"Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong."
International Coach Federation (ICF)
ADHD Coaches Association (ACO)
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
ADD Coach Academy (ADDCA)
Natalia van Rikxoort, MSW, ACC is a social worker and certified life coach with specializations in ADD/ADHD and family coaching. She has dedicated the past 10 years of her career to helping her clients use their strengths to overcome challenges and discover true fulfillment in their lives.
Natalia is a graduate of the world-renowned ADD Coach Academy (ADDCA), the first and only comprehensive life and ADD/ADHD coach training program fully accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC). She holds an ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential and is also recognized as an ADDCA Associate ADHD Coach (AAC).
Natalia holds a B.A. degree in psychology and social behavior from the University of California, Irvine as well as a master's degree in social work with a specialization in families and children from the University of Southern California.
She is also a certified therapeutic arts facilitator and has assisted in facilitating Art4Healing® workshops for organizations such as Human Options domestic violence shelter, Boys and Girls Club homeless children's program, and the Wounded Warriors program at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
Throughout her career, Natalia has worked with diverse groups of clients including adults, youth, and families in the mental health and social services fields. As a life coach, she is able to draw from her years of training and experience to help her clients reach their personal and professional goals and achieve meaningful change in their lives.
For information, support, and guidance, as well as practical tips and strategies, follow Natalia's expert blog on PsychCentral, Navigating ADHD.