ADHD Life Skills CoachingOrganization & Prioritization

adhdlifeskills


Do You have trouble with:

    • Forgetting
    • Arriving late (or not at all)
    • Never having enough time
    • Managing details
    • Starting new projects before the old ones are complete
    • Getting "lost" in details
    • Unending clutter 
    • Finding things
    • Too much stuff and difficulty letting go
    • Getting overwhelmed with any of the above?

     

    Systems and tools we use to help you get organized:

    • The SmartPlanner (or it's concepts)
    • The "Myths, Systems and Practice of Daily Planning"
    • Highly individualized flexible structure
    • Strategic Goals and Planning
    • Harnessing "The Mind-Body Connection"
    • Breaking tasks down to minimize overwhelm (or up, depending on your experience of ADHD)
    • Timers and reminders - what does and doesn't work
    • Individualized development and implementation of systems
    • The "How To's of Organizing Space & Maintaining It"
    • Personality & Underlying Motivations
    • Individualized Accountability Tools
    • Concrete tools to track progress
    • Simplifying Your Life

    There are many systems and tools available to promote organization and at the same time our work together will assist you in discovery and application of the system that works best for you; including appropriate tweaking, adaptations and strategies for your particular flavor of ADD/ADHD.

    Client Testimonial

    "... She is very gifted in being able to quickly understand "where you are" and where you need support and/or structure. She will take a tailored approach to assisting you where you need help - whether it is regarding the structure of your day/planning and follow through, or how to make certain aspects of your life run smoothly...." 

    Wendy K.
    Client

 

12-17-18

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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