The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 24, 2012 - Psychology - 552 pages

A state-of-the-art reference, drawing on key contemporary research to provide an in-depth, international, and competencies-based approach to the psychology of coaching and mentoring.

  • Puts cutting-edge evidence at the fingertips of organizational psychology practitioners who need it most, but who do not always have the time or resources to keep up with scholarly research
  • Thematic chapters cover theoretical models, efficacy, ethics, training, the influence of emerging fields such as neuroscience and mindfulness, virtual coaching and mentoring and more
  • Contributors include Anthony Grant, David Clutterbuck, Susan David, Robert Garvey, Stephen Palmer, Reinhard Stelter, Robert Lee, David Lane, Tatiana Bachkirova and Carol Kauffman
  • With a Foreword by Sir John Whitmore

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ThePsychology of Coaching and Mentoring
The Efficacy of Coaching
The Development of Meaning and Identity
Coaching Ethics
The Neuroscience ofCoaching
Introduction A Brief History of Mentoring TheResearch Empirical Studieson
The Developing Curriculum forMentors
Mentoring Programs
Behavioral Coaching
Cognitive Behavioral Approaches
The Development of the Cognitive Behavioral

Philosophy psychology orjusta useful skill?
Developmental Coaching Developing the Self
Team Coaching Introduction Why the Focus
What DoWe MeanbyA
Clarifying Scheme Purpose
Matching Mentorsand MenteesWithin
Supervision andSupport forMentoring Review andEvaluation Supporting Different Mentoring Needs
Future Research
The Efficacyof Mentoring theBenefits
Crosscultural Working in Coaching
of Motivational Interviewing
Organizational or Executive Coaching
Psychodynamic Approach
Gestalt Approach
The ArtandPracticeofGestalt
Behavioral Theory
Positive Psychology Approaches
Positive Coaching
What is Mentoring?
of Coaching ExecutiveCoaching Efficacy Measures
Virtual Coachingand Mentoring

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About the author (2012)

Jonathan Passmore is one of the UK's foremost leadership coaches with a wealth of private sector and academic experience. His prolific research, writing, consultancy, and worldwide speaking engagements have made him a recognized authority on coaching and organizational change. His many books and articles include the best-selling text Excellence in Coaching (2006).

David Peterson is executive director of coaching and leadership at Google, Inc. A recognized pioneer in the field of executive coaching, he has a PhD. in industrial/organizational and counseling psychology. David has conducted ground-breaking research in leadership development and is the author of several best-selling books and many articles on the topic.

Teresa Freire is Assistant Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Minho, Portugal, where she coordinates research on positive psychology, leads the university’s peer tutoring and coaching project and directs its Psychological Counseling Service. She has published widely, and is a management board committee member of the European Network for Positive Psychology (ENPP).

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