My name is Kris Dougherty. I have spent the past fifteen years tutoring, therapeutic coaching
(ADHD, executive function skills, life, academic, college transition and planning, etc.),
and acting as an educational consultant/parent advocate at both the Grade 6-
Since leaving the classroom my primary focus has been working with middle, high school, and college students as a tutor, therapeutic ADHD/academic/post-
Of primary importance to me is adapting my coaching style to meet the needs
of you or your son or daugher using a strengths-based approach. My years of experience have taught me that many students
find success in the classroom and life through alternative instructional methods or with specific
support. I believe that adolescents and young adults are full of potential and have
a lot to offer society given support and encouragement. I possess a strong background in working with students, both adolescents and adults,
who are attention different, gifted, learning disabled, diagnosed with anxiety and/or depression, or with other needs.
I hold a B.A. in Psychology (1992) and a M.A. in Information and Learning Technologies (2001) from the University of Colorado at Denver. I completed my Teacher Certification Program through Metro State College of Denver (1998) and I am a Licensed Professional Teacher in Colorado. Additionally, I hold a M.A. in Psychology from Regis University (2012) with an emphasis in Adolescent Development and ADHD/Executive Function Skills Coaching. I attend continuing education in the areas of ADHD, Executive Function Skills, Giftedness, Trauma, Adolescent/Young Adult Mental Health, Motivational Interviewing, Neuroscience, and in the area of teaching and learning both on the K-
Professional affiliations: American Psychological Association
Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society
I look forward to hearing from you and please contact me with any questions.
Kris Dougherty, MA