Coach Harv's Quick Guide To Coaches
Coach Harv, (Harvey Kravetz) has very kindly agreed to us providing this brief guide to Coaches he has written.
ADD coaches, where to find them and are they qualified?
There are certification training programs that train coaches to work with ADDers specifically.
As far as qualifications are concerned, be careful. They are
basically self appointed 'certifiers. The profession is too
new and unregulated. Furthermore we all know professionals
who have credentials all over their walls, who we would never
recommend. So, either interview coaches or seek a
The largest and most complete source of all coaches is
The ICF (International Coaches Federation). They have a
website http://www.coachfederation.com that you can screen to
find ADD coaches. You simply stipulate the criteria you want
and the coaches with those parameters are then contacted by ICF.
The coaches then will respond to ICF and ICF will then forward
them to you. This method assures your confidentiality.
Their web address is http://www.coachfederation.com go to the
bottom of the home page and click on "Find a Coach" button.
Tip for selecting a coach: