"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible"
ADHD can be a blessing and a curse, especially when you are diagnosed as an Adult. You now have something to blame yet where do you go from here?
With understanding how ADHD may be affecting your life, the framework that you are living in and key strategies you can learn to thrive!
You do need to relearn how you think about yourself, what motivates you, why you get overwhelmed, communicating with both yourself and others and more that others – i.e. neurotypicals – take for granted. It is a challenge and is not easy, however it does make things easier and much more satisfying!
What is ADHD?
ADHD is the acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is said to affects 4-15% of the population depending on the country and who has done the research. It is non-discriminatory affecting both men and women (boys and girls) equally albeit boys were previously thought to be more effected; different ethnicities; people from all economic groups; educated and not... so you are likely to know someone who is affected.
As the name states, it is a disorder, which means it can be quite impactful on those diagnosed with ADHD - this can be negative or positive. It affects focus, emotions, executive functioning, energy levels, behaviour and more.
There are three subtypes of ADHD that are used in diagnosis according to DSM-5. These are:
Predominantly Hyperactive / Impulsive
Combined (this is a combination of the other two)
No matter whether you are diagnosed with ADHD or believe you have it, you usually are concerned about things that you are having difficulty with. Take a deep breath, because there are proven ways to assist with most of the difficulties we encounter.
Contact us to find out more about how we can help.
Online Coaching Sessions
In Person Coaching Sessions
Webinars for Adults with ADHD
Webinars for Family of Adults with ADHD
Membership to online resources (coming soon)
I was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult which has had a profound impact on my life. Once I had the correct diagnosis I needed to understand not only how to live but how to live well with ADHD. Working with Dory was the most useful thing I did. I would recommend to anyone to do sessions with Dory if they want to understand themselves better. She has given me practical tools and greater insight into how my ADHD plays out in different ways.
Why have an ADHD Coach?
Because an ADHD coach:
Understands what the challenges are
Gets where you are coming from
Works with you to achieve what you want
Is aware of comorbid conditions and the additional complications they may involve
Knows effective techniques to use
"When I’m focused, there is not one single thing, person, anything that can stand in the way of my doing something... If I want something bad enough, I feel I’m gonna get there."
— Michael Phelps