FAQ’s – Shinnick Method – Changing Dyslexia Coaching
1. How long does the coaching programme take?
The coaching programme takes between 3 and 6 hours depending on the level of Dyslexia that you have. Beyond that there is some learning to catch up on.
2. Do I need to repeat the Coaching Programme?
Clients find they don’t need to repeat the Shinnick Method – Changing Dyslexia Coaching, because we’re coaching them on learning strategies that they didn’t get taught. Once they’ve learned these it’s like any skill you learn, you know it, you’ve got it and will use it going forward.
3. Can I become a Shinnick Method – Changing Dyslexia Coach?
We have trained Coaches previously and are reviewing that process to encompass wider learning challenges. Once that has been reviewed we will be available and training these publicly again. That will occur in 2018.
We have a specific programme for clients and regardless of your prior training, we require that you have clients go through the programme as we train it. The process looks simple and is in reality quite technical. The client experience is that it is easy, fun and words and letters just suddenly untangle for the first time.
4. Where is the Shinnick Method – Changing Dyslexia Coaching available?
Currently it’s available with a number of Coaches around New Zealand, England, Ireland, Singapore and Australia. You can also experience the Coaching via TeleEducation sessions. In the next 12 months that will expand to the USA, further in New Zealand, Ireland, England, Singapore, Japan, France and Spain.
5. Where was the Shinnick Method developed?
It’s been developed in New Zealand through research and development being done by Des Shinnick who works at www.vivachi.co.nz . He’s been working away on a number of treatments and has developed highly successful methods for treating depression, anxiety, dyslexia, ADHD, trauma and anger or rage.
These treatments and coaching programmes are all medication free.
6. Is there any research?
There is growing research on talking therapies with most being done around CBT. Shinnick Method have had their treatments in Clinical Trial and strongly support Research and Clinical Trials. The first stage is product development, then use in Clinic to refine and build successful results, then training other Professionals, and we’ve been doing that. The next stage is Clinical Trials.
We’ve run Shinnick Method – Changing Dyslexia Progamme since 2009 with over a 90% success rate in practice. We are now taking this to the world.
7. How successful is the treatment?
The Programme has a very high level of success. Typically around 90% in practice. And this is for children and adults, at our Practice or in schools.
8. Is this safe?
Yes. The Shinnick Method – Changing Dyslexia Coaching programme involves coaching you on new skills. The skills coach you the core skill that allows words and letters to untangle and finally make sense. From there students gain an enthusiasm for learning and change happens rapidly. Check our video testimonials. This is a life changing experience for adult clients and for younger students.
9. Is there an age restriction on the Shinnick Method – Changing Dyslexia Coaching?
We’ve Coached clients from 6 to 40 years old successfully. The only age restriction is that they are able to communicate and follow instructions. Typically we tend to see children from 8 years old when the problem has been clearly identified. Where we’ve worked with 6 year olds i tends to be in a school environment. It’s amazing watching the moment the change occurs and words make sense.