What is it?
Life coaching is a process of analysis, reflection and action that will ultimately enable you to reach your full potential. It does this by helping you to optimise current opportunities and skills and develop new abilities and expertise. This results in lasting personal growth and change and clarity of thought and action.
Using the creative application of strategies shown to be the most effective in enabling people to make significant life changes (including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Enhancement, Problem Solving and Goal Generating & Operationalising Techniques) life coaching will help you via the four step process outlined below:
1. Identify what you need to change
2. Develop a strategy for achieving these changes
3. Inspire and motivate you to implement these changes
4. Support you to maintain your gains over the longer term.
How does it differ from counselling?
Instead of the problem focused approach adopted by Counselling, Life Coaching offers a solution focused approach to individuals who have already achieved success in some areas of their life but are looking to make a change in others. Rather than aiming to resolve a specific problem as in Counselling, it takes a more holistic approach to maximising your current achievement and experience of life.
Who is it for?
Life Coaching is a vehicle for life improvement for individuals who feel frustrated by and/or stuck in their current circumstances, who are experiencing a general dissatisfaction or sense of underachievement or who simply feel that things could be better.
For more information visit The British CBT & Counselling Service – Specialists in CBT
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