Become an ADHD Coach

Do you have a strong desire to become an ADHD coach and empower individuals with ADHD to make greater strides in their lives?


If so, the ADD Coach Academy (ADDCA), is the coach training organization for you. ADDCA is the global leader and pioneer in the specialty arena of ADHD Coach training and the only comprehensive ADHD Coach Training Program fully accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF), the governing body of the coaching profession (ACTP accredited) and by the Professional Association for ADHD Coaches (PAAC), the governing body of the ADHD Coaching Profession (AACTP accredited)

You will find that your journey though ADHD coach training is one of personal as well as professional growth and discovery.  The ADD Coach Academy learning experience is designed around a coaching framework. Get trained in the core competencies of ADHD coaching, as identified both the ICF and PAAC, and develop a deep understanding of ADHD and the confidence to powerfully coach individuals with ADHD. Learn to coach children, adults  and all ages in between.

Free Introductory Teleclass

If you are interested in learning more about any of our programs, the best place to start is by listening to our Get Better Educated teleclass. This is a free recording you can listen to anytime that will provide you with an introduction to our programs, courses, philosophy, etc. Find Out More

Listed below are the coach training programs we offer for those with no prior coach training. Each program includes a different set of courses.

Basic ADHD Coach Training

In the Basic Coach Training program, you will learn the fundamental core skills of the coaching process, practice how to effectively employ those skills, and experience how coaching can have a positive impact on clients with ADHD.

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Advanced ADHD Coach Training

The Basic program gives you the building blocks of coaching and of understanding ADHD. 

The Advanced program challenges you to take your intellectual knowledge of ADHD, executive functioning, basic neuroscience, the coaching conversation, habit change, mindfulness, and positive psychology and, through in-class exercises and practice, incorporate all of it into your very bones so that you truly listen, see, and question from an ADHD coach’s perspective.

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Are you already a Life Coach who Wants ADHD Certification?

Our Professional Advanced Program could be for you!

The Professional Advanced ADHD Coach Program (PACG) is an advanced level program built for coaches who have already been trained in core coaching competencies and who want to add the ADHD coaching component to their skill sets. Find Out More!

Not sure you are ready to commit to the ADHD Coach Training program?

If you are not ready to commit to the ADHD Coach Training program, please look at our educational courses, Simply ADHD and Personal Transformation.  

These educational courses will give you a new awareness and understanding of your own ADHD (or of someone you care about) that you never had before, so that you can begin to realize what you need to do with the strengths and passion you already possess. 

These educational courses are also the first two courses in our Coach Training programs. They can be applied to the Coach Training program if you decide to pursue it at a later date.

Mentor Group Coaching Program

Are you looking to complete your Mentor Coaching Requirements for Certification or Recertification? 

If so, we have good news! We are offering an accessible, affordable path to get you there with an exciting Mentor Group Coaching Program.

Who is the Mentor Group Coaching Program for?

  • Coaches seeking to improve their skills in preparation for the next level of ADDCA, PAAC and/or ICF certification or ICF re-certification.

The Focus of the Mentor Group Coaching Program: 

This upcoming Mentor Group Coaching Program  includes 7 one-hour Mentor Group Coaching  teleclasses, plus a valued-added recording which will focus on skill development and effective use of the coaching competencies. 

Through a supportive, interactive group environment, you will be encouraged to practice your coaching skills in order to build greater knowledge, aptitude and proficiency facilitating the coaching process. This Mentor Group Coaching program will increase your confidence coaching clients and prepare you for PAAC and/or ICF certification.

 Note: The requirements for PAAC and ICF certification are a minimum of 10 hours, of which up to 7 hours can be  mentor group coaching. (3 hours must be with an individual mentor coach). This program will provide you with 7 of the 10 required mentor coaching hours needed for certification. 

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