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

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

by Diane S. Menendez, Patrick Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393705056

ISBN-13: 9780393705058

Pub. Date: 03/17/2007

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393705058
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/17/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledments xi

Introduction: Life Coaching as an Operating System xv

Part I Coaching Fundamentals

Chapter 1 Listening as a Coach 3

Chapter 2 The Language of Coaching 19

Chapter 3 Coaching as a Developmental Change Process 73

Part II Beyond the Basics

Chapter 4 Empowering the Client 131

Chapter 5 Stretching the Client 151

Chapter 6 Creating Momentum With the Client 173

Chapter 7 Coaching the Whole Client: Mind, Body, Emotions, Spirit 183

Part III Coaching from the Inside Out

Chapter 8 The Power of Purpose 221

Chapter 9 Design Your Life 237

Chapter 10 What Gets in Your Way? 255

Chapter 11 Steering Your Life by True North 275

Chapter 12 Walk the Talk 291

Chapter 13 Play Full Out 307

Chapter 14 How Wealthy Are You? 325

Chapter 15 Mind-set is Causative 341

Chapter 16 Love Is All We Need 367

Appendix: The Evolution of a Profession 387

References 407

Index 415

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