Janine Defontaine

Adult ADHD Coach, Life, Health & Wellness Coach

Janine is an Adult ADHD Coach, Life and Health and Wellness Coach.


Janine has experience mentoring and coaching ADHD and autistic people and people living with and mental health challenges in time management and organisation, changing careers, identifying and pursuing their goals, health and wellbeing, recovery from burnout and changing how they live to support their neurodivergent selves to thrive. She loves nothing more than to walk alongside someone as they explore, learn, grow, recover and thrive.


She is also a mentor, marketing, communications and project management specialist with 12+ years of experience supporting individuals, Not for Profits, and businesses across the globe with their marketing and communications needs across various industries. She has been running her own freelance business for over eight years.


Janine identifies as neurodivergent as a late-diagnosed ADHD woman (at the age of 45) – a moment that changed her life. She has lived experience of depression, anxiety, and PTSD, has experienced burnout of differing severity several times throughout her life and supports a family member who experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury a number of years ago.


She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies, is a certified life coach, an accredited health and wellness coach, and is accredited in Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid. She is currently completeing training to become a Certified ADHD Practitioner.


Janine is also an award-winning project manager and co-author of Heart to Heart – A Path to Wellness.


A proud fur-mum to rescue Doberman Freya, she loves books, movies, podcasts, road trips, jigsaw puzzles, nature walks and naps, and is a long-time blogger over at Reflections from a Redhead (13 years and counting).


Janine is based in the Perth, Western Australia, and is available for telehealth consults worldwide. You can learn more and contact Janine over at janinedefontaine.com.