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Speaker Detail

Orlov, Melissa AB

Melissa Orlov is the author of the award-winning book, The ADHD Effect on Marriage. As a marriage consultant, she helps ADHD-affected couples from around the world rebalance their relationships and learn to thrive. She also teaches marriage counselors and other professionals about effective marriage therapy for couples impacted by ADHD. Orlov blogs for Psychology Today and at, where she also hosts a large community of adults learning about ADHD in relationships. She has been interviewed on the topic of ADHD and marriage by the New York Times, CNN, Today, US News and World Report, CBS, AOL, the American Psychological Association Monitor, Women's Health and many others. Ms. Orlov is a cum laude graduate of Harvard College.

Ms. Orlov's second book, with co-author Nancie Kohlenberger, LMFT, was released in May, 2014. A Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD will help couples overcome the emotional hot spots they encounter as they learn how to thrive with ADHD.