There are many ways to become a life coach in Switzerland. These are the two ways I know:
The certified life coach
There are many schools in Switzerland offering coaching training in German, French and Italian,. Recently there is a new option to become a life coach in Switzerland in English: the Certified Success Choices Life Coaching Training. This course focusses on psychological coaching methods that produce results in the client's behaviour in an effective way using the client's own solution system.
This is an intensive training program in English designed to prepare individuals to facilitate formal coaching engagements to help their clients to build solutions, to thrive, to find their way in life. The methods are from psychological coaching, they are goal-oriented and based on positive psychology, solution focused brief therapy, systemic and gestalt coaching and cognitive neuroscience, all methods are integrated under the philosophy of Success Choices meta skills of coaching.
The training uses theoretical and practical knowledge from the following methods in psychological coaching:
All these methods are integrated under the approach of Success Choices meta skills and phases of coaching. If you want to get to know the Success Choices meta skills of coaching come to our info event on November 2016.
Life coach without formal training
There are many people who are working as life coaches and executive coaches without having learned any formal training. Some of them come from the business and sport field and others have no background at all.
Some steps further are....
Maria Griselda Mueller
is a professional coach specialized in expats and cross-cultural support. She is originally from Venezuela, has lived in more than ten countries around the world and has a Master certification in psychological coaching.