Neuro Directions – Caroline Gorden

Neurodiversity and Addiction Recovery Coach
  • Working with adults aged 18+
  • Life Coaching
  • Addiction Recovery Coaching (RCP designated)
  • Special interest in the relationship between ADHD and addictive behaviours
  • Access to work coaching/support
  • Expertise in managing burnout
  • Trained in cognitive behavioural therapy
  • ADHD and Autism Workplace needs coaching and reasonable adjustments
  • Lived neurodiverse experience
  • Sessions offered online only
  • Subsidised rates offered
  • Over 20 years experience supporting adults


Caroline is an experienced Specialist Neurodivergent Coach and Addiction Recovery Coach (RCP designated). She is a Visiting Research Fellow at Wrexham University where she spent 14 years as a Senior Lecturer and Reader and has several peer-reviewed publications in the areas of marginalised groups and social inclusion. Holding a PhD in Criminology and BSc (Hons) in Psychology and Criminology, Caroline also has a wealth of experience delivering offender cognitive behavioural therapy rehabilitation as well as working in the fields of addiction and homelessness. 

With lived experienced of ADHD, Caroline transitioned from academia, where she has since coached numerous adults with ADHD and autism. She approaches each client with recognition of their unique needs and offers a comprehensive review of the different areas of her clients’ lives, in recognition of how various aspects of life interconnect and influence one another. Drawing on the modality of cognitive behavioural coaching, Caroline coaches neurodivergent individuals in a wide range of areas such as developing strategies to improve executive functioning, emotional regulation, social interaction, communication, managing change and transition, and building self-esteem. 

Caroline’s coaching style is deeply rooted in understanding the unique needs of every client, helping them thrive with practical strategies tailored to their neurodivergent journey. Please visit Caroline’s LinkedIn profile for more information about her professional background, qualifications and accreditations.

Caroline specialises in the following;


You can be assured that Neuro Directions coaches and mentors have the training, knowledge and expertise to ensure you feel fully understood and supported.

Our Partners

We specialise in coaching, mentoring, training, and consultancy. However, we recognise that neurodivergent people might need support from other services too. To this end, we work in close partnership with several organisations that offer assessment, medication, therapy, and counselling, as well as practical and targeted support for executive functioning.