ADHD Life Skills CoachingFinancial Skills

lifeskills2ADHD Financial Coaching... things to consider:

True False

___ ___ My bank account is reconciled and balanced
___ ___ My bills are paid on time 
___ ___ I don't have frequent late charges 
___ ___ I know where my money is being spent
___ ___ I am not in an unusual amount of debt
___ ___ I open my mail immediately and take action
___ ___ I enjoy the security of having planned for known & unknown expenses
___ ___ I have appropriate insurance coverage
___ ___ My end of year tax information is easily accessible
___ ___ I have a "will" that is up to date 
___ ___ My family or other person(s) knows where my "will" is located
___ ___ I have a retirement plan that will offer me security in the future
___ ___ I plan my spending and do not shop impulsively
___ ___ I have a budget and savings plan that I follow

If you answered "false" to any of these statements, we can assist you with your financial health and stability!

Your coach will assist you with:

  • Making sense of all the paperwork
  • Developing and implementing financial systems that are simple and highly individualized
  • Taking adantage of technology for finances
  • Developing and maintaining mail handling systems
  • Decreased impulsive spending
  • Maintaining a budget that is realistic
  • Saving for the future
  • Achieving financial goals
  • And more...

 

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ASN Core Actions & Beliefs

  • Each Client is "Unique" +

    Masterful ADHD coaching and client success depends on providing ADHD coaching services that are very highly individualized based on each clients:

    - Life experience

    - Current situation

    - Values & beliefs

    - Their own flavor of ADHD

    -Their Personality

  • The Client Knows What is Best +

    • We encourage client self-awareness as a tool to promote wisdom and discerning choices

    • Questioning is an important tool to assist the client in self-awareness/decision making at times

    • At other times the client does NOT have the information so we offer it in terms of options, role play, modeling, etc.

    • Some clients choose to take ADD/ADHD medication and some don't. - It is a personal choice

  • Making a Commitment to the Process +

    ADHD Coaching is NOT a cure or a quick-fix. Our ADHD coaching engagements are typically for 6 months to 1 year. We want our clients to walk away with habits, skills and tools that are self-sustaining. They are confident that they know how and will be successful in their endeavors. ADHD coaching is about making an investment in yourself that lasts a lifetime.
  • We Understand +

    We have genuine compassion ... The client with ADHD is both resourceful within themselves and also typically desires assistance with change. We honor and seek to elicit greatness from within the client. When needed we also offer options to promote client growth and development that will work for them "with" their ADHD
  • ADHD is a "Difference" +

    Many people with ADHD believe that they are somehow defective which is far from the truth. It is a "difference" in the way the brain functions and with new skills and growth people with ADHD can and do lead less chaotic and successful lives
  • The Client Comes First - Always! +

    First and foremost, by choosing to always do what is best for the client::

    • There will be enough clients to fill the needs of our coaching practice

    • Therefore, we work in an environment that offers client support within our team when a client need is identified that can be better served by another coach

    • We collaborate within our team to promote the best possible client experience

    • We refer to other professionals as appropriate

    • We charge a fair price and endeavor to assist those with financial challenge as much as possible

    • We don't promote or make claims to provide a "quick fix" or a "cure"

  • Collaborative Communications +

    Excellent communications between the client and ADHD coach are essential to the process. These skills include:

    - Complete honesty and openness

    - Absolute confidentiality

    - Compassionate directness

    - Validation when appropriate (no cheerleading)

    - Accountability

    - Practical & strategic

    - Collaborative approach

  • Team Respect & Collaboration +

    • We support, care for and offer compassion to each other

    • We do not compete with each other

    • We know that we are all precious and mistake-making individuals

    • We communicate clearly and openly with each other

    • We share our knowledge freely

    • We have no hidden agendas

    • We believe that ASN is bigger than any one of us and each support its growth and development for the benefit of our clients with ADHD.

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