About the Author, Nancy Ratey

Nancy A. Ratey, Ed.M, MCC, SCAC, is a strategic life coach who specializes in coaching high-achieving professionals with ADHD. She earned her master’s degree in administration, planning, and social policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is certified as a Master Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation and a Senior Certified Coach by The Institute for the Advancement for ADHD Coaching.

For the past two decades, Ms. Ratey has been actively coaching, teaching, and writing about her strategic coaching methodologies. She has co-authored two previous books, has co-written a home-study curriculum on ADHD for nurses, and has contributed to numerous lay and academic texts.

Known for her high energy and directness, the author has served as President of the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association and has been on many advisory boards, including the Professional Advisory Board of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.

As one the founders of the ADHD coaching field, Nancy Ratey is internationally recognized as one of the foremost authorities on the topic. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Newsday, Wired, and Vogue, and on ABC, CBS, and NPR.