Keeping the Flame Alive: How a Coach Can Help Clients Avoid Burnout
Our clients come to us in hopes of making positive changes in their lives and businesses. Burnout gets in the way of that. Let’s look at what the research tells us about burnout syndrome. It has become more prevalent in our fast-paced society in both professional and personal arenas, affecting children as well as adults. This course will equip coaches to recognize what burnout is and is not; how to distinguish burnout from depression in order to refer appropriately; and identify personal and institutional risks factors that make burnout more likely. You will learn interventions to manage burnout to share with your clients whether they are corporate CEOs, helping professionals, moms, or maybe even yourself.
1. Distinguish between and define stress, depression, and burnout.
2. Identify three personal and professional risk factors that contribute to burnout syndrome.
3. Name three personal and three institutional strategies to address and prevent professional burnout.
This course will address the following ICF Core Competencies:
A. Setting the Foundation 1. Meeting Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards
B. Co-creating the Relationship 3. Establishing Trust and Intimacy with the Client
C. Communicating Effectively 5. Active Listening 7. Direct Communication
D. Facilitating Learning and Results 8. Creating Awareness 9. Designing Actions
Melissa Page Deutsch, M.S., CCC-SLP, CPCC, ACC, is a dually credentialed personal development coach and licensed, certified speech-language pathologist. She has published, led seminars, and spoken nationally on creative and empowering ways to navigate professional transitions, recover from burnout, and manage the inner critic. Her innovative personal development workshops are praised for their creativity, practicality, and lasting impact on attendees.
Melissa’s background includes published academic research, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction training, and several years of clinical experience helping adults with communication and cognitive challenges. Her coaching draws on cutting edge research, proven ancient wisdom practices, and an unshakeable trust in the wisdom within each of her clients to help them to create a life of joy and meaning aligned with their unique values and sense of purpose.
Location: ***NEW LOCATION****
Bryant and Stratton College
301 Centre Pointe Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(It is off Baxter Road, just off Independence)
· Guests -$30 (USD)
· Members & Affiliates -$20.00 (USD)
CCEUs offered: 1.5