We know what it is like

The motivation for starting this business came from a chance meeting between two adults with ADHD and a shared sense of failure and underachievement, whose experience of supporting ADHD students at school and at home led to a drive to make things better. We saw that the education system struggled to cope with students with ADHD and at times had little or no idea what to do or how to go about it.

ADHD is usually overlooked or not recognised 

We realised that too many of our students struggled to achieve in our exam-focussed and target driven educational environment. For them, the neuro typical world is perplexing and confusing. Yet when we looked at available resources there were none. Medication can help but it has its limitations. ADHD seemed to follow a medical model – a diagnosis, sometimes medication and then……. nothing. Yet the ADHD persists and the impact on many of our clients can cause lifelong damage. 

Re:focus offers general ADHD coaching for all ages as well as specialised Executive Coaching for those in managerial positions and academic tutoring for ADHD students.


Catriona Hassall is a psychologist with over 20 years experience of  psychological evaluations ADHD assessments, therapeutic interventions, consultations, mentoring, staff training and expert witness court work.

She works closely with children, families, teachers and schools. As well as running her private practice, Catriona also clinically supervises all re:focus' coaching work.


Catherine Hudson is a BPS trained ADHD coach specialising in coaching children, adolescents and adults on how to live productively with ADHD.  Heading up re:focus' coaching division, she works closely with schools, colleges and employers to get the best results for her clients.

Find out more and arrange a free initial telephone conversation about how we might be able to help

We can arrange home, school or office visits, or for those further afield, we can offer video-counselling sessions.

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