Handbook of Coaching Psychology : A Guide for Practitioners

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-23
  • Publisher: Routledge

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The Handbook of Coaching Psychology provides a clear perspective on this emerging area of professional practice. The book begins with a mixture of personal and factual narratives on the historical and current context of coaching and coaching psychology. Stephen Palmer, Alison Whybrow and leading coaching psychologists and coaches outline recent developments in the profession, providing the reader with straightforward insights into the application of eleven different psychological approaches to coaching practice, including: solution focused coaching psychodynamic and systems-psychodynamic coaching narrative coaching cognitive behavioural coaching. Part III of the book considers the coach-client relationship, coach development and professional boundaries, together with issues of diversity and sustainability. The final part covers coaching initiatives in organisations and supervision. Lastly, the editors introduce professional bodies and indicateresources available to those involved in coaching. The Handbook of Coaching Psychology is an essential resource for practising coaching psychologists, coaches, human resource and management professionals, and those interested in the psychology underpinning their coaching practice.

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsp. x
Notes on the editors and contributorsp. xii
Forewordp. xvii
Prefacep. xix
Coaching psychology: an introductionp. 1
Perspectives and research in coaching psychologyp. 21
Past, present and future: the evolution of professional coaching and coaching psychologyp. 23
Integrating positive psychology and coaching psychology: shared assumptions and aspirations?p. 40
Research: does coaching work?p. 57
Coaching psychology: approachesp. 71
Behavioural coachingp. 73
Cognitive behavioural coaching: an integrative approachp. 86
An existential approach to coaching psychologyp. 118
Gestalt coachingp. 133
Motivational Interviewing: a specific approach for coaching psychologistsp. 160
Narrative coaching and psychology of learning from multicultural perspectivesp. 174
NLP coachingp. 193
Person-centred coaching psychologyp. 211
Conversational learning: applying personal construct psychology in coachingp. 229
Psychodynamic and systems-psychodynamics coachingp. 253
Solution-focused coachingp. 278
Understanding relationships, diversity and development in coaching and coaching psychologyp. 293
Reappraising the coach-client relationship: the unassuming change agent in coachingp. 295
A cognitive-developmental approach for coach developmentp. 325
Role of coaching psychology in defining boundaries between counselling and coachingp. 351
Coaching and diversityp. 367
Using psychometrics in coachingp. 385
Sustainable practicep. 405
Concepts to support the integration and sustainability of coaching initiatives within organisationsp. 407
Coaching psychology supervision: luxury or necessity?p. 431
Afterwordp. 449
Coaching and coaching psychology professional bodiesp. 450
Coaching and coaching psychology related journalsp. 451
University-based coaching psychology units and centresp. 453
Indexp. 455
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