Certificated distance learning course.

Life Coaching: A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach

INTRODUCTION

Michael Neenan, the Co-Director of our Diploma in Coaching programme, co-wrote the successful book, Life Coaching: A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach (with Dryden, 2002). People who are unable to attend the courses at the Centre for Coaching may still wish to undertake a distance learning course in life coaching based on Michael Neenan’s book. This course focuses on personal development and it is not designed to qualify participants as life coaches.


CONTENT

Once enrolled onto the programme the participant receives a copy of the Life Coaching book and a list of the assignments. An additional reading list is supplied for participants who wish to study the subject in greater depth.


AIMS
To understand the basic theory and practice of a cognitive-behavioural approach to life coaching.


OBJECTIVES
• Become more personally effective in daily life
• Learn to deal with troublesome emotions
• Become knowledgeable about procrastination
• Learn how to become assertive
• Become knowledgeable about tackling poor time management
• Learn how to persist at problem solving
• Learn how to handle criticism
• Understand how to take risks and make better decisions

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
The course is suitable for the people interested in learning about life coaching. Also trainers, counsellors, psychologists, personnel staff, managers, management consultants, complementary health practitioners, health and caring professionals who wish to learn more about a cognitive-behavioural approach to life coaching. It may also offer a person the opportunity to learn more about coaching before enrolling on a formal training programme at the Centre.


OVERSEAS STUDENTS
This course is available to overseas students. However, all materials are written in English. Assignments will only be marked if they are submitted in English. There is an additional fee for postage. However, assignments can be submitted by email to tutors.


ASSIGNMENTS & CERTIFICATE
A certificate of CPD is awarded to participants who successfully complete the five marked assignments which are undertaken at home. Each assignment is associated with two chapters from the book. After enrolling on the programme, allowing for the marking of the assignments, the course can be completed in under six months. However, students are given up to 12 months to complete the course. Please note that assignments are not marked during your tutor’s holiday period.

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