Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ACAC, is a Certified ADHD Coach, Teacher Trainer and Parenting Specialist. She works nationwide with parents, teachers, and related services professionals for the education, treatment and support of children with ADHD and Executive Function Deficits.
She helps parents and professionals nurture children through tolerance, empathy, and support, with a healthy balance of guidance, structure and discipline. As she says, “Don’t bend the Universe – too much.” Prepare children for the real world, but know when to give them that extra support they may need.
As the Founder of PTS Coaching, she created and facilitates the highly acclaimed workshop series: Calm and Connected: Parenting Children with ADHD© and accompanying Support Groups. In addition, she provides Individual Parent Coaching on Long Island and at the Hallowell Center in New York City, IEP/ 504 Plan and school relation’s support, Teacher Training, and Staff Development. Cindy is an active writer, speaker, and contributor to the field of ADHD.
Cindy provides Professional Development for schools and professional organizations and at national conferences addressing how ADHD and Executive Function Deficits impact children and how to help boost behavior and performance. In addition, Cindy trains professionals to become Parent Coaches through her ADHD Parent Coach Academy.
Cindy is also the author of 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD. Based on her parent workshop series, this book will guide readers towards a deeper understanding of what ADHD is beyond the characteristics most often mentioned—impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattentiveness—and offer parenting perspectives and techniques to dramatically improve family relationships.
Education and Affiliations
She received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College and her ADHD Coach Certification from the Institute for the Advancement of AD/HD Coaching. In addition, she has trained with Dr. Edward Hallowell and is a Certified Mentor for Think:Kids, formally The Collaborative Problem Solving Institute, dedicated to understanding and helping challenging children and adolescents.
Cindy is Co-Founder of the Long Island ADHD Professionals Consortium. She is on the Executive Board of CHADD of Nassau County (Children & Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder) and has served on the Board of the Long Island Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. Cindy is also a member of ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association) and ACO (ADHD Coaches Association).
Marjorie Harrison, M.A./ Ed.M. is a New York State Certified Teacher and ADHD Coach. She provides children, teens and college students with support, strategies and tools for achieving academic success, improving executive functioning, and enhancing life skills, social functioning and self-esteem.
As an ADHD Coach, Marjorie is committed to improving and supporting your child’s daily functioning through a strengths-based approach that will both teach and enhance skills. She will assess your child’s learning style, character strengths, and employ strategies that will assist in alleviating their daily struggles with attention, organization, time management, planning, impulsivity, memory, task initiation and/or emotional control.
Marjorie received her Master’s in Education in 1992 from Queens College and has extensive work experience and training in the field of ADHD. She is currently an active member of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder). She is also a member of ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association) and ACO (ADHD Coaches Association). She has trained with Jodi Sleeper-Triplett and co-authored and edited many ADHD reference articles.
Andrea Yellinek, MS, OTR, CG, BCC is a trained ADHD and Life Coach, as well as a licensed occupational therapist. As a coach and clinician, she has over 20 years of experience helping individuals with ADHD and executive functions challenges maximize their potential.
In 2004, she joined the coaching community with the hope of serving individuals from a healthier strengths-based approach. She completed intensive coach training with ADD Coach Academy and shortly afterwards, through Mentor Coach. She is committed to assisting adult professionals, college students, and motivated high school students with executive functions challenges create more balance, fulfillment, and success in their lives.
As your coach, you will find that she brings a broad background in psychology, the neurosciences, and human performance. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and an M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Columbia University. Since becoming an occupational therapist in 1995, she has worked with individuals with ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, and learning differences in both the school system and private practice.
Emily Montaglione MS, NCSP is a New York State and Nationally Certified School Psychologist, and New York State Bullying Prevention Specialist. She helps parents understand the special education process, and what their rights are. She provides both comprehensive evaluations as well as screening evaluations to help determine what strategies and tools will best help your child.
As a school psychologist, Emily is committed to helping you support your child through the school system and beyond. She will provide you with the tools and insights you need to help you understand your child’s testing and evaluation reports, and become your child’s best advocate.
Emily received her Master’s in School Psychology from St. John’s University. She has worked with children from kindergarten through twelfth grade, and is a BOCES trained CSE chairperson. She is an active member of NYASP (New York State Association of School Psychology) and NASP (National Association of School Psychology). She is also a member of the ICISF (International Critical Incident Stress Foundation) and East End SEPTO (Special Education Parent Teacher Organization).