Our highest priority in Life and Relationship Coaching is to empower our clients to be creative and resourceful in accomplishing their goals, which is a big reason why we avoid giving advice and suggestions. We like to think that our client has all the answers inside them, to which most clients would disagree if you were to actually say that. So how can we help our client to be creative and … [Read more...] about How to use Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) to Help Your Coaching Clients
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Here at Relationship Coaching Institute we provide the training, mentoring and support you need to become a successful and skilled coach, but how do you become a fantastic coach? Becoming a fantastic coach, as with most skills and professions, typically follows these Four Stages of Competence: Stage 1: Unconscious Incompetence The trainee does not understand or know how to do something, does … [Read more...] about The #1 Secret to Becoming a Fantastic Coach
Compromise should be a last resort for resolving differences in a relationship and here’s why: When you “compromise” you are giving up some of what you want/need to meet in the middle somewhere with your partner. If you do this often enough you will find yourself sacrificing too much to make the relationship work and will resent your partner and be unhappy. Here’s an example: In my first … [Read more...] about Four Alternatives to Compromise in a Relationship
A professional coach doesn't psychoanalyze their client and interpret their behavior as "resistant," simple as that. The nuance here is that "resistance" happens, is more commonly caused inadvertently by the coach, and doesn't always mean the client has a problem that needs fixing. Just as "the customer is always right" you can assume that your client is always "right" and a reaction that you … [Read more...] about Dealing with Client Resistance in Life and Relationship Coaching
In coaching we like to say "When in doubt, refer it out," but how? A trainee of Relationship Coaching Institute with a client exhibiting symptoms of severe postpartum depression asked "How do you handle referrals when your client lives in another state and you don't have any connections in their area?" and stimulated the following response addressing the nuances of making referrals for therapy as … [Read more...] about How to Refer for Therapy as a Professional Coach
Co-creating a fulfilling sexual relationship incorporating physical and emotional limitations is absolutely possible but more easily accomplished in an Advanced Partnership. A survivor of sexual abuse can move beyond their past experiences and trauma to have a fulfilling sexual relationship within an Advanced Partnership of love, connection, trust, and building up positive emotional and … [Read more...] about FAQ: How do we help a couple struggling with ED, low sexual desire, sexual trauma, etc.?