but not as comprehensive as expected

    • By pooneh on 02-19-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Because I Come from a Crazy Family

    • The Making of a Psychiatrist
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Because I Come from a Crazy Family is an affecting, at times harrowing, ultimately moving memoir about crazy families and where they can lead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love and connection permeates through this book!

    • By Steve Steinmetz on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness

    • Five Steps to Help Kids Create and Sustain Lifelong Joy
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell MD
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    This inspiring audiobook outlines a five-step plan that all parents can use in giving their children the gift of happiness that will last a lifetime....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hallowell's Tour de Force

    • By henducandu on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Worry

    • By: Edward M. Hallowell MD
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Dr. Edward M. Hallowell makes clear the crucial distinctions among the various forms of worry, showing which are protective and productive....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I leaned a lot!

    • By Rose O'Connor on 02-08-15

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Married to Distraction

    • Restoring Intimacy and Strengthening Your Marriage in an Age of Interruption
    • By: Edward Hallowell, Sue Hallowell, Melissa Orlov
    • Narrated by: Edward Hallowell, Sue Hallowell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Modern marriage is busy, distracted, and overloaded to extremes, with ever-increasing lists of things to do, superficial electronic connections, and interrupted moments....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Seems angrier than it has to be.

    • By Stacy McVay on 02-24-16

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Shine

    • Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell M.D.
    • Narrated by: Edward M. Hallowell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    Today’s workplace is a pressure cooker— even the most talented people struggle to sort through an influx of information, relentless demands, and unprecedented stress....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bring out the Shine

    • By Richard on 05-18-12

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Answers to Distraction

    • By: Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: John J. Ratey
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    The best-selling authors of Driven to Distraction respond to the most frequently asked questions about Attention Deficit Disorder....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some good practical advice

    • By Mariajose Lacher on 05-14-15

    Regular price: $9.27

    • CrazyBusy

    • By: Edward Hallowell
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Without intending for it to happen or knowing how, when, or why it got started, many people now find that they live in a rush they never wanted....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Crazy Busy-Nothing New

    • By Pamela on 06-18-07

    Regular price: $27.93

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