May We Introduce You To: Take Control ADHD
by Lee Gehrls R&D Coordinator (Volunteer)
All of us are constantly looking for ways to be more focused and organized at home, school, and work. For those with ADHD accomplishing these tasks is an ongoing struggle, lots of frustration, stress, and often resulting in a sense of failure. This is where ADHD coaching may be of help and here is another professional in this field you may want to become familiar with.
Nikki Kinzer is a certified ADHD coach, podcaster, blogger, and educator. She is the founder of Take Control ADHD and for 10 years has been helping adults and college students learn techniques to manage their ADHD and be more successful in their daily lives.
You can read about Nikki’s background on her website. She began in retail business, moved on to human resources, then a professional organizer, and on to training to become a Certified ADHD Coach. She received her certification from the ADD Coach Academy and ICF (International Coaching Federation) along with additional training from other organizations. Nikki is a frequent presenter at ADHD conferences and on ADHD webinars.
Take Control ADHD
Having ADHD herself she is aware of the areas of daily living that can be a big challenge. Her website offers free information and fees for courses, training, and other services. Here is a brief overview of the information you will find on her website:
- Home Page – https://takecontroladhd.com/ – gives you three downloads
- Coaching – individual coaching for adults, college students, and GPS (Guided Planning Sessions) Workshop Guide Planning – https://takecontroladhd.com/adhd-coaching-overview.
- Courses – online courses that fit your schedule and give you flexibility – https://takecontroladhd.com/adhd-courses.
- Podcast – Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast – https://takecontroladhd.com/the-adhd-podcast – has won awards during its 10 years. Along with her co-host Pete Wright (who also has ADHD) they talk to therapists, other coaches, and experts in education and ADHD parenting. Their podcast archive has 300+ episodes and a handy search box that helps you find topics in 13 specific areas such as family, work, money, time, and wellness just to name a few.
- Blog – offers insights and tips on a wide variety of topics all related to ADHD. It’s organized like the podcasts with a large archive that has a search box and covers the same 13 areas as the podcasts – https://takecontroladhd.com/blog-lander
- Weekly Newsletter – gives you ideas and suggestions on how to manage your time, all your papers, and your living area when you have ADHD. You can sign up for her newsletter on any of the other sections listed on her website.
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I encourage you to spend some time studying Take Control ADHD. This website offers lots of information that is presented in an organized and easy to follow format which can be a big help to those with ADHD and their families who are looking for resources, ideas, tips & suggestions, and support.
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