My Teen Has ADHDADHD Parent Coaching

The joys and challenges of parenting reach a new level when your ADHD child becomes a teenager!

Your teen's main focus is his/her development as their own person – separate and independent from you.

When parenting a strong-willed adolescent with ADHD, most everything in parenting can become even more challenging!

 

Your ADHD Parenting Coach will help you:

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  • Understand the special challenges your ADHD teen faces with relationships, driving, peer pressures, etc.
  • Promote your teen's foundation for adulthood
  • Improve yours and your child's "dance" between independence and controlled boundaries
  • Develop your teen's life skills to when they are living away from home
  • Support academic success 
  • Create a team to assist in identifying learning needs to promote success with accommodations and educational opportunities
  • Identify appropriate professionals to re-evaluate your young ADHD adult's emotional, physical, and educational needs
  • In NOT giving up on parenting
  • Develop boundaries for dating and healthy relationships outside of family
  • Focus on the strengths of your child and understand his limitations
  • Create the environment that supports success WITH your teen
  • Development of boundaries, including rewards around those boundaries
  • Prepare for the transition and launching of your young adult 


Adolescence is an wonder-filled, yet challenging time for parents and teens – we can help you and your adolescent with ADHD navigate this important time in your and his/her life!

 

Working with an ADHD Parenting Coach will decrease the burden of parenting and parentingmove you to the next level of parenting that will promote the success of both you and your child. 

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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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