Magaret 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).

Department Affiliations

Recent Publications

Implementing Parent-Teen Motivational Interviewing + Behavior Therapy for ADHD in Community Mental Health.
(2020 Feb 26)
Prev Sci
Sibley MH, Graziano PA, Bickman L, Coxe SJ, Martin P, Rodriguez LM, Fallah N, Ortiz M

Early substance use in the pathway from childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to young adult substance use: Evidence of statistical mediation and substance specificity.
(2020 Mar)
Psychol Addict Behav 34(2): 281-292
Howard AL, Kennedy TM, Mitchell JT, Sibley MH, Hinshaw SP, Arnold LE, Roy A, Stehli A, Swanson JM, Molina BSG

Maternal personality traits moderate treatment response in the Multimodal Treatment Study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
(2019 Dec 20)
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry
Perez Algorta G, MacPherson HA, Arnold LE, Hinshaw SP, Hechtman L, Sibley MH, Owens EB

Academic impairment among high school students with ADHD: The role of motivation and goal-directed executive functions.
(2019 Dec)
J Sch Psychol 77(): 67-76
Sibley MH, Graziano PA, Ortiz M, Rodriguez L, Coxe S

Lifetime caregiver strain among mothers of adolescents and young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
(2020 Apr)
J Fam Psychol 34(3): 342-352
Babinski DE, Mazzant JR, Merrill BM, Waschbusch DA, Sibley MH, Gnagy EM, Molina BSG, Pelham WE

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