”…an individual standing on the sidelines with a whistle around his or her neck barking out encouragement, directions, and reminders to the player in the game…Mainly, the coach keeps the player focused on the task at hand and offers encouragement along the way.” (From Driven to Distraction, Edward Hallowell, M.D. and John Ratey, M.D. 1994)
In recent years, ADHD Coaching has become a widely recognized technique for improving the lives of individuals with attention deficit disorders. An ADHD Coach can help you to define your goals and create strategies for taking action. Equally important, a coach will provide you with structure, support, and feedback, to help you follow through with your plans - a difficult task for many of us!
I am Andrea Yellinek and I am a credentialed ADHD/Executive Function Coach, as well as a pediatric occupational therapist. As a coach and clinician, I am committed to assisting children, teens, and college students with executive functions challenges related to ADHD maximize their potential.
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