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

The course of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder through midlife.
(2022 Dec 9)
Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci
Grevet EH, Bandeira CE, Vitola ES, de Araujo Tavares ME, Breda V, Zeni G, Teche SP, Picon FA, Salgado CAI, Karam RG, da Silva BS, Sibley MH, Rohde LA, Cupertino RB, Rovaris DL, Bau CHD

Mediators of psychosocial treatment for adolescent ADHD.
(2022 Jul)
J Consult Clin Psychol 90(7): 545-558
Sibley MH, Coxe SJ, Zulauf-McCurdy C, Zhao X

Harmonizing Depression Measures Across Studies: a Tutorial for Data Harmonization.
(2022 Jul 7)
Prev Sci
Zhao X, Coxe S, Sibley MH, Zulauf-McCurdy C, Pettit JW

High Versus Low Intensity Summer Adolescent ADHD Treatment Effects on Internalizing, Social, and Self-Esteem Problems.
(2022 May 26)
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol
Barney S, Sibley MH, Coxe SJ, Meinzer MC, Pelham WE Jr

Engagement Barriers to Behavior Therapy for Adolescent ADHD.
(2022 Jan 27)
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol
Sibley MH, Link K, Torres Antunez G, Greenwood L

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