Coaching: theories that underpin practice

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Coaching Skills: A Handbook
1.  Coaching Skills: A Handbook by Jenny Rogers
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  "For many it's the best first book to get on coaching"
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Coaching
2.  Coaching by James Flaherty
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  "An alternative to Jenny Rogers, equally as good but different"
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The Skilled Helper, International Edition
3.  The Skilled Helper, International Edition by Gerard Egan
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  "The next step on; thought provoking guide to helping by talking"
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On Becoming a Person
4.  On Becoming a Person by Carl R. Rogers
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  "Getting philosophical: masterpiece by the Godfather of humanistic therapy. "Unconditional positive regard is both necessary and sufficient""
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Theory and Practice of Counselling and Therapy
5.  Theory and Practice of Counselling and Therapy by Richard Nelson-Jones
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  "Don't be put off by the title - a great overview of the main schools of thought in applied psychology"
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The Complete Handbook of Coaching
6.  The Complete Handbook of Coaching by Elaine Cox
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  "Another good general guide with contributions from many leading practitioners"
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TA Today : A New Introduction to Transactional Analysis
7.  TA Today : A New Introduction to Transactional Analysis by Ian Stewart
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  "From 1987 rather than today but still the top text on Transaction Analysis"
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The Interpreted World: An Introduction to Phenomenological Psychology
8.  The Interpreted World: An Introduction to Phenomenological Psychology by Ernesto Spinelli
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  "This book will change your life! Brilliant synthesis of applied existential philosophy"
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Practising Existential Psychotherapy: The Relational World
9.  Practising Existential Psychotherapy: The Relational World by Ernesto Spinelli
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  "This book changed my life! More from Spinelli on consciousness, meaning-making and anxiety"
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Existential Counselling & Psychotherapy in Practice
10.  Existential Counselling & Psychotherapy in Practice by Emmy van Deurzen
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  "More existentialism; clearly there must be a variety of viewpoints on such a subject"
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In Over Our Heads: Mental Demands of Modern Life
11.  In Over Our Heads: Mental Demands of Modern Life by Robert Kegan
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  "Kegan has other books on cognitive developmentalism; this is a good one to start with"
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The Happiness Hypothesis: Putting Ancient Wisdom to the Test of Modern Science
12.  The Happiness Hypothesis: Putting Ancient Wisdom to the Test of Modern Science by Jonathan Haidt
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  "Has a silly cover but is an up to date introduction to current research on consciousness / non-consciousness. It's all about the elephant and the rider . . ."
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Consciousness: An Introduction
13.  Consciousness: An Introduction by Susan Blackmore
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  "Note the warning in the preface! "Studying consciousness will change your life". Just to reinforce an earlier point"
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Beyond Therapy: The Impact of Eastern Religions on Psychological Theory and Practice (Wisdom East-West - Grey Ser.)
14.  Beyond Therapy: The Impact of Eastern Religions on Psychological Theory and Practice (Wisdom East-West - Grey Ser.) by Guy Claxton
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  "3rd chapter "The light’s on but there’s nobody home: the psychology of No-Self" is a fascinating case of "I told you so" from the 3rd C B.C."
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Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious
15.  Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious by Timothy Wilson
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  "Focusses on non-consciousness and the primacy it seems to have in the light of 21st century neuroscience (MRI scans etc)"
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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience[ FLOW: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE ] By Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly ( Author )Jul-01-2008 Paperback
16.  Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience[ FLOW: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE ] By Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly ( Author )Jul-01-2008 Paperback by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi()
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  "My favourite book from Positive Psychology exploring the concepts of Flow: 1. Set goals 2. Become immersed in the activity 3. Pay attention to what is happening 4. Learn to enjoy immediate experience"
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Executive Coaching: Practices & Perspectives
17.  Executive Coaching: Practices & Perspectives by Catherine Fitzgerald
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  "A book with the word "coaching" in the title to finish off with! Theory applied to practice a little more explicitly"
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The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness
18.  The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness by Prof Steve Peters
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  "Brilliantly useful book to give to clients. Simple but powerful model to develop meaningful awareness of the the conscious and unconscious selves"
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