Adults / Teenagers with ADHD ~ a journey from surviving to thriving

Jul 30, 20200 comments

Teenagers and adults with ADHD experience problems with executive functions (EF).  EF is the ability of our brain to analyse information, organize, plan, set schedules, regulate emotions, and solve problems.

Without focussed effort and the support from others, individuals with ADHD keep failing – feeling angry and frustrated with themselves.  Limiting self-beliefs such as “I am bad”, “If I can just stop being so lazy my things will work out better”, “I failed because I am dumb or foolish” is often destructive partners. 

To prevent this negative inner dialogue getting hard wired, or, to unwire already hard-wired negative self-talk and beliefs about yourself, YOU need to stop and make a decision to change the game.    This program is offered to help you understand and manage ADHD symptoms so you can claim your dignity and self-worth through experiences of success in managing your life and reaching your goals. 

The information and skills you will learn during this program can form part of a holistic management plan which could include pharmaceutical products prescribed by a medical practitioner, paediatrician, or psychiatrist. 

 Outcomes to expect

– Psychoeducation:  A clear understanding of ADHD and its neuro-scientific causes and effects

   your well-being.

– Self-awareness:  An evaluation of your own unique executive function strengths and weaknesses. 

– The opportunity to work with your own personal coach:  Personal coaching sessions in which your

   coach will help you to map out your unique journey to thriving with ADHD.  Your coach will guide

   and support the development of functional skills and strategies.  

Who will benefit? 

– Adults or teenagers diagnosed with ADHD

– Any adult or teenagers struggling with executive functions such as planning, organization, time

  management, impulsive behaviour. 

Outline of Program

Session 1:  Needs assessment and expectations

                    Understanding ADHD from a neuro-scientific perspective. 

                    Introduction to the nature of ADHD and the impact on well-being (ADHD


Session 2:  Establishing executive function strengths and weaknesses.

                   Setting goals

Sessions 3-5:  Coaching

Session 6:  Evaluating progress and planning ahead.


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