Clientele profile

My clients are people who are motivated to surpass challenges and live successful and fulfilled lives

* Examples are case specific

Children / teens with self-control, productivity, impulsivity and social skill problems (including executive function issues)

My role:

  • Identifying areas of difficulty and frustration
  • Exploring learning strategies to create a positive, supportive environment
  • Developing a program for success
  • Setting goals with minimal stress
  • Helping build skills in all areas of the child’s life
  • Improving time management and planning skills and developing techniques for increased focus and concentration; maximizing productivity at home and school
  • Increasing self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Teaching the child self-advocacy skills

Parents needing help to shape their child’s behaviour at home, school and in the outside world

My role:

  • Helping parents create and maintain a well-balanced, supportive environment
  • Facilitating resolution of areas of conflict(s) between parent(s) and their child
  • Assisting parents in establishing and maintaining a safe and trusting dialogue with their child
  • Teaming up with both parents and children to practice strategies for coping with hurdles like low self esteem or frequent frustration/outbursts as well as building social skills such as how to deal with people of authority or difficult situations
  • Introducing parents to parent advocacy
  • Helping find community resources
  • Assisting as necessary as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support the child
  • Providing ongoing support and encouragement

Some things you may not know about ADHD

  • Although children/teens with ADHD learn and process in a different way they are fully capable
  • Tools including calendars and planners, timers, pictures and incentives can be utilized to help ease challenges associated with ADHD
  • ADHD can have many positive attributes; such as creativity, increased sensitivity and intuition, tenacity and high-energy
  • Many successful business people and entrepreneurs credit many of their achievements to having ADHD!

heartWhat the ADHD Experts Say about Coaching for ADHD

We recommend that you hire an ADD coach to assist you in the process. Get yourself a coach to help you stay on track- Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo. Authors of You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!
Coaching, it turns out, is one of the most powerful and effective ways for people with ADHD to achieve success.- Thom Hartmann. Writer of 7 books on ADHD who has ADHD.
Coaching is the single most effective tool in ADD self-management.- Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. Author of several books on ADHD who has ADHD
Coaching intervention can make a real difference in how people with AD/HD negotiate their own particular deficits and cope with life on a daily basis- ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Quick contact

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About Take Flight Coaching

The name "Take Flight Coaching" was inspired by travel as a metaphor for living. Travel encourages and expands skills and qualities such as exploration, discovery, self-reliance, recognizing strengths, planning, awareness, and an overall openness to following what might be a completely foreign path in order to get where one wants to go.

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