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Recently my co-author Dr. Kathleen G. Nadeau and I released a revised addition of our book ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life. With changes in our world since the book was first published in 2002, we felt it was time to update the book to include more information about organizing digital information, managing distractions, organizing finances, and coping with the “black hole” of the Internet.
We are very honored to have some of the foremost experts in the fields of ADD and ADHD review our book. The response has been overwhelming. Here is what some of the experts are saying about the revised ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life.
“Simply the best book in the field, and not only for people with ADD but for anyone who is overwhelmed.” —Dr. Ned Hallowell, Child & Adult Psychiatrist
“ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life was a godsend for me when it was first published in 2002…in this new book is the section on getting organized in the digital world. Those chapters alone are worth the price of the book!” —Paul O’Connor, Master Certified ADHD Coach, Secretary, The Professional Association Of ADHD Coaches
“ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life is a must read for my organizing clients and anyone that faces daily ADHD challenges. This comprehensive, easy to read book is packed full of helpful organizing ideas and strategies.” —Randi Lyman, CPO-CD® and Owner of A Helping Hand
“While reflecting their years of successfully helping ADD clients, [Kolberg and Nadeau] manage to make their up-to-date information not only useful but FUN. Thanks a bunch, you two. It’s good to know somebody understands —and can help. This book does both.” —Sandra Felton The Organizer Lady®, Author of 5 Days to a Clutter Free House, and Founder of Messies Anonymous
“That’s what I love about this book most of all: there is no more ‘waiting to be rescued’, no more excuses to sit back or give up. The simple and attainable strategies will boost our clients’ self-confidence and will help them prosper.” —Hilde Verdijk, CPO-CD®, MRPO®, Yourganize Professional Organizing
“ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life, 2nd Edition offers even more practical ADHD approaches on paper, digital, and time management situations. The chapter on decision making has especially valuable insights into ways to move into action.” —Ellen R. Delap, CPO®, President-Elect, National Association of Professional Organizers
“Packed with practical solutions and illuminating anecdotes, this new edition of ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life is a must-read for those who have ADD and those who work with them.” —Casey Moore, CPO, ACC, The Productivity Coach
“The new edition of ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Kolberg and Nadeau is simply wonderful and I will highly recommend it to all my clients!” —Sari Solden, MS, LMFT, Psychotherapist and Author of Women with Attention Deficit Disorder and Journeys Through ADDulthood
“This is the best book available on organizing with ADD.” —Kate Varness, CPO-CD, COC, MA, Editor of The ICD Guide to Challenging Disorganization: For Professional Organizers
If you would like to see what everyone is talking about especially if you or someone you love struggles with ADD and organizing, pick up your own copy of the ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life book.
Judith Kolberg formed FileHeads Professional Organizers in 1989. She is the founder of the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization, the precursor to the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD), a popular international speaker, and is widely recognized as an industry-thought leader. Chronically disorganized people of many stripes have embraced her non-traditional organizing methods as described in her five books, which have sold nearly a half million copies worldwide. Her latest book, Getting Organized in the Era of Endless, addresses the complex area of digital disorganization. Judith has held several leadership positions in the National Association of Professional Organizer (NAPO) and has been awarded the organizing industry’s highest honors. Judith resides in Atlanta, where she takes care of her Mom, sees clients, writes, and blogs.
Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD is a clinical psychologist and director of the Chesapeake ADHD Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, where she continues to practice and provide supervision and training related to ADHD. She has been a leader in the field for the past 20 years, publishing over a dozen books on topics related to ADHD. In 1999, she received the CHADD Hall of Fame Award for her ground-breaking work on women and girls with ADHD. Dr. Nadeau is a frequent lecturer both nationally and internationally and is known for her solution-focused, integrative approach to treating ADHD. She has focused for many years on issues relating to organization, planning, and daily life management challenges faced by individuals with ADHD and first approached professional organizer Judith Kolberg in the late 1990s about the need for an organizing book that specifically addresses the particular challenges faced by adults with ADHD.