Dr. Hammond is known as an authority in mental health, with a specific mission to support youth and professionals working with youth.


  • Psychologist
  • Speaker
  • Author

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Supporting Youth by Speaking to Groups across the World

Dr. Nekeshia Hammond’s career has spanned over 15 years, and has been in private practice through Hammond Psychology & Associates, PA since 2009. Throughout this time, she has helped many children cope with and even improve their conditions.

She is also booked internationally as a speaker on topics related to children’s mental health and social-emotional learning. Dr. Hammond has also appeared on renowned media outlets to discuss her topics of expertise.

Treating a child’s condition is only the beginning. The ultimate goal is always to restore a family back to a state of wellness and balance.

— Dr. Nekeshia Hammond

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Dr. Hammond’s Highlights


  • Nationally recognized by the American Psychological Association with the Early Career Achievement Award
  • Featured as “Extraordinary Woman” in Tampa Bay Parenting magazine
  • Past President of Florida Psychological Association
  • Serves on the Board of Directors for the Ryan Nece Foundation
  • Participant of FBI Citizens Academy


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A Short Guide for Today’s Busy Mom

Finding Balance in a Stressful World: A Short Guide for Today’s Busy Mom is an easy-to-read guide designed to give quick tips for moms who are juggling parenthood with everything else that life has to offer.

If you’re looking for insights to become a better parent while maintaining your sense of balance and wellness, get Dr. Hammond’s eBook today for only .99¢.

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ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know

By Dr. Nekeshia Hammond

ADHD Explained: What Every Parent Needs to Know is for parents who have a child with ADHD or think their child may have ADHD. Although many books on ADHD may be overly scientific and theoretical, this book provides practical steps and knowledge for parents to understand how best to help their child.

Unfortunately, there are too many myths of what it means for youth to have ADHD. This book addresses those myths so parents can understand the truth and take proper action.

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ADHD Explained What Every Parent Needs to Know By Dr. Nekeshia Hammond

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An authority in children’s mental health

Dr. Hammond makes regular media appearances to help increase public education about mental health issues.

She has been featured on NBC, ABC, and CBS, as well as various magazines and radio shows throughout the country.

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Dr. Hammond’s Speaking Topics

Youth Mental Wellness

Preventing Burnout for Educators

Social-Emotional Learning

ADHD

Learning Disabilities

School Culture

Educators: Working with Diverse Students

Parent Self-Care

Parenting: Enhancing Youth Emotional Health

Bullying

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