Get unfrustrated

Experts in taking the frustration out of school, work, and life since 2006.

  • Stop procrastinating
  • Feel motivated on your terms
  • Ignore distractions and stay on task
  • Say goodbye to overwhelm
diverse group of people of all ages

Yup, we can help unfrustrate your life too.

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Students & Families

From elementary school through college, Beyond BookSmart coaching will help you stay focused, manage time, and plan effectively to accomplish your goals. Learn more about one-on-one coaching for students and families.

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Principals, Teachers, and Schools

BrainTracks takes our coaching straight to classrooms with professional development and school-wide mentorship to bolster classroom success. Learn more about our programs for schools.

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Adults

From home to the office and everywhere in between, WorkSmart Coaching supports adults with life management skills to be more successful at work and at home. Learn more about one-to-one coaching for adults.

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Individuals with ADHD

Our coaching methodology helps individuals with ADHD manage time, initiate tasks, prioritize, and achieve. Learn more about how one-on-one coaching supports ADHD challenges for all ages.

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Care Teams & Providers

We work with teams to provide continued support for patients and individuals with Executive Function Challenges and a number of neurodiversities. Learn why 2400+ professionals trust Beyond BookSmart.

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How it works: The BBS Way

For nearly 20 years, Beyond BookSmart has been coaching individuals and families on Executive Function skills, helping people learn and apply these life management skills to find success and ease at home, at school, and at work.

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Best-in-class coaching team

All 250+ of our coaches have at least a Master’s Degree or equivalent, years of experience, successfully passed our science-backed training and written assessments, and passed extensive background checks.

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One-on-one virtual coaching

All coaching is completely customized - and we truly mean that. Coaches work with individuals of all ages to understand their starting point, mindset, needs, learning style, and more, to create a coaching program that works. 

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Consistent practice

Coaching sessions focus on practicing tools and techniques in real-time. Individuals might practice breathing exercises, prioritize and plan a current task, or organize their workspace during a live coaching session.

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Evidence-based tools

Our coaches are equipped with more than 375 of the most effective tools, apps, and strategies in the industry, and will work with individuals during sessions to hand-select, learn, and practice the strategies and techniques that work best.

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Proven approach

Our coaching team is guided by our proprietary coaching approach that helps students be present, clear, organized, engaged, and on track throughout their coaching journey.

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Progress monitoring

Together, coaches and students will summarize and record the progress made in each coaching session to track concrete progress. For our school-aged clients, parents are updated every month in a 15-minute, one-on-one call.

So, what do we do?

Our on-demand info session addresses our most commonly asked questions and help determine if our services are a good fit for your needs. In this session, you will learn:

  • Common challenges and how they relate to Executive Function
  • Why bright people often struggle
  • How our coaching program works
  • Why you should choose Beyond BookSmart

 

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Father and son working at a laptop completing a homework assignment together

“Executive Function Coaching has been a lifesaver for our teen son. Once he began getting Executive Function coaching from Beyond BookSmart, we saw a tremendous gain in his ability to manage the work expected for his grade level.

Knowing that he had a trusted resource to turn to (his coach), made him a more cheerful person and gave him a sense of empowerment. Coaching is not just for ‘failing students.’ It is for students who want to learn to be the best they can be with a set of tools that will carry them through life in both the work world and the social world.”

Parent of 9th grade student, MA

Meet our team

Our team is proudly made up of professionals across education, psychology, neuroscience, and special education who work collaboratively to meet individual student needs, and to work with parents as needed to support skill development.

All 250+ Beyond BookSmart coaches have at least a master’s degree, proven success records, must pass the BBS coaching exam following a fully-paid proprietary training program, and actively participate in ongoing professional development training. 

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Executive Function skills?
What are those?

Executive Function skills are a set of cognitive abilities that help individuals plan ahead, stay organized, regulate thoughts and behaviors, stay focused, and achieve their goals. Each of these skills can be taught, learned, and applied at any stage of life. Executive Function coaching helps improve:

  • Time management
  • Maintained focus
  • Task initiation
  • Organization
  • Prioritization
  • Stress management
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Explore our solutions for students, adults and schools

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The proof is in our clients’ stories

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Whether you're a parent looking to better support your child or are simply looking to improve your own Executive Function skills, this podcast is for you.

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Check out our variety of resources and tips on Executive Function support, ADHD, mental health, and more.