The Role of Commitment in Coaching Relationships

by David Steele, Founder of Relationship Coaching Institute The question of when a relationship is committed is a source of much confusion and debate. We live in a time when the marriage rate is going down, the co-habitation rate is going up, and the majority of first-born children are now born to unmarried parents. In this […]

Five Stages of Relationship Coaching

We organize our relationship coaching training around these 5 Stages Of Relationship Coaching: Self-Discovery and Readiness Coaching address the questions: “Who am I?” “What do I want?” and “How do I get what I want?” Coaching activities may include: Identifying and eliminating Limiting beliefs Identification of life goals and needs Clarify Vison, Requirements, Needs, and […]

14 Compelling Reasons to Use a Relationship Coach

The coaching relationship is a unique and powerful platform to help you find fulfillment in your life and relationships. Below are some important reasons to use a Relationship Coach, any ONE of which is compelling enough to get your very own coach TODAY. YOU VALUE RELATIONSHIPS HIGHLY You prioritize building fulfilling personal and professional relationships. […]

The Case for Relationship Coaching

We have a powerful need and desire for coupling that drives us into and out of relationships. In recent times we seem to have developed a “need” to be happy and have a decreasing tolerance for delayed gratification. When we are single, we want to be in a relationship. When we are in an unhappy […]

Professional Coaching and the Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)

Originally published by David Steele, May 1997 “Opportunity misses those who view the world only through the eyes of their professions” ~Gerald Celente Change is a necessary part of our life, and our profession. It has been over 30 years since the establishment of marriage and family therapy as a health-based method of mental health […]

Top Ten Guidelines of Relationship Coaching

Relationship Coaching is not consulting or therapy. Coaching empowers by assuming our clients are the experts, fully capable of achieving their goals, and focuses on supporting them into action. Consulting typically provides advice and solutions, while therapy typically focuses on insight and emotional issues. Because these approaches are so different, the coach should be clear […]