Lifestyles have changed dramatically over the past quarter century, and along with these changes come exciting opportunities for health, wellness, and fitness professionals, including new career paths in the professional domain of health and wellness coaching. Centered on an evidence-based process for guiding change, Lifestyle Wellness Coaching, Second Edition, offers a systematic approach to helping clients achieve enduring changes in their personal health and wellness behaviors through a supportive and forward-moving coaching relationship.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Lifestyle Wellness Coaching
Chapter 2. Background and Core Ingredients of Coaching
Chapter 3. The Paths of Change
Chapter 4. Flow Model of Coaching
Chapter 5. Setting the Foundation for Effective Coaching
Chapter 6. Cocreating the Coaching Relationship
Chapter 7. The Magic of Listening
Chapter 8. The Power of Questioning
Chapter 9. Direct Communication
Chapter 10. Awareness and Action
Chapter 11. Building Enduring Futures
Chapter 12. Coaching as a Path of Change
James Gavin, PhD, has been designing and delivering coach training programs to health, wellness, and fitness professionals since 1998. He is the director of the Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies and a full professor in the department of applied human sciences at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.
Madeleine Mcbrearty, PhD, is codirector and faculty member for the personal and professional coaching certification (PPCC) program offered through the Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.