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Why Life Coaches Need ADHD Training

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Frustrated woman in box1.pngThe work of being a life coach is meaningful and fulfilling, a calling that offers support and sustainability to people who are trying to become their best selves. 

However, the work of successfully helping people move forward in their lives, and building a successful life coaching practice can sometimes be more of a challenge than you anticipated.



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How to Find the Right ADHD Coach for You

Coach Training | Coaching

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.

Originally appeared in Psych Central



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David Giwerc Talks About ADHD Coaching on reWired with Eric Tivers

Coach Training | Coaching

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David Giwerc, Founder & President of ADD Coach Academy, recently appeared on ADHD reWired with Eric Tivers.

In this interview, David talks about what coaching does for people with ADHD.  He also describes what the purpose of ADHD coaching is, and maybe more importantly, what coaching is NOT. 



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What is ADHD Coaching and How Can It Help?

ADHD Education | Coach Training | Coaching

Our friends at Totally ADD created this wonderful video that clearly, and entertainingly, provides information to help you easily understand what ADHD coaching is, and how it can help those struggling with ADHD.




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Fundamentals of ADHD Coaching for Families program is now ICF approved

Coach Training | Home Page News and Announcements | Public Newsletters

ADDCA is excited to announce the Fundamentals of ADHD Coaching for Families program is now an approved track within the ADDCA comprehensive coach training program as accredited by ICF.



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Accreditation Matters - Find Out Why

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All ADHD coaches (and their training) are not created equal

David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC, and Jeff Copper, MBA, PCC, PCAC, CPCC, ACG talk about the importance of going through an accredited coach training program.

Earning a certification from an accredited ADHD life coach training program distinguishes you as an elite professional ADHD coach.


Accreditation Matters article series - Part 1   – Part 2   – Part 3 Part 4






Accreditation Matters: How are Certification, Credentialing, & Accreditation Different?

ADHD Education | Coach Training

To recap our first 3 articles in the series:

Now we will talk about the different types of ICF and PAAC certification.

When looking for a quality ADHD coach or ADHD coach training program, it’s important to remember two things:

  1. Quality coach training programs are accredited (by ICF and PAAC)
  2. Individual coaches apply for certification as a credentialed professional coach (from the accredited program and/or ICF and PAAC).


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The Preeminent Governing Bodies of Professional Coaching and What They Do - Accreditation Matters

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We previously discussed the issues facing the ADHD coaching profession: anyone can call themselves an ADHD coach, regardless whether they have actually received any training.

The second article in our series is about how to identify quality training and what a client seeking a qualified, certified ADHD coach, from an accredited program, needs to know to make an informed decision based on facts, not conjecture.



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ADHD Coaches (and Their Training) Are Not Created Equal - Accreditation Matters

ADHD Education | Coach Training

Distinguishing Between Certification, Credentialing, and Accreditation

The following is a multi-part article that addresses a vital need in both the ADHD community of adults, and the life coaching profession: what do we do with an industry that doesn’t regulate its coaches, where anyone can call themselves a “certified” ADHD coach regardless of whether they have actually received training from a credible, established, accredited program? 

How are adults—especially those who’ve only discovered their ADHD diagnoses in recent years—supposed to find a qualified coach with highly specialized training in adult ADHD? 

For that matter, why should an adult take advantage of all the support a coach can offer when anyone is allowed to call themselves an ADHD coach?



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ADHD Coaching: An Integral Component of Effective Comprehensive Treatment for Adults with ADHD

ADHD Education | Coach Training | Coaching | David Giwerc

by David Giwerc

Research clearly indicates psychopharmacology’s prominent role as an ADHD intervention.

Even if the primary care physician is comfortable with treating an ADHD adult, the typical office visit does not allow sufficient time to address every issue that confronts the newly diagnosed adult ADHD patient. 

The patient may leave with an appropriate ADHD medication regimen, but many other critical problems related to the diagnosis may remain unaddressed.



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