The Coaching Relationship discusses how we can integrate process perspectives such as the quality of the coach-coachee relationship, and professional perspectives including the influences of training and supervision, for more effective outcomes.
Stephen Palmer and Almuth McDowall bring together experts from the field of coaching to discuss different aspects of the coach-coachee relationship, topics covered include:
the interpersonal perspectivethe role of assessmentethical issuescultural influencesissues of power.
The book also includes a chapter on the interpersonal relationship in the training and supervision of coaches to provide a complete overview of how the coaching relationship can contribute to successful coaching
Illustrated throughout with case studies and client dialogue, The Coaching Relationship is essential reading for practicing coaches and coaching psychologists wishing to learn more about the interpersonal aspects of coaching.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 x 20 mm
This is a must read for anybody in the field, and anybody interested in caring relationships more generally...you won't be disappointed." - Cary L. Cooper, From the Foreword
"There is something here for every taste... and comprehensive reading lists will satisfy the academically inclined while reflective practice questions at the end of each chapter will give the more pragmatic member of the profession much food for thought." - Philippa Hain, Assessment Matters
"I found this book to be a valuable guide to the coaching relationship. Throughout the text, I appreciated the reflexive questions at the end of each chapter, which encouraged the reader to apply the theory of the text to their own coaching practice. I believe that there is much to be gained here for both novice and more experienced coaching psychologists alike." - Dr Jennifer Nash, The Coaching Psychologist, Volume 6, Issue 1, June 2010
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