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Roya Kravetz

Based in San Diego and Barcelona

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 San Diego, CA and Barcelona, Spain. She is multi-lingual and coaches in English and Spanish.

In addition to her coaching, Roya serves as a Board Member for Asociación Latina De Salud Mental. She is also a published author for various ADHD-related publications, a keynote speaker for various national and international conferences, and has presented at the 2015, 2016, and 2018 Annual CHADD conferences.

Roya had developed and facilitated educational programs all over the world and has been an instructor for AD/HD-based workshops at Mira Costa College in San Diego. Roya is a contributing author to five Amazon best-selling books about ADHD: 365 Ways to Succeed with ADHD365+1 Ways to Succeed with ADHDMORE Ways to Succeed with ADHDInspirational Ways to Succeed with ADHD, and Wacky Ways to Succeed with ADHD. She is a Global Presence Ambassador, a humanitarian service arm of Parenting 2.0, which advocates for a more proactive Life Skills educational process worldwide.

Prior to launching her coaching and parent education practice, Roya was the co-founder and director of an AD/HD specialty clinic in Carmel Valley where she also facilitated groups for parents of children and teens who were diagnosed with AD/HD.

In addition to her vast experience, Roya also has a diverse and comprehensive educational background:

  • Received four years of advanced training in Social Psychology in Buenos Aires, Argentina together with specialized training in group facilitation.

  • Graduated from Mentor Coach LLC, an ICF (International Coach Federation) accredited Institution which provides extremely rigorous training and maintains internationally renowned standards for its certified graduates.

  • Obtained further training in AD/HD from JST and MentorCoach, LLC training programs.

  • Certified in Executive Coaching, Wellness Coaching, and Positive Psychology from MentorCoach, LLC.

Why is ICF Credentialing Important to Coaching?

Working with an ICF-certified coach is very important. Coaching is not a regulated industry at this time, which means that anybody can call himself or herself a “coach” regardless of training, skill, or experience. ICF-certified coaches are highly trained because:

  • ICF is the only global organization for coaches and coach training, and has helped develop best practices for the coaching industry

  • All ICF-certified coaches have undergone rigorous training and many hours of supervised coaching

  • All ICF-certified coaches are held to a strict Code of Ethics


According to the 2010 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study, clients who worked with an ICF Credentialed Coach were more likely to be satisfied with their coaching experience and recommend coaching to others. In the 2010 ICF Global Consumer Awareness Study, 84 percent of adult consumers who had experienced a coaching relationship reported that it was important for coaches to hold a credential.

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