Frankie Berkoben, MSc

ADHD & Emotional Resilience Coach

I help brilliant adults in tech work WITH their powerful always-on brains and strong emotions not against them.

Frankie Mansfield Berkoben, ADHD Coach, Consultant & Speaker

Coaching with Frankie

I help โœจbrilliantโœจ multi-passionate generalists build bold, unapologetic lives with everything they bring to the table:๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ‡ Powerful, always-on brains๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿฝ Overlooked strengths๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŽข Intense feels๐ŸŽญ๐Ÿ“š Multiple passions + vocations๐Ÿ’ก๐ŸŒช All the ideas all the time๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿšซ Consistent inconsistency๐Ÿ˜ฃโ˜” Overwhelm + burnout๐ŸŽฏ I coach adults plagued by the curse of ๐Ÿ”ฎ high potential and ๐Ÿšง inconsistent follow-through, especially those labeled twice-exceptional/gifted early in life or whose ADHD traits went unrecognized for other reasons such as gender, upbringing, race etc.About half of my clients are part of the Late Diagnosis Club (or suspect they might be), and work with me to:๐Ÿ’ฌ self-advocate for no-stigma ADHD support๐Ÿงญ navigate the pre/post-diagnosis logistical โ€œwalls of awfulโ€ and emotional rollercoaster๐Ÿ”ฅ build a shame-free life based on strengths not regrets

Meet Frankie

Based in the SF Bay Area, originally from ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช/๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง, I am a:
๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ’ฅ PhD + MBA dropout
๐Ÿ—๐Ÿงฑ no-code software programmer
๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿš€ product + program manager
๐Ÿšด๐Ÿšด endurance cyclist
๐ŸŽค๐Ÿ’ฌ public speaker + storyteller
๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒต succulent hoarder
๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ classical pianist/singer and
๐Ÿ‘ท๐Ÿปโš’ former EPA geologist.
Some passion projects in the works include an algorithm-matched ADHD Professional Directory (like Tinder, but for finding good-fit coaches!), ๐ŸŽ™ podcast interviews, workgroups on ๐Ÿš€ building your ADHD support team, and offerings specific to gifted ADHDers in tech ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿ’ป.As an ardent mental health advocate with impostor syndrome, I spend a lot of time giving to the ADHD community ๐Ÿ‘ช๐Ÿˆ. You'll find me leading ADDA's biweekly HighIQ ADHD virtual peer support group and volunteering behind the scenes with ADHD coach organizations ACO and PAAC, as well as practicing radical honesty over on Instagram @adhdperfectionist.

Meet your new coach, Frankie


ADD Association
High IQ + ADHD Virtual Support Group
2nd, 4th, 5th Thursdays 9pm ET

SF Storytellers Toastmasters
(former) VP Membership
Mondays 12pm PT

ADHD Coaches Organization (ACO)
Programs Committee
Case Collaborations

Speaking & workshops

2021 International Conference on ADHD
๐Ÿš€ Finding your ADHD Dream Team without kissing too many frogs
๐Ÿ’กApplying Agile methodology

Agile for ADHDers
Talks, podcasts & workshops on the hidden benefits for ADHD

projects in flight

Finding your ADHD Dream Team
Workshop series
coming in January 2022

ADHD CoachFinder
An algorithm-matched ADHD Professional Directory (like Tinder, but for finding good-fit coaches!)
currently in beta

Let's get in touch

I'm working on being less hard to find! #impostorsyndrome

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