I’m Sherri Fisher: Coach, Author and Speaker.
This may be the most important thing I have learned from decades of work with smart, creative, capable people:
Executive function skills include the ability to plan ahead, prioritize, stop and start activities, shift from one activity to another, and reflect on progress. People with executive function challenges might struggle at tasks that seem easy for other smart people, jeopardizing school now and college or work goals in the future. They can seem better at avoidance, pushback, and meltdowns. These are the signs of executive function burnout.
Do you (or someone you care about) struggle to…
Executive function challenges can also look like discipline problems, disorganization, or carelessness. Learning and attention factors can complicate the picture. The person who struggles needs support but can become sensitive to judgment for mistakes. They don’t necessarily outgrow these challenges.
Let’s uncover the gifts of greater motivation and focus that can help decrease your procrastination. You can improve your competence, make more effective choices, and gain self-direction with me.
I have a track record of successfully helping to unleash the true potential of bright clients of all ages, especially those who have learning, attention, and executive function challenges. Despite their challenges, they go on to higher education, graduate programs, and professional schools.
Your non-academic strengths, personal processing style, and ability to continue to learn for a lifetime can be developed. Together, these abilities have value far beyond school subjects. That’s priceless, since about 80% of your lifetime is spent outside of formal education!
Our work together can help you:
Your strengths are wellsprings of future happiness, engagement, and success.
My unique background blends specialized teaching and learning skills with evidence-based, emotionally sound motivational approaches. I’m a learner, too. As an early adopter, I earned my Master’s Degree in Positive Psychology (MAPP) at the University of Pennsylvania the first year the program was offered. I studied with the visionary pioneering founders of the field. I’m active in the Positive Psychology professional community and have been re-elected to a seat on the Alumni Board of UPenn MAPP several times.
As a recognized leader and mentor in my field, I keep up-to-date with research and professional trends. I’m a member of multiple mastermind groups, writer and facilitator for writer’s workshops, enthusiastic reader, and professional conference attendee. An author of several books, I also speak to varied audiences, am an inquisitive traveler, mom of awesome grown children, and loving owner of numerous amazing dogs.