Life Skills and Organizational Coaching

Suggested Reading

Many people with emotional, learning, or behavioral struggles gain significant benefit from life skills training or coaching.  Coaching may help with personal responsibility, goal setting, and/or organization.  If “life-skills/ADD coaching” is not offered by your local counseling office, we suggest that you make enquiries by contacting one or more of the following:

  • Nicole Chakos at (406) 652-6699
  • Anne Oklan RN, organizational coach, can be contacted at (415) 907.7126 or  Internet or phone coaching sessions can frequently be arranged for patients who live out-of-town.
  • Candice Richardson-Solomon MS, LMFT in San Mateo, at 650-212-1907 or 650-341-1073 or
  • Jonathan Scott Halverstadt MFT at 559-977-4999 or or and consider his excellent audiotapes on aspects of ADD and his book, ADD and Romantic Relationships
  • Maria Nemeth, Ph.D. 916-798-7066.
  • Susan Kerr, JD, JCTC Helping People With AD/HD Live Richer Lives PO Box 908, Larkspur, CA 94977, 415-927-1841
  • Kristina Elaine is at in Washington state. Her father and son have Aspergers. Very direct articulated way.


Organizational Coaching:

  • Beth Samuelson who is an organizational coach, at 925-947-0767 or 510-531-4767 (Walnut Creek, CA); 
  • Or the book she recommends, Organizing from the Inside Out for Teenagers: The Foolproof System for Organizing Your Room, Your Time, and Your Life [Paperback] Julie Morgenstern (Author), Jessi Morgenstern-Colón (Author)
  • Another resource is The Organized Student by Donna Goldberg and Jennifer Zweibel