Margaret Sibley, PhD

Personal Statement

My work focuses on community and school-based interventions for adolescents with ADHD and related difficulties in attention, motivation, and executive functions. I have authored or co-authored over 70 scientific papers and a book about how parents and professionals can empower teenagers with ADHD. My school-based models include summer programming to prepare teens with ADHD for the transition to high school and peer-delivered interventions for high schoolers. These approaches integrate motivational interviewing and executive function skill building. I am is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. My work has been conducted in partnership with the National Institute of Mental Health, Institute of Education Sciences, Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation, and Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD).


Medical school: State University of New York, Buffalo, Buffalo
James Madison University, Harrisonburg
Residency: Clinical Psychology, Florida International University, Miami

Department Affiliations

Other Affiliations

PEARL Clinic – Seattle Children’s Hospital
Training Clinic

Recent Publications

Community Implementation of MI-Enhanced Behavior Therapy for Adolescent ADHD: Linking Fidelity to Effectiveness.
(2021 Jul)
Behav Ther 52(4): 847-860
Sibley MH, Bickman L, Coxe SJ, Graziano PA, Martin P

Stakeholder-Generated Implementation Strategies to Promote Evidence-Based ADHD Treatment in Community Mental Health.
(2021 May 14)
Adm Policy Ment Health
Sibley MH, Ortiz M, Rios-Davis A, Zulauf-McCurdy CA, Graziano PA, Bickman L

Empirically-informed guidelines for first-time adult ADHD diagnosis.
(2021 May 5)
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol
Sibley MH

An Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis: Behavioral Treatments for Children and Adolescents With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
(2021 Apr 28)
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry
Groenman AP, Hornstra R, Hoekstra PJ, Steenhuis L, Aghebati A, Boyer BE, Buitelaar JK, Chronis-Tuscano A, Daley D, Dehkordian P, Dvorsky M, Franke N, DuPaul GJ, Gershy N, Harvey E, Hennig T, Herbert S, Langberg J, Mautone JA, Mikami AY, Pfiffner LJ, Power TJ, Reijneveld SA, Schramm SA, Schweitzer JB, Sibley MH, Sonuga-Barke E, Thompson C, Thompson M, Webster-Stratton C, Xie Y, Luman M, van der Oord S, van den Hoofdakker BJ

Predictors of Treatment Engagement and Outcome Among Adolescents With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: An Integrative Data Analysis.
(2021 Apr 12)
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry
Sibley MH, Coxe SJ, Stein MA, Meinzer MC, Valente M

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