Coaching improves ADHD Outcomes.
A 2018 literature review of 19 studies on ADHD coaching outcomes concluded that “research to date consistently suggests that ADHD coaching supports improved outcomes in varied realms of ADHD and EF symptoms, as well as in well-being. This is true across varied types of study designs; across both peer and “trained coach” approaches; across several individual coaching models, and also in group coaching;”
-Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 31(1), 17-39 17
What is ADHD coaching?
“A coach helps people with ADHD carry out the practical activities of daily life in an organized, goal-oriented and timely fashion. In close partnership, an ADHD coach helps the client learn practical skills and initiate change in his or her daily life. “
What Can Coaching Help With?
“A.D.H.D. coaching is considered an emerging field, although the profession is becoming more widely known. Interviews with coaches and clients, and a number of studies assessing college students, suggest that it can help manage A.D.H.D. symptoms like inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, while improving executive functioning skills and self-esteem.”
What Does ADHD Coaching Feel Like
“An ADHD coach tries to create a climate of support and encouragement, so that you can discover for yourself how to replace negative, defeating behaviors with positive patterns of success.”