About Dr. Rooney

Mary Rooney, Ph.D., is a licensed Board Certified clinical psychologist. Dr Rooney currently serves at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.  She is an established researcher and has published numerous academic articles in the field of psychology.  She previously served as a clinical psychologist the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and at the ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute (NY).  She earned her doctorate from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Dr. Rooney specializes in the evaluation and treatment of ADHD and co-occurring behavioral, anxiety, and mood disorders. A strong advocate for those with attention and behavior problems, Dr. Rooney is committed to developing and providing comprehensive, cutting edge treatments tailored to meet the unique needs of each child and adolescent.

Dr. Rooney is the author of the popular Kids Can Focus blog, providing practical advice and easy-to-use tools for parents and teachers helping children with ADHD.  For several years now, Dr. Rooney has worked closely with Huntington Learning Centers to create their ADHD tutoring and support programs for both students and teachers.

You can reach Dr. Rooney at DrRooney@KidsCanFocus.com.