The Edge Coach is a professional coach who has met the rigorous standards set by the Edge Foundation and has completed training for working with individuals with Executive Function challenges that stem from conditions such as ADHD.  Edge coaches:

  • Are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of individuals with ADHD
  • Have a desire to spread the word about ADHD and the benefits of ADHD coaching
  • Value giving back to the community
  • Are committed to the advancement of ADHD coaching research
  • Are supportive partners in the ADHD coaching process
  • Are committed to ongoing personal and professional growth
  • Embrace the ideals and core competencies of both life coaching and ADHD coaching
  • Meet with the client to identify needs, set goals, and offer suggestions and guidance
  • Set structure, provide support, and help implement strategies for skill building
  • Team up with other professionals (physicians, psychiatrists, counselors, and teachers) to ensure that services are coordinated
  • Teach and foster appropriate social skills, self-discipline, self-reliance, and self-advocacy
  • Schedule regular phone, e-mail or text “check-ins” to monitor progress and goals
  • Build self-esteem and confidence

Edge-trained coaches enjoy the following career advantages:

  • A wider referral network
  • An expanded skill set featuring the development of a specialty niche coaching neurodiverse individuals
  • The ability to contribute to the lives of individuals with Executive Function challenges
  • National exposure in the coaching community

Perhaps most important of all to Edge coaches is the experience of being on the cutting edge as part of the first organization focused on coaching individuals with Executive Function challenges. Edge coaches recognize the many opportunities that accompany this unique experience.