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
- Jane Massengill at (925) 831-1184 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Anne Oklan RN, organizational coach, can be contacted at (415) 907.7126 or email@example.com 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 CandiceRS@aol.com
- Jonathan Scott Halverstadt MFT at 559-977-4999 or jsh@ADDJohn.com or www.ADDJohn.com 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
- For coaching Aspergers individuals, call Kristina Elaine, at 805-304-3210 or Kristina@CoachingAspergers.com
- ‘The Life You Choose to Live’ coaching service 916-383-1843; or Patricia Moss 916-383-0342 (for adult ADD coaching); www.AcademyforCoachingExcellence.com
- Kristina Elaine is at www.CoachingAsperger.com in Washington state. Her father and son have Aspergers. Very direct articulated way.
- Beth Samuelson who is an organizational coach, at 925-947-0767 or 510-531-4767 (Walnut Creek, CA); www.SOS4Students.com
- 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-ColÃ³n (Author)
- Another resource is The Organized Student by Donna Goldberg and Jennifer Zweibel