Your brain is unique. When you gain an understanding of how you’re wired, you can get more of what you want out of life. It starts with awareness, becomes active, and builds momentum toward a life of your choosing. That’s TRACTION.
My insurance-eligible TRACTION groups offer a supportive space to explore your ADHD-related traits and connect with others who are similarly wired. Learn to embrace your strengths and manage your challenges.

 

Schedule online now

(Click on “Workshops” and select the series you’d like to join.)

 

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 Don Baker, MA, LMHC – I’ve been leading groups for adults living with the traits of ADHD for more than 20 years. I am a licensed counselor in the state of Washington, and I received my own diagnosis of ADHD in 1997. I am passionate about sharing evolving, cutting-edge information about ADHD wiring and helping people with ADHD connect with others in their “tribe.”

 

Hundreds of people have participated in my TRACTION groups. With their feedback, I’ve fine-tuned a sequence of information and exploration that really gets results.

I feel less defined by and defeated by my ADHD traits. I’m seeing the positive traits that go with the ADHD wiring. (Winter 2018 group participant)

 Rather than traditional support groups, TRACTION groups have a flexible, collaborative structure in which you can focus on increasing your self-knowledge and practicing strategies. Confidential sharing within each group helps encourage accountability and break down isolation.

 This ADHD thing is bigger than I thought – not in a bad way. Now that I’m understanding the big picture of ADHD, I’m much better at creating strategies that work for me where I am. (Winter 2018 group participant)

See group descriptions and schedules below. Scroll to the bottom for details about registration,  location, and insurance eligibility.

 If you don’t live in the Seattle area or can’t make these dates work, please check out my online ADHD Core Series classes and ADHD Brain Food class.

 

Updated June 2019

 

 New to TRACTION? Start Here!

TRACTION basic

 

 Start here if you’re new to my groups. TRACTION basic, previously called Life Strategies 101, will help you gain a deep understanding of what ADHD is and what it isn’t. You’ll have the opportunity to explore your own unique wiring, and you’ll gather and practice strategies for managing your challenges and making the most of your strengths.

 

 Fridays: Mid Summer 2019 – 7 sessions, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

  •  July 12, 19, 26
  • August 2, 9, 16, 23

 Schedule online now

(Click on “Workshops” and select the series you’d like to join.)

 

 Completed TRACTION basic?  Move on to…

 TRACTION bootcamp

 TRACTION bootcamp is for those who have completed at least one TRACTION basic group. You’ll continue using group support to maintain your momentum toward living successfully with your own brand of ADHD. Together we’ll develop our strategies and skills. Create space for creativity, inspiration, and action in your life!

 Choose from the Wednesday or Thursday evening TRACTION boot camp groups.  Same content in each!

 Wednesdays: Mid Summer 2019 – 7 sessions, 5-7 pm

  • July 10, 17, 24, 31
  • August 7, 14, 21

Thursdays:  Mid Summer 2019 – 7 sessions, 5-7 pm

  •  July 11, 18, 25
  • August 1, 8, 15, 22

Schedule online now

 

 (Click on “Workshops” and select the series you’d like to join.)

 

Costs & Insurance Coverage

 These groups are insurance eligible. I (Don Baker, MA, LMHC) am a provider with Premera, Regence, and sub-plans of both. If you are out-of-network, we’re happy to provide you with an invoice / “superbill” to submit to your insurance. Note: many plans cover some of the cost of the group.

 If you are not using health insurance, full payment for all sessions will be collected prior to the first session of a series. The fee for each group session is $65.

Location

 All sessions are held at my Lake Union office:  1836 Westlake Ave N, Suite 303A, Seattle WA 98109.

 

 Technical Difficulties?

 If you have any trouble signing up, please contact Don at support@unpackingadhd.com. I’m happy to help!

 

 

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