Recommendations

Over the past 16 years, ILCT has had the opportunity to work with numerous individuals and organizations and are pleased to share them with you.

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Becoming a Professional Life Coach: Lessons from the Institute of Life Coach Training

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 Becoming a Professional Life Coach, by ILCT's Founder Dr. Ptrick Williams, draws on the wisdom of years that have gone into designing the ILCT curriculum and is one of the main books used in our program, as well as other coach training programs as it presents the essential elements of life coaching in a content-rich form.

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Getting Naked

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If today you are no longer willing to settle for mediocrity in your work, relationships, and your life, this book is for you. Within these pages is the powerful secret to unlocking your fullest potential as a career person, a parent, a friend, a mate, a lover, a human being. How? Through getting naked. Getting Naked is about living life as the fullest, most authentic version of you. It's about cutting the crap--releasing the baggage that has held you hostage for so long and embracing all of you; the good parts, the bad parts, the public parts, and the shadow parts, so you can integrate them and become an even stronger force of positivity in the universe, through the secrets of honest self-disclosure.

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Law and Ethics in Coaching: How to Solve and Avoid Difficult Problems in Your Practice

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The first comprehensive book covering ethical and legal guidelines for personal and executive coaches

As coaching grows into a unique and fully established profession, coaches are already discovering and dealing with the special ethical and legal dilemmas that can arise in the coaching context. Law and Ethics in Coaching presents the first comprehensive look at ethical and legal issues in coaching. From coach-client conflicts to conflicts of interest, from assessments to informed consent, the authors detail the breadth of ethical quandaries in coaching and provide highly practical advice for avoiding problems--and for solving them.

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Therapist as Life Coach: An Introduction for Counselors and Other Helping Professionals

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ILCT Founder Patrick Williams' and Deborah C. Davis' book has been a standard for therapists who wish to transition or expand their practices into life coaching. Pat Williams  have finally revised their classic practice-building book for today's therapists and future coaches. The book begins by exploring the history of the coaching movement and then explains in detail the differences and similarities between coaching and therapy, discusses the coaching relationship, and considers some of the skills therapists will need to learn and unlearn in order to reclaim their joyfulness about their work. Professional transition tools such as developing and marketing your practice and honing your coaching skills are discussed at length in Part Three. The final section moves beyond basic life coaching to introduce coaching specialties such as corporate coaching, offers self-care strategies for life coaches, and peeks into the future of life coaching. There is new material throughout, including an overview of recent coaching developments, updated liability concerns, new business opportunities, and a new section on the research about coaching.

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Total Life Coaching

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Total Life Coaching by Pat and Lloyd is more than just a book.

It is an interactive experience in which you will find recipes for living your life more authentically, as well as master time-honored lessons that you can bring to your coaching clients. Regardless of the personal coaching techniques or skills you may have learned, you may still not be the most effective coach you can become. This book will help you move closer to that goal.

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