Jacqueline Sinfield

Highlights


Experience

Jacqueline has worked in health care for over twenty years. In England, she trained and worked as a registered nurse and obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology before moving to Canada and setting up her practice as a coach for adults with ADHD. Her clients range from 17 year old students to 40 year old lawyers, doctors and entrepreneurs to newly retired 70 year olds. Whatever life stage or profession, with Jacqueline’s help clients learn to manage their ADHD symptoms and develop practical skills to work around ADHD characteristics that can get in the way of success. Many are amazed to experience enhanced time management, productivity, organization and communication skills, perhaps for the first time in their lives. Her Untapped Brilliance blog has been named a “Top ADHD Blog of 2015” by Healthline, “Best of the Web Blog” by Psych Central and “Top 20 ADHD Blog Winner” by ADDerworld.

Education

Jacqueline is a qualified nurse, Keele University, Staffordshire UK; has a bachelor’s degree in psychology (Hon) from Open University, Buckinghamshire, UK and is a Coach U (USA) graduate. She has also studied and read widely with international ADHD experts and continues to be attentive to emerging research.

A Word From Jacqueline Sinfield

I don't have ADHD, but I do have severe dyslexia which wasn't diagnosed until I was 28 years old. Being dyslexic means I relate to people with ADHD in a unique way. While dyslexia and ADHD are different conditions, they both leave us feeling we are very different from other people. We are right brain dominant which makes living in a left brain world a constant challenge. However, there is always a solution to every problem. A lot of the strategies I developed for myself also work for people with ADHD. I love hearing from readers and clients that it feels as if I have been 'hanging out' in their mind because I seem to know them so well.

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