Executive Function (EF) Coaching
  • High school students:
    • Students & parents who live in or close proximity to Boulder, CO meet with their coach in person.
    • Students & parents who live in Colorado, but do not live in close proximity to Boulder, CO, or live out of state will engage in virtual coaching services.
  • College students enrolled at:
  • Young adults who are preparing to return to higher education.
  • Young Adults who struggle with executive functioning and life management skills.
  • This may include finding and maintaining management, as well as prioritizing, planning, and following through with tasks and a schedule.
  •  Clients who are utilizing therapeutic coaching and independent living support.
  • High school juniors, seniors and graduates, 16 and older who are seeking college preparation support. Please contact us about our summer preparation program.

The young adults we support are motivated and willing to receive the support and guidance we provide. Our clients:

  • Are college freshmen in need of support and accountability.
  • Are struggling to adjust to campus life.
  • Want a college degree.
  • Experience difficulty connecting with peers and social activities.
  • Are preparing to graduate or have a college degree and are preparing to take the next big step towards finding their career passion and financial independence.
  • Are studying or live abroad and seeking executive function coaching support.
  • Have executive functioning limitations and challenges.
  • Struggle with time management and organization.
  • Are academically capable.
  • Are willing to engage with their coach to identify goals and be successful.
  • May have learning differences.
  • May have ADHD and are seeking tools to be a successful student.
  • The parents we work with welcome the support and guidance of the coach when needed.

Our clients are learning to cope with and/or overcome:

  • Performance and/or social anxiety.
  • Perfectionism.
  • ADHD/Executive functioning challenges; e.g., organizational, planning, preparing, prioritization.
  • May lack internal motivation to follow through with important life skills and academic requirements.
  • Low confidence in the area of academics and social interaction.
  • High functioning autism.
  • Learning challenges
  • Self-advocating with professors, advisors, and others.
  • Someone who works collaboratively with you to develop and implement strategies and tools to get you on track academically.
  • Your accountability person, someone who provides no judgment, is empathetic, warm, and fun, yet won’t let you stray too far away from your goals and objectives.
  • CCS Coaches are not academic advisors. Your academic advisor will help you understand requirements, plan your courses and connect on campus. Your coach helps you integrate the information you learn from your advisor into your daily life.
  • Provides an opportunity for clients to talk about their experience in college, in and out of the classroom.
  • Offers client-centered education and strategies that also incorporate policies and options on each academic campus.
  • Supports the client to develop a study schedule and routine, and coaches provide accountability to the client to support their follow through.
  • Clients have the option of participating in CCS wellness groups to increase their social connection and support.
  • Explore feelings around academic confidence, anxiety, and/or fear.
  • Understand their limitations and what can be done to accommodate and improve academic and life management skills.
  • Assess strengths and create an academic and life management plan based on this information.
  • Improve motivation and feelings of empowerment.
  • Investigate questions about academic policies and options and support the client in finding the answers.
  • Guide and accompany client to important departments on campus, such as disability services, academic services, counseling services, etc.
  • Apply for and receive academic accommodations through the disability services, when appropriate.
  • Sharpen learning or life management skills, including:
    • Time management
    • Managing freedom, especially for first year students
    • Goal setting
    • Establishing a study plan
    • Emotional regulation
    • Motivation
    • Focus and concentration
    • Test preparation and test taking strategies
“My coach always knows the right thing to say, and when to just listen. She doesn’t tell me what to do, but guides me in problem-solving. She helps me set goals, schedule the steps needed to reach those goals, and stay accountable to my plan.”

We are now enrolling students in our Summer College Preparatory Program! In-Person (Hybrid) and Virtual programs are available.