Solden examines the different avenues that need to be activated for fully immersing yourself in a fulfilling life as a woman with the gifts and challenges of ADHD. This easy-to-follow model emphasizes the importance of integrating into your real life the kind of information you are getting at the Palooza and through so many other great sites and webinars throughout the year, with the kind of experiences or interactions you get at conferences, support groups, and festivals (like better together fest).
Sari Solden, M.S., is a psychotherapist, author, speaker, and consultant based in Ann Arbor, Michigan who has counseled adults with AD/HD for over 30 years. She is the author of the pioneering books Women with Attention Deficit Disorder, Journeys Through ADDulthood, and is the co- author of the upcoming book, A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD to be released July, 2019. Ms. Solden is a prominent keynote speaker at national and international conferences. She serves on the professional advisory board of ADDA and was a past recipient of their award for outstanding service by a helping professional. Her areas of specialization and focus include women’s issues, inattentive ADHD, acceptance of neurodiversity and the shame, self image, and emotional consequences that occur when one’s self- worth becomes tangled up with brain based challenges. Ms. Solden trains mental health and helping professionals in the subtleties of the internalized gender role expectations for women and the healing process for women as well as adults who grew up with undiagnosed ADHD. Ms. Solden works with individuals, couples, and groups as well as mental health professionals with ADHD.