Barrington High School
220 Lincoln Ave
Barrington, RI 02806
Thomas Phelan, PhD, is an internationally renowned expert on parenting and attention deficit disorder (ADD). He appears frequently on radio and television, and authored the best-selling, award-winning 1-2-3 Magic Parenting Program. A clinical psychologist, Phelan has been engaged in private practice since 1972.
He and his wife of 38 years raised two children and experienced many of the problems he now helps parents tackle. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Psychological Association. He has also served on the boards of directors for the Attention Deficit Disorder Association and CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), two national organizations for parents of children with ADD. Phelan received his doctorate in 1970 from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.