International Coach Federation Switzerland

24-10-2019 - ICF Chapter Meeting Suisse Romande

Coaches, let's get these Wheels rolling!

Speaker:  Ellen Kocher


There are many spokes on the wheel of life. First, we are here to explore new possibilities.” - Ray Charles

Breaking down the “Wheel of Life » to get to the hub of coaching with a client-centered approach to rolling toward goals and beyond! As most coaches know, a typical “Wheel of Life” exercise entails assessing, with the client, the strength of each spoke to see how balanced the wheel as a whole feels at a given moment in time.

Since unbalanced wheels are more likely to wobble and crash, this exercise is useful to help identify potential source areas of imbalance.

Though such wheels are commonly used to initiate the focus for coaching work, Through this workshop I want to show how wheels can be further developed, refined, and utilized throughout the entire coaching process to support both client clarity of direction and optimal growth. In addition, this succession gives coaches a simple, pragmatic means for putting into practice many of the core competencies

established by the ICF. 


Learning objectives and outcomes for professional coaches:

  • To acquire and take home a new tool to be applied to any type of coaching
  • To practice using the tool in a large group
  • To practice using the tool in a small, focused group of like-minded coaches
  • To benefit from a live group Health Coaching Session! 

ICF Core Competencies

  • Direct communication
  • Managing progress and accountability
  • Coaching presence
  • Planning and goal setting
  • Active listening
  • Designing actions
  • Powerful questioning 

About the speaker

Ellen Kocher is an Economist, Masters in Health and Wellness Coaching / Nutrition, ICF Associate Certified Coach, Certified Health Coach and Licensed Mindful Eating Coach.
She was educated in the United States and has been living in Switzerland for over 30 years.

As a Management Consultant in the Finance Industry, faced with corporate responsibilities and extensive travel for 10 years, she understands the challenges of a busy working lifestyle for both men and women.
In 2003 Ellen lost 20 kilos through nutrition and lifestyle change and has dedicated the past 14 years to coaching professionals and to workplace wellness. Ellen promotes a non-diet, weight-neutral, mindfulness-based approach to eating, physical activity, holistic health, and self-care.
She has coached individuals and groups in over 20 multinational organizations and companies to empower them to go from knowing what to do to actually doing it ! 


Participants will get 2 CCEUs for having taken part to this workshop. 


18h30 – registration & networking

19h – workshop

21h – Apero & networking


CHF 10 - ICF Swiss members

CHF 20 - ICF global members

CHF 40 - for non-ICF members 


Language English

Organized by ICF Suisse Romande

your ICF Suisse Romande team: 

Veronica De la Fuente
Catherine Hickel
Malin Spratt
Martina Liaudat
Daniel Ahlers
Cindy Rosset
Sonia Nocera
Mario Bucciarelli


More participants thanks to online event management solutions from XING Events.


Armée du Salut

Rue Centrale 23

1110 Morges

in a central pedestrian zone, 2 minutes walking distance from the CFF train station


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