Coaching for Coaches: Integrating Psychological Expertise and Wellness in Professional Development

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Course Description:

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of coaching techniques enriched by psychological insights and the integration of the eight dimensions of wellness. Participants will gain the skills necessary to effectively coach clients, enhancing their professional development and personal growth. This self-directed course is suitable for both current and aspiring coaches who wish to deepen their coaching practice and maximize their impact on clients' lives. You will learn all about body language, facial expressions, and cultural considerations.

Each participant will have 1:1 sessions weekly via Google Meet and a weekly 90-minute group meeting to amplify the training experience. You will have unlimited access to your instructor via email throughout the week as this is an intensive learning modality.

Program Objectives:

  1. Develop a Deep Understanding of Psychological Principles in Coaching: Participants will learn to apply key psychological theories and practices in a coaching context, enhancing their ability to understand and respond to clients' needs.

  2. Master the Integration of the Eight Dimensions of Wellness: Coaches will be equipped to incorporate physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, environmental, occupational, and financial wellness into their coaching strategies.

  3. Enhance Coaching Techniques and Client Communication: The course will focus on advanced communication skills, empathy development, and effective coaching methodologies to foster a productive coach-client relationship.

  4. Implement Effective Goal-Setting and Achievement Strategies: Coaches will learn how to assist clients in setting realistic goals and developing actionable plans to achieve them, using evidence-based techniques.

Coaching for Coaches Program Syllabus.pdf

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Course Overview

    • Lecture: Introduction to Psychological Theories Relevant to Coaching
    • Outlines of Behavioral Theories in Psychology
    • Outline of Behavior Modification Techniques
    • Outline of Cognitive Theories in Psychology
    • Outline of Cognitive Restructuring in Psychology
    • The relationship between thought patterns, emotions, and behaviors
    • Outline of Humanistic Theories in Psychology
    • Outline: Importance of Self-Actualization in Coaching
    • Outline: Importance of Empathy in Coaching
    • Outline: Client-Centered Approaches in Coaching
    • Outline: Facilitation of Growth in Coaching
    • Outline of Psychodynamic Theories in Psychology
    • Outline: Insights into Unconscious Motivations Influencing Behavior
    • Outline: Using Psychodynamic Concepts to Understand Client History and Patterns
    • Outline of Systemic Theory in Psychology
    • Outline: Viewing the Client within the Context of Their Relationships and Environment in Coaching
    • Outline: Applying Systems Thinking in Coaching
    • Outline of Positive Psychology
    • Outline: Incorporating Positive Psychology into Coaching Practice
    • Outline: Neuroscientific Approaches in Psychology
    • Outline: The Role of Neuroscience in Understanding Habits and Decision-Making
    • Outline: Brain-Based Coaching Techniques
    • Lecture: In-depth Exploration of Each Wellness Dimension
    • Outline: The 8 Dimensions of Wellness
    • Outline: Utilizing the 8 Dimensions of Wellness in Professional Coaching
    • Outline: Wellness Check-In Prompts for Coaches
    • Lecture: Effective Communication, Empathy Development, and Motivational Interviewing
    • Outline: Understanding the Components of Effective Communication in Coaching
    • Outline: Techniques for Active Listening, Clear Speaking, and Ensuring Understanding
    • Outline: The Role of Empathy in Coaching and Its Impact on Client Relationships
    • Outline: Strategies to Cultivate Empathy in Coaching
    • Outline: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing and Its Relevance in Coaching
    • Outline: Techniques to Build Core Skills of Motivational Interviewing
    • Lecture: Strategies for Setting and Achieving Personal and Professional Goals
    • Outline: The Psychology Behind Goal-Setting and Its Importance in Coaching
    • Outline: Differentiating Between Short-Term, Long-Term, and SMART Goals
    • Outline: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound (SMART) Goal Framework
    • Outline: Transforming Vague Goals into SMART Goals
    • Outline: Techniques for Enhancing Client Motivation and Commitment in Coaching
    • Outline: Overcoming Common Barriers to Goal Achievement
    • Outline: Incorporating the Eight Dimensions of Wellness in Goal Formulation
    • Outline: Balancing Goal Achievement with Overall Well-being
    • Lecture: Strategies for Integrating Wellness into Daily Coaching Practices
    • Outline: Definition and Scope of Wellness Coaching
    • Outline: The Role of a Wellness Coach in Fostering Holistic Well-being
    • Outline: Strategies to Incorporate Wellness in Goal-Setting and Action Plans
    • Outline: Building a Coaching Atmosphere Conducive to Wellness
    • Outline: Utilizing Tools and Resources to Support Wellness Integration
    • Outline: Personalizing Wellness Strategies to Fit Different Client Profiles
    • Outline: Addressing Unique Challenges in Wellness Coaching
    • Lecture: Understanding Ethical Boundaries and Maintaining Professionalism in Coaching
    • Outline: Overview of Ethics in the Coaching Context
    • Outline: Importance of Ethics for Credibility and Professionalism in Coaching
    • Outline: Understanding and Setting Clear Boundaries with Clients
    • Outline: Handling Situations That May Lead to Boundary Crossings or Violations
    • Outline: Principles of Confidentiality in Coaching
    • Outline: Managing Sensitive Information and Maintaining Client Privacy
    • Outline: Identifying and Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in Coaching
    • Outline: Case Studies Demonstrating and Resolving Common Ethical Challenges
    • Outline: Fostering an Environment of Trust and Respect
    • Outline: Implementing Policies and Procedures That Support Ethical Practices
    • Lecture: Importance of Ongoing Learning and Self-Improvement in the Coaching Profession
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    • Lecture: Business Skills for Coaches - Marketing, Client Relations, and Building a Brand
    • Outline: Understanding the Psychological Component of the Coaching Market
    • Outline: Overview of the Coaching Industry and Identifying Your Niche
    • Outline: Analyzing Market Trends and Understanding Client Demographics
    • Outline: Developing an Effective Marketing Plan for Your Coaching Business
    • Outline: Utilizing Psychological Understanding in Marketing for Coaching Business
    • Outline: Psychological Techniques for Attracting and Retaining Clients
    • Outline: Managing Client Expectations and Fostering Long-Term Relationships
    • Outline: The Importance of Branding in Coaching
    • Outline: Steps to Create a Unique and Appealing Brand Identity
    • Outline: Basic Financial Skills Necessary for Running a Coaching Business
    • Outline: Pricing Strategies and Managing Business Expenses for Coaching
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    Coaching for Coaches: Integrating Psychological Expertise and Wellness in Professional Development


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