Christopher Kaufman, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and Lead Psychologist for the Portland (Maine) Public Schools. He also operates, with his wife Sara, a part-time business, Kaufman Psychological Services, through which he provides workshops for educators and clinicians on a range of brain-based learning topics. Dr. Kaufman was born in New York City; raised on Long Island, New York; and earned his doctoral degree in Educational Psychology (with a specialization in School Psychology) in 1993 from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. His clinical specialties include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and related executive functioning disorders, learning disabilities, and pediatric anxiety disorders. He resides in Gorham, Maine, with his wife and two children.
"Kaufman demonstrates elegantly how the applications of [executive function] research can improve the educational well-being of children who are having difficulty in educational settingsa ]Takes the sometimes vague and abstract concept of EF and provides practical strategies and solutions."