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Becoming an Executive Function Specialist

Are you interested in becoming an executive function specialist?

Do you want to make a BIG impact on others and help them reach their goals?


Here are the steps. 

Step 1:
Possess One of the Credentials Below

Become a Professional Educational Therapist 

To become an Ed Therapist you need specific coursework in a range of areas related to instruction and development. Learn more about that process here

Be a Credentialed Teacher 

Complete a teacher credentialing program and share documentation of an active teacher credential. 

Posses a Master Level Degree in a Related Field 

Demonstrate mastery in a related field that contributes to enhancing a client's executive function. This may include therapists, counselors or a health-related degree.

Step 2:
Complete the Executive Function Specialists Training Course

After completing the appropriate credentials, the next step is to complete the coursework available through the Executive Function Coaching Academy. 

The coursework includes instructional videos, live trainings, and opportunities to reflect on your learning. Additionally, joining the executive function coaching community and interacting with other coaches is a great way deepen your expertise and make important connections. 

The Executive Function Coaching Academy only opens a few times per year, so please complete the application if you would like to be notified when enrollment opens.  

Step 3:
Decide if you would like to work independently or for an organization

If you choose to work independently you will want to: 

Complete the "How To Attract Executive Function Coaching Clients Course" which you can register for here

If you choose to work for an organization you will want to: 

Research and apply for work at an executive function coaching company. Many smaller educational therapy practices also provide executive function coaching. If you wish to apply for a position at EF Specialists, visit our careers page.

Step 4:
Complete on-going professional development to refresh your coaching abilities

Once you have completed the initial training and have decided to work independently or for an organization, you must commit to ongoing professional development to keep your coaching abilities fresh and useful for your executive function coaching clients.


Subscribe to our newsletter to be informed of upcoming professional development opportunities. 

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