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Integrated ADHD & Executive Function Online Coaching

Helping young adults and adults overcome focus issues, procrastination, disorganization, and life anxiety by integrating ADHD life coaching with executive function skills coaching.

Meet the Coach

Amila de Saram-Larssen

My strengths-based coaching is designed to help individuals with ADHD establish healthy habits, set goals, and improve their overall quality of life.

 

I specialize in working with young adults, adults and families affected by ADHD. Having personally experienced the challenges of raising a child with ADHD, I understand the importance of parental support in helping children thrive.

 

Certified in executive function skills coaching, my expertise also extends to coaching in the workplace. Collaborating closely with employers, I develop customized strategies, systems, and routines that enable staff to manage their professional responsibilities effectively while embracing their individual strengths. Working with both the employee and their manager, we identify coaching goals and address performance gaps to create a conducive work environment.

 

I have lived and worked in over 10 countries across the Global North and South and enjoy working with diverse individuals, teams, and organizations.

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Do you have to have ADHD to work with me?

My sessions are open to anyone seeking personal development and enhanced well-being. Whether you're dealing with ADHD or simply looking to unlock your full potential, my coaching offers valuable insights and strategies for everyone.

The Benefits of Working with a Dual-Certified ADHD Life Coach and Executive Function Coach

Receiving coaching from someone who is both an ADHD life coach and an executive function skills coach offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to personal and professional development. Here are the key benefits:

 

1. Holistic Support: My integrated approach addresses both the emotional and cognitive challenges associated with ADHD, providing comprehensive support.

 

2. Tailored Strategies: We co-create personalized strategies that target specific ADHD-related issues while enhancing executive functioning skills like organization, time management, and prioritization.

 

3. Improved Focus and Productivity: Learn techniques to manage distractions and improve concentration, significantly boosting productivity and effectiveness in various aspects of life.

 

4. Enhanced Goal Setting and Achievement: We partner to help you set realistic goals and develop actionable plans, ensuring you stay on track and achieve your desired outcomes.

 

5. Stress Reduction: Reduce the anxiety and overwhelm often associated with ADHD by using practical tools and strategies to manage everyday tasks more efficiently.

 

6. Strength-Based Approach: By emphasizing your individual strengths, I help you leverage your unique abilities, fostering greater self-confidence and motivation.

 

7. Support Across Life Domains: Whether it's personal life, academics, or professional environments, I provide relevant and adaptable strategies for success in various settings.

 

8. Improved Communication Skills: Learn effective communication techniques to enhance relationships and interactions both at work and in your personal life.

 

9. Accountability and Motivation: Regular coaching sessions offer ongoing support and accountability, helping you stay motivated and committed to your goals.

 

10. Global Perspective: With experience working in diverse cultural contexts, my coaching is culturally sensitive, making it easier for clients from different backgrounds to relate and benefit from the sessions.

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What I Specialize In

Set Health Goals

Establish Healthy Habits

Organization and planning techniques

Self-advocacy

International Perspective

What is an ADHD Life Coach?

An ADHD life coach specializes in helping individuals with ADHD navigate challenges and embrace their strengths. I understand how ADHD can impact different aspects of your life, from organization and time management to focus, impulsivity, and emotional regulation.

Together, we'll embark on a collaborative journey, where I'll provide personalized support based on my knowledge and understanding of ADHD. We'll set clear and achievable goals that align with your strengths and aspirations, devising action plans to overcome obstacles and enhance your organizational skills.

I firmly believe in emphasizing your strengths and fostering a positive, empowering mindset for your success. Addressing the emotional aspects of ADHD is crucial, and I'll provide coping mechanisms and emotional support to manage stress and challenges effectively.

We'll also focus on executive functioning skills like planning, prioritization, and decision-making, and I'll guide you through problem-solving techniques to seize opportunities.

Developing greater self-awareness regarding your ADHD-related behaviors is a key aspect, helping you learn how to manage them effectively.

Please note that I'm not a medical professional, and my coaching complements other forms of support, such as therapy or medication. Our coaching relationship will be built on trust, respect, and confidentiality, providing a safe space for your personal growth and self-improvement. Together, we'll help you thrive and embrace your true potential.

What is an Executive Function Coach? 

An Executive Function Coach specializes in helping individuals enhance their cognitive skills essential for managing daily life and achieving goals. These skills include time management, organization, planning, prioritization, and self-regulation. By working with an Executive Function Coach, clients learn to develop customized strategies and systems to improve their productivity, focus, and overall quality of life. This coaching is particularly beneficial for those with ADHD, offering tailored support to harness their strengths and overcome challenges in both personal and professional settings.

"Amila combines her coaching expertise with a gentle, compassionate and encouraging presence. I always felt respected and understood. I highly recommend Amila to anyone who can benefit from coaching."

- Tricia D.

“Life coaching with Amila has been a transformative journey for me, providing new insights and actionable strategies.”

- Daria S.

“Amila is so genuine and sincere in wanting to help people. I can trust her completely in our coaching sessions. I'm so grateful for the new insights and clarity that I gained from her coaching sessions”

- Sumiko S.

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