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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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