Total Life Coaching

Author: Patrick Williams
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393704341
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Life coaching is more than a collection of techniques and skills. It is more than something you do. Life coaching reflects who you are-it is your authentic being in action. Readers of Pat Williams's and Deborah Davis's book, Therapist as Life Coach, know Pat to be a gifted life coach and passionate teacher. Here Pat and colleague and writer, Lloyd J. Thomas, build on this earlier book and share a unique insight into the coaching process, which shows you precisely how to enhance your professional practices through practical and effective life coaching. It also empowers you to change your own lives through use of the practical information and philosophy presented here. Total Life Coaching is organized into a series of 50 life lessons, and is designed to be either read cover-to-cover or dipped into, as needed, for assistance when conducting a coaching session. Keeping life's processes on the "message and lesson" level makes living and life coaching much easier and more enjoyable. Total Life Coaching guides you step-by-step through the complex process of learning and coaching these fifty important lessons. The lessons are organized into 8 sections: Creating a Personal Identity; Coaching Spirituality and Life Purpose; Coaching Communication Skills; Living Life with Integrity; Success: Clients Achieving their Potential; Coaching Cognitive Skills; Creating High-Quality Relationships; Understanding Your Past to Create a Desired Future. Each lesson is presented as a structured recipe and includes: * The life lesson * The messages contained within the lesson * Coaching objectives for your clients regarding the lesson * What you need to know about the lesson to provide the framework for coaching it * Coaching methods, exercises, questions, and language for bringing each lesson to your clients * Sample coaching conversations that exemplify the coach-client dialogue for the coaching of the lesson. Total Life Coaching by Pat and Lloyd is more than just a book. It is an interactive experience in which you will find recipes for living your life more authentically, as well as master time-honored lessons that you can bring to your coaching clients. Regardless of the personal coaching techniques or skills you may have learned, you may still not be the most effective coach you can become. This book will help you move closer to that goal.

Total Life Coaching 50 Life Lessons Skills and Techniques to Enhance Your Practice and Your Life

Author: Lloyd J. Thomas
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393707512
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Total Life Coaching by Pat and Lloyd is more than just a book. It is an interactive experience in which you will find recipes for living your life more authentically, as well as master time-honored lessons that you can bring to your coaching clients. Regardless of the personal coaching techniques or skills you may have learned, you may still not be the most effective coach you can become. This book will help you move closer to that goal. Life coaching is more than a collection of techniques and skills. It is more than something you do. Life coaching reflects who you are-it is your authentic being in action.Readers of Pat Williams's and Deborah Davis's book, Therapist as Life Coach, know Pat to be a gifted life coach and passionate teacher. Here Pat and colleague and writer, Lloyd J. Thomas, build on this earlier book and share a unique insight into the coaching process, which shows you precisely how to enhance your professional practices through practical and effective life coaching. It also empowers you to change your own lives through use of the practical information and philosophy presented here. Total Life Coaching is organized into a series of 50 life lessons, and is designed to be either read cover-to-cover or dipped into, as needed, for assistance when conducting a coaching session. Keeping life's processes on the "message and lesson" level makes living and life coaching much easier and more enjoyable. Total Life Coaching guides you step-by-step through the complex process of learning and coaching these fifty important lessons. The lessons are organized into 8 sections: Creating a Personal Identity; Coaching Spirituality and Life Purpose; Coaching Communication Skills; Living Life with Integrity; Success: Clients Achieving their Potential; Coaching Cognitive Skills; Creating High-Quality Relationships; Understanding Your Past to Create a Desired Future.Each lesson is presented as a structured recipe and includes: The life lesson The messages contained within the lesson Coaching objectives for your clients regarding the lesson What you need to know about the lesson to provide the framework for coaching it Coaching methods, exercises, questions, and language for bringing each lesson to your clients Sample coaching conversations that exemplify the coach-client dialogue for the coaching of the lesson.

Therapist as Life Coach An Introduction for Counselors and Other Helping Professionals Revised and Expanded

Author: Patrick Williams
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393075816
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In 2006, U.S. News and World Report listed coaching as one of the 10 top growing professions. The first edition of Therapist as Life Coach, published in 2002, anticipated this trend, and since its publication it has become a standard for therapists who wish to transition or expand their practices into life coaching. Pat Williams and Deborah C. Davis have finally revised their classic practice-building book for today's therapists and future coaches. Every chapter in this second edition has been updated and rewritten, reflecting the growth of the coaching field and its increasing appeal to not only therapists, but all helping professionals. The book begins by exploring the history of the coaching movement and shows how society is hungry for life coaches. The second part of the book explains in detail the differences and similarities between coaching and therapy, discusses the coaching relationship, and considers some of the skills therapists will need to learn and unlearn in order to reclaim their joyfulness about their work. Professional transition tools such as developing and marketing your practice and honing your coaching skills are discussed at length in Part Three. The final section moves beyond basic life coaching to introduce coaching specialties such as corporate coaching, offers self-care strategies for life coaches, and peeks into the future of life coaching. There is new material throughout, including an overview of recent coaching developments, updated liability concerns, new business opportunities, and a new section on the research about coaching. Coaching gives practitioners the opportunity to break free of managed care and excessive reliance on the insurance industry and to work with a wide range of clients—specifically, those who are not suffering from mental illness but, rather, seeking to maximize their life potential. This book will help you enter this lucrative and personally enriching world with the skills and knowledge you need to build a successful coaching practice.

Becoming a Professional Life Coach Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training

Author: Diane S. Menendez
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393707504
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Personal and professional coaching, which has emerged as a powerful career in the last several years, has shifted the paradigm of how people who seek help with life transitions find a "helper" to partner with them in designing their desired future. No matter what kind of sub-specialty a coach might have, life coaching is the basic operating system: a whole-person, client-centered approach. Here, Pat Williams, who has been a leader in the life coaching movement, has co-authored another essential book for therapists working as coaches. Becoming a Professional Life Coach draws on the wisdom of years of collective experience that have gone into designing the curriculum for the Institute for Life Coach Training. This curriculum has trained therapists and psychologists around the world to add coaching to their current businesses. This book presents the essential elements of life coach training program in a content-rich form that is equivalent to a graduate-level education in the field.

Law and Ethics in Coaching

Author: Patrick Williams, Ed.D.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118429133
Format: PDF, Docs
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"This book provides an easy-to-read introduction to the core ethical and professional issues faced by all coaches irrespective of length of coaching experience. The case studies and guidelines in this book will help coaches constructively reflect on their coaching practice, and will help build the solid ethical foundation that professional coaching practice demands. A very useful text for both the beginning and experienced coach." --Anthony M. Grant, PhD, Director, Coaching Psychology Unit, University of Sydney "Pat Williams is quickly becoming the authority on the ethics of the coaching profession. He brings his full integrity and passion to this wonderful book. Do not overlook the importance of this book to your success." --Laura Berman Fortgang, MCC, pioneer in the coaching field and author of Take Yourself to the Top and Now What? 90 Days to a New Life Direction The first comprehensive book covering ethical and legal guidelines for personal and executive coaches As coaching grows into a unique and fully established profession, coaches are already discovering and dealing with the special ethical and legal dilemmas that can arise in the coaching context. Law and Ethics in Coaching presents the first comprehensive look at ethical and legal issues in coaching. From coach-client conflicts to conflicts of interest, from assessments to informed consent, the authors detail the breadth of ethical quandaries in coaching and provide highly practical advice for avoiding problems--and for solving them. With contributions from leaders in law, ethics, and coaching, the text includes coverage of: * The emergence of the coaching profession and its intersection with ethics and law * Foundations of ethics for professions * Making ethical choices * Getting, growing, and measuring coaching ability * Developing and maintaining client trust * Multiple-role relationships in coaching * Ethical use of assessments in coaching * Legal issues and solutions for coaches * The intersection of culture and ethics in organizations * Coaching into the future Filled with a dynamic blend of case studies, discussion questions, illuminating quotes, and other examples, Law and Ethics in Coaching is both a trailblazing professional reference and an unparalleled textbook for coaching programs.

Life Coaching

Author: Michael Neenan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113501678X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The way we think profoundly influences the way we feel, so learning to think differently can enable us to feel and act differently. The first edition of Life Coaching successfully showed how to tackle self-defeating thinking and replace it with a problem-solving outlook, providing clear and helpful advice on: Dealing with troublesome emotions Overcoming procrastination Becoming assertive Tackling poor time management Persisting at problem solving Handling criticism constructively Taking risks and making better decisions. The new edition retains the key features, while offering a brand new chapter on the emerging topic of resilience as well updates throughout. It will continue to be invaluable to all those who are interested in becoming more personally effective in their everyday lives, and also to counsellors in practice and training.

Becoming a Life Coach

Author: David Skibbins
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 157224500X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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More than just fixing what ails them, many therapists today seek to help clients achieve personal and professional goals and navigate life changes successfully-a variety of practice called life coaching. This book offers a complete strategy professionals can use to incorporate life coaching into their practices. Becoming a Life Coach compares the role of the therapist to that of the life coach; the role of the patient to that of the client; the service of the mentally ill to that of the mentally healthy; treatment to collaboration; and finally the differences in professional standing between these two endeavors. Using real coaching exercises, the book teaches therapists everything they need to know to start and maintain a successful coaching practice. It includes information about necessary skills, tips on integrating coaching and therapy, business models, marketing advice, and more.

True Balance

Author: Sonia Choquette
Publisher: Harmony Books
ISBN: 0609803980
Format: PDF, Docs
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A noted spiritual counselor and author of The Wise Child draws on the seven chakras discovered by yogic masters to explain how to reestablish the proper balance in one's life between body, mind, and spirit and how to renew one's personal energy balance. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Transformational Life Coaching

Author: Cherie Carter-Scott
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757306896
Format: PDF, ePub
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The definitive rule book for becoming a life coach — from the founder of the coaching movement Cherie Carter-Scott, Ph.D., is the original life coach. In 1974, she founded the first Coach Training program and since then has written many books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller If Life Is a Game, These Are the Rules: Ten Rules for Being Human. Continuing her tradition of teaching others how to become 'brilliant' coaches for themselves and their clients, Dr. Carter-Scott's latest book reveals the strategies she uses with hundreds of thousands of clients worldwide with astonishing success. For more than thirty years, Dr. Carter-Scott and her business partner, Lynn U. Stewart, have been training people to become life coaches through their organization, Motivation Management Service (the MMS Institute), a network of executive coaches, consultants, and trainers. Now, in this inspirational guidebook, you will learn the strategies that students of the MMS Institute receive, as well as the necessary tools of transformational life coaching, including: The Checklist for a 'Brilliant' Session The importance of acknowledging, integrating, and honoring feelings Listening to messages to guide the process Use of flow, energy, and chakras in the coaching process How to transform old negative patterns into positive imprints How to market and build your coaching practice The Twelve Steps to Living the Process of Transformational Life Coaching Whether you are a professional coach, are interested in becoming a coach, or use coaching in your work, this is the ultimate coaching bible required for anyone who empowers people.

The Valued Self

Author: Dr. Elliott B. Rosenbaum
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1462036988
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Our society sends us so many confusing messages as to how we should value ourselves, and unfortunately, most of these values are superficial, having no connection with our true selves and tend to be impossible to live up to. As a result, our society is suffering from an epidemic of low self-esteem. Dr. Rosenbaum has instructed hundreds in the importance of having a clearly defined, healthy values by which we measure ourselves and at the center of these values must be a life mission that defines us. This clarity is the foundation for healthy self-esteem and a life of emotional, spiritual, physical and relational success. This book will help you discover the joy that comes from having a clear vision of who you are and what your values are.