Cindy Goldrich
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Cindy Goldrich

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ADHD-CCSP, is a mental health counselor, certified ADHD Clinical Service Provider, and teacher trainer. As an ADHD Specialist, she supports parents, educators, and other professionals to address the impact of ADHD & Executive Functioning on learning, motivation, and behavior. Her work as both a parent coach and a teacher trainer has given Cindy a unique viewpoint regarding how each group’s needs and perspectives impact the others. She has provided professional development and parent coaching to thousands of people across the country. I have worked with teachers, guidance counselors, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, social workers, school psychologists, paraprofessionals, and principals—educating them about the impact ADHD and executive function challenges have on students’ ability to access and utilize knowledge. As a parent coach, I’ve benefited from a behind-the-scenes view of the struggles parents and students often face as they work to manage school expectations. Incorporating the teachers’ perspective and constraints has allowed me to guide parents by providing realistic, useful feedback—as well as consulting—to effectively integrate teachers’ concerns and agendas. Working with both professionals and parents has allowed me to create a circle of support for all involved. Publications and Workshops: 8 Keys for Parenting Children with ADHD, a book recognized for providing parents, educators, and therapists with a practical, easy-to-read guide for addressing challenging kids and ADHD, Executive Function, and Behavior in the Classroom. ADHD, Executive Function, & Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom: Managing the Impact on Learning, Motivation, and Stress, practical insights, tools, and strategies to help students better manage their learning and behavioral challenges while balancing the needs of all students in the classroom. Calm and Connected: Parenting Children with ADHD and Executive Function Challenges© workshop series, designed to teach parents and caregivers how to manage and support their children's unique needs successfully. Training Opportunities for Professionals: Cindy provides full-day and half-day training for schools and professional conferences. Also, she trains professionals to become Parent Coaches with expertise in supporting families with ADHD, Executive Function challenges, and behavioral challenges Cindy received her Master's in Education in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College, and her ADHD coach certification from the Institute for Certified ADHD Professionals. She has trained with Dr. Edward Hallowell and Dr. Ross Greene. Cindy is a recognized Keynote speaker and provides Professional Development for school districts and other professional organizations worldwide addressing how ADHD and executive function challenges affect children and how to help boost behavior and performance in school and at home. She is known to be a passionate and engaging speaker. Cindy is on the editorial advisory board of CHADD’s Attention Magazine. Through her ADHD Parent Coach Academy, she trains other professionals to become ADHD parent coaches.
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