My Work

My Work

My Work

Listening whilst suspending judgement about what is being presented ...

An effective coaching session builds on a well established working relationship between the coach and the coachee.

My working process is grounded in Positive Psychology which is an evidence based approach to coaching. My work is informed by Existential Coaching Theory; Gestalt Coaching; Clean Language; and the Person Centred approach to coaching. Above all, my work is relational.  

Sessions

I specialise in Life and Performance coaching, for individuals and teams. Contact me to arrange a preliminary meeting so I can answer your questions and set up our coaching schedule. Sessions, either face to face or via Skype, are typically an hour in duration and two to four sessions a month. Each schedule is bespoke and designed together. 

Goals

Some people arrive with a clear awareness of what they want to achieve. However, goals may emerge out of the conversations between myself and the coachee. 

We live in a ‘complex’ and ‘chaotic’ world, that does not always follow a linear pathway. Taking time to get to know a client’s identity, values, resources and aspirations enhances the quality of the working relationship which promotes sustainable change.

An Integrative approach

“Accordingly, we consider excellence in coaching to be the implementation of a set of interpersonal processes that lead to the coachee experiencing enhanced physical health (physiological), engagement in effective, purposeful actions (behavioral), the possession of sufficient attentional control to process information effectively (cognitive), an ability to encounter wider range of emotional states with equanimity and poise (affective), and the conscious linking of personal goals and commitments to important beliefs, core values, and/or developing interests (meaning).” (Spence and Deci 2016 p.87) 

Ethics, Insurance and Supervision

I practice in accordance with the code of ethics and ethical guidelines of the University of East London. I have my own Insurance and I receive regular monthly supervision. 

Terms and Conditions

Intellectual Property

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Links to other websites and social media

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Disclaimer

The content of this website is for informational purposes only. The use of this service is at your sole discretion and is provided without warranties of any kind. In the unlikely event of legal issues arising, they will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. 

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