AC Webinar Series - Energizing Coaching with the Magic of Metaphors
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AC Webinar Series - Energizing Coaching with the Magic of Metaphors

Come experience ways to deepen your coaching and to increase insights for your clients with the elegance of using metaphors. You will learn the ‘magic question” that always evokes a metaphor and other tools to assist your clients in deepening and broadening their learning to overcome obstacles to creating the life they want and the future that are wanting to design. PRICES - Members: £85 + VAT / Non-Members: £150 + VAT / Non-Members including 1 year AC Associate membership: £135 + VAT

 Export to Your Calendar 29/11/2017 to 24/01/2018
When: Wednesdays, 29th November, 13th December 2017, 10th and 24th January 2018
13.00 GMT / 8.00 EST
Where: Online
Contact: Smaranda Dochia, Director of Digital Learning & Events


Online registration is available until: 24/01/2018
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Speaker Speaker Dr. Patrick Williams, MCC, BCC, Life and Leadership Coach, Author, Speaker
Format A series of 4 online seminars: 60 minute interactive webinar and post session resources or reading materials.
Webinars

Wednesdays, 29th November, 13th December 2017, 10th and 24th January 2018

Live webinars will take place at: 13hrs00 GMT / 14hrs00 CET / 08hrs00 EST / 18hrs30 IST / 21hrs00 SGT /  23hrs00 AEST on the above mentioned dates.

Course Rate Members: £85 + VAT
Non-Members: £150 + VAT
Non-Members including 1 year AC Associate membership: £135 + VAT

Short description of the topic

Come experience ways to deepen your coaching and to increase insights for your clients with the elegance of using metaphors. You will learn the ‘magic question” that always evokes a metaphor and other tools to assist your clients in deepening and broadening their learning to overcome obstacles to creating the life they want and the future that are wanting to design. Metaphors help clients, know what was unknown before, and use the power of the unconscious in creative and transformational ways.

 

Metaphors are frequent in most conversations but are often under appreciated and under utilized in change mastery and personal and business development. Those in the profession of Coaching will find that learning to use metaphors on purpose energizes their work with clients and gives new methods, techniques, and applications for increasing client awareness and choices for changing behaviour as well as new learning of what they did not know before.


In this webinar series you will learn:

  1. How to listen for metaphors in your coaching conversations
  2. Steps to elicit metaphors for creativity in problem solving
  3. A magic question that almost always evokes metaphoric viewpoint of a present challenge
  4. When and how to use guided imagery as tool for creativity

 

We will also consider key learning points such as the neuroscience of metaphors, creating metaphor in guided imagery, and using photographic cards or pictures with clients as stimulation for new ‘points of view”.


Topics and schedule for the webinar series:

**Live webinars will take place at: 13hrs00 GMT / 14hrs00 CET / 08hrs00 EST / 18hrs30 IST / 21hrs00 SGT /  23hrs00 AEST on the above mentioned dates.

 

Webinar 1: Metaphors be With You

An exploration of historical writers and theorists and the presence of metaphors in human communication. The definition and the neuroscience of metaphors will be explained. An overview and how and when to use metaphors in coaching.

 

Webinar 2: Clean Language as a tool

Clean Language ( developed by David Grove) will be reviewed with its ‘formulas’ for using metaphors with the coaching avoiding ‘polluting’ the clients process of awareness by using what they present. Expanding the clients awareness and the ability to deepen their understanding will be  presented with practice and examples of use.

A Coaching demonstration will be done by Dr. Williams in this session, followed by group response and questions.

 

Webinar 3: Use of Guided Imagery

We will explore the use of both guided imagery as a tool for expanding a clients repertoire for accessing the power of the unconscious, thereby making the unknown known.

A distinction of guided and contextualizing imagery will be demonstrated.

 

Webinar 4: The Use of Photographs and Picture Cards

A tool for deepening a client’s awareness and mining for new insights will be the use of a photographic tool called Points of You™.  Ways to incorporate photographs and art into your client relationship will be explored.

 

Recordings and slides will be made available for all registered participants.


Preparation & Resources:

Come with open mind and a willingness to be curious and playful.

The speaker will share articles and resources for further learning.


Speaker Bio:

Dr. Patrick Williams, Ed. D., MCC

One of the early pioneers of coaching, Pat is often called the ambassador of life coaching.  Pat has been a licensed psychologist since 1980 and began executive coaching in 1990 with Hewlett Packard, IBM, Kodak and other companies along the front range of Colorado. 

He then took coach training at Coach University and taught for them as well and then started his own coach training school, the Institute for Life Coach Training. (ILCT) specializes in training those with a human services orientation. He has authored 6 books about professional coaching with W.W. Norton books.

Pat is a past board member of the International Coach Federation (ICF). He is past president of ACTO, the Association of Coach Training Organizations and an honorary VP of the Association of Coaching Psychology and a Founding member of Harvard University’s Institute of Coaching as well as one of the first 24 Master Certified Coaches (MCC) internationally.

In May of 2006 Pat was awarded the first Global Visionary Fellowship by the Foundation of Coaching for his Coaching the Global Village (www.CoachingtheGlobalVillage.org) initiative to bring coaching methodologies to villages in developing countries and to leaders of non profits and nongovernmental organizations who serve them. He is passionate about coaching and dedicated to ensuring it remains a respected profession.He is most recently certified by Points of You ™, a company with creative tools for training and development.

 

His newest book, with Balboa Press is Getting Naked: On being Emotionally Transparent at the Right Time, in the Right Place, and with the Right Person.(see www.DrPatWilliams.com)


Price and special offers:

As with all AC continuous professional development events, the fees are offered at a very good value, with an extra special price for AC members.

 

AC member: Your investment for the entire series is only £85 + VAT.

 

Non AC member: Pay £135 + VAT and you get access to the full series and ONE YEAR Associate Membership with the Association for Coaching immediately. 

 

For this fee you get:

·           60 minute interactive virtual seminar with Dr. Patrick Williams

·           Pre and post resources to explore the concepts and apply your learning:

·           Recordings of all webinars and a copy of the slides for your own library;

·           A Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certificate at the end of the series;

·           One-year Associate Membership with the Association for Coaching (if you are not already a member)

 

For any questions, please contact Smaranda Dochia, Director of Digital Learning & Events at smaranda@associationforcoaching.com

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