Coaching for Teenagers and adults

We are pleased to be able to offer both online and in person ADHD and Autism Somatic coaching sessions for teenagers and adults.

Francesca Melluzzi is an experienced ADHD coach and mentor, Somatic coach, yoga instructor, and trauma and mental health practitioner with over two decades of expertise. Specialising in nervous system regulation, she creates a safe and comforting environment to support both the emotional and physical well-being of her clients.

Francesca has experience working with a variety of issues including:
• Neurodivergent (ADHD, autism) teenagers and adults
• Somatic symptoms such as headaches, digestive problems, pain/mobility issues
• Anxiety
• Low Mood
• Lack of motivation
• Low confidence
• Low self-esteem
• Sleep issues
• Relationships and communication
• Organisational skills

Francesca’s Approach:

Francesca’s coaching style seamlessly integrates self-regulation tools, practical learning, psycho-education, and self-compassion. Her sessions are interactive, allowing clients to engage actively in applying practical tools for self-regulation, all grounded in a deep understanding of the mind-body connection. Drawing from her diverse roles at the Oxford ADHD Centre, The Abingdon Bridge mental health charity, Autism Champions, and Camp Mohawk, Francesca employs body-based interventions to aid emotional regulation, particularly for individuals dealing with overwhelm and anxiety.

Personal Insight:
With lived experience of ADHD and dyslexia, Francesca brings a unique empathy and practical insight to her practice. This personal understanding enriches her ability to connect with and support her clients on a deeper level.

Key Components of Francesca’s Coaching:
– Somatic Techniques: Utilising body-based methods to help clients manage stress and improve emotional regulation.
– Mindfulness Practices: Incorporating mindfulness and meditation to foster present-moment awareness and calm.
– Self-Compassion: Cultivating self-compassion to encourage internal validation and counteract shame and self-criticism.
– Playful Exploration: Engaging clients in playful exploration to discover new pathways to emotional regulation and inner peace.

Francesca’s signature class, “Somatic Movement as Medicine,” is a unique offering that incorporates techniques like “Proactive stimming” along with yoga, Qi-gong, and mindfulness meditation. This class is designed to welcome anyone seeking emotional resilience and joy.
By blending her extensive professional experience with her personal journey, Francesca provides a holistic and empathetic approach to coaching that empowers individuals to achieve greater emotional balance and well-being.

For more information about Francesca’s service and to request an appointment, please send an email to or phone 01865 744144.

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