The Complete Handbook of Coaching, 2nd Edition

  • Elaine Cox Oxford Brookes University
  • Published By: Sage UK
  • ISBN-10: 1473904137
  • ISBN-13: 9781473904132
  • DDC: 658.3124
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 504 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This second edition provides the most comprehensive guide to the field of coaching, exploring a range of coaching theories and approaches, genres and settings, and professional issues. It supports trainees and professionals to identify and develop a personal style of coaching. Written by leading international authors, each chapter makes links between theory and practice and includes discussion questions to facilitate reflection on the topic, further reading suggestions, and case studies. This edition includes completely revised and updated chapters throughout, an additional emphasis on cross-cultural coaching and new chapters on Health and Wellness Coaching and Researching Coaching. The handbook is a unique resource that has helped thousands of practitioners and trainees from a variety of professions and multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including health, education, business and management and psychology, throughout their coaching career.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editors and Contributors.
1: Theoretical Approaches.
2: The Psychodynamic Approach to Coaching.
3: Cognitive Behavioural Coaching.
4: The Solution-Focused Approach to Coaching.
5: The Person-Centred Approach to Coaching.
6: The Gestalt Approach to Coaching.
7: Existential Coaching.
8: Ontological Coaching.
9: Narrative Coaching.
10: Psychological Development in Adulthood and Coaching.
11: The Transpersonal Approach to Coaching.
12: The Positive Psychology Approach to Coaching.
13: Transactional Analysis and Coaching.
14: The NLP Approach to Coaching.
15: Contexts and Genres.
16: Skills and Performance Coaching.
17: Developmental Coaching.
18: Transformational Coaching.
19: Executive and Leadership Coaching.
20: The Manager as Coach.
21: Team Coaching.
22: Peer Coaching.
23: Life Coaching.
24: Health and Wellness Coaching.
25: Career Coaching.
26: Cross-Cultural Coaching: A Paradoxical Perspective.
27: Mentoring in a Coaching World.
28: Professional Practice Issues.
29: The Future of Coaching as a Profession.
30: Coaching Supervision.
31: Coaching and Mental Health.
32: Continuing Professional Development for Coaches.
33: Ethics in Coaching.
34: Researching Coaching.