Coaching With The Senses


What would be possible if you were to ramp up efficiency and make the most of your brainpower?

80% our brain activity is in our Feeling Brain

20% brain activity in our Thinking Brain

Explore how to unlock the sensory system and identify triggers in your coaching and listen for "aha" moments with a sensory lens to make life easier from both a coach and client's perspective. You’ll learn the fundamentals of sensory awareness and sensory strategies for both coach and client, aligned to the ICF Coaching Competencies.

This course provides coaches with the sensory awareness framework and multiple tools for integrating it in their own coaching practice. By utilizing this easy to use, neuroscience framework, coaches and clients create a common language to accelerate client’s development as it relates to self-awareness, self-regulation and well-being. Whether you coach clients or executive teams with multiple demands and challenges, sensory awareness and language provides a new framework to meet your client’s where they are to accelerate their results.

This course encompasses the frame work of the (I, We, and All) as it relates to your coaching practice for the individual level, relationship level, and larger organizational systems. The (I) is your self-awareness of your own sensory systems and how you operate your sensory DNA fingerprint.

The (We) is the partnership and relationship between both coach and client. You’ll have clarity on how to this implement this work with your clients.

The (ALL) is the ripple effect and includes larger organizational systems such as work and social environments, as well as team coaching and facilitation.

This 10 hr. live interactive course will include exercises in Coach/Client perspective, models, assessment, growth work, and peer coaching. Join live group training sessions with Liz Dobbins, PCC, to go deeper with your sensory activation, expand your sensory coaching skills and stay connected with your community.

As a result, you will walk away with:

  • Customized sensory awareness based in neuroscience.
  • Ability to Identify the sensory system and how to identify triggers with your clients, improving your ability to connect with clients.
  • How to dial into your client’s sensory language and listen to their challenges through a sensory lens to support clarity in the coach-client relationship.
  • Powerful Sensory-based coaching questions aligned to the ICF competencies
  • Sensory tips for digital wellness.
  • Attuned to sensory thresholds and preferences how environments play a role from both coach/client perspective.
  • The understanding of the interoceptive sensory system as the key to identifying internal physiological processes that are involved in affective feelings, as well as integrating physical sensations, cognitive processes, and emotional experiences.
  • A Coach's Activation Tool box - Practical sensory tools to expand your coaching through the sensory lens. You’ll get the latest sensory research based in neuroscience.

Courtesy of Sensory Intelligence® Consulting (Pty) Ltd.

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Date August 15, 2024 - September 26, 2024

Time 12:00 pm ET - 1:30 pm ET

Day Thursday

Type Video Conference

Faculty Liz Dobbins, MCC