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Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge

Series Editor: Gladeana McMahon, Stephen Palmer, Averil Leimon

The Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge series provides an accessible and lively introduction to key areas in the developing field of coaching.

Each book in the series is written by leading coaches with extensive experience and has a strong practical emphasis, including illustrative vignettes, summary boxes, exercises and activities.

Assuming no prior knowledge, these books will appeal to professionals in business, management, human resources, psychology, counselling and psychotherapy, as well as students and tutors of coaching and coaching psychology.

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  1. 101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques

    Edited by Gladeana McMahon, Anne Archer

    Series: Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge

    101 Coaching Strategies and Techniques provides focused, practical strategies to help the coach with their work. Each point provides a detailed explanation of the strategy together with potential pitfalls and solutions. Contributors from a range of coaching backgrounds are brought together to cover...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Coaching Relationship

    Putting People First

    Edited by Stephen Palmer, Almuth McDowall

    Series: Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge

    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...

    Published December 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Essential Life Coaching Skills

    By Angela Dunbar

    Series: Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge

    Essential Life Coaching Skills provides a comprehensive guide to the complete range and depth of skills required to succeed as a life coach. Angela Dunbar uses theoretical background alongside practical examples to provide a clear understanding of what makes a successful life coach. This book...

    Published August 4th 2009 by Routledge

  4. A Guide to Coaching and Mental Health

    The Recognition and Management of Psychological Issues

    By Andrew Buckley, Carole Buckley

    Series: Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge

    It is vital that coaches have the ability to recognise mental health problems in their clients, enabling them to make an informed decision about whether coaching is appropriate. A Guide to Coaching and Mental Health provides an indispensable introduction to the assessment of psychological...

    Published September 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  5. Achieving Excellence in Your Coaching Practice

    How to Run a Highly Successful Coaching Business

    By Gladeana McMahon, Stephen Palmer, Christine Wilding

    Series: Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge

    What are the essential skills needed to set up and run a successful coaching practice? Coaching is the new growth industry in the UK and coaching as a profession is increasingly becoming an attractive option for motivated professionals. Achieving Excellence in Your Coaching Practice provides a...

    Published November 16th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Essential Business Coaching

    By Averil Leimon, Gladeana McMahon, Francois Moscovici

    Series: Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge

    Do coaches need to be psychologists, business people or both? Essential Business Coaching offers a much-needed answer to the question of what makes a good business coach. The authors draw on 60 years of combined experience to provide an in-depth review of best practice and theory. They provide a...

    Published October 5th 2005 by Routledge

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