"This Handbook is fabulous, I couldn't put it down! Each chapter makes a significant contribution, and together they offer the best breadth and depth of information on coaching psychology that is currently available. Practicing Coaches will find it an invaluable resource as both theory and case examples are clearly presented in an organized and well-written manner." - Professor Carol Kauffman, Founding Director of the Coaching Psychology Institute at Harvard Medical School, USA
"Stephen Palmer and Alison Whybrow have produced a seminal and very significant Handbook of Coaching Psychology. They have brought together leading figures in this growing and important field, highlighting the various forms of coaching and their impact. This is a 'must buy' for anybody interested in coaching psychology...it will become the coaching bible for the field." - Professor Cary L. Cooper, Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University, UK
"The Handbook of Coaching Psychology offers a significant contribution both to the ongoing development of this field and the coaching psychology community. The insights provided on the frameworks, psychological theories and practice of coaching psychology are of real value to the coaching psychologist, coach and those working within related fields. – Dr Siobhain O'Riordan CPsychol, Chair, British Psychological Society's Special Group in Coaching Psychology, UK
"...an essential resource in this relatively new professional arena." - Coaching Psychology International
"The Handbook of Coaching Psychology is an excellent resource for both new and experienced coaches. It provides excellent practical advice and guidance and places these within a theoretical and research based framework. – Professor Mary Watts, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor of Psychology at City University, London, UK
About the Author
Professor Stephen Palmer is Founder Director of the Coaching Psychology Unit, City University, UK. He was a Co-Proposer of the British Psychology Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology and became the Special Group's first Chair in 2005.
Dr Alison Whybrow is an independent Chartered Occupational Psychologist. She was a Co-Proposer of the British Psychology Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology and is currently Chair Elect. She is also Director of the Vedere Partnership.