In-Person Intensive Coach Training in Dallas, TX

In-Person Intensive Coach Training Program

Dallas, TX

April 20-25, 2020


Sheraton Dallas Hotel

Hotel Location

Sheraton Dallas Hotel
400 North Olive Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
Hotel website

In this Six-Day Program You Will Learn

Day 1 - Coaching Skills and Practice Development

  • The Five step coaching model
  • Difference between coaching and therapy
  • Coverage of ethical and legal issues
  • How to convert clinical skills to coaching skills
  • Coaching philosophy
  • Contraindications for coaching
  • Introduction to the use of assessments
  • How to develop a coaching plan
  • Introduction to specialty niche marketing to attract ideal clients
  • How to create high-fee teleconference groups ($250-$500/hour or more)
  • How to develop a national or international practice

Day 2 - Emotional Intelligence and Coaching

  • Key concepts of emotional intelligence
  • How emotional intelligence affects leadership
  • How emotion affects interpersonal relations and workplace performance
  • The key blocks to emotional intelligence
  • The emotional intelligence competency model
  • Assessment of emotional intelligence
  • Coaching the key skills of emotional intelligence
  • Model emotional intelligence programs
  • Best practices in coaching emotional intelligence

Day 3 - Executive Coaching: What You Need to Know

  • Boundaries, responsibilities, and ethical issues
  • Special concerns in executive coaching
  • Executive coaching model
  • Developing the executive coaching agenda
  • How to give constructive feedback
  • Using business language
  • Helpful coaching resources
  • Leadership research
  • Future trends affecting organizations and executives
  • Coaching executives in leadership skills
  • Implementing organizational change
  • Preventing burnout

Day 4 and 5 - How to Use Assessments in Coaching

  • Learn how to use four assessment tools:
    • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Step II Form Q
    • Spectrum CPI-260 Coaching Report
    • Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)
    • Auerbach Coaching Questionnaire
  • Learn how to integrate assessment results into your feedback coaching preparation process
  • Your results for four complete interpretive reports
  • Learn how to communicate assessment results
  • Observe modeling of how to incorporate assessments into coaching sessions
  • Practice giving assessment feedback
  • Learn the value of combining assessments and coaching
  • Learn how to identify “blindspots”, and recognize strengths
  • Learn personal and professional assessment-based coaching development strategies
  • Understand the ethical use of assessment tools
  • Video-taped demonstration of coaching sessions

Evenings of Day 4 and 5 - Appreciative Inquiry and Coaching

  • How to develop inquiries focused on client's strengths
  • Appreciated coaching and interviewing strategies
  • Research and principles of appreciative inquiry
  • Creating provocative propositions from interview data
  • How to assist clients to design steps to achieve dreams
  • fostering commitments in clients

Day 6 - Coaching Competency and Feedback Seminar

  • Practice coaching and receive real-time feedback from CEC Faculty
  • Coaching sessions are audio taped to provide the most extensive supportive feedback to the student
  • A lavish breakfast and lunch is included
  • This is our highest rated program
  • Required for Coach Certification

How to Use Assessments in Coaching Pre-Workshop Preparation

When you arrive at the workshop you will be given the computer generated interpretive reports of the assessments. Before the workshop you will complete the following assessments online:
  1. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Step II Form Q (MBTI)
  2. Spectrum CPI-260 Coaching Report
  3. Multi-Rater Leadership Assessment – Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)
  4. Auerbach Coaching Questionnaire


Jeffrey E. Auerbach, Ph.D., MCC, Andrea Molberg, Ph.D., Patricia Schwartz, MA, and Ana Montes, Ph.D., PCC

Refund/Cancellation/Change Policies

For In-Person Programs: Refunds: Up to three weeks before the first day of the program there is a $100 processing fee for refund requests. Please note that once you take an assessment the refund policy changes for this program. After you have taken an assessment, the refund policy is refunds are allowed up to twenty-one days before the start of a workshop, less a $200 fee.There are no refunds for whatever reason within three weeks of the start date of the workshop. Changes: If you need to change to a different workshop date than you were originally registered for, you are able to with the $100 administrative fee if two weeks advance notice is given. We apologize but there are no other changes for any reason within two weeks of the program start date. Unusual Circumstances: If a course location must be cancelled due to a natural disaster, pandemic, crisis or instructor illness, the seminar will be rescheduled. Specifically, in the event of a pandemic making it not advisable to travel to the workshop location, that in-person program will be conducted on the same dates and times as planned, in our online virtual classroom. If an individual is seriously ill and has a doctor's letter, or has reason to believe they may have been exposed to coronavirus, please let us know so we can discuss the situation, and discuss alternative training options/dates. For one's own benefit, and the welfare of the other participants, if someone is ill and likely contagious, it is requested they not attend that particular training program location/date, and contact us so we can further discuss alternate training dates.

Continuing Education: 44CE Hours for the full 6-Day program. Psychologists: CEC is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. CEC maintains responsibility for the program. MFTs and Social Worker Continuing Education: These courses meet the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE1780), as well as many other states. CEC is a NASW Approved Provider of continuing education (#886383501). ICF: Our 128 Hour Certified Personal and Executive Coach Certification is an International Coach Federation Accredited Program. Certification: Certification requires separate application and acceptance.

A Member of

  • ACTP: Accredited Coach Training Program
  • APA-approved sponsor
  • BCC: Board Certified Coach
  • PHR, SPHR, GPHR Approved Provider
  • IOC: Institute of Coaching