FOUNDATION: Introduction to Life Coaching
  • Welcome and Introduction
  • What is a Life Coach and Why Do People Need One?
  • Life Coaching Industry Synopsis (It's a Great Time to Be a Coach!)
  • The Truth About Life Coach Qualifications (Accreditation and Certification)
  • Life Coaching vs Therapy (Terminology, Boundaries and Qualifications)
  • Life Coaching, Consulting and the Niche Coaching Hybrid)
  • What Does it Take to Be a Successful Life Coach? (4 Keys: A Roadmap to Success)
  • NLP and Coaching Presuppositions
  • How to Take This Course
  • Life coaching disclaimer and code of ethics.
  • About the Master Life Coach Certification and CPD/CEU Credits
  • Questions, Resources and Meet the Instructors
  • All Course Documents in One Handy Place
FOUNDATION: Self Awareness as a Coach
  • Biases
  • Empathy vs. Projection
  • Helping vs. Dependency
  • Boundaries
  • Overcoming Your Own Fears
  • Getting in the Right State
FOUNDATION: Getting Started, Structure & Setting Expectations
  • Intake Process and Questionnaire
  • General Session Outline
  • Roles and Expectations
  • Confidentiality
SKILLS: Communication Techniques - Listening
  • Effective Setting
  • Active Listening
  • Reflective Listening (Paraphrasing)
  • Empathetic Listening
  • Communication Blocks
SKILLS: Communication Techniques: Questioning
  • The Power of Questions
  • Types of Coaching Questions
  • Additional Helpful Questions
  • Probing Questions
TOOLS: Setting Goals
  • COACH: Making Goals Achievable
  • Skills and Competency Development
  • S.M.A.R.T. Goals Model
  • Setting Goals and Action Plans
  • Having a Big Enough Reason
  • COACH: Accountability
  • Removing Cues and Triggers
  • Creating a Reward System
Coaching Tools and Techniques
  • Wheel of Life
  • The GROW Model
  • The HEART Model
  • Brainstorming
  • Power of Journaling
Coaching Forms and Template
  • Forms and Templates
TOOLS: Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Processes
  • COACH: NLP Techniques for Coaches
  • NLP: Re-Coding Your Emotional Memory
  • NLP: Restructuring Your Feelings
  • NLP Changing Your Negative Self Talk
  • NLP Anchoring, Part 1
  • NLP Anchoring, Part 2 (Creating a Happy Anchor)
MINDSET: Emotional Intelligence (EQ) as a Coach
  • What is Emotional Intelligence?
  • Why Emotions are Contagious (Mirror Neurons)
  • Identifying Emotions and Nonverbal Communication
  • Establishing Rapport
  • NLP Rapport: Voice Tonality and Words
MINDSET: Growth Mindset & True Confidence
  • COACH: Why the Growth Mindset is the Core of Coaching
  • Growing Your Brain & Neuroplasticity
  • Developing a Growth Mindset Part 1: Awareness
  • Developing a Growth Mindset Part 2: Perspective
  • Developing a Growth Mindset Part 3: Action
PROCESS: Developing Awareness and Mindfulness
  • COACH: Developing Self-awareness (IMPORTANT!)
  • Present Moment Awareness
  • Present Moment Process (Mindfulness)
  • Square Breathing Technique
PROCESS: Empowering Thinking & Self-Talk
  • COACH: Helping Your Clients Become Aware of Thoughts
  • Reframing Negative Situations
  • Developing Awareness of Thoughts and Self-Talk, Part 1
  • Developing Awareness of Self-Talk, Part 2
  • Uncovering the Lies
  • Eliminate Excuses (Say "No" to "But")
PROCESS: Empowering Emotions
  • COACH: Help You Clients Become Aware of Emotions
  • Thoughts Create Emotions
  • Momentum: Stopping It Early
  • Situational vs Psychological Fear
  • Accepting Your Emotions
PROCESS: Empowering Beliefs
  • COACH: Helping Your Clients Become Aware of Beliefs
  • Understanding Schemas
  • Conditioned Beliefs
  • Identifying Hidden Beliefs
  • Questioning Beliefs
  • Changing Beliefs (The Table Leg Method)
PROCESS: Decision Making & Taking Action