The phrase “executive function” refers to a set of skills. These skills underlie the capacity to plan ahead and meet goals, display self-control, follow multiple-step directions even when interrupted, and stay focused despite distractions, among others— AND DON’T WE ALL WANT THAT FOR OUR KIDS?! In this video Dr. Lockhart will explore how and when the brain develop the capacity to use these skills and how parents can assist kids in this development!
Don’t miss Ann-Louise at our conference in April where she will be speaking on “Executive Functioning: What Every Parent Needs to Know”
Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart is a business owner of A New Day Pediatric Psychology in San Antonio, TX. She is a pediatric psychologist, parent coach, wife of 24 years, a mom of 2 tweens and has over 17 years of experience in her field.
She serves as a parent coach for parents who have kids and teens with behavioural and emotional regulation concerns, those diagnosed with ADHD and anxiety, as well as kids who are highly sensitive. She focuses on helping parents adjust their mindset about parenting. Dr. Lockhart helps overwhelmed parents get on the same page and better understand their kids and teens.
Dr. Lockhart has spoken nationally at schools, conferences, online podcasts, summits, and corporate workshops for topics about ADHD, anxiety, executive functioning, emotional dysregulation, and racism.
She has been interviewed and quoted in multiple online and print publications, including ABC News, NBC Today Show, the New York Times, New York Post, Pure Wow, MSN, Fatherly, Essence, HuffPost, San Antonio Magazine, Veronica Beard, Parents Magazine, and Therapy for Black Girls podcast. She is a Freelance Writer for PBS Kids for Parents, PureWow, and a Contributor for The Gottman Institute and 4Moms Dr. Lockhart also serves as a Board Member for the Verywell Review Board and Dadditude.