Cognitive Behavioural Coaching Techniques For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 19, 2011 - Self-Help - 384 pages
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Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC) takes the highly effective techniques and principles of CBT off the therapists couch and in to the work place and the home.

Whether you’re already a coach, interested in becoming one or new to the subject; this friendly guide covers the origins and principles of Cognitive Behavioural Coaching and walks you step-by-step through the coaching process. The book explains how to use the tools and techniques of CBC to challenge negative thinking, make positive changes, achieve goals and improve effectiveness in your personal and professional life.

Coverage includes:

  • The principles and the basics of CBC
  • The Attributes of the CB Coach and the CBC Process
  • The CBC toolkit for Work and Life
  • Exploring Potential and working with Relationships
  • Managing Career Transitions and maintaining Peak Performance

About the author

Helen Whitten is an experienced and accredited coach, facilitator, mediator and writer. She is the Founder and Managing Director of Positiveworks London, a consultancy company providing coaching and development programmes to people in the public and private sector throughout the world.


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Conventions UsedinThis Book
The Principles behind
The Basics of
Tackling Thinking Errors Recognising where your minddeceives you Gaining perspective to develop emotional
Evaluatingwhat drivesyou
Considering confidentiality
Whento refer
Acknowledging Relationships How Expectations Impact
Making Choices and Decisions
Generating Options
Achieving a Healthy and Balanced Lifestyle
Ditching Bad Health
Working through Career Changes
Considering the continuous interview Adjusting toanew role Keeping an Eye onCareer Progress
Meeting the Manager as Coach

Assessing the Attributes of theCBCoach
Developing Your Personal Coaching Style Being in flow Creating personalenergy formutualsuccess
Working Out Where YouAre Now Seeing how yougot whereyou are today
Challenging Unconstructive Thoughts
Transforming Thoughtsto Achieve Goals Redressing thoughts about a relationship
Focusingon the Final Session and Continuous
Seeing SelfCoaching as a Way of Life
Managing Self Developing SelfConfidence
Measuring Scales ofConfidence
Exploring YourClients Potential
success Setting Achievable Goals
Working with Relationships
Developing aCoaching Culture
Managing Time
Exploring Emotions and Communication in
Developing EmotionalIntelligence Exploring theimpactof emotions in business Thinking constructively Handling healthyand unhealthy emotions
Building bridges across differences Managingconflict
Designing coaching sessions
Aligning Action for Common Goals
Ten Ways toDevelop aPositive Focus Avoid Living in anImagined Future
TenWays toAcceptYoure Human
Ten Imagery Exercises to Develop Confidence

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About the author (2011)

Helen Whitten is an experienced and accredited coach, mediator, facilitator and trainer and is the founder and Managing Director of Positiveworks a company providing coaching, development programmes, and facilitation services to a wide range of clients. Helen regularly uses Cognitive Behavioural and Neuro-Linguistic Programming approaches to produce practical thinking systems to help individuals achieve greater potential in their lives and careers.

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