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(484) 919-6591              sarah@sarahshore.com

 

 

ADHD Success Skills for Teens/Young Adults & Adults

6 weeks - $250, Mondays @ 7pm (teens) or Tuesdays @7pm (adults) (week of 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22)

Email me sarah@sarahshore.com to register. Registration closes 10/17/21.

 

Each week's class includes interactive lecture, concrete skill development & practice, sharing, and proactive problem-solving. New groups start every six weeks. Teens & Young Adults Group (ages 15-22) and Adult Group

Week 1: Organization & Time Management:   How to use simple paper tools like calendars and to-do lists to create an organized and peaceful schedule while being productive, decreasing procrastination and stress, and finding a system that works for you.

Week 2: Communication. Eliminating distractions, active listening skills, picking up on verbal and nonverbal cues, clearing up misinterpretations, avoiding interruptions and monopolizing conversations, aspects of effective communication, knowing when to explain and apologize, proactive communication skills. 

Week 3: Self-Awareness: Developing awareness of personal strengths and challenges, personal learning and work styles, identifying what works best for you for scheduling and timing of activities, how to remember important information, frustration triggers, how to work with energy highs and lows, developing a positive sense of self.

Week 4: Space & Stuff: How to manage your things and your spaces, what works for you in how you organize your space and your things, how to create environments that foster a sense of peace and productivity, how to eliminate extra stuff, and remember where things are in your space, minimizing decision making about where to put/keep things by  using proactive decision making. 

Week 5: Relationships with Family & Friends: how challenges with attention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, and mood regulation impact social interactions, understanding and empathizing with the feelings of others when they feel disappointed, let down, confused about your behavior, understanding how feelings of boredom during interactions can affect relationships, understanding how inconsistencies in communication and behavior impact relationships, how to use appropriate communication skills to repair relationships that have been challenged by ADHD, understanding trust and why parents/friends ask more than once about things and can become frustrated or repetitive when things aren’t done or acknowledged and how to cope with these situations.

Week 6: Planning & Prioritizing: how to plan out complicated tasks, how to plan sequentially and chronologically, making graphic representations of plans and translating them into temporal activities, using tools, reminders, intermittent deadlines and accountability, developing goals, analyzing strategies, using mental imagery to plan ahead, how to prioritize tasks and engage in thoughtful decision making on a daily and weekly basis to insure important decisions and actions don’t fall through the cracks.

 

 

 

Reasons to work with a coach:

  • You have goals you'd like to reach that are impeded by ADHD or symptoms of inattention
  • You are having trouble managing academics in high school or college
  • Coworkers and/or your manager have noticed you are falling behind at work due to trouble focusing
  • You'd like love in your life but don't know where to start or how to begin a successful relationship
  • Your home life feels chaotic or disorganized and you want to manage it better
  • You suffer from social anxiety and are ready to take steps to increase confidence in social situations
  • You'd like to perform better at work or be considered for a promotion
  • You  have an important goal that keeps getting put on the backburner and you're ready to move forward

 

How coaching works:

  • We meet weekly to start
  • We work as partners on behaviors and strategies to try that will help you get closer to your goals
  • We problem solve and discuss different situations and strategies from various perspectives
  • You decide on actions to take over the coming week
  • We evaluate how things worked out, what needs to change, what can be better, and the best next steps
  • We create new hard-wired behaviors that you can rely on to consistently move closer to your goals
  • As you progress, we reduce the frequency of our meetings to bi-weekly and then monthly until you feel you've met your objectives

Scheduling & Fees

  • Use the "Book Now" button below to schedule a short introductory phone call so we can talk and determine your needs and how coaching can work.
  • Decide if working with a coach is right for you right now
  • Initial session: $125 (one hour)
  • 30 minute sessions = $70
  • 60 minute sessions = $125
  • Group program (60-90 minute group meeting weekly via zoom) $25 per week (3 month commitment after 1st session)
  • Sessions are generally scheduled Mon - Fri from 8am - 6pm
  • Sessions take place over phone or video call. Some in-office sessions are available in the Philadelphia area 

What results can you expect from working with a coach

  • Improved focus and performance at home, work, and school
  • Greater peace and ease in daily life
  • A clear direction with clear steps to move forward toward your goals
  • Greater self-understanding (what works for you and what doesn't and how to know the difference)'
  • Better time management and organization
  • Improved communication skills and understanding of interpersonal dynamics

 

More information to consider

My name is Sarah Shore and I am a professional coach, specializing in human development over the life span, including social, academic, career, relationship, and spiritual growth. I advise, coach, and facilitate your progress toward your most important goals.  

My job is to help you feel secure, strong, and more focused on what's personally meaningful in terms of your success and overall happiness.  If you want to tune into that and get moving more swiftly toward your goals and the vision you have for your life, I can help. 

Getting proper coaching can make a big difference. A good coach helps you get started on your goals faster, stick with them longer than you may have alone, and develop greater understanding and trust in yourself as you navigate your unique path...all with greater clarity and joy along the way.  
 
 

If you are interested in working with me, click the "Book Now" button below.

I will call you at the number you provide, at a time that you choose, and answer any questions you have

about my coaching programs and whether they would be a good match for you.   

Schedule a time for us to connect via phone.

This conversation allows us both to ask questions and decide if it makes sense to work together.  

Educational & Professional Credentials :

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology: Albright College, Reading PA
Master’s Degree in Psychology, Villanova University, Villanova PA

Private Practice in the Philadelphia suburbs since 2008

Specializations: ADHD, Addictions, Depression, Anxiety, Resiliency, Motivation, Depth Psychology, Relationships, Organization & Time Management, Early & Mid Career Coaching