What is Executive Functioning?
Executive Functioning is the foundation of who we are as human beings. It determines thoughts, behaviors, actions, self-confidence, and outlook on life.
Executive Functioning encompasses vast cognitive and neurological processes such as decision-making, critical thinking, and adaptability skills. It helps us to focus and work toward goals, plan and prioritize tasks, and be cognizant of our emotions and those of others. To simplify, Executive Functioning assists us in being productive, efficient, and conscientious of our behaviors.
Why is Executive Functioning important?
Executive Functioning is intertwined with every aspect of our lives. It determines general conditions such as, environmental adaptation, professional preference, and personal lifestyle. Executive Functioning is central to the processing and outcome of our decisions.
Executive Functioning consists of three classifications, working memory, cognitive flexibility, and inhibitory control. Working memory and cognitive flexibility refers to how information is collected and arranged for evaluation. Inhibitory control involves the assessment of an environment and the proper behavior adaptation to that environment.
Complications with Executive Functioning can drastically affect the ability to work, attend school, perform tasks independently, or maintain positive and healthy relationships due to the inability to regulate and control behavior.
What is Executive Dysfunction?
Executive Dysfunction is a behavioral symptom that disrupts the ability to govern thoughts, actions, and emotions. It is associated with certain mental health conditions such as mood disorders, brain development disorders, behavioral disorders, and addictions.
Executive Function is located in the frontal lobe of the brain. The frontal lobe regulates our ability to shift focus, plan and organize, recollect details, multitask, control impulses, concentrate, manage time, and display appropriate behavior. A disruption in Executive Functioning may lead to many areas of our lives being negatively affected.
How is Executive Dysfunction treated?
Treatment for Executive Dysfunction is determined and dependent upon conditions experienced, health history, and personal preferences. There are a multitude of options available to treat Executive Dysfunction such as medication, psychotherapy, direct treatment, and supportive care. Most of these options are based on experimentation, leading to a prolonged accurate diagnosis and subsequent treatment plan.
How can Brain Frequency™ help?
The Brain Frequency™ AI system is an innovative therapeutic approach to improving brain health and wellness. We use proprietary science-based technology to promote optimal brain functioning across mental, emotional, physical, and social domains. Our diagnostic technology and individualized treatment protocols help decrease or eliminate trauma-related symptoms and various mental health disorders.
The Brain Frequency™ 3 Step Treatment Process consists of; first, performing a Baseline EEG and completing Psychometric Assessments; second, conducting a Brain Frequency Consultation; and third, Initiating Treatment.
An Electroencephalogram (EEG) analyzes brain waves and produces a brain map identifying current and optimal frequencies in 19 areas of the brain. Based on the individualized brain map, Brain Frequency™ will determine possible diagnoses of various mental health disorders or brain trauma for the provider to consider during treatment. Brain Frequency™ AI software provides clinicians with an "Approval Ready" treatment plan using personalized protocols based on each patient's needs.
Those suffering from Executive Dysfunction can efficiently and effectively treat their disorder using the Brain Frequency™ AI system. Our innovative system drastically reduces the time needed to properly diagnose and construct treatment plans leading to a faster recovery and greater quality of life.
Tammy C. Perez, M.A., NCC, LCDC, LPC
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