The THRIVE Center for Emerging Young Adults

 

Meet Laura Przybylek, Executive Function Coach

Laura Przybylek, Executive Function CoachLaura Przybylek is an executive function coach at THRIVE. She sees each of her clients as an individual with unique qualities, abilities, and talents.

Combined with her background in ADHD and executive function, along with her caring attitude, patience, and humor, Laura helps her clients improve by recognizing and building on their strengths. Not all planning and organizational systems work for everyone and Laura understands this. She meets with her clients to understand their situations and concerns and collaborates with them to find creative and functional ways to improve their executive function.

Laura has worked in the Howard County Public School System for the past five years and has experience teaching all grades, K-12. While in Howard County, Laura facilitated various workshops for teachers and wrote curriculum for the Health Education Department. Additionally, Laura has always had a strong interest in her students' social and emotional health. She volunteered her time on behavioral intervention committees and after school programs working to help students with their academic performance.

She is an advocate for individuals with ADHD and executive function challenges. She attends conferences and workshops on executive function and ADHD across the lifespan, and is a current member of both the American Counseling Association (ACA) and Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD).

Laura graduated from Towson University with a degree in Health Science with dual concentrations in Community Health and School Health Education. She went on to McDaniel College and is currently working towards her Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.