Caroline Maguire, ACCG, PCC, M.Ed.

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A passionate personal coach, author, teacher, and speaker whose work has inspired important conversations about social skills at elementary and middle schools and in homes all across the county, Caroline Maguire believes all children can shine. Her work is critical to parents everywhere who support children with executive function challenges struggling to show their best selves.

Caroline Maguire, ACCG, PCC, M.Ed. has been a rock for hundreds of families who have children with ADHD who struggle to fit in socially. Caroline’s unique way of drawing out the best in her clients has been recognized internationally as she is invited to speak at conferences and schools around the world on topics related to coaching children and young adults with autism, ADD, ADHD, LD, executive function or social skills deficits. Her dedication, passion, and efforts are a direct result of her own struggles to fit in as a child with ADHD and dyslexia.

Caroline has been a resource for many journalists as well as leading ADHD organizations and can be seen in publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Huffington Post, ADDitude, Attention Magazine and WebMD.

Caroline knows how to engage families to help them make positive changes when sometimes, they might feel they’ve reached a dead end. She has been on the cutting edge of her field for the past ten years. Caroline earned her PCC from the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is the founder of a new and innovative training curriculum designed for the ADD Coaching Academy. The curriculum is the only comprehensive Family Coach Training program accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

I learned so much about my daughter—all her many, beautiful layers. And even more importantly, I was given the tools and strategies I needed to help [my daughter] gain self-confidence again and make real friends.
— Maria B, Mother, Play Better Coaching Graduate

 

As someone who wants to reach and support as many families as possible, Caroline can be found:

  • Offering training classes on parenting ADHD children. (CHADD certified parent-to-parent coach)

  • Mentoring future coaches attempting to pass their ICF certifications as well as helping them build their own family coaching practices. (Teleclass leader at the ADD Coach Academy)

  • Leading social skill groups and consulting with dozens of local schools throughout New England to help build awareness and improve their students’ skills.

  • Continuing her own education through industry-related certifications. (Recently completed the clinical training program (Level 1A) at Social Thinking.)

Caroline received her undergraduate degree from Trinity College and has a Master's of Education and Early Childhood Development from Lesley University, where she spent four years studying the effects of executive function skills training on children with social skills deficits.

Caroline is a former coach for the Hallowell Center in Sudbury, MA. While with the Hallowell Center, she was the main coach for children and teenagers. In addition to coaching, she led social skills groups and consulted with local schools throughout New England.

She lives with her husband and two children in Concord, MA. Caroline is originally from Cape Cod, where she still enjoys spending long summer days with her happily hyperactive cousins and family members.