What is resilience?
This course aims to introduce students to a variety of positive psychology coaching theories, tools, and techniques that can be utilized to enhance resilience, both in themselves and others. Through this course, students will develop and reflect on a range of skills, including client assessment, coaching conversations that promote resilience, and interventions that facilitate resilience-building.
In addition, this course provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in reflective and reflexive practices. Through in-class activities that challenge and inspire, students will be encouraged to review their own resilience so that they can collaborate more effectively with others.
This course is particularly relevant for positive psychology coaches, life coaches, business coaches, as well as coaches and therapists who embrace evidence-based coaching approaches.
Alison is an educator and researcher on resilience and is also a research supervisor in the Master of Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (MAPPCP) program at the University of East London.
On top of being a certified counsellor, she is also a coach and graduate of MAPPCP program. Her PhD research studied resilience in enduringly chronically challenging situations.
Alison has presented her research findings on resilience, hope, and optimism at several industry conferences. She is most inspired by the courage that people have to share their challenges and change their lives. Alison truly lives out the philosophies of positive psychology, and both the people around her and those she helps clearly see the impact and difference it has made to her own life.