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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Associate Life Coach

CBT: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Life Coaching Associate Coach Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Coaching
Libby Seery - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies
4,963 students enrolled
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Animation Representation Training™  designed specifically for visual and auditory learners
24 Downloadable PDF exercises to use with clients
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Immediately Actionable Resources including guides, handouts and workbooks
Apply evidence-based coaching techniques with their own clients in a professional practice
Practice as a Cognitive Behavioural Associate Coach
Use CBT Coaching as a self healing model

Animation Representation Training™  designed specifically for visual and auditory learners

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Fully Accredited Associate Life Coaching Course

Upon completion of this accredited course you will be eligible to apply for  the designation of Associate Coach as accredited by the IWCA. All certificates are issued at the discretion of the governing body.

Certification requires successful completion of the entire course, completion of all practice assignments, and the fulfillment of a practice coaching log.  *Additional IWCA administrative charges may apply. 

This course is also fully accredited by a globally recognized CPD body for Continuing Professional Development Credit Hours.

Please note that certification is optional. It is by no means compulsory, or a prerequisite for taking the course.  Should you wish to opt for the associate coaching diploma, full details and directions regarding how to contact the IWCA will be given at the end of the course. 

Cognitive Behavioral Coaching  is an evidence-based life-coaching approach that is designed to benefit everyone.  Whether you are using the model as a self help application, therapist, mentor, or coach wishing to expand and build on your existing skill sets, this course is for you.

Cognitive Behavioral Coaching is an evidence-based counterpart of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy –  begun by Dr. Aaron Beck in the 1960’s, where short-term, goal-oriented therapy is used to change patterns of thinking and behavior.

CBC is effective for a range of coaching scenarios, as well as for personal development and overall well-being.

These include:

  • Development of happiness

  • Personal growth, life goal issues, performance at work issues

  • Realizing your true potential

  • Decreasing depressive symptoms

  • Various forms of anxiety, especially social anxiety

  • Phobias

  • Panic attacks

  • Problems related to impulse control

  • Problems related to emotional control

  • Anger management

  • Stress management

  • Child behavioral issues

  • Family relationship issues

  • Issues specific to couples

Please note: this is a life-coaching course only.  Taking this course in no way qualifies you as a therapist, psychotherapist, or medical professional.  If you are unsure of the differences between these professions please refer to the lecture devoted to the topic. 

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Introduction to CBT Coaching

CBT Associate Coach Introduction

Welcome to Cognitive Behavioral Coaching Certification. This evidence-based approach has revolutionized the coaching industry, and we trust it will do the same for your practice (and life).  

Resources - All in one handy place!

You can download all the course resources from within this lecture. If you choose to, the handouts are also duplicated within each corresponding lecture. 

About the Course and Associate Coach Accreditation
Student Activity: Life Satisfaction Assessment

In this lecture you'll take the Life-Satisfaction Assessment and learn how to use it with your clients. 

Student Activity and Case Study "As If"

By the end of this lecture you will be able to apply, and teach, the behavioral "As If" technique.  This lecture incorporates a case-study of a middle-aged professional woman "Maureen" 

Ethical Guidelines For CBT Associate Coaches

Cognitive behavioral coaching is held to high standards and guidelines. As a cognitive behavioral coaching candidate you agree to the abide the following guidelines. 

What is CBT Coaching

CBC is derived from CBT and the work of Dr Beck, Dr Burns, as well as from the evidence-based coaching genre.  In this lecture you'll gain understanding into the world of a cognitive behavioral coach. 

Associate Coach Disclaimer

Coaching Disclaimer - important please read thoroughly


Develop a greater awareness of the differences between evidence-based coaching and; therapy, counselling, psychotherapy 

Associate Coach Certification Requirements

Learn what is required to receive a coach certificate, and CPD credits 

Case Study for CBT Coaching

Case Study for CBT Coaching

Coaching case study 45 year old male "Jason" 

Play the Script Till The End

By the end of this lecture you will be able to help clients overcome the fears and obstacles on their way to achieving their goals 

Modifying Rules and Assumptions

By the end of this lecture you'll be able to successfully challenge the unhelpful rules and assumptions your clients may exhibit

Case Study: Session One

By the end of this lecture you will be able to clearly articulate and leverage the "Stages of Change" when working with a client. Case study 45 year old male "Jason" continued

Three Negative What If's
Case Study: Session Two
Before I Blame Myself and Feel Guilty
Stages of Change
Behavioural Experiment
Case Study: Session Three
Case Study: Session Four
Case Study: Session Five

CBT Coaching Foundations

A Fundamental Concept of Cognitive Behavioral Coaching

By the end of this lecture you will understand one of the fundamental concepts of cognitive behavioral coaching. 

Three Step Coaching Structure

Gain proficiency in a three step cognitive distortion coaching structure

Seven Types of Thinking Errors
Negative Automatic Thoughts

By the end of this lecture you will be able to recognize your clients NAT's (and your own). 

Keeping Track of Your Thoughts - NAT Journal

Co-Creating the Coaching Relationship

Coaching as a Co-Created Collaborative Relationship

Discover foundational coaching concepts that are at the core of any coaching practice

Appreciative Inquiry

By the end of this lecture you will be prepared to use the evidence-based approach of appreciative inquiry (worksheet provided). 

Active Listening

By the end of this lecture you will ready to engage with clients from an active-listening context (worksheet provided). 

Rapport Building

Discover the science of rapport within a coaching context

Bonus Course Codes and CPD Certificate
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