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

Covid19 parenting. Connecting, problem-solving, and fostering self-regulation skills in the home.

During this time, that is becoming known as the “new normal,” parents, teachers, and students are doing their best to manage the massive shift in roles and responsibilities. From changes in work for parents and changes in learning for students, we are forced into a paradigm … Continue readingCovid19 parenting. Connecting, problem-solving, and fostering self-regulation skills in the home.

The 45-day challenge: Start school with a mindset for academic success

Dr. Murphy is a special education teacher and founder of Effective Effort Consulting. He is a leading provider of ADHD/Executive Function coaching and consulting services on the South Shore and Greater Boston. The start of school is only a week away. Now is the time … Continue readingThe 45-day challenge: Start school with a mindset for academic success

Summer –> A great time to develop executive function skills

We hope you are all having a great summer.  Summer is a perfect time of year to relax and regroup before school starts up.  It is also a great time of year to quietly work on executive function skills.  Below are a few suggestion on … Continue readingSummer –> A great time to develop executive function skills