What are “Executive Functions”?

Author Cindy Goldrich (2015) explains that executive functioning actually refers to seven core sets of mental skills, capacities, and processes that allow us to recognize, strategize, and realize our goals. The prefrontal lobe of the human brain is the seat of executive functioning and research suggests that it doesn’t typically finish developing until we are between 25 to 30 years of age!

This PDF download is yours to keep and share, in the hopes that this will support ongoing collective wellness and learning amongst our community members. Please note that this document and the suggested activities therein are not substitutes for mental health therapy. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Meegwetch/Thank you!
Julianna Morin (she/her), MSW/RSW
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Sole Proprietor, Good Call Counselling Services

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