An Introduction to Coaching

1st Edition

Janice Dexter; Graham Dexter; Judy Irving
eISBN-13: 9781446241257

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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.

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ISBNs 9781849202992, 9781849202992, 1849202990, 9781849202992, 9781849202985, 9781849202985, 9781446241257, 9781446247822, 1446241254
Language English
Number of Pages 216
Edition 1st