Introduction to Life Coaching Principles and Techniques

Whether it’s your work-life balance that’s getting in the way of enjoying life more, or lack of ‘me’ time, stressful situations in the workplace or home, or simply feeling stuck in some area of life, have you considered that you have a choice in the matter, that it may be time to begin to address this… and that only you can do this?

The tools and strategies that Life Coaching offer can help focus and speed up the process.

Find out how in this stimulating 6 week course with an experienced Life Coach and Trainer who will share techniques to gain greater clarity, address barriers and begin to move forward in the direction of your own personal and professional fulfillment.

Back through popular demand, our informative course aims to stimulate, inspire and propel you to take action toward a better version of your life.

The tools and knowledge you will gain are invaluable for applying to your own life and circumstances as well as in the workplace and home life. You will gain greater awareness, confidence and insight to start creating positive results.

The course is experiential and interactive, so that everyone will have a chance to apply and practice core techniques.

Be prepared to have fun and to challenge yourself. Come with an open mind!

*This course is not available to learners under 18.

As these programmes are not government funded additional learning support cannot be provided

Please call (01206) 712777 for more information.

Course Content

The Introduction to Life Coaching Principles and Techniques 6 week course includes:

  • An awareness of the characteristics of the coaching perspective
  • Coaching versus Therapy and Counselling
  • The coaching process
  • A working understanding of the GROW model in coaching
  • Rapport building techniques
  • Questioning techniques in coaching
  • The reframing technique
  • Representational systems and other tools (taken from NLP)
  • The role and impact of values and beliefs
  • Active listening and feedback

The sessions will be interactive and equip participants with a range of tools for immediate application in their lives and working practice.

Participants will receive an attendance certificate and work pack.

Introduction to Life Coaching Principles and Techniques
Duration6 weeks
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateNew dates coming soon
AttendanceThursday: 7pm - 9pm

Alex Klokkaris has several years’ experience of developing direction, focus and potential of individuals and groups from all walks of life. A powerful bridge and catalyst, Alex has successfully enabled numerous people to make positive and sustainable changes and achieve meaningful goals.

An extensive career in coaching, training and education, together with a passion for personal development, has equipped Alex with an innovative set of tools and techniques for achieving positive results and life-changing personal breakthroughs.

Alex is an experienced and qualified Life Coach, Facilitator and Trainer, with BA (Hons), PGCE, an Advanced Diploma in Personal Performance Coaching and Diploma in Counselling. Alex is a catalyst and experienced workshop facilitator, who has helped hundreds of people rid themselves of layers of resistance and move towards a more fulfilled and authentic version of themselves.


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