Chapter 1: Introduction to Emotion Coaching covers how kids turn out, emotion dismissing parens, Emotion Coaching parents, and what Emotion Coaching is. By increasing emotional awareness and communication skills, this program improves your emotional responsiveness and, in turn, creates emotionally intelligent children. Recorded before a live audience in Seattle, the videos are divided into 6 chapters that each contain an informative discussion from Drs. John and Julie Gottman, along with invaluable “Try This” exercises that are below each video.
Before you start, click here to read the Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting introduction.
Section 1: Introduction to the Workshop (5 minutes)
It’s time to start digging in. Begin with the first “Try This” exercise:
- Activity 1: Remembering Life as a Child
Section 2: How Kids Turn Out (3 minutes)
Section 3: What are Emotion Dismissing Parents? (7 minutes)
Section 4: What are Emotion Coaching Parents? (5 minutes)
Section 5: What is Emotion Coaching? (6 minutes)
Now that you have concluded Chapter 1 of Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting video program, complete the last two “Try This” exercises:
- Activity 2: Recognizing an Emotion Coaching versus Emotion Dismissing Response
- Activity 3: Meta-Emotions, Learning How you Family Handed Feelings
Congratulations on completing Chapter 1: Introduction to Emotion Coaching! You are one step closer to becoming an Emotion Coach. If you’re ready to continue learning, click below to purchase the full Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting video program, which includes 11 “Try This” exercises, 2.5 hours of streaming video, and 42 pages of research-based content created by Drs. John and Julie Gottman.