First, before we talk about coaching, we should address What is ADHD?
-It is a neurodevelopmental disorder of childhood. Usually diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood.
-It impacts many areas of your life including academic and professional achievements, interpersonal relationships, and daily functioning.
-It can lead to poor self-esteem, poor self-worth, sensitivity toward criticism
-It is understood to be a disorder of impaired executive functions. In other words, the farther away the reward for something or behavior the greater the difficulty an adult has performing the necessary steps in the here-and-now. EF “is how efficiently you decide what to do”
What is ADHD coaching?
This is a trained professional who helps you come up with ways to handle the responsibilities and activities made harder by your ADHD symptoms. It is a tool you can use with medication and therapy to help you get organized and reach your goals. The coach will find practical ways to deal with everyday tasks that might be tougher because of your ADHD.
The coach will work on things like:
• skill building
• organizational skills
• Accountability partner
• problem-solving and more
Coaching sessions last between 30-60 minutes and those who can benefit from ADHD coaching are aware they are in need of help and feel ready to make a change.
If you’re interested in ADHD coaching. Give us a call today!!