This is an excellent, no-nonsense introduction to the field of coaching for developing practitioners. Using a rich array of examples from both life and business coaching, the book covers:
o foundations of coaching
o coaching processes
o the range of coaching models, skills, attitudes and methods
o the psychological underpinnings to the main theoretical approaches to coaching, e.g. cognitive, TA, NLP
o different applications of coaching e.g in life-, executive- , or career-coaching
o key professional issues such as ethics, evidence-based practice and contracts.
o how to present and market your coaching identity and skills.
Blending theory and practice, with examples and exercises, the book is aimed at professionals from a range of backgrounds, whether therapeutic, educational or business in orientation, who want to expand and transfer their skills to the coaching profession. It is essential reading on all coaching & mentoring courses.
Janice Russell is a freelance trainer and researcher in counselling and supervision. She is an Associate Tutor at the University of Durham and has undertaken extensive work in issues of sexuality and sexual abuse.
Coaching: The Foundations Models of Coaching Skills and Processes of Coaching Learning and Transformation: Ways That Change Minds Motivation and Transformation: Ways That Change Minds Broadening Horizons and Setting Goals Beyond Procrastination and Making Plans That Work Professional Issues in Becoming a Coach Being out There: Presenting and Marketing Coaching A Final Word