What is the big deal with metacognitive skills?

Everything! We need metacognitive skills to manage anything and everything we care about in school and in life. Metacognition is a cognitive process that allows us to think about unsolved problems that impede progress towards goals and intentions and implement the interventions and strategies to solve those problems effectively. … Continue readingWhat is the big deal with metacognitive skills?

Welcome Tracy Bertagnole

Executive Function Professional Coach / ADHD Coach / Executive Function College Coach (888) 389-8650 Tracy enjoys coaching high-level professionals, college athletes, and college students. Tracy knows firsthand the challenges of being an effective student with ADHD. Learning through his own challenges and overcoming adversity allows … Continue readingWelcome Tracy Bertagnole

Welcome Coach Lauren Conklin

Executive Function Coach, ADHD Coach, Parent Coach, Academic Coach, Math Coach “I love working with students and adults on limiting beliefs, growth mindset, time management, motivation, organization, goal planning, work-life and school-life balance, and other areas of personal development.” Lauren Conklin (888) 389-8650 Lauren joined … Continue readingWelcome Coach Lauren Conklin

A Strength-based Executive Function Coaching Model

You know that EEC provides virtual and in-person traditional one-on-one coaching, but did you know that there are additional components to the coaching model that EEC coaches build into their skill development plan? These components allow us to individualize the level of support you need … Continue readingA Strength-based Executive Function Coaching Model

What is Executive Function Case Management Coaching (EFCM)

Executive Function Case Management (EFCM) provides a more comprehensive and increased level of coaching support for clients and/or parents looking for a higher level of support, monitoring, prompting, advocacy, collaboration, and/or accountability. … Continue readingWhat is Executive Function Case Management Coaching (EFCM)

Study Skills and ADHD. Building Skills Over the Summer.

Only five weeks remain in the school year. Can you believe it? It’s been another year of resilience – for students, parents, teachers, and medical professionals. I hope this summer brings a much-needed sense of closure to another crazy academic year and a renewal of … Continue readingStudy Skills and ADHD. Building Skills Over the Summer.

Conquering the College Transition

It’s officially autumn and you are well into your first semester of the school year. How is college going for you so far? Though there are many positive and exciting things about the transition to college, if you are like most students, you are also … Continue readingConquering the College Transition

Beyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness

After a few sessions with a 16-year-old, it seemed as though the excuses kept getting in his way of completing his homework assignments; “I forgot”      “I get too stressed out”    “I don’t think that assignment REALLY has to be turned in”   … Continue readingBeyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness

The Art of the Coaching Relationship

The importance of ditching the executive function agenda when facing student resistance. I would like to share a story. I started with a client not too long ago who was extremely resistant to the coaching process and battles depression. The client had been characterized as … Continue readingThe Art of the Coaching Relationship