ADHD Relationship Coaching: When One Partner Has ADHD

ID-100364950Imagine this scenario:
A spouse that does not have ADHD writes a list of specific brands of foods and cleaning products and sends his or her ADHD spouse to the supermarket. The ADHD spouse comes back with 10 bags but few things that he/she was supposed to buy and mostly the wrong brands!

Another scenario:
An ADHD spouse is supposed to clean the garage over a specific period of time. He/She spends hours in the garage but instead of cleaning and throwing away what is regarded as “trash” by the non-ADHD spouse, he/she goes through everything and, being unable to throw anything away, makes an even bigger mess than before!

Relationship coaching helps couples to successfully navigate these daily conflicts that, if left untreated, could dismantle a marriage or relationship.

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About the Author

Roya Kravetz is a Professional Credentialed Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF), a Board-Certified Coach (BCC) with the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE), a Certified Mentor Coach (CMC) with Mentor Coach LLC, and Certified Parent Educator (CPE) with the International Network for Children and Families (INCAF). While there are many life coaches out there, very few are accredited and board certified through the ICF and CCE. Roya specializes in educating and coaching individuals and families with ADHD and Executive Function challenges. She also has experience working with adoptive families who have children with ADHD. Roya has combined her professional skills with her broad cultural background to build a highly specialized national and international coaching practice based in Carmel Valley (San Diego), California. She is multi-lingual and coaches in English and Spanish.

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