Cognitive behavioural advances into coaching are presently well stabilised and it is one of the most studied, powerful and widely used forms of personal coaching. It is now widely understood that cognitive behavioural therapy not only serves ‘best’ in the treatment rooms but it is further ‘expert practice’ in business coaching services.
- CBT helps people to achieve their potential and reach their goals.
- CBT challenges debilitating ideas, improves motivation, self-value and problem-solving skills.
- CBT is goal orientated and intends to develop new ideas and responses that become internalised as new healthy routines.
- CBT matches the needs of a broad spectrum of clients.
- CBT enables the patients to achieve independence from their mentor by teaching them to ‘coach themselves’.
- CBT applies the techniques in non-therapeutic way to the problems of everyday life facilitating rapid and efficient outcomes.
Recovery coaching tool works on the basis of encouraging people to:
- Create knowledge of their distorted thoughts or “cognitive distortions“.
- Track” when these issues as they happen, and connect in a healthier and more realistic way to new behaviours.
Cognitive behavioural coaching is particularly useful when applied to the resolution of traumatic experiences and the challenging of perceptions and destructive belief scenarios. Often this form of coaching is applied through talk therapy in dealing with a broad range of dysfunctional relationship issues such as codependency, substance or drug addictions and related behaviour issues.
Cognitive behavioural coaching (CBC) is a professional and individual coaching method employed to empower those individuals restrained by emotional or psychological obstacles to attaining their life goals. It was originated from two primary routines – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT).
Cognitive Behavioural Coaching should not be confused with Recovery Coaching that applies far less formal addiction recovery principals to the active practice.