Helping children, adolescents and young adults with ADHD achieve their potential through Executive Function Skill Coaching while supporting parents in the process.



Shelley Karpel, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Owner  
Serving Boulder, Colorado and the North Denver Metro area

Access to Achieve,llc

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What are the Differences between

Access to Achieve Executive Function Coaching,

Academic Tutoring and Counseling?


       Tutoring     Executive Function Coaching        Counseling

What is the purpose?


End goal is life success
End goal is life successEnd goal is life success



Task is to build knowledgeTask is Executive FunctionTask is self exploration and/or
& academic skillsskill buildingcoping with problems



Focus is direct instruction toFocused exploration of issues toFocus is deep, broad exploration
learn the content materialpromote Executive Function developmentof life's issues and/or a particular

Focus is on Executive Function strategies issue that interferes with life

using school work



Builds MetacognitionBuilds MetacognitionBuilds Metacognition



How is it achieved?


Tutor directedClient directed with parent inputClient directed



Tutor is supportiveCoach is a supporter & cheerleaderCounselor is supportive




Trust is essentialTrust is essential



Tutor uses teaching skillsCoach uses skillful questioningCounselor uses skillful questioning




Uses family milieu




Uses community involvement



Process focuses on learningProcess focuses on client figuring out Process focuses on client figuring out
what is taughtpersonalized Executive Function strategiespersonalized strategies



Duration is curriculum basedDuration is based on client'sDuration is based on client's
and test drivenExecutive Function needspersonal needs



Meet in home, school or officeMeet primarily in homeMeet in office