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What is Life Coaching?

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A Life Coach gives people confidence and the ability to move forward in a positive manner in the areas of their life where they crave change.

Life Coaching is about breaking down the barriers, which prevent this change from happening and creating the ideal environment for positive action to take place. It is a totally holistic approach which looks at the present and sets goals for a totally successful future.

Life Coaching begins with an awareness that every human is born with the ability to be, do or have, whatever they want in life. By the time we become adults, many of us have lost this ability. But eventually, we experience the feeling that our lives are drifting off course and that there must be something better than this.

Coaching can take place face to face of over the telephone. It can be used with private individuals or within a business environment. Life Coaches can specialise in particular areas or offer a general service. In essence, Life Coaching is a highly practical and portable skill which can be tailored to suit you and your clients.

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The Dynamics of Life Coaching

Life coaching is a special relationship between a professionally trained coach and a client. Coaches help people from all walks of life and each relationship is unique. In every case, the outcome is that each client is more focused on their objectives and achieves these faster than if they worked alone. As a coach, you assist your clients to gain a fulfilling, successful and stress-free life.

A coach is non-critical and non-judgmental and guides the client to recognition of their own vast personal potential in a way that is far greater than the support of family or friends, whose views may be clouded by their own issues and problems. Coaches are totally committed to each client but maintain an impartiality which allows them to clearly see the way forward and to encourage and monitor progress by stages.

Therapy and counseling generally deal with a single or specific problem by looking to the past. Life coaching takes a more holistic approach. It deals with a whole life situation starting from the present. The coach helps each client to identify what they want in life and suggests strategies and tactics that will take the client from 'where they are now' to 'where they want to be'. This process assists the client's personal growth. They are no longer alone but have an ally who will work with them to establish better goals, sustain momentum, overcome setbacks and to steer towards success.

The Life Coaching Academy's Dedication

The Life Coaching Academy is devoted exclusively to the needs of coaches and their clients.

Coaches gain enormous satisfaction from their role and, as a by-product, expand their own development. Clients gain massive benefits in all areas of their life and relationships. The procedure is non-stressful with typical consultations by telephone at pre-arranged weekly intervals.

Life coaching originated in the USA over a decade ago. It has recently gained public recognition in Australia and is enjoying phenomenal growth as more and more people discover the advantages for themselves.

Recognition & Accreditations

National Recognised Training

The following are our most popular courses and are Nationally Recognised:

  • 10116NAT Certificate IV in Life Coaching
  • BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business

Life Coaching Academy Accreditation

The Life Coaching Academy's Professional Coach programs are accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

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Testimonials

  • Very happy to recommend the LCA to anyone interested in becoming a Life Coach,just give them a call and they will work with you on how to make it happen...
  • I find Life Coaching Academy a balance of a professional outfit and a close-knit community of fellow coaches-in-training.
  • I have enjoyed the course. It has opened up a few interesting topics and confirmed many points for myself.
  • Peter and the LCA bent over backwards to support me, and the turnaround time was always very quick, professional and complete.
  • I have found the Wellness Coaching Course very comprehensive & meaningful. I liked the fact it limits participation to 6 people because the conversations are deeper & more real when dealing with often very personal & sensitive material. I would HIGHLY recommend you do it! “ JUST DO IT
  • I highly recommend the LCA as your preferred coaching academic choice!
  • After much research into coaching institutions and speaking to other coaches about their experiences I decided on L.C.A the main reason being that it felt more authentic without lots of hard sell material added or pushiness.
  • I can't recommend the LCA enough as it changed me in a beautiful way, I learned to push my own boundaries, face my fears and find the confidence to overcome in challenge that is coming in my way

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