An Introduction to Coaching for Counsellors
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An Introduction to Coaching for Counsellors

A concise video guide to incorporating coaching into a counselling or psychotherapy practice.
4.8 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
13 students enrolled
Created by Alan Chatting
Last updated 4/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • know the benefits of adding coaching to a counselling practice
  • understand what transferrable skills, values and qualifications counsellors can use in coaching
  • understand the process of a coaching session
  • be aware of areas for development in order to become a coach
  • understand the overlaps between coaching and counselling and be aware of examples of this overlap.
  • know some examples of specialist coaching niches which have been successfully used
  • know about professional aspects of coaching such as supervision, accreditation and insurance.
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Requirements
  • students will need to be a practicing or qualified counsellor or psychotherapist
  • students may also be near the end of their professional training to become a counsellor.
Description

This course is intended to inform practising counsellors who might be considering adding coaching skills to their practice. The main delivery is in the form of videos which can be accessed at any time. The videos are backed up by handouts and an end of course quiz.

The content covers

  • the transferrable skills which counsellors already have
  • Areas of learning for counsellors wishing to coach
  • knowledge of the content and management of coaching sessions
  • the overlap between coaching and counselling and how to operate safely within it
  • common coaching niches
  • professional details of coaching such as insurance and supervision.
This course could be completed within a few days, but to gain full benefit the student would need to do some background reading from the reading list.

This course is a simple and effective entry to the coaching world, aimed at the professional counsellor. After completing the course, the student will be well equipped to start a professional coaching course at a higher level if they wish to.


Who is the target audience?
  • This course of for counsellors and psychotherapists practicing or studying in the UK.
  • This course of for counsellors and psychotherapists who want to know more about coaching as an additional practice area.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 7 Lectures Collapse All 7 Lectures 50:34
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Introduction
1 Lecture 06:42
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Moving from Counselling into Coaching
3 Lectures 24:32

What does a coaching session look like?
08:30

Where do counselling and coaching overlap?
08:45
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How Coaching is Applied Professionally
3 Lectures 19:20
How is Coaching used, and what are some of the successful niches?
08:08

Professional requirements for Coaching
07:40

Course summary and further learning
03:32
About the Instructor
Alan Chatting
4.8 Average rating
2 Reviews
13 Students
1 Course
Psychotherapist, Coach and Trainer

Alan is a personal and business coach, helping people to reach their full potential. His particular expertise is in helping people to move ahead when they feel stuck or blocked.

He has many years experience as a coach, working with individuals and teams in the Plymouth area, and he has trained several cohorts of coaches as a university tutor. He has also worked as a teacher, manager, family mediator and psychotherapist.

He has degrees in Engineering and Education, and post-graduate qualifications in teaching and psychotherapy. He also has a Master's degree in Management and Leadership.

He is married to Grace Chatting, who is also a coach who specialises in relationships. He has three adult children and one grandchild.