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Rob Thompson
Coach, United Kingdom
🔥NEW I have always been fascinated by the references in the literatures and in coaching trainings to the coach-client relationship. Clearly the relationship is important, but is it anymore important in other related fields such as mentoring or psychotherapy? I use these seemingly disparate examples because they often raise the coaching purist's hackles or serve to prod the reader's 'coaching meaning' sensors. "Coaching is not mentoring; coaching is not psychotherapy" I hear some of you cry but the reality is that there are many related fields which may describe coaching as a hybridised model of human interaction that takes its many characteristics from across a range of related disciplines such as consultancy, counselling, human relations, androgogy, communication and neuroscience (Bachkirova, 2016). This is surely one of the reasons why coaching remains difficult to define it defies definition because it is not a clearly definable entity, its roots are spread across multiple fields. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Jaap de Jonge
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