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Coaching - What Really Works



March 2021 | 183 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This is your essential companion to being a coach. Author Jenny Rogers distills her decades of experience to guide you through the challenges and pitfalls, joys and rewards, and dos and don’ts of coaching. Whether you are a qualified coach many years into practice, or a trainee moving into your first placement, the book provides a treasure trove of practical strategies and skills, theories and concepts that will enhance your practice. It captures what it takes to be a successful coach, and will support and inspire you to become a more confident, self-reflective practitioner.  
 
Introduction
 
1. Making sure that you have a real client
 
2. Drawing those boundaries
 
3. Negotiating the confidentiality maze
 
4. Listening for the client’s boundaries
 
5. Staying within your areas of competence
 
6. Breaking the boundaries
 
7. Faking it is not making it
 
8. Switching off judgement
 
9. Looking openly at the coach-client relationship
 
10. Being authentic
 
11. Exploring the backstory
 
12. Understanding attachment
 
13. Becoming trauma-aware
 
14. Avoiding the lure of rescuing
 
15. Working with rescuers
 
16. Coaching the perfectionist
 
17. Getting away from endless intellectualizing
 
18. Using psychometrics wisely
 
19. Giving feedback – carefully
 
20. Collecting bespoke feedback for clients
 
21. Understanding that change isn’t as easy as it may look
 
22. Working with Loss
 
23. Coaching through crisis
 
24. Working on life purpose
 
25. Putting away the toolbox
 
26. Understanding the challenges of becoming a coach
 
27. Continuing to learn, staying connected
 
28. Remembering that you are vulnerable too
 
29. Getting a supervisor
 
Conclusion
 
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