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Executive Function Coaching

Executive function coaching is a specialized intervention for people diagnosed with executive function challenges. Working individually, coaches help clients gain the necessary skills, strategies, and mind-set to shift from crisis management to a more focused, productive, and independent approach to their lives. Although some people are referred to executive function coaches by professionals with whom they are already working—such as teachers, counselors, or therapists—many first learn of their executive function challenges and seek coaching following a professional neuropsychological report. This entry discusses executive function skills, the purpose of executive function coaching, and the process of executive function coaching.

Executive Function Skills

The term executive function encompasses a number of skills that, for the most part, reside in the frontal lobes of the brain, more specifically in the ...

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