Welcome!

Hi there! Good to see you.

If I had to summarize what we do here in a micro pitch it would be the following:

“Some of us are diamonds stuck in the rough.

We do not quite know how to shine YET, because most people around us have a hard time perceiving our unique strengths. They hyperfocus on what they see as flaws. And we sometimes hyperfocus on their negative feedback and try desperately to get better and fit in.

But there are other ways! Let us uncover your many brilliant facets together and begin to put them to good use! “

Have a look below, if you want to know a little more about what we are all about here…


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Getting your coaching package

Curious to see what goes into coaching with me? Here is an outline of the basic process for working together…

Steps in engageing with a coach. 

1- Book a free consultation
2- Strategy and planning session
3- Pick a coaching package
4-Show up and follow through
5- Done? Celebrate your progress!

Coaching has many advantages over other forms of support

Advantages of coaching

*Starts with you

*Tailormade to suit you

*Aids in trying out new strategies

*Helps you find what works

Here are some reasons why coaching is so effective

Why coaching for ADHD works:
Image gives further info on different things coaching can help you do...

Learning from experience with support
Break up old patterns and beliefs
Reflect and celebrate
Plan for the Future
Problem solve and make practical

Want to know more? Go to What is Coaching?

Recent blog posts

  • Strengths-Based Coaching : why does it make sense?
    Because I’ll be offering a Strengths-Based group coaching program and course in the final quarter of 2022 I thought it would make sense to create some content on why I love to work with this coaching modality. Here is a short video: You can find a lot more information on the course page, here https://www.brilliantlydiverse.com/sb-coaching-course-2022/ …
  • the Mikel Rijsdijk Memorial grants 2022 have been awarded
    The first days of September are a mix of feelings of stress, responsibility, and joy as I get to announce the recipients of my coaching grant for the second year in a row.
  • Sleep, ADHD and other neurodiversities (start of a blog series)
    The importance of good sleep can hardly be overestimated. Especially for those with ADHD and other neurodivergencies. We need our time to replenish more than most! Meaning we need to go beyond the simple remedies like lavender oil and hot milk and dive deep into what can be problematic about sleep for us specifically. Things …
  • Neurodiversity adjacent treatments and intervention fatigue- or: How my second visit to a dietician provoked despair
    As I left the dietician’s office after our second appointment I wanted to cry. I did not, at that time, but later that evening, as I was taking a bath I did.  I also began to unpack what about this experience was so extremely uncomfortable for me. I wanted to persist, I wanted to not …
  • Ready to get coached? Wondering where to get started?
    Want to get coaching, but cannot decide where to get started/ what to work on? Here is a map…. Our ADHD can make it hard to stay out of overwhelm so here is a way to see the big picture of what could be coaching topics and/ or areas to develop strategies.