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).

Education

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

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

Are There Long-Term Effects of Behavior Therapy for Adolescent ADHD? A Qualitative Study.
(2022 Jan 18)
Child Psychiatry Hum Dev
Sibley MH, Shelton CR, Garcia I, Monroy JM, Hill DM, Johansson M, Link K, Greenwood L, Torres Antunez G, Reyes Francisco JC

Building a Theoretical Model for Supporting Teens' Autonomy Daily (STAND): A Network Analysis of Family-Perceived Changes.
(2022 Jan)
Behav Ther 53(1): 49-63
Sibley MH, Johansson M, Monroy JM, Hill D, LaCount P, Barney S, Molina N, Delgado A

Harmonizing DSM-IV and DSM-5 Versions of ADHD "A Criteria": An Item Response Theory Analysis.
(2021 Dec 14)
Assessment
Coxe S, Sibley MH

Family-based treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A review of family functioning outcomes in randomized controlled trials from 2010 to 2019.
(2022 Jan)
J Marital Fam Ther 48(1): 83-106
Babinski DE, Sibley MH

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