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CORE CLASSES
S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are

Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success – Laura Whitworth
• Changing for Good – James Prochaska

Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set
Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success – Laura Whitworth
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – Carol Dweck
• Changing for Good – James Prochaska

The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge
Why Meditate? Working with Thoughts and Emotions – Mattieu Ricard
The Mind’s Own Physician: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the Healing Power of Meditation – Richie Davidson & John Kabat-Zinn
Most Intimate: A Zen Approach to Life’s Challenges – Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – Carol Dweck, PhD.

Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth
Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success – Laura Whitworth
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life – Marshal Rosenberg, PhD.
Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution. – Brene Brown, PhD, LMSW
• Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to YourselfKristin Neff


ELECTIVES 
The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive Psychology & Somatic Coaching

EMDR Solutions II: For Depression, Eating Disorders, Performance and More – edited by Robin Shapiro
• Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – Carol Dweck

Mindful Eating: Mindful Life
Mindful Eating: Mindful Life, How to Change the Habits That Sabotage Your Life – Mary Ann Wallace (Iyer), MD
• The HeartMath Solution: The Institute of HeartMath’s Revolutionary Program for Engaging the Power of the Heart’s Intelligence – Doc Lew Childre, Howard Martin, and Donna Beach (RECOMMENDED)

If Steve Jobs Were Your Coach: Leadership Skills to Thrive
Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson
• Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – Carol Dweck

Writing, Creativity & The Mindful Coach
Writing as a Path to Awakening – Albert Flynn DeSilver
• Mindset: The New Psychology of Success – Carol Dweck

Body Electric
The Awakening Body: Somatic Meditation for Discovering Our Deepest Life by Reginald A. Ray
• Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People Toward Success by Laura Whitworth
• Personal journal for self-exploration exercises

Mentor Coaching – Group
Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World – Mattieu Ricard


RECOMMENDED READING
Go Put Your Strengths to Work: 6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance by Marcus Buckingham
StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths. Find Your Edge. Win at Work. by Marcus Buckingham
Good Business: Leadership, Flow, and the Making of Meaning by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
A Life Worth Living: Contributions to Positive Psychology edited by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Isabella Selega Csikzentmihalyi
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Handbook to Higher Consciousness by Ken Keyes, Jr.
• How to Relax by Thich Nhat Hanh
• A Primer in Positive Psychology by Christopher Peterson
Pursuing the Good Life: 100 Reflections on Positive Psychology by Christopher Peterson
Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification by Christopher Peterson and Martin E. P. Seligman
The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz
Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being by Martin E. P. Seligman