Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder—one of the most frequently diagnosed disorders in children—affects the lives of over 6.4 million children in the US with increased risks among low income households. Options for treating ADHD have been mostly effective on a short-term basis due in part to the circumscribed nature of commonly used approaches—behavioral and pharmacological—that fail to address attachment related problems more readily addressed by psychodynamic treatment. Parents and teachers are more focused on the child’s behaviors and less so on understanding the internal experiences of the child. When children live and learn in compassionate environments, their experience of themselves and their behaviors are transformed. The ‘Cultivating Compassion’ Project of our new ADHD Clinic offers each family 1) psychodynamic psychotherapy treatment; 2) parent training through our ‘Parent University’; and 3) school consultation.  This project is the first of its kind and will serve as a model for treatment of ADHD.