Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ACAC, is a Certified ADHD Coach, Teacher Trainer and Parenting Specialist. She works nationwide with parents, teachers, therapists and related services professionals for the education, treatment and support of children with ADHD and Executive Function Deficits.
As founder of PTS Coaching and Training, Cindy helps parents and professionals nurture children through tolerance, empathy, and support, with a healthy balance of guidance, structure and discipline. She supports others to create calm, more compliant environments, establish realistic rules and expectations, reduce homework stress, and improve problem-solving and self-advocacy skills for students.
Cindy created and facilitates the highly acclaimed workshop series: Calm and Connected: Parenting Children with ADHD/Executive Function Challenges©. Her philosophy is, “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. She supports parents to “Parent the Child you Have” as they gain skills and confidence through their journey.
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. She has spoken at national and regional conferences including CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder), LDA (Learning Disabilities of America), IDA (International Dyslexia Association) ACO (ADHD Coaching Organization), Independent Schools Association, Educational Therapists, and Speech Language Pathologists. In addition, Cindy has been a guest expert on several webinars and podcasts including CHADD, Additude Magazine and other prominent sites.
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.
Through the ADHD Parent Coach Academy, Cindy trains other to become ADHD Parent Coaches and to become facilitators of her highly acclaimed workshop series: Calm and Connected: Parenting Children with ADHD©.
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).