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 […]

ACO’s 10th Anniversary is Coming Up!

by Circle Editor on November 1, 2014

By Michel Fitos and Sherri Cannon, Conference Co-Chairs Celebrate ACO’s 10th Anniversary by joining us for our eighth ACO International Conference, May 1-3, 2015 in beautiful Phoenix, AZ. This year’s theme: (Submit your on-line presentation proposal here!) In medieval days, a codega [co-dee-gah] walked ahead with a lantern lighting the path, especially when what was […]

How Do I Get Certified as an ADHD Coach? Part 2

by Circle Editor on November 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 […]

By Lisa Joy Tuttle, MA, BCC, Guest Contributor I love coaching so much that if money were no object, I’d do it for free! But alas, is it not and so I can’t. It doesn’t really matter to me how I get paid, just so long as I get paid. For a long time I […]

Want to Encourage Motivation in Your Clients? Try PEAs

by Circle Editor on November 1, 2014

By Andrea Sharb, ACC, CPO-CD, COC, CPO, Guest Contributor I recently attended the Institute for Challenging Disorganization’s Annual Conference in Nashville where I was lucky enough to hear some fantastic presenters, including Russell Barkley, PhD, who led two different sessions on ADHD, Self Regulation & Executive Functioning, Karen Boutelle, PCC, who spoke on Bridging the […]

Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching
A Book Review

by Circle Editor on November 1, 2014

By Roxanne Fouché, Research Committee As ADHD coaches, we are change agents, helping our clients develop strategies, tools and habits tailored to work with their strengths while circumventing their personal challenge areas. To a large extent, the scientific evidence that informs our coaching comes from positive psychology research. Although Robert Biswas-Diener’s Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching: […]

Welcome New and Returning Members
in October 2014

by Circle Editor on November 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 Jennifer Damaska – Cincinatti, OH – USA