ADHD Support Group

NYSBA ADHD Support Group
Join us for this twice a month virtual support group facilitated by Dr. Michael Appelgren. Many of you are familiar with Dr. Appelgren from his recently completed six-part ADHD Workshop series. The support group will be a confidential space to share struggles, successes, questions and answers regarding how ADHD and its symptoms impact your professional and personal life. A formal diagnosis is not necessary to participate.

The ADHD Support Group will take place the following Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 pm:

  • Nov 2
  • Nov 16
  • Dec 7
  • Dec 21
  • Jan 4
  • Jan 18
  • Feb 1
  • Feb 15
  • Feb 29
  • Mar 14

Registration is only required once for all sessions. There is no cost to register. Attendance, is of course, encouraged at all sessions, but it is not required. The support group sessions will not be recorded.


Michael Appelgren, PsyD, is a child, adolescent, and adult psychologist. He is licensed in NJ, NY, and PA and is a PSYPACT provider. Additionally, Dr. Appelgren is a certified school psychologist.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology, his master’s degree in psychological studies, and his educational specialist’s degree in school psychology from Seton Hall University.  Dr. Appelgren received his doctoral training in school psychology with a concentration in cognitive-behavioral therapy and neuropsychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed a predoctoral internship with the NJ Juvenile Justice Commission and Rutgers University providing mental health counseling, psychological assessments, fire setting risk assessments, and program recommendations for adolescent boys committed to secure care.  Dr. Appelgren has worked at a community counseling center in Scotch Plains, NJ by providing individual therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, therapeutic visitations, suicide risk assessments, psychological evaluations, and treatment planning for clients from toddlerhood to adulthood.  He has experience working with clients with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses, which includes depression, anxiety, psychosis, personality, neurodevelopmental, learning, gender dysphoria, trauma, and grief. Dr. Appelgren worked on a research team at the Healthy Brain Network/Child Mind Institute conducting neuropsychological evaluations as part of an open science initiative. He has experience as an adjunct professor in the graduate psychology department at Seton Hall University.

Dr. Appelgren is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and holds a Diplomate from the American Board of School Neuropsychology. He is a board certified telemental health provider. Dr. Appelgren launched his private practice Dynamic Learning Services and currently provides various evaluations and assessments, individual psychotherapy, parenting coaching, and executive functioning coaching. He also provides gender-affirming surgery support letters and educational advocacy. Dr. Appelgren has experience presenting nationally on the “coming out” process and supporting sexual minority youth.