Coaching Psychology Manual

Coaching Psychology Manual 9780781772624
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Publication Date: Mar 20, 2009
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Format: Book
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781772624
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Coaching Psychology Manual is designed as a comprehensive guide to wellness coaching complete with specific examples and scenarios. This manual will help train wellness coaches—a group comprised of fitness professionals, including personal trainers, dieticians, nurses, and physical therapists—in the techniques and concepts to work with individuals on improving all areas of wellness including fitness, nutrition, weight, stress, and management of life issues that impact health.


--Excerpts from conversations and published materials offer additional insights and perspectives on effective coaching practices.
--Important! boxes draw attention to must-know information that helps the reader facilitate productive and powerful client sessions.
--Don't forget... boxes highlight critical points to keep in mind while building relationships with clients.
--Review and discussion topics give readers a chance to practice the concepts in the chapter.
--Full text online
--Prepares students for ACSM endorsed Wellness coach certification
--Published in cooperation with American College of Sports Medicine

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  • Product Format: Spiralbound
  • ISBN: 9780781772624
  • Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
  • Pages: 208
  • Pub Date: Mar 20, 2009
  • Weight: 1.0

Table of contents

Part 1: Core Coaching Skills

Chapter 1: Coaching Relationship Skills
Chapter 2: Coaching Behavior Change
Chapter 3: Appreciative Inquiry in Coaching
Chapter 4: Motivational Interviewing in Coaching
Chapter 5: Self-Efficacy & Self-Esteem

Part 2: Coach Toolbox

Chapter 6: Client Assessment
Chapter 7: Vision, Planning & Goals
Chapter 8: Generative Moments
Chapter 9: Conducting Coaching Sessions

Part 3: Coach Development

Chapter 10: Coaching Presence
Chapter 11: Self-care and Professional Development