Twila Gates RN, Senior Certified ADHD Coach
Twila utilizes her practical, creative, organizational, computer, and systems development expertise, her entrepreneurial skills and her diverse background to assist clients in achieving their goals. She offers her honesty, integrity and genuine caring to support clients through the coaching process. She encourages balance, self-awareness and simplification. She believes it is important to create systems and environments that support the person with ADD / ADHD just the way they are and that it is also important to focus on their gifts and talents.
Background: After ten years in accounting and business management, she moved on to Nursing in 1985, starting at bedside, then to Nurse Educator. She initiated and managed the Nursing Case Management Department at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix. Next she worked with TQM teams in data analysis and inter- departmental recommendations effecting change in work flow and information systems.
Using these experiences, skills and her coach training she has coached her clients successfully for over while developing effective systems and strategies for those with ADD/ADHD.
Basic areas include:
Systems development, implementation & maintenance
Decision making and cognitive tools
Structure that is "just right" for each individual client
College Student SmartPlanner
Sensible Systems Workbook
Goals Dissector Workbooklet
Audios: Moving beyond ADHD & Perfectionism, Mindfulness - Attentional Guided Imagery Series
Graduate School of Coaching
ADD coach training - Diana Edwards, MCC
Enneagram Spectrum coach training
ADDA & CHADD Conferences
Arizona Boxer Luv Rescue (Rescue organization for Canine Boxer dogs)
Past volunteer Institute for the Advancement of ADHD Coaching
Past volunteer ADHD Coaches Organization
Past volunteer Arizona Center for the Blind
Past volunteer Arizona Mental Health Organization
Monday thru Thursday - varied hours