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Life Coach Quiz
1. A client shares a story about everything that’s going wrong in her life. The coach reflects that it sounds like she feels frustrated and tired and feels like no one cares about her. What is this an example of?
Belief in the client
Accountability for actions
Pulling out the main points and concerns of the client
Examining the client’s family dynamic
2. Why is clear communication so important in sessions with clients?
Makes clients feel important
Helps clients see the truth
Helps client respect coach
Maximizes positive impact in client’s life
3. Why is genuine concern about a client important?
Helps build trust
Helps coaches get more business
It helps the coach listen better
It reproduces relationships from the client’s past
4. Which of the following is NOT considered a “parameter of coaching”?
How to schedule
Length of Session
5. What is the difference between a coach and psychotherapist?
A coach and a psychotherapist are the same thing
Coaches deal with mental illness, psychotherapists do not
Psychotherapists focus on mental illness, coaches do not
Coaches dislike psychotherapy
6. A client comes into session and has not done any work on their goals from the following week. What is the coach’s responsibility?
To tell the client they did a good job
To get angry with the client
To confront the client about their lack of striving on their goals in supportive ways
To ignore the issue and continue the session as though the goals were never set the week before
7. _________________ help clients understand concepts with greater depth and sophistication?
In depth explanations
Metaphors and analogies
Fables and fairytales
8. Which of the following is NOT an ethical principle important to coaching?
Setting up a coaching agreement before sessions
No sexual relationships with clients
Keep client information confidential
Refuse service to people you don’t like
9. Every coaching session should include ______________.
A coaching agreement
Review of the relevant research
A summary of what should be accomplished that day
Recognition of the client’s issues and their accomplishments
10. A client comes to you who normally feels very positively about his career. He stated that his job is about to change and he is no longer going to be involved in pursuing his passions. The client states that he’s feeling really low and sad but stated that he wishes to talk about his work during today’s session. What’s the best way for you to proceed as the coach?
Ask the client to tell you all about his day
Tell the client what you agreed to work on a specific goal in the last session and that this is inflexible
Discuss with the client what they’d like to get out of today’s session so that you’re both clear going forward
Give the client a lecture about the importance of passion in one’s career