Terry M. Dickson, M.D., ACG, CPCC is the Founder and Director of The Behavioral Medicine Clinic of NW Michigan that has served and supported children, adolescents and adults with ADHD for over eleven years. The Behavioral Medicine Clinic is a comprehensive clinic that has provided education, supportive materials and medical treatment to many families and hundreds of individuals. He has helped hundreds of families affected by ADHD grow closer together and believes that you can partner with ADHD in the family rather than simply tolerating it. He also believes that individuals with ADHD are not flawed and have tremendous potential to succeed.
Dr. Dickson has been a principal study investigator for several clinical ADHD medication trials. He has published many articles on ADHD and has contributed to book chapters. His heartfelt passion for people with ADHD led him to the coaching field as he feels it fills a need that medication can’t. He is a graduate of both the ADD Coach Academy and the Coaches Training Institute. He serves as Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the ADHD Coaches Organization (ACO). He is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach.
Dr. Dickson speaks regularly on ADHD and has been featured locally and nationally on radio and TV (CNN News and NBC Nightly News), and CHADD’s Ask an Expert online. He has been a frequent speaker at the International CHADD Conference, the ADDA National Conference, the Michigan State CHADD Conference (Michael Golds) and the annual Virtual ADHD Conference. He has served on the Board of Directors of ADDA, was Co-Chairman of the ADDA Professional Advisory Board and served as Chairman of the ADDA National Conference.
Dr. Dickson and his wife (married 34 years) have two teenage children and live in Traverse City, Michigan. He was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult and both of their children have ADHD.