I embarked on the health coaching approach because of the possibility of positively effecting behaviour change, what I had been doing wasn't working and I wanted to be able to share my learning and experience.
Following the training of staff, treating patients and carers, and supporting them in using the coaching method, I have seen improved and beneficial outcomes, both on an individual basis and Trust-wide.
This has been a great opportunity for self-development. I have noticed a positive change in the way that people and colleagues engage with me since the training. I am a better practitioner and I am taken more seriously in my role as a health care professional because of the way I approach conversations. Patients are empowered to think about the reality of their situation, working to create options to resolve their own challenges, thus requiring less of my time.
I love health coaching, particularly how it empowers my clinical role, has improved my working life and relationship with it.
How talk can change our lives,
©better conversation 2016. All Rights Reserved. Please do not reproduce any material without prior consent.