Gary R. Spivack is a Board-certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. Over the past twenty-five years Dr. Spivack has run outpatient programs, day schools, residential treatment centers, therapeutic foster care programs, and inpatient / day hospital programs. The article he wrote on ADHD vs. Mood Disorders fifteen years ago is still widely credited. He believes strongly in the biopsychosocial model as the most appropriate for children and adolescents - with the goal of treatment to be to get the child's and family's development back on track.