Strengthening Brakes: Harnessing ADHD Potential

Fri May 10 2024 at 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House | Singapore

Unlocking ADHD
Publisher/HostUnlocking ADHD
Strengthening Brakes: Harnessing ADHD Potential
Join us for the first ever ADHD training workshop for professionals in Singapore by renowned US Clinical Psychologist, Dr Sharon Saline
About this Event

For the first time in Singapore, join US clinical psychologist and award winning author, Dr. Sharon Saline, in this interactive training session as she explores ADHD's neurological roots, identifies co-existing conditions, and offers innovative strategies for enhancing executive functioning.

Central to Dr. Saline's approach are the "5 Cs of ADHD™," a strength-based framework that empowers individuals and families. By integrating mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and positive psychology, she equips participants with practical solutions for daily living, reducing stress and fostering positivity.

From improving focus and organization to enhancing planning and motivation, this workshop covers a spectrum of innovative tools. Through experiential exercises and real-life case studies, attendees gain a deeper understanding of living with ADHD and learn to move beyond mere Medic*tion and crisis management.

By the end of this workshop, participants will have learnt the following:

• Understand the biology and symptoms of ADHD across the lifespan

• Get updates on current research on ADHD and executive functioning including Medic*tion and non-Medic*tion options

• Understand co-existing conditions, learning challgenges, trauma affected by ADHD

• Describe the anxiety spectrum and learn techniques to restore calm and resilience

• Practical interventions to reduce conflict and improve social-emotional skills

Participants will walk away with tangible strategies for identifying and nurturing cognitive and social-emotional strengths in clients with ADHD. Whether you're a clinician, social worker, educator, or healthcare provider, this comprehensive session offers invaluable insights to support individuals with ADHD on their journey to success.

About Sharon Saline

Sharon Saline, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years’ experience. She is a consultant on ADHD, anxiety, learning differences and mental health challenges as well as their impact on school and family dynamics. A veteran workshop facilitator and lecturer with an international audience, Dr Saline is known for her ability to deliver her learning objectives impactfully with her didactic and experiential style. Her book is the recipient of two highly-acclaimed awards: Best Book Awards winner by American Book Fest and the Gold Medal from Moms’ Choice Awards. Dr. Saline is a regular contributor to and She is a featured expert on MASS Appeal on WWLP-TV and a part-time lecturer at the Smith School for Social Work. Dr. Saline is also a member of ADDitude Magazine’s ADHD Specialist Panel. She currently lives with her family in Northampton, MA.

About Unlocking ADHD

Unlocking ADHD is a registered charity and social service agency under the National Council of Social Service in Singapore. It was formally launched in October 2021 with a mission to Empower ADHDers and their families to live life to the fullest. The Unlocking ADHD website ( has the most comprehensive resources on ADHD in Singapore. The charity has also developed a FREE RESTART ADHD Starter Kit for adults and was responsible for the first community study on ADHD in Singapore. Unlocking ADHD also supports over 3K members via a private Facebook Community Group and over 800 members on Discord.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House, 9 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore, Singapore


SGD 225.00 to SGD 250.00

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