Let’s Talk…. The Executive Function Model in ADHD.

I thought that after a long silence (huge apologies) this was the perfect time to get fired up and write about The Executive Function Model in ADHD; something that keeps popping up in my work as both a mentor and a coach. For the most part I think I am pretty good at multitasking andContinue reading “Let’s Talk…. The Executive Function Model in ADHD.”

Lets Talk…. How Neuroscience and Coaching are a great match for change.

Guest Blog post Published by Louise Spurgeon on 29th March 2021 For this blog post I have decided to shake things up a bit. I have decided to invite a guest writer to the site. This blog post is by Louise Spurgeon. Louise is a friend and colleague and a great coaching psychologist. She is also one ofContinue reading “Lets Talk…. How Neuroscience and Coaching are a great match for change.”

Let’s Talk…. Home-schooling an ADHD teen in a pandemic.

So let’s talk ‘Home-schooling’ I know, it’s half term and the last thing we want to think about is home-schooling right?  As most parents will say, whether your child is typical or atypical, home-schooling is no picnic. Getting past all the distractions, like mobile phones, tablets and game consoles is a hard task in itself.Continue reading “Let’s Talk…. Home-schooling an ADHD teen in a pandemic.”

Let’s Talk….ADHD: Myth and Reality

It is all too easy to fall prey to the myths surrounding ADHD especially when professionals make public statements or write books perpetuating these myths. Myths, such as ‘ADHD does not exist, it is just down to bad parenting’ can be damaging to the public awareness and acceptance of this disorder. Understanding the neurology andContinue reading “Let’s Talk….ADHD: Myth and Reality”

Let’s Talk….Predominantly Inattentive (quick read)

In my last blog post I mentioned that one of the sub-types of ADHD is ‘Predominantly Inattentive‘, which is regarded as one of the major components of the disorder. Inattention in ADHD needs to be distinguished between, ‘just not paying attention because you might be bored’ compared to ‘not being able to pay attention noContinue reading “Let’s Talk….Predominantly Inattentive (quick read)”

Let’s Talk…. Predominantly Inattentive

In my last blog post I mentioned that one of the subtypes of ADHD is Predominantly Inattentive, which is regarded as one of the major components of the disorder. Inattention in ADHD needs to be distinguished between, ‘just not paying attention because you might be bored’ compared to ‘not being able to pay attention noContinue reading “Let’s Talk…. Predominantly Inattentive”

Let’s Talk….What is ADHD, Really?

Okay, so what is ADHD, really? For me it is a journey that has many twists and turns and involves a lot testing and re-testing, with quite a few tears and laughs too. In my experience, when I mention that my son has ADHD, most people have heard the name, but generally don’t believe thatContinue reading “Let’s Talk….What is ADHD, Really?”