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3 things coaches do, and you can do too, to help others

“Mum, back off, you’re not helping! It’s just the way it is, OK?! That’s what he says, and then he shut the door in my face again Noa, for the 2nd time this week, and didn’t want to talk. He’s not letting me help him. I see him suffering, stressed, upset. Almost every day is …

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Students stories >> How to help a client to focus.

Student T was very frustrated and wrote this in her reflection form: “Some stories are complicated in the client’s head too? I wonder how to keep that on track…” Here’s part of what we answered in the reply email, and she was very thankful: You’re right that many stories are complicated in the client’s head …

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What if I can’t or don’t help… what if I make things worse?

First let us say that it’s OK to be concerned. Especially when you’re drawn to service, to helping people. It’s also OK not to be perfect in the coaching course.   Here are some of the big fears we hear: “And what if I’ll harm someone while working as a coach?” “And what if I …

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A journalist, an anthropologist and a dance instructor met at a course…

No, it’s not a beginning of a joke (although we love jokes). These are just the people that took advantage of the discounted early registration period.   We also have a social worker, an English teacher, an editor and a media expert. We have people coming from far (Belgium and Austria) and near (The Hague …

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“But why are your courses so long?!”

You may have heard about shorter coaching courses… we simply don’t believe you can gain the knowledge and experience you need unless you invest the time.   Becoming a good coach is a journey, a process. Just like running a half-marathon, or even 10K, will not just happen from zero to accomplished after one long …

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What you should look for when searching for a coaching course

How will you know that you take the right coaching course for you? This is a big and important question which we’re sure that you ask yourself. Coaching is touching people’s lives, it’s helping people create change, so it’s important that you train well, in a course which will help you gain enough knowledge and …

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“I never wanted to be a coach” – Noa’s story

I never wanted to be a coach. I wanted to really help people through a meaningful deep process, and come on, this can’t be the work of a coach! This was my attitude when I started my professional helping career, and I geared myself to specialise in supporting people who experienced a lost pregnancy or …

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