Nancy A. Ratey is internationally recognized as one of the foremost authorities on personal and professional coaching for adults with and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). As one of the founders of the ADHD coaching profession, Ms. Ratey has been active for the last two decades in developing programs and lecturing on issues related to ADHD. Ms. Ratey has served as past President of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA).
In the field of ADHD coaching, she has been influential in designing and implementing the first comprehensive training programs for ADHD coaches. Her work continues to shape and direct the field of ADHD coaching. Ms. Ratey was chair of the national committee that created the Guiding Principles for ADHD Coaching, the pre-eminent document in the field.
Ms. Ratey is a Master Certified Coach and Senior Disability Analyst. She writes extensively on coaching and ADHD topics and has co-authored two books, “Tales from the Workplace” and “Coaching College Students with AD/HD: Issues and Answers“. She has also contributed chapters and articles to numerous publications. Her latest book, “The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents,” was published in April of 2008 by St. Martin’s Press.
Ms. Ratey and her work are often profiled in the media, including ABC, CBS, NPR Radio, and national publications such as Wired, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, The Boston Globe, and The New York Times.
Currently, Ms. Ratey runs a private coaching practice and consults to businesses and educational institutions. She specializes in coaching senior executives, entrepreneurs, and highly motivated professionals with ADHD.