Sunday, October 20th at 3pm
Authors’ Circle Presents Katherine Quie PhD, LP
Authors’ Circle guest Katherine Quie PhD, LP, author of “Raising Will: Surviving the Brilliance and Blues of ADHD” will join in a “Conversation with Katie”, Katie Rosman, editor and columnist, SundayStyles at The New York Times
“Raising Will: Surviving the Brilliance and Blues of ADHD” is a heartfelt, humbling memoir written by a Texan-turned-Minnesotan mother and child psychologist. Her heart breaks for Will when he is repeatedly banned from Fun Friday in first grade shortly after he is diagnosed with ADHD. The family zigzags through an obstacle course of therapy, medication side effects, tutoring, and sleepless nights, while shining a light on Will’s inherent strength—blues guitar. Readers will surely recognize themselves in this story and find solace, laughter, and hope as they celebrate the surprising blessings ADHD can bring.
About the Author:
Katherine Quie PhD, LP is a licensed child and adolescent psychologist and author of the memoir, Raising Will: Surviving the Brilliance and Blues of ADHD. She is a mother of two and lives in Saint Paul with her husband, daughter, and small dogs. Katherine recently founded ADHD&U as an outlet for her passion in supporting youth and families impacted by ADHD.
About the interviewer:
Katie Rosman is an editor and columnist for SundayStyles in The New York Times. Before joining The New York Times, Katie was a staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Her work has also appeared in the New Yorker and Elle. A native of Michigan, she lives in New York with her husband and two children. Katie was also a featured Authors’ Circle author in 2010 for her book If You Knew Suzy: A Mother, A Daughter, A Reporter’s Notebook, a memoir about losing her mother to cancer and Katie’s quest for more information gleaned from contacts in her mother’s address book.