The Role of the Pediatrician in Treating ADHD – 2022

with Dr. Nerissa Bauer & Mark Bertin, M.D.


When do you go to your pediatrician for support with your child’s challenges? When do you need a specialist? And how do you even know if there’s something going on at all, or if it’s just “within the range of normal” development? Developmental Pediatricians Nerissa Bauer MD and Mark Bertin MD answer all of these questions, and so many more in this foundational conversation about the role of the pediatrician in care for complex kids with ADHD and more. Want to know about holistic care? How to take NOTE for your physician? Understand your role in the whole thing? Tune in for absolutely essential information that every parent needs to know, know matter how long you’ve been caring for their challenges.

About Dr. Nerissa Bauer & Mark Bertin, M.D.

Dr. Nerissa Bauer is a behavioral pediatrician, blogger and dreamer with a passion to help as many families as she can. She is also a wife and mother of two amazing children that she gets to watch develop and become their own beautiful selves. Her philosophy is simple. Clear communication is paramount-whether in the clinic or in the home. When information exchange is two-way, collaborative and clear, everyone wins. Her resources, handouts and courses are designed to EDUCATE, ENGAGE & EMPOWER parents AND children no matter where they are on their journey  together. It is her sincere hope that her creativity, passion and love of creating practical resources for families to learn and grow together while having fun is helpful for your family too.


Dr. Bertin is a developmental pediatrician and author of How Children Thrive, Mindful Parenting for ADHD, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Teen ADHD and The Family ADHD Solution, which integrate mindfulness into the rest pediatric care.   He is a contributing author for the book Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens.  Dr. Bertin is on faculty at New York Medical College and the Windward Teacher Training Institute, and on the advisory boards for the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders, Common Sense Media and Reach Out and Read.  His blog is available through, Psychology Today, and elsewhere.  For more information, please visit his website at

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