Navigating the Brain Maze: A Guide to Executive Function For Parents

Is your child struggling with following through on tasks, staying focused, anxiety, worry, focus, perfectionism, being unable to learn from mistakes, being able to set and achieve goals? If so, there is a good chance their brain is struggling with executive functioning. The questions are, is it normal for their age or is it something…

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A Word From Erica Thiessen, Our New Clinical Director

Hello friends, colleagues, community, and fellow seekers of learning and growth ~ I am so honored to be stepping into the role of Clinical Director at Life Tutors, joining such a sharp and heartfelt team of individuals. This new beginning feels synchronistic in many ways; I have been a friend of Life Tutors since its…

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LifeTutors: Executive Functioning Support and Mental Health Coaching for Young Adults Across the Nation

Since 2018, LifeTutors has been serving young adults seeking help with independent living skills, executive functioning support and mental health coaching. LifeTutors was created to serve young adults age 18-30+ who are preparing to launch into independence or contemplating change in their lives. Many of our young adults have been in treatment for substance use,…

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Happy 5th Anniversary! A Q&A With Executive Director Andrea Morris

Happy 5th Anniversary, Andrea! Andrea Morris, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, MAC, CCS, RYT Owner/Executive Director   Andrea Morris celebrates her fifth year at LifeTutors this month. Join us in congratulating her! It would be easy for us to tell you who she is; we know her as a steady leader whose strengths-based perspective and plethora of…

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Answering The Call

Answering The Call Consultants for young adults and their families in the Southeast were consistently identifying the need for real time coaching services, integration and wellness support while transitioning from residential treatment before LifeTutors was born. Their asks regularly included: Determining a therapist, a psychiatrist, and other providers Support with garnering employment, enrolling, or in…

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April Reflections from Kelly Stamey of Beacon Transitions

As we wind down this Autism Acceptance month of April, do we feel that we have been successful? Did we run that race, attend that conference, wear that shirt? Is that what autism acceptance is all about? Is it a practice we engage in only once a year, or is it a time to create…

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Our WholeLife™ Model

Since September of 2021, the LifeTutors team has been learning, growing, studying, practicing, embodying, and loving the WholeLIFE™ coaching framework. WholeLIFE™ allows space for us, as individual coaches with varied backgrounds and experience, to shine our own lights into the coaching relationship. WholeLIFE™, as the name suggests, keeps in mind first and foremost that individuals…

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What We Look For in Coaches

It’s easier than ever to go online, pay a nominal fee, and become a “certified life coach”. There is no board to regulate life coaching and what it entails in any state. Anyone can call themselves a life coach, and assert their agenda upon an unsuspecting victim who is reaching out for guidance and support.…

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Finding The Right Therapist For You

Finding The Right Therapist For You Finding a new therapist can be a difficult process, and one we support our clients in often. The field of psychotherapy and counseling is filled with an array of professionals with unique specializations, skills, and services. Navigating finding, booking, and connecting with a therapist while searching for the best…

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A SMART New Year

A SMART NEW YEAR   No matter your resolve, January 1st can be one of the most inspiring dates of the year to set new goals. The New Year brings with it a fresh perspective, an allowance for change, and motivation to address old patterns or begin something new. Every year, many of us reflect…

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