Psychology Coaching Mysteries: Why Pain is Great in Emotional Coaching

In psychology coaching, the people who are in the greatest pain will make the most rapid changes.  Why does this more emotional coaching model work?  When you’re in pain, you’re much more motivated to seek a way out than when you’re comfortable.  And you’ll pay attention to what you’ll learn in an emotional coaching model in a way that’s very different than a psychology coaching model with a more left-brained approach.

Emotional Coaching Gains its Effectivness by Utilizing Heightened Senses


Psychology coaching is based on the model that the brain is like a big hard drive on a computer; recording everything.  It’s interesting that the higher the emotional state a person is in when an event takes place, the more prominent those memories will be.  It doesn’t matter whether these intense emotional states are pleasure or pain.  This is one of the reasons why emotional coaching is so effective.

Psychology Coaching Uses Emotional Events to Link to Core Belief Systems and Values


You don’t remember brushing your teeth, but you’ll remember something like your first kiss.  In psychology coaching these are referred to as significant emotional events.  In the book of your life, these events would have Post-it notes sticking out of that chapter or page.  In emotional coaching, we look at these events as links to your belief systems and values.

Changing the Way a Client Thinks About Something is Obtainable Through Emotional Coaching


What we learn from significant emotional events in our lives determines what we believe and what we value.  And these beliefs will determine how we live our lives.  Psychology coaching, and more specifically emotional coaching, can help people get different results in their lives in a very short time just by re-wiring the brain.

In psychology coaching and emotional coaching, transformation occurs by taking out the old hard drive and re-installing a newer, more empowering version.  The likelihood of doing this successfully depends to a great extent on the client’s emotional state.  Thankfully we are set up so that the more pain your client is experiencing, the easier it is to get them to decide to make changes in their life.

Colette Seymann

JTS Advisors Bi-Designated Strategy and Accountability Coach

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