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From coach to coach supervisor a shift in mind-set

Coaching supervision is a relatively recent development, but already competency frameworks and content and process models exist. What does not yet exist is an articulation of coach supervisors’ attitudes, and how these drive delivery and influence how relationships are managed....

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The value of coaching supervision as a development process: Contribution to continued professional and personal wellbeing for executive coaches

Coaching supervision is a prerequisite for accreditation of executive coaches by coaching associations in the UK.  However, there is still considerable skepticism, caution, even ignorance about the nature and purpose of coaching supervision and many coaches do not engage....

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Self-deception in coaches: an issue in principle and a challenge for supervision

This article describes an exploratory study aimed at investigating factors contributing to the phenomenon of self-deception in coaches. Six experienced coaching supervisors were interviewed in accordance with the Conceptual Encounter research methodology. The results are presented in a model of self-deception in coaches....

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What is coaching supervision and is it important?

In this study 33 executive coaches from Australia/New Zealand and 29 purchasing clients were interviewed about the functions of coaching supervision. Though coaches cited supervision as the intervention they would be most likely to deploy if they felt the...

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Coaching the self: Identity working and the self-employed professional

This project explores the micro-processes of identity construction within the emerging profession of coaching, whose members are predominately self-employed....

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How does a coach know that they have found the right supervisor?

The subject of supervision is receiving increasing attention within the coaching literature. At the same time the level of priority assigned to coaching supervision varies within and between coaching consumer- and provider-groups....

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Developing Coaching Supervision Practice: an Australian case study.

This paper describes a coaching supervision framework and practice and the effects of it on participants in the monthly supervision groups....

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Group supervision for coaches: is it worthwhile? A study of the process in a major professional organisation.

This study sought to understand whether supervision provides real value to coaches by observing the experiences of group supervision for internal coaches in a professional organisation.  All participants appreciated the networking learning and support gained from supervision but the work valued most by them related to cas...

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