Coach Training Testimonials
"David Giwerc has produced a book as chock full of energy, wisdom, and inspiration as he is in person."
"Readers of David Giwerc’s book “Permission to Proceed” will discover it is essentially two books in one. David guides readers through his personal journey of self-discovery, both his diagnosis with ADHD as an adult and the recognition of the various passions and skills that previously had been stifled. As one of the pioneers and leaders of the ADHD Coaching movement, David also conveys the insights from his nearly two decades of experience training coaches and helping adults with ADHD to transcend their difficulties in order to unlock their talents and passions. The result is that David Giwerc has produced a book as chock full of energy, wisdom, and inspiration as he is in person."
J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Adult ADHD Treatment & Research Program
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Author of “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD” and “Nonmedication Treatments for Adult ADHD”
"It is a MUST read for anyone who truly desires to move beyond self-limiting beliefs and live a life of fulfillment!"
"Permission to Proceed is POWERFUL! By sharing his own struggles with ADHD David gives readers the hope, courage and the tools to transform their ADHD challenges to live a life of passion and purpose. David’s message is compelling and heartfelt because his methods are tried and true. It is a MUST read for anyone who truly desires to move beyond self-limiting beliefs and live a life of fulfillment! "
Nancy A. Ratey, Ed.M., MCC, SCAC
Author "The Disorganized Mind"
"Readers will better understand their past struggles and learn how to transform them into future successes.."
"David Giwerc has been there--both as someone who struggled for years with undiagnosed ADHD and also as someone who has trained thousands of ADHD coaches. InPermission to Proceed, he combines that knowledge with an uplifting, strength-based philosophy to create a practical approach to living a better life with ADHD. Readers will better understand their past struggles and learn how to transform them into future successes. Well done!"
Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA
Author of More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD and Integrative Treatment for Adults ADHD: A Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians
"“If you are one who struggles with challenges of AD/HD and want to take more control of your life, this is the book for you."
"“If you are one who struggles with challenges of AD/HD and want to take more control of your life, this is the book for you. David's heartfelt passion to help others live out their true life mission is seen through his own personal experiences and examples of clients he has worked with through many years of professional coaching. His models and tools will increase your understanding of AD/HD and are highly effective to help you create the life you truly want.”
Terry Dickson, M.D., ACG
"This is a book written with incredible insight and sensitivity, to help the adult with ADHD start their journey of self-awareness..."
"I love this book. David Giwerc, in Permission to Proceed: Creating a Life of Passion, Purpose and Possibility for Adults with ADHD begins by masterfully sharing highly personal stories of his own life and those of clients he's worked with, to engage the reader. He then gently, yet powerfully explains techniques and methods to help people with ADHD move forward.
This is a man who "has been there" and who openly describes his early frustrations, hurt and pain. He takes his audience on a journey, all the while providing a massive toolkit full of pragmatic tips, exercises and strategies to help people become "unstuck."
This is a book written with incredible insight and sensitivity, to help the adult with ADHD start their journey of self-awareness, which is the first step towards change. I will be recommending this to all my clients and colleagues."
Terry Matlen, ACSW
Moms with ADD/ADHD
"His book is for those who are about to begin the journey, already in the journey, and for those guides--coaches, clinicians and mentors, who help people on the journey, toward becoming their best self. “"
“David Giwerc is an outstanding leader in the field of coaching. He has brought to those who have ADHD (ADD)--to anyone looking to change their lives--a lifetime of wisdom, experience and tools for overcoming fears, negative self-perceptions, and limiting beliefs. In Permission to Proceed, he has shared his heart and passion and some of his own story living with ADHD. He has shared some of the stories of many others seeking to turn their struggles into accomplishment, as well. His book is for those who are about to begin the journey, already in the journey, and for those guides--coaches, clinicians and mentors, who help people on the journey, toward becoming their best self. “
Linda Anderson, MA, MCC, SCAC
Master Coach Specializing in Adult ADHD
Past President, Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Specializing in Coaching ADHD Adults
"If you are impacted in any way by ADHD, this book can change your life."
From the day I first met David Giwerc, I’ve been inspired by his passion, his vision, his incredible intuition, and the energy and dedication he’s brought to the field of ADHD and ADHD coaching.This book comes from David’s heart and is built upon his extensive knowledge and understanding of ADHD and his masterful coaching.If you are impacted in any way by ADHD, this book can change your life, and you’ll enjoy the fascinating experience of meeting my friend and colleague in a very personal way as he shares his own ADHD journey.Give yourself permission right now to learn with David and enjoy the life you were meant to live.
Barbara Luther, Master Certified Coach
President, Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC)
Director of Training, ADD Coach Academy
"Inspired and Empowered to Proceed Forward..."
"This is an outstanding life changing book! I carry it with me wherever I go. David speaks authentically about what it really means to live with ADHD and thrive! Each chapter is more captivating than the next.
Permission to Proceed is the only book of its kind to provide its readers with comfort, confidence, practical strategies for success, compassion and understanding ! I have never felt so inspired and empowered to proceed forward. If you are looking to make healthy changes in your life and sick of the same old boring mundane complaints, it is time to embrace your passion and step forward with possibility. Reading this book is like having David hold your hand as you create your life of fulfillment!"
Karen Sonshine, B.ED, ADHD Coach
"The principles in this book are life changing."
"I love your new book. You have a gift with words that holds my attention! I also love the real life stories and strategies you share about yourself and others. The principals in this book are life changing. Thank you for utilizing your strengths to write such a wonderful book. It's definitely on my top ten books to own and refer to."
India List, ACG