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Executive Function Coaching

What Is Executive Functioning?

Executive functioning refers to a set of mental processes that enable individuals to manage their thoughts, actions, and emotions to achieve goals and solve problems effectively. These processes encompass a range of cognitive abilities, including:​

Planning

The ability to set goals, create strategies and organize tasks in order to accomplish objectives efficiently.

Organization

The capacity to arrange information, materials and resources in systematic and orderly manner

Time Management

The skill of allocating time effectively, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlies

Task Initiation

The ability to start tasks promptly and independently without procrastination or hesitation

Working Memory

Ability to hold and manipulate information for short periods facilitating comprehension, reasoning and decision making 

Self Regulation

Ability to monitor and control one's thoughts, emotions and behavior to adapt to various scenarios

Flexibility

Ability to adjust plans and strategies in response to unexpected changes or obstacles

Inhibition

Ability to suppress impulsive or irrelevant thoughts, actions or responses enabling focused behaviour

What Is Executive Function Coaching?
 

Individuals work closely with trained coaches who provide personalized guidance and strategies tailored to your specific needs. The coaching process begins with an assessment to identify strengths and areas for improvement, leading to the establishment of clear, measurable goals.

 

Throughout the coaching relationship, ongoing support and accountability assist clients in implementing new strategies and habits into their daily lives. This may involve creating structured schedules, breaking tasks into manageable steps, utilizing visual aids and organizational tools, practicing time management techniques, and developing strategies to overcome obstacles. The ultimate aim is to empower individuals to take control of their lives, ultimately fostering independence. 

Who Is Executive Function
Coaching For?

Many neurodivergent individuals, such as those with ADHD, ASD, or tic disorders, as well as individuals without a diagnosis, experience challenges with executive functioning. Executive function coaching is for anyone noticing they are struggling with initiating and completing tasks, setting goals, or managing daily routines effectively. Executive functioning coaching, also known as ADHD coaching offers a solution.

 

How Do I Start Executive Function Coaching with Daurio Counselling?

We aim to make starting stress free, so your focus can stay on you. 

Step One

Find Your Coach

Our patient care coordinator is here to help match you with a coach with the expertise to best support you.

**EF Coaching is offered either by a registered social worker or psychologist**

Step Two

Connect with Your Coach

We are happy to offer free 15 minute consultation to meet with your coach and make sure it is the right fit. 

Step Three

Start Feeling Better

You and your coach will set up a plan together to help work through your goals one step at a time.

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