Dr. Mark Bertin, a board-certified developmental behavioral pediatrician, studied at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his training in general pediatrics at Oakland Children's Hospital in California. He was a general pediatrician for five years in Marin County, north of San Francisco, and later returned to the East Coast for fellowship training in neurodevelopmental behavioral pediatrics at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (Rose Kennedy Center) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Bertin’s private practice is in Pleasantville, New York. He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College and Director of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at the Westchester Institute for Human Development, working in their foster care program. He works as a consultant for Reach Out and Read, a national organization that promotes child development and literacy, and is on the editorial board for Common Sense Media. Dr. Bertin is a frequent lecturer for parents, teachers and professionals on topics related to child development including literacy promotion, ADHD and autism. Dr. Bertin’s has written two books, The Family ADHD Solution: A Scientific Approach to Maximizing Your Child’s Attention While Minimizing Parents’ Stress, released by Palgrave Macmillan in February 2011 and Mindful Parenting for ADHD: A Guide to Cultivating Calm, Reducing Stress, and Helping Children Thrive in 2015.