Introduction to Coaching Skills: A Practical Guideby Christian Van Nieuwerburgh Sage Publications Ltd
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- Definitions of coaching
- How to become a coach
- Key coaching skills
- Current coaching models
- Practical tools and techniques
First things first
Becoming a coach
Key coaching skills
Listening to encourage thinking
Asking powerful questions
Summarising and paraphrasing
Giving and receiving feedback
The GROW model
Beyond behaviour: exploring our thinking
Using positive psychology
Practical tools and techniques
Body language and emotional intelligence
Inspiring creativity: let's talk
Inspiring creativity: let's draw
Inspiring creativity: let's play
Way of being
Reflecting on practice
He is a Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer within the Coaching Psychology programmes at the University of East London, one of the worldas leading centres for the postgraduate study of coaching. He lectures on a number of MSc programmes in the School of Psychology, undertakes ground-breaking research and international collaborations in coaching and supervises academic dissertations.
Seen as an international authority in the field of coaching, he has been invited to speak at conferences in the US, the UK, Europe, Australia and the Middle East. He regularly presents on the topics of coaching, motivation, mental toughness and leadership. Christian has written a number of peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters about coaching.
Christian is particularly passionate about the power of coaching in educational settings. He is the editor of Coaching in Education: Getting Better Results for Students, Educators and Parents (2012), which is now one of the key textbooks in the field. Through his consultancy, the International Centre for Coaching in Education (ICCE), Christian delivers training, consultancy, coaching and professional development programmes to schools, colleges and universities in the UK and abroad. He is motivated by the idea of creating coaching cultures for learning which allow students to purposefully and confidently pursue their aspirations.
Christian defines himself as an engaged academic practitioner, committed to the useful interplay of theory, research and practice. Students, delegates, clients and peers describe him as an inspirational educator and empowering coach.