Michelle D. Frank, PsyD

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Clinical Director

Dr. Michelle Frank is a well-regarded specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. She takes an active, empowering, strengths-forward approach based on empirically validated interventions and aims to help her clients learn how to live successfully with ADHD – and without shame. Dr. Frank is the co-author of A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD: Embrace Neurodiversity, Love Boldly, and Break Through Barriers, written in collaboration with Sari Solden and published by New Harbinger. She has been interviewed by several notable media outlets on the topic of women and ADHD. Dr. Frank serves on the board of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association and is committed to ADHD advocacy and awareness campaigns, speaking nationally on issues related to ADHD, women’s empowerment, and neurodiversity. She is a graduate of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Marquette University.

drfrank@enrichcenter.org

PUBLICATIONS:

Books & Chapters:

  • Solden, S. & Frank, M. (7/1/2019). A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD: Embrace neurodiversity, live boldly, and break through barriers. New Harbinger: Oakland, CA.  https://www.amazon.com/Radical-Guide-Women-ADHD-Neurodiversity/dp/168403261X
  • Frank, Michelle and Timberlake, Bobbi. (2006). “Marquette University: The Student Coordinator Model.” In E. Zlotkowski, N. Longo, & J. Williams (Eds.), Students as Colleagues: Expanding the Circle of Service-Learning Leadership (pp.135-146).  Providence, RI: Campus Compact.

Print Articles: 

Blog Posts & Online Articles:

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Frank, M. (4/18/22) Adult ADHD: Q&A [Virtual presentation]. Denver ADHD Meetup Group.
  • Frank, M. (11/1/2021) Everything You Wanted to Know About Living with Adult ADHD & Had No One to Ask [Virtual presentation]. Bergen County CHADD Group.
  • Frank, M. (4/20/2020). Coping with Stress in Times of Uncertainty [Virtual presentation]. Denver ADHD Meetup Group.
  • Frank, M. (11/8/2019). Radically ADHD: Three ways to transform your life as a woman with ADHD [Conference presentation]. International ADHD Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Frank, M., & Solden, S. (7/14/19). A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD. Book presentation and signing. Boswell’s Books, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Frank, M. & Solden, S. (7/18/19). A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD. Book launch presentation and signing. Barnes and Noble, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (1/17/19). Understanding Women with ADHD: A Guide for Professional Organizers [Course presentation]. National Association of Professional Organizers of Michigan. Bloomfield Hills, MI.
  • Frank, M. & Solden, S. (1/15/19). Women & ADHD [Virtual presentation]. CHADD of Hampton Roads – ADHD Support Group, Virginia Beach, VA.
  • Frank, M. (11/10/18). Untangled: A Radical Approach for Women with ADHD [Conference presentation]. International ADHD Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • Solden, S. & Frank, M. (11/8/18). Untangling: A Radical Approach to Treating Women with ADHD [Conference presentation]. International ADHD Conference, St. Louis, MO.
  • Frank, M, Polk-Green, E, Walker, L. (11/12/17). Impacted Roots & Broken Wings: A Panel Discussion on Helping Young Adults with ADHD [Conference panel discussion]. International ADHD Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Frank, M. (6/11/17). ADHD Informed Therapy for Adults [CEU presentation]. Washtenaw Psychological Association, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (5/30/17). Parenting Children & Teens with ADHD [Parent presentation].. Ann Arbor Academy, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (3/23/16). Body Image, Acceptance, & Change [Presentation]. University of Michigan Bariatric Program, Outpatient Support Group, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (11/12/16). Embracing Life Fully as a Woman with ADHD: Moving from Hiding, Pretending, and Shame Towards Connection, Empowerment, and Authenticity [Conference presentation]. CHADD International Conference, Orange County, CA.
  • Frank, M. (11/1/16). Embracing Life Fully as a Woman with ADHD: Moving from Hiding, Pretending, and Shame Towards Connection, Empowerment, and Authenticity [Presentation]. Ann Arbor CHADD Chapter, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (10/10/16). Women with ADHD and the Non-Traditional Path Towards a Fulfilling Life [Presentation]. Oakland County CHADD Chapter, Bloomfield Hills, MI.
  • Frank, M. (9/22/16). A Marathon Not a Sprint: Setting Yourself up for Success and Satisfaction with High Stakes Testing. [Surgery residents symposium]. University of Michigan Surgery Resident Symposium, Ford Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. & Solden, S. (10/5/16). Adults with ADHD: Life Beyond Diagnosis [Presentation]. Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (3/22/16). Learning to Live a Connected & Fulfilling Life as a Woman with ADHD: Moving Away from Pretending, Hiding, and Withdrawing [Presentation]. Ann Arbor CHADD Chapter, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (1/28/16) Body Acceptance: The Foundation for Change [Presentation]. University of Michigan Bariatric Program, Outpatient Support Group, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (11/14/15). Now Streaming: ADHD in the Digital Age [Conference presentation].CHADD International Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Frank, M. (11/14/15). Women, ADHD, & Intimacy: An Overview of Connection Across the Lifespan [Conference presentation].CHADD International Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Frank, M. (7/23/15). ADHD & Weight Management [Presentation]. University of Michigan Bariatric Program, Outpatient Support Group, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (6/1/15). ADHD, Women, & Self-Esteem [Presentation]. Oakland County CHADD Chapter, Bloomfield Hills, MI.
  • Frank, M. (4/28/15). ADHD and Anxiety in Adults. [Staff inservice presentation]. University of Michigan, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (1/27/2015). ADHD, Women, & Intimacy – A Love Story [Presentation]. Ann Arbor CHADD Chapter, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (1/8/2015). ADHD Made Simple Series: ADHD in Young Adults – What You Didn’t Know You Don’t Know [Presentation]. Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. & Solden, S. (10/21/2014) ADHD and Women [[Presentation]. American Business Women’s Associations (ABWA) – Maia Chapter, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Frank, M. (7/26/2014). The road less traveled: A young woman’s guide to navigating early adulthood with ADHD [Conference presentation]. ADDA International Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Frank, M. (7/25/2014). Neuropsychological Evaluations: What they are, how to use them, and why they cost so much [Conference presentation]. ADDA International Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Frank, M. Pre-Conference Seminar: Family Issues & ADHD [Conference Presentation]. ADDA International Conference, Orlando FL

TELECLASSES & WEBINARS:

  • Frank, M. (2021). ADHD & Relationship Success: Gottman’s 4 Horsemen and Their Antidotes Through an ADHD Lens ADHD[Webinar]. Women’s Palooza. https://adhdpalooza.com/product/adhd-relationships-gottman-method/
  • Frank, M. (May, 2020).  “I Thought I’d Be More Productive”: Why Women with ADHD are Struggling While Staying at Home [Webinar]. ADDitude Experts Webinar Series.

https://www.additudemag.com/webinar/women-with-adhd-quarantine-podcast-305/

PODCAST APPEARANCES

INTERVIEWS FOR ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

MEDIA APPEARANCES

“Managing Problems of Daily Living with Dr. Linda Sircus: ADHD.” Air date 9/19/16. Bloomfield Community Television.