ADHD Personal Relationship CoachingFriendships and Family

 relationship5Do You Have Difficulty With: 

  • Feeling Socially Ill-at-Ease
  • Isolation
  • Being Judgmental
  • Being Angry & Resentmentful
  • Not Having a Support Network
  • Being reactive to others 
  • Initiating & Sustaining Friendships
  • Needing To Be "On-Guard"
  • Saying "NO" or Setting Other Boundaries
  • Jealousy or Envy
  • Lack of Self-Esteem
  • NO FUN!

ADHD Coaching Can Help!relationships4    

Some Of The Tools/Systems We'll Offer Are:

  • Understanding The Anatomy Of A Relationship                                                   
  • Building Healthy Relationships
  • ABC's Of Emotion/Behavior
  • Enneagram of Personality
  • How To Volunteer Successfully
  • Creating a Family of Choice
  • Developing Adult Family Relationships
  • Creating Environments For Success
  • Communications Skills
  • The "How to's" and "When's" For Setting Boundaries
  • How To Have Fun!!

 

Relationships are all around us whether we are participating actively or not. Being a well-rounded player in relationships is important to our success in being a:relationships1

  • Friend
  • Partner
  • Professional
  • Co-worker
  • Sibling
  • Parent
  • Team mate
  • And more...
 
 

Developing relationship skills takes time and practice along with learning compassion and self awareness. In addition, one of the most important aspects of relationships is communication that is clear, concise and respectful. ADD / ADHD relationships coaching assists you in being the mother, father, friend, or co-worker you would choose to be. It is a choice.
relationships2Relationship skills demand being present in the relationship in many ways, which is a challenge we often see with our clients. We work with clients who want to change:
  • Zoning out and not hearing what someone is saying
  • Difficulties with memory as the information was not really integrated
  • Being too blunt and/or blurting out words that weren't meant
  • Impulsive behaviors
  • Inconsistent statements and/or behaviors
  • Forgetting to do things you said you would do
  • Being late for dates and/or appointments
  • Writing down appointments wrong
  • Difficulty saying "no"
  • Beng impatient or frustrated frequently
  • Creating clutter that triggers relationship disharmony
  • Being either too intense or not showing much emotion
  • Appearing to not care for or respecting others
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ASN Core Actions & Beliefs

  • Each Client is "Unique" +

    Masterful ADHD coaching and client success depends on providing ADHD coaching services that are very highly individualized based on each clients:

    - Life experience

    - Current situation

    - Values & beliefs

    - Their own flavor of ADHD

    -Their Personality

  • The Client Knows What is Best +

    • We encourage client self-awareness as a tool to promote wisdom and discerning choices

    • Questioning is an important tool to assist the client in self-awareness/decision making at times

    • At other times the client does NOT have the information so we offer it in terms of options, role play, modeling, etc.

    • Some clients choose to take ADD/ADHD medication and some don't. - It is a personal choice

  • Making a Commitment to the Process +

    ADHD Coaching is NOT a cure or a quick-fix. Our ADHD coaching engagements are typically for 6 months to 1 year. We want our clients to walk away with habits, skills and tools that are self-sustaining. They are confident that they know how and will be successful in their endeavors. ADHD coaching is about making an investment in yourself that lasts a lifetime.
  • We Understand +

    We have genuine compassion ... The client with ADHD is both resourceful within themselves and also typically desires assistance with change. We honor and seek to elicit greatness from within the client. When needed we also offer options to promote client growth and development that will work for them "with" their ADHD
  • ADHD is a "Difference" +

    Many people with ADHD believe that they are somehow defective which is far from the truth. It is a "difference" in the way the brain functions and with new skills and growth people with ADHD can and do lead less chaotic and successful lives
  • The Client Comes First - Always! +

    First and foremost, by choosing to always do what is best for the client::

    • There will be enough clients to fill the needs of our coaching practice

    • Therefore, we work in an environment that offers client support within our team when a client need is identified that can be better served by another coach

    • We collaborate within our team to promote the best possible client experience

    • We refer to other professionals as appropriate

    • We charge a fair price and endeavor to assist those with financial challenge as much as possible

    • We don't promote or make claims to provide a "quick fix" or a "cure"

  • Collaborative Communications +

    Excellent communications between the client and ADHD coach are essential to the process. These skills include:

    - Complete honesty and openness

    - Absolute confidentiality

    - Compassionate directness

    - Validation when appropriate (no cheerleading)

    - Accountability

    - Practical & strategic

    - Collaborative approach

  • Team Respect & Collaboration +

    • We support, care for and offer compassion to each other

    • We do not compete with each other

    • We know that we are all precious and mistake-making individuals

    • We communicate clearly and openly with each other

    • We share our knowledge freely

    • We have no hidden agendas

    • We believe that ASN is bigger than any one of us and each support its growth and development for the benefit of our clients with ADHD.

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