ADD Coaching helps people with ADD/ADHD focus on reaching their personal and professional goals. Research has shown that the best therapies for ADD are neuro-cognitive and behavioral interventions. ADD coaching uses brain based, cognitive and behavioral techniques that have proven effective in improving both mental and physical well being.
ADD Coaching facilitates “Executive Functioning”. Executive functioning is the ability to define goals and stick to them without getting sidetracked. They allow an individual to have forethought and self-discipline, even without receiving immediate reinforcement. ADD coaches help clients focus on their goals, by teaching them to regulate their impulsivity, distractibility, and emotions.
Coaches help clients to:
The core ADD symptoms need direct, practical solutions to help the client to identify problems in daily living, and to be realistic about the time and effort involved in changing patterns of behavior.
Behaviors may include:
The coach and client agree together on a ‘coaching contract” that defines goals, the schedule and the places where coaching will occur. Coaching services are provided on the phone and/or in the office, at schedules that are beneficial for the client.
People who would benefit from ADD coaching are: