Non-directive Coaching

Attitudes, Approaches and Applications

By Bob Thomson

This is a key text for both practitioners and those on postgraduate coaching courses. It considers how coaches working primarily non-directively can develop their practice by assimilating ideas from a range of approaches. It also looks at how they might apply their non-directive coaching skills in a number of other fields. The text acknowledges that there is no single way to coach effectively and that it is impossible to be totally non-directive as a coach. However, it promotes the need for a coach to be very clear about how directive or non-directive they wish to be, both in their overall approach and as they decide in the moment what to say or do next in a coaching conversation.

Publication Date: 4/5/2013
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781909330573

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