A Time of Thanks and Giving

by Circle Editor on December 1, 2014

By Joyce Kubik, President At the end of each year, I often reread the papers my students (all who have ADHD) have written about their semester achievements. It’s a good way to wrap up the year to hear how much they have progressed, while giving me ideas for my next year’s goals. I also look […]

By Tamara Rosier, PhD, Research Committee Chair As ADD coaches, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our coaching. We read about positive psychology, resilience, cognitive hardiness, and hope theory with intent to impact our clients’ lives. We incorporate these theories into our practice and wonder if our observations of our success mean we […]

How Do I Get Certified as an ADHD Coach? Part 3

by Circle Editor on December 1, 2014

By Bob Browy, Guest Contributor, and Sarah D. Wright, Editor In Part 1 of this series on certification for ADHD Coaches, we introduced you to the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC), the certifying body for ADHD Coaching. PAAC offers three levels of certification (Certified ADHD Coach Practitioner, Professional Certified ADHD Coach, and Master Certified […]

ADHD Awareness 2014 – Best Year Yet!

by Circle Editor on December 1, 2014

By Lisa Boester, ADHD Awareness Committee Chair When each and every community in the world knows about ADHD, can put a name to the confusing set of symptoms it presents and find resources, our job is done. Until then, the effort to promote ADHD awareness is gathering supporters at record speed. 2014 appears to have been […]

Coaches in the News:
A TV Star is Born!

by Circle Editor on December 1, 2014

Becca Colao, a member coach living in the greater Boston area, was recently interviewed for a special on ADHD which aired on Boston’s WCVB television station on November 25th. Other interviewees included Drs. Ned Hallowell and Craig Surman. Becca, who appeared primarily in the second segment, writes: I was part of a TV show on […]

Welcome New and Returning Members
in November 2014

by Circle Editor on December 1, 2014

By Christopher Mulhare, Membership Services Chair New and returning members of the ACO are listed here to acknowledge our growing international community of ADHD coaches and supporters. Please take a moment to personally reach out to introduce yourself and welcome them to the family. Associate Diana Wallace – Renton, Washington – USA Wendy Francik – […]

My Roots in Coaching

by Circle Editor on November 1, 2014

Many of us remember when we first started thinking about ADHD coaching as a career. Perhaps there was something that impacted your life, or you may have learned about coaching and felt it was a good fit. I used to think that for me it went back to the first ADDA or CHADD conferences I […]