Jonathan Passmore, Tracy Sinclair

Becoming a Coach: The Essential ICF Guide, Second Edition

Incorporating the very latest standards and competencies in the field of coaching, Becoming a Coach, Second Edition sets out a wide range of coaching models and shows how they can be integrated and combined to provide the best possible service to clients.

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£32.95

Description

How can you become the very best coach you can be? Becoming a Coach provides all the knowledge and inspiration needed to reflect on who you are, what you do, and how you can develop as a professional coach. Drawing on the latest ICF coach competence framework and up-to-date coaching research, the authors set out a wide range of contemporary coaching models and techniques and show how they can be integrated in order to deliver an evidence-based coaching service to the very highest professional standards. Deepening readers’ understanding of core competencies and broadening thinking on how to apply them in practice, Becoming a Coach is the is the only book to align directly with the world’s most widely accepted and up-to-date professional coaching guidance. As such, it is a perfect foundational resource for any coaching practice, and the ideal textbook for any coaching education programme.

Audience

The book is aimed at students on postgraduate coaching courses, especially those accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF). It should also find a much broader readership of practitioners and trainees interested in a comprehensive introduction to the diverse array of contemporary coaching tools and models.

Details

Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd

ISBN: 9781803883113

Publication Date: August 2023

 

Content

SECTION 1:
SETTING THE SCENE

Introduction:
1. The journey towards maturity
2. What is coaching?
3. Who am I?
4. Who are my clients?

SECTION 2:
DEVELOPING CORE COACHING COMPETENCES

Introduction:
5. Introducing the ICF Core Competency Model
6. Demonstrates Ethical Practice
7. Embodies a Coaching Mindset
8. Establishes and Maintains Agreements
9. Cultivates Trust and Safety
10. Maintains Presence
11. Listens Actively
12. Evokes Awareness
13. Facilitates Client Growth

SECTION 3:
APPROACHES TO COACHING

Introduction:
14. Universal Eclectic Coaching Approach
15. Behavioural Approach and GROW model
16. Humanistic approach and Time to Think model
17. Cognitive behavioural approach and ABCDEF model
18. Gestalt approach and Chairwork
19. Solution focused approach and OSKAR model
20. Systemic approach and Force Field model
21. Psychodynamic Coaching and Transference
22. Integration

SECTION 4:
COACHING PRACTICE

Introduction
23. Ethical practice
24. Contracting with Clients
25. Taking and managing coaching notes
26. Maintaining presence through mindfulness

SECTION 5:
DEVELOPING YOUR PRACTICE

Introduction
27. Personal development plans
28. CPD
29. Supervision
30. Reflective Practice
31. Mentor coaching
32. Coaching Knowledge Assessment
33. Progressing your coaching skills

SECTION 6:
TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

Introduction

34. Coaching Tools
35. Resources

Authors

Jonathan Passmore is Professor of Coaching and Behaviour Change at Henley Business School. He directs Henley’s Centre for Coaching, which delivers training to more than 300 graduate students per year, and previously designed the UK’s first Coaching Psychology degree program at UEL. He has written or edited over thirty practitioner and academic books, and in 2019 was named the world’s #1 coach for leadership psychology at the Thinkers50 Marshall Goldsmith Awards.

Tracy Sinclair is an Executive and Board Level Coach, leadership development designer/facilitator and public speaker. She is Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is a trained Coaching Supervisor, Mentor Coach and ICF Assessor. She was President of the UK ICF from 2013-2014 and has been an ICF Global Board Director since 2016.

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