CBT Tools for Coaches

Add to your coaching toolkit

Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches are particularly useful for challenging unhelpful beliefs and assumptions, as well as negative patterns of behaviour.

Course Details

Coaches who want to learn how to work more effectively with clients who hold rigid beliefs or behaviour patterns. For example, perfectionism, people pleasing or low self-esteem.

  • Theory regarding human behaviour.
  • The cognitive model of change.
  • How to truly help a client to recognise and understand their own beliefs, assumptions and behavioural patterns.
  • How to help the client question and challenge these from different perspectives.
  • The behavioural model of change.
  • How to use behavioural interventions to identify a simple, clear path towards lasting change.
  • Using exposure and habituation in order to make new behaviours more comfortable.
  • Be able to help clients to break out of rigid habits and patterns such as perfectionism and people-pleasing.
  • Have learned about how to work with really “stuck” patterns of behaviour and how to help people break out of them.
  • Have practised applying practical techniques for tackling mood, motivation, anxiety and real behavioural change.
  • Understand what is really going on when someone is resistant to change through our typical coaching interventions and how to help them to make progress.


6 ICF CCE points will be awarded for attending this course.

2 x online sessions

09:30 – 13:30

Ted Bradshaw (PGDip in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, CBT Therapist, Honorary Assistant Professor of Psychological Therapy at the University of Nottingham, PG Cert in Business and Personal Coaching)
Ted Bradshaw is a cognitive behavioural therapist who has spent the last decade working with common mental health issues and helping people to find the best treatment for them. Ted also supervises and teaches therapists in order to develop their skills of diagnosis and treatment. Ted believes in putting things in simple, straightforward language and likes to use practical examples to bring theory to life.
CBT Tools for Coaches