James Stevenson

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ADHD business, workplace and Executive coaching
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Darlington, Durham, DL3 8QF
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you struggling with symptoms of ADHD? 

Living with ADHD can be frustrating. It can make life more difficult in general and can make success in work, finances, relationships, and health more challenging.

I'm James, I do 4 types of ADHD coaching. ADHD business coaching, ADHD executive coaching, ADHD workplace coaching, and ADHD life coaching. I'm the owner of wisegoals.com, a global business that offers a wide range of coaching services, one of which is ADHD coaching. 

My clients and I often focus on a range of goals such as financial prosperity, work-life balance, and business growth. We also develop mindset, resilience, positive energy and wellness in support of those goals. 

Get in touch to book a session and find out more.

How I use the science of wellbeing

What exactly is wellbeing? How does it contribute to success, productivity, and personal growth? Can wellbeing be created? Are there ways of building it? What about for those with ADHD?

Integrating the best of the best in psychological research 

A recent review of psychological research (Donaldson et al, 2021) looked at 30 years of studies that sought to generate wellbeing to find the most effective approaches. 

They analysed over a thousand studies and identified the four that increased happiness the most and then explored similarities. 

The most effective approaches…

1. Focused on multiple dimensions of wellbeing (see images): Feeling good, sense of purpose, positive relating, mindset, and others. I support your positive change in a range of wellbeing-supporting areas.

2. Included new learning about wellbeing (see images) - the various pathways and how and why they work. I integrate some psychological teaching into my coaching including theories and models. 

3. Had practical exercises to experiment with - They tried out multiple ways of doing things that increase wellbeing. I can tailor happiness creating activities perfectly with your situation. 

Building Your Wellbeing and Levels of Success 

After working with me, you'll feel empowered and hopeful. You'll see and feel your strengths and you'll be confident in your ability to achieve things that matter. 

You'll also have more skills and abilities to handle difficulties. Your capacity will grow in multiple ways - you'll become better at supporting and motivating yourself. 

Here's what some of my clients have said

"James’ calm and kind approach combined with an ability to listen deeply and ask insightful questions makes for an enjoyable and powerful coaching experience. James’ coaching has helped me to successfully reach my career goal and also goals that emerged through coaching in different areas of my life, including well-being goals. I have no hesitation in recommending James and I am very grateful that he is my coach" - Paul, COO of Educational Institution

"James’ caring, attentive, focused, and listening way of being in the moment has enabled me to have fun, laugh, relax, and experience novel sides within me at the same time as discovering sensitive and vulnerable parts of myself. As a human and as a coach James has provided me space to uncover new potentials within me and break through unhelpful patterns. ” - Sandra, Business Owner

"I really enjoyed my coaching journey with James. He was very professional and asked interesting questions allowing me to unlock my vision of what I really want. James helped me to focus on solutions so I could get closer to my goals with each session. He is also a very nice person with a warm and compassionate approach. I finally made the move to working for myself in my dream role and now have more clients than I know what to do with. Highly recommend him as a coach!" - Fabio, Business Owner

Working with James really helped to build my self-confidence that I could make changes the changes I wanted to my lifestyle. Every session gave me a chance to focus on what was important to me and my progress and I always left feeling empowered, confident and grounded in my ability to achieve my goals whilst celebrating what I had already achieved. James is encouraging and motivating, whilst making sure you remain in control of your journey. He asks all the right questions - the challenging ones to make you think deeply - but in a sensitive and considered way, that recognised my past trauma and kept me safe. I’m very grateful for James and his commitment to guiding me to achieve my dreams. John, Communications Lead in Government

"James made me feel very safe and comfortable and able to reflect on some deep questions during a time of loss. He gently guided me, over time, to focus on some things that were important to me and the reasons I wanted to pursue them. James has a warm, caring approach. I found him to be an excellent listener and gentle in his way of guiding our sessions. I found the perfect role for me and have also developed my side-business to be more profitable. Very grateful." - Bonnie, Business Owner

To find out more about how we could work together and to see if it feels right for you - book a free consultation. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (2 years)
  • ADHD at Work: Strategies to Help Clients Survive & Thrive in Their Careers
  • EMCC Global Individual Accreditation at the level of practitioner 
  • 6 Year's Professional Coaching Experience 

Member organisations

EMCC
European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC)

EMCC UK is part of the Europe-wide European Mentoring & Coaching Council.

Together their aim is to promote good practice and the expectation of good practice in mentoring and coaching across Europe.

EMCC is an independent, impartial and non-profit making organisation.

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Further information

Blackwell Business Centre, Blackwell lane, DL3 8QF

Sillars Properties Ltd, 1 Blackwell Lane, Darlington, Durham, DL3 8QF

Type of session

In person
Online
Home visits

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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In some circumstances, I offer online coaching

Online platforms

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