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Addictive Behaviours Coaching

Specialist Training for Coaches, Coaches in Training and Healthcare Professionals. A one of a kind, interactive live online course

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Do you have clients who are highly stressed, in burnout or in caring roles? Overwhelmed professionals? Or simply clients who, for some reason are not meeting their goals? Are you interested in learning cutting edge, evidence-based tools to support your clients and grow your practice?

If you are a; coach, coach in training, therapist, counsellor, doctor, nurse, holistic healer, work in mental health or a client facing caring role? Then this ground-breaking new approach is for you.

It supports individuals and/or groups in understanding stress and trauma, and provides a toolkit of science-based, healthy coping strategies and enabling creation of sustainable change.

“In a world where more of us are struggling with anxiety and stress, and many of us forming addictive behaviours to cope, or numb out, this is a course has arrived just in time to help. Any coach wanting to support their clients transform their lives, manage stress, anxiety, addictive behaviours of all kinds, book a place now. It’s a brilliant course, led by two exceptional people.” - Clare Richmond

In this course you will acquire skills and understanding about:

  • Why we form habits.
  • How these may become addictive behaviours.
  • How to empower change.
  • How to make change sustainable in the long term.

Devised using evidence based scientific and holistic methodologies including:

  • Neuroscience and habit change methodology
  • Positive psychology and The Science of Happiness
  • Polyvagal theory and autonomic nervous system regulation.
  • Addiction and trauma recovery
  • Coaching

This course will enable you to help clients/patients reach their full potential and live happier more balanced lives.

“Kate and Mandy have absolutely blown me away, not only in their delivery of the Addictive Behaviours Coaching programme, but also in terms of the amount of work and research that has gone into it.” - Nikki

Why is Addictive Behaviour Coaching Relevant Right Now?

Once seen as a problem of a few and a niche area of coaching, understanding about Addictive Habits has now entered the mainstream conversation and this course will show exactly why it’s relevant to everyone, whatever their age or walk of life.

Modern life is stressful, fast- paced, success- driven and competitive. Where there is stress there are unhealthy coping strategies. Be it reaching for a glass of wine at the end of the day, scrolling on dating Apps, eBay shopping or gaming, in this era of unprecedented stress and the trappings of quick fixes and technology people are increasingly developing problematic and addictive habitual behaviours.

“I would recommend this course to anyone even remotely interested in this area. I have come away full of excitement for my future coaching, and I am already using some of the tools and practices we learnt in my own life. There aren’t enough stars available to review just how good this course is.” - Sarah Newlands

Will It Suit You?

This new approach to Addictive Behaviour Coaching has been designed to arm coaches and healthcare practitioners with a vast resource bank of techniques along with the knowledge they need to be a leading light in this field. This programme will give you the essential foundations required to build a new type of toolkit which will enable you to unlock the next layer of potential for your clients.

This course is experiential and practical, arming you with all the skills to start working in this area. Afterwards, access to our Alumni Community provides you with continued support and a network for your on going development in this important area of coaching.

It can be used:

  • 1-2-1 or in groups with clients/patients who are seeking behavioural change.
  • As a training to build awareness in business or in individuals
  • Your own personal development.

Mental health, corporate social responsibility and wellbeing are all key areas for growth in coaching. This course will be an excellent and valuable asset to your practice.

Work or Success Addiction


Business owners and entrepreneurs on work and/or success addiction.

Technology/Phone Addiction


Young people and parents trying to navigate technology addiction.

Parental Pressures


Parents trying to juggle children, careers and the external pressures of life through the lens of social media and perfectionism.

Grey Area Drinking


This emerging term defines the very common use of alcohol being used habitually as a stress reliever or treat. This is a powerful area in which coaching can help clients who have identified having a problematic relationship with alcohol to develop healthy coping strategies and change their habits and behaviour.

Low self-worth, motivation or purpose


As this course draws from the Science of Happiness and Positive Psychology it will to enable individuals find a path to a more meaningful life. We focus on intentional living to find greater balance and calm and to work in alignment with their values and goals in a sustainable way.

Problematic relationships with people, places or things.


Individuals who find themselves in a toxic relationship with a substance, person, thing or behaviour and this destructive repetitive habit brings them shame and unhappiness and they want to break out of these cycles.

Coping with Impactful Life Experiences


Individuals dealing with limiting beliefs or after difficult and trying times such as grief, job loss or an impactful or traumatic experience.

What will you learn

Live online interactive training with our industry experts, jam-packed with coaching models and tools that will be transformational for both you and your clients.

To achieve your certificate you will need to complete;

  • A Coaching Academy Learning Record Sheet for each live accelerator day showing the use of the core competencies and tools (the Core Competencies will be shared in your training materials and by your trainers).
  • A multiple choice test based on the core competencies of the training
  • Carry out a 15-30minute professional discussion with one of the trainers on a given topic to describe how you would put your newly learnt skills into action with your clients.

Full details and support will be given with your training materials and also by your trainers.

An overview of the course

Module 1

Defining the scope of addictive behaviours and habit change, Neuroscience of the Addictive Brain:

  • Defining Behaviours that are addictive
  • Understanding the biology of the brain in relation to habits and triggers.
  • Exploring the dopamine loop and its relationship to cravings and rewards.
  • How to work with the brain
  • Neuroplasticity

Modalities and Theories for Habit Change Part 1

  • Stages of Change
  • Motivational Interviewing
Module 2

Modalities and Theories for Habit Change Part 2

  • PERMA Model
  • Laws of Habit Change
  • Recovery Coaching - BEEPS
  • Behind the Behaviour: Factors that influence our habits and predisposition to addictive behaviours.
  • Neurodiversity
  • OUTER RESOURCES: Stress management and tools for modern lives.
  • INNER RESOURCES: Shame, self-compassion and boundaries.

Making and breaking habits. Working with triggers and creating strategies against relapse into old behaviour patterns. Stumbling blocks - Cross addiction.

Module 3

Practical Application

  • Discovery Call
  • Intake Session
  • T-GROW Session using habit change specialism
  • Brief intervention model
  • BALANCE model - holistic approach to wellbeing and behaviour change
Module 4

BALANCE resources continued:

  • Brain / Body Connection
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Feelings and Emotions
  • Autonomic Nervous System and Polyvagal Theory

Scope of Practice

  • Referral and best practice
  • Resources
  • The importance of a trauma informed and inclusive practice.

Your coaching practice:

  • Ideal client, power statement, finding your niche.

Plus: Two optional mentoring sessions to build, support and grow your business offering and define your niche.

Module 1 Module 2 Module 3 Module 4

Defining the scope of addictive behaviours and habit change, Neuroscience of the Addictive Brain:

  • Defining Behaviours that are addictive
  • Understanding the biology of the brain in relation to habits and triggers.
  • Exploring the dopamine loop and its relationship to cravings and rewards.
  • How to work with the brain
  • Neuroplasticity

Modalities and Theories for Habit Change Part 1

  • Stages of Change
  • Motivational Interviewing

Modalities and Theories for Habit Change Part 2

  • PERMA Model
  • Laws of Habit Change
  • Recovery Coaching - BEEPS
  • Behind the Behaviour: Factors that influence our habits and predisposition to addictive behaviours.
  • Neurodiversity
  • OUTER RESOURCES: Stress management and tools for modern lives.
  • INNER RESOURCES: Shame, self-compassion and boundaries.

Making and breaking habits. Working with triggers and creating strategies against relapse into old behaviour patterns. Stumbling blocks - Cross addiction.

Practical Application

  • Discovery Call
  • Intake Session
  • T-GROW Session using habit change specialism
  • Brief intervention model
  • BALANCE model - holistic approach to wellbeing and behaviour change

BALANCE resources continued:

  • Brain / Body Connection
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Feelings and Emotions
  • Autonomic Nervous System and Polyvagal Theory

Scope of Practice

  • Referral and best practice
  • Resources
  • The importance of a trauma informed and inclusive practice.

Your coaching practice:

  • Ideal client, power statement, finding your niche.

Plus: Two optional mentoring sessions to build, support and grow your business offering and define your niche.

Join this ground-breaking course and start making a difference to people’s lives today.

If you are a qualified coach or healthcare professional who wants to build their business or add to their existing skills with new tools, then mastering the art of addictive behaviours coaching will definitely be for you. Add specialist tools to your repertoire and support your clients/patients achieve success.

With 4 live, interactive, virtual training days along with the bonus of 2 Group Mentoring Sessions, this unique course allows you to qualify as an Addictive Behaviours Coach.

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