Wellness coaching is an emerging and vibrant area of healthcare. It takes healing beyond the curing of symptoms and empowers clients to take their health back into their own hands. This book provides therapists with the knowledge and skills to rejuvenate their therapeutic practice by incorporating wellness coaching techniques into their range of services. Laurel Alexander redefines wellness as an integrated lifestyle and mindset process and shows that wellness coaching can be a profound and practical way to help clients make meaningful changes to their health and outlook. The book offers a wellness coaching toolbox, explaining key skills such as how to create an organic personal wellness plan, how to build client rapport and give constructive feedback, and how to apply different coaching models effectively. Practical steps and examples make it easy for any therapist or counsellor to pick up the reins of wellness coaching for themselves. Exciting new developments such as wellness diagnostic services, preventative healthcare, customised treatments and DIY healthcare are explored. With shrewd advice and useful insights, this book is an essential resource for complementary therapists and counsellors looking to update their existing practice and tap into the rapidly expanding wellness market..
Pt. I. Behavior Change and Motivational Interviewing -- 1. Motivational Interviewing: Principles and Evidence -- 2. How Motivational Interviewing Fits into Health Care Practice -- Pt. II. Core Skills of Motivational Interviewing -- 3. Practicing Motivational Interviewing -- 4. Asking -- 5. Listening -- 6. Informing -- Pt. III. Putting It All Together -- 7. Integrating the Skills -- 8. Case Examples of a Guiding Style -- 9. Getting Better at Guiding -- 10. Beyond the Consultation -- Epilogue: Some Maps to Guide You -- Appendix A. Learning More about Motivational Interviewing -- Appendix B. A Topical Bibliography of Research on Motivational Interviewing.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-204) and index.
1. Learning, Applying, and Extending Motivational Interviewing, William R. Miller & Hal Arkowitz 2. Motivation Facilitation in the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders, James F. Boswell, Kate H. Bentley, & David H. Barlow 3. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Exposure and Response Prevention in the Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Exploring a Role for Motivational Interviewing, Allan Zuckoff, Ivan C. Balan, & Helen Blair Simpson 4. Integrating Motivational Interviewing into the Treatment of Anxiety, Henny A. Westra & Adi Aviram 5. Enhancing Motivation in Individuals with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Comorbid Substance Use Disorders, David Yusko, Michelle L. Drapkin, & Rebecca Yeh 6. Motivational Interviewing as a Prelude to Psychotherapy for Depressed Women, Allan Zuckoff, Holly A. Swartz, & Nancy K. Grote 7. Motivational Interviewing and the Treatment of Depression, Sylvie Naar & Heather Flynn 8. Motivational Interviewing to Address Suicidal Ideation, Peter C. Britton 9. Motivational Pharmacotherapy: Combining Motivational Interviewing and Antidepressant Therapy to Improve Treatment Outcomes, Ivan C. Balan, Theresa B. Moyers, & Roberto Lewis-Fernandez 10. Motivational Interviewing in Treating Addictions, William R. Miller 11. Brief Treatments for Gambling Problems Using Motivational Approaches, David C. Hodgins, Jennifer L. Swan, & Katherine M. Diskin 12. Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation with Adolescents, Suzanne M. Colby 13. Motivational Interviewing for Intimate Partner Violence, Erica M. Woodin 14. Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Disordered Eating, Stephanie C. Cassin & Josie Geller 15.Conclusions and Future Directions, Hal Arkowitz, William R. Miller, & Stephen Rollnick Index