Revised Course Dates for 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have revised our course and programme dates. All programmes are delivered over the Zoom Virtual Platform. APRIL 2020 PRIMARY CERTIFICATE IN PERFORMANCE COACHING 1-2 April Venue: Zoom Virtual Platform. Fee: Ind £345; Org £455 Read More …

London Course: Certificate in Coaching July 1-5 2019

IAFPD Certificate in Coaching. Introducing the Cognitive-behavioural approach to coaching Date: July 1-5 Venue: BPS, London. Fee: Ind £1045; Org £1385 CPD only fee: Ind £960; Org £1254 The IAFPD Certificate in Coaching is our most popular professional body and Read More …

Edinburgh Workshop: Ecopsychology informed coaching and counselling practice

Ecopsychology informed coaching and counselling practice: One step at a time! Location: Scots Club, Edinburgh, Scotland Date: 17 July, 2019 Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm (Registration at 9.15am) Trainer: Prof Stephen Palmer PhD CPsychol CBiol Ecopsychology is the study the relationship Read More …

Social prescribing: The prescription for enhanced wellbeing

Can positive and coaching psychologists become more involved in social prescribing? The prescription for enhanced wellbeing. New article published on social prescribing in Coaching Psychology International by Prof Stephen Palmer. This short paper will describe social prescribing, highlight some of Read More …

Social prescribing

The NHS describe social prescribing as: Social prescribing is a means of enabling GPs and other frontline healthcare professionals to refer people to ‘services’ in their community instead of offering only medicalised solutions. Often the first point of referral is Read More …

National Wellbeing Service Journals

National Wellbeing Service Journals Our sister organisation, National Wellbeing Service Ltd, publishes three journals covering a range of fields from stress prevention and wellbeing, to counselling, coaching and positive psychology. It is hoped that the journals will aid our Centre’s Read More …

What is Health Coaching?

What is Health Coaching? Health coaching is the practice of health education and health promotion within a coaching context, to enhance the well-being of individuals and to facilitate the achievement of their health-related goals (Palmer et al., 2003: 92) This Read More …

New Journal launched: The European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology

New Journal, The European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology is launched. The European Journal of of Applied Positive Psychology (EJAPP) was launched on 29 April, 2017 . The EJAPP is a peer reviewed journal focusing on all aspects of theNew Read More …

Definition of health coaching

What is health coaching?   There are a number of definitions of health coaching that have been developed over the past two decades. One of the earliest definitions published in an academic journal was developed by the Co-Director of the Centre Read More …