These are two must-read books to get started in health and wellness coaching.
Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Change
This book provides a model for wellness and wellness coaching as a competency which enables lasting lifestyle change.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wellcoaches Coaching Psychology Manual
The Coaching Psychology Manual is the first coaching textbook in healthcare and is now being translated into Spanish Portuguese Chinese and Hebrew. It integrates many theories which underpin coaching competencies including positive psychology the transtheoretical model motivational interviewing social cognitive theory goal setting theory and relational flow into an innovative model for health and wellness coaching.
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