2019 ADHD Annual Conference Speakers

BIO: MARK BRANDTMAN. ADHD Coach, Mentor, Educational Consultant

Mark operates an educational consultancy which works exclusively with adults and children with ADHD. For nearly 20 years his consultancy has offered services and support to schools, as well as education for parents, employers, adults and school students, regarding the effective management of ADHD. 

Mark has worked in both private and non-government schools where he was a Boarding Housemaster, and Assistant Principal. He has been a speaker at conferences both in Australia and internationally.

He is a past President of the Learning Difficulties Coalition of NSW, and the Canberra & Queanbeyan ADD Support Group Inc (ADDACT), ADDults with ADHD and the past Chair of ADHD Global Network. 

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ADHD ANNUAL CONFERENCE: On This Saturday. Book Now To Avoid Disappointment.


Few of us experience ADHD as a “gift” and most of us know it’s downside. But ADHD comes with traits that other people wish they had such as creativity, high energy, and intense focus. These traits can be extremely useful, and when that happens, a kind of superpower.

Many adults with ADHD live full, productive lives. Countless highly successful men and women in all areas of life have also succeeded. There are challenges, but by using the strengths and managing the pitfalls you can thrive. 

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Leading Australian experts will provide ADHD information, strategies and tips. Attendees will learn fresh ways to create a better ADHD life. 


A snapshot of two speakers in this year's big conference line-up.  

Dr AMANDA MULLIN. Clinical Psychologist

Dr Amanda Mullin, MAPS, FCCLP, is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology. She has also completed extended training at the Macquarie University Centre for Emotional Health, a world leading research clinic specialising in the causes effective treatments of anxiety disorders.

Working with both adults and children, she has a particular interest in holistic health and the treatment of emotional problems, mood/anxiety disorders, trauma, stress management, sleep problems and ADHD. 

Dr Amanda will lead you on a discovery session where she explains exactly what Emotional Intelligence. You will gain a deeper understanding of the specific problems with emotional regulation posed by your ADHD. She will also explore common emotional triggers and provide some useful take home skills. 

Dr PETER HOEY. Adult Psychiatrist

Has a background of family experience with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, has a particular interest in patients with it, and how medication and psychological treatments intersect. 

Dr Peter will talk about how ADHD generally shows a better response to treatment than most other psychiatric disorders.  He will also explore some biological and psychological underpinnings of ADHD. Understanding these gives power to people affected by ADHD.

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Other speaker topics include: ADHD, ADHD Coexisting Conditions, Building a Life on ADHD’s Strengths, ADHD - Why It's So Treatable, Emotional Regulation and Resilience, ADHD Coaching versus Counselling, ADHD Management, ADHD Positives, Tips for Managing ADHD Challenges (e.g. Work/Home) 



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