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Dr. Hallowell’s clinical experience as a psychiatrist working with patients with ADHD and his frustration in his inability to provide the more intensive support that was often necessary to help his patients manage the challenges and complications of daily life.
“While most of these patients want to succeed, their symptoms keep tripping them up,” noted Dr. Hallowell. “Their problem lie not so much in assessing what they should do as in following through. Most individuals with ADHD can tell you what they would like to do, their problem lies in doing it.” ...(Hit the title to link to full article)
What is ADHD Coaching?
by Nancy A. Ratey, Ed.M., MCC, SCAC
ADHD coaching is based on the premise that the brain is flexible in its ability to learn continually, and while evidence of its success is purely anecdotal to this point, scientific research does support the underlying concept: Rehearsing actions helps to forge new neural pathways in the brain so it can develop new competencies in areas that have historically been deficient. This flexibility of the brain, with its ability to adapt, is one way new habits are learned.
ADHD coaching helps the client learn about his or her own brain and its deficits in order to demystify them. When individuals have an understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses, they are able to develop concrete, sustainable strategies to maximize their unique abilities. The brain can learn! People can develop new habits! This is the energy that helps clients make positive, lasting changes in their lives. ..(hit title to go to link and full article)hat is Adult ADHD?