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About Me

I understand what it is like to coach and care for someone with a neurodevelopmental condition. My son Patrick, now 24, was diagnosed with a neurodevelopmental disorder at age 9. When my son was diagnosed, the availability of services was extremely limited, so I researched and coached my son to enhance and reinforce his skills, interests (areas of focus), and abilities. In addition, I coached him in areas that were challenging for him, such as social skills, inattentiveness, impulsivity, planning, organizing, and strategies for him to regulate his emotions. I am very proud that my son graduated college with a Bachelor’s degree and a 3.9-grade point average. In addition, he has written and published a fantasy fiction book and produced and composed three piano albums.

Due to my coaching work with my son, I decided to listen to my true calling and pursue professional coaching as a career. My coaching specialty is in assisting adults diagnosed with ADHD.

My Qualifications:

  • Professional Certified Coach (ICF)

  • Certified ADHD Coach (ADD Coach Academy)

  • Certified Career Services Provider (NCDA Association)

  • Solution-Focused Coaching Practitioner (ISFT)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Coach Practitioner (ILCT)

  • 30+ years of business experience

  • Master of Science Degree in Organizational Psychology from the University of Hartford, Connecticut 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Psychology from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts

  • Executive Function Coach for Abby Kelley Charter School, Worcester, MA

  • Presenter for Social Emotional Learning (SEL)  for parent groups at Abby Kelly Charter School

  • Keynote speaker for Psychiatric key opinion leaders at Supernus Pharmaceuticals 

  • Organizational Psychology instructor at Baystate College, Boston, MA

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