As the author of The
Coach,2003, a monthly
column for over 15 years, and the
Coaching Cards, I bring practical, hands-on skill building tools to the clients, parents, and teachers I treat and consult with everyday.
My typical client is a child, adolescent, or young adult struggling with depression/anxiety, ADHD or high functioning ASD. Problems with adaptation to school, peers, home life, work and community bring havoc and heartache to the client, parents, teacher, classroom or social life. Underachievement, conflict with parents and siblings, damaged self-esteem, or issues navigating healthy friendships are the norm for the population I treat every day. Parents and teachers look to me for guidance in helping coach the client to better choices, improved school functioning, and overall psychological health. I use strategic tools and templates to fulfill these goals.