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In any discipline such as recovery and wellness coaching there are a variety of 

Core Principles

Principle  1

Recovery and Wellness always comes from the person developing Recovery and Wellness

This explicitly positions recovery and wellness coaching practice outside of the medical model (i.e. diagnostic by the 'expert' and delivery of 'treatment' as defined by such an expert) . It also means we focus as coaches on what arises from the person we are coaching in how recovery is defined, what the metrics of wellness is for them. And finally it reminds us that we are not blessed with omnipotence! We recovery and wellness for a client cannot come from us, their coach. We cannot implant it, do it or force it's manifestation.

Why these principles can help you create powerful and useful relationships with your clients

Recovery and Wellness coaching is a sensitive area of coaching. The stakes are high and coaches can get nervous and face uncertainty about doing the right thing. These principles can help promote best practice and confidence in coach

For Clients

Clients are entitled to transparency and best practice from coaches. These principles can be seen and shared by clients and form part of of their understanding of the way their coach works and approaches the clients needs. This can foster trust and hope in the coaching process. 

For Practitioners

Recovery and Wellness coaching is a sensitive area of coaching. The stakes are high and coaches can get nervous and face uncertainty about doing the right thing. These principles can promote best practice and confidence for coaches which can only benefit their clients.

Building your coaching practice on Recovery and Wellness Coaching Principles bring both practitioners and clients benefits. 
About the Author

Hanging around through the last decades has left me both astonished, excited, depressed and hopeful. What a heady brew....

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