Dr. Thomas Phelan

Thousands of parents, teachers and healthcare professionals have sought the advice and counsel of Dr. Phelan by attending his informative seminars. Thomas has presented his pragmatic and highly effective approaches to discipline and parenting to hospitals, church groups, schools, mental health centers, support groups and other organizations.

Dr. Phelan shares his experience by providing realistic and effective methods for disciplining young children and raising adolescents. He also unravels the often misunderstood problems associated with Attention Deficit Disorder in children and in adults.

Now you can enjoy Dr. Phelan‘s “real world” approach to family problems delivered in easy to understand, everyday language. His programs are not textbook theories they have been proven in families just like yours. Dr. Phelan‘s labs have been the living rooms and kitchens in homes across America.

A registered clinical psychologist, Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D. is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Illinois Psychological Association. He received his Doctorate from Loyola University, Chicago, in 1970 after completing his internship at the Loyola Child Guidance Center. He worked at the DuPage County Mental Health Center until 1972 and then entered private practice. He has also served on the boards of directors for both ADDA and CHADD, two national organizations for the parents of children with ADD.

Dr. Phelan maintains an active schedule of national lectures, and is a frequent guest on radio and television as an expert on child discipline, parenting, and Attention Deficit Disorder. His articles appear in numerous regional and national publications.

He and his wife have raised two children and experienced first hand many of the problems he now helps parents tackle.