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).


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

Top problems of adolescents and young adults with ADHD during the COVID-19 pandemic.
(2021 Feb 14)
J Psychiatr Res 136(): 190-197
Sibley MH, Ortiz M, Gaias LM, Reyes R, Joshi M, Alexander D, Graziano P

Presenting problem profiles for adolescents with ADHD: differences by sex, age, race, and family adversity.
(2020 Dec 17)
Child Adolesc Ment Health
Coxe S, Sibley MH, Becker SP

Diagnosing ADHD in Older Adults: Critical Next Steps for Research.
(2020 Dec 4)
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry
Sibley MH

Four-Year Follow-Up of High versus Low Intensity Summer Treatment for Adolescents with ADHD.
(2020 Nov 19)
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol
Sibley MH, Coxe SJ, Page TF, Pelham WE, Yeguez CE, LaCount PA, Barney S

Elements of the New Conversation.
(2020 Dec)
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 59(12): 1310-1311
Arnold LE, Johnstone J, Gracious B, Hughes AJ, Hatsu I, Leung B, Sibley MH

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