The health coaching toolkit: Part 3

Health coaching expert Professor Stephen Palmer focuses on the cognitive behavioural approach to health coaching.

The cognitive behavioural approach (Ref 12) to health coaching is based on helping a client to examine Health Inhibiting Thinking and strengthen Health Enhancing Thinking so they can achieve their desired Health Enhancing Behaviours and goals. It uses an overall structure to coaching meetings to maintain a business-like approach.

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Neuroscience part 2 : The eyes have it

Neuroscience part 2: Is there any evidence that NLP works? Scientist and NLP practitioner Trish Riddell believes there is As a scientist and practitioner of Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), I often find myself balancing partially conflicting metaphors in my approach to NLP. I have seen for myself the power of some of the techniques for developing rapport and creating change, crucial skills in coaching, but the empirical evidence is often lacking. However, there is research which addresses issues that bear on NLP concepts. Rapport is one of them. In a two-part study by Molly Ireland and colleagues at the University of […]

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Road tests : It’s what you make it.

Coaching at Work road-tests the personality-based assessment tool Risk-Type CompassTM It’s what you make it. The tool What is it? The Risk-Type Compass™ is a personality-based assessment tool which, as its description suggests, seeks to help individuals explore their disposition to risk and their capacity to manage it. The tool has its roots in the financial and investment sectors. Independent financial advisers (IFAs) need to understand clients’ underlying appetite for risk so they can be best positioned to offer appropriate advice regarding suitable investment portfolios. With this in mind, a large IFA business approached the Psychological Consultancy (PCL) to develop […]

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