Coaching and Mentoring: A Critical Text
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Coaching and Mentoring: A Critical Text is a unique contribution to the field. It traces coaching influences back to pre-modern times showing connections with ‘soul healers’ of the past, taking a journey through modernity to post-modernity and making links that helps us better understand coaching today. Positioning coaching as working between the 'wounded-self' (of therapeutic culture) and 'celebrated-self' (of the human potential movement), it reveals four discourses that underpin contemporary coaching practice:
1. The Soul Guide Coach: coaching the 'inner-self', focusing on values, authenticity and identity.
This vital new book brings a fresh and critical perspective on coaching and mentoring, challenging its taken-for-granted assumptions and narratives. It is written by a practitioner-scholar, and develops an exciting vision for coaching today.
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8 The Managerial Discourse
9 The Network Coach Discourse
10 Discourse Mapping
Part IV The Future of Coaching
11 Developing Coaching Theory
12 Creating a New Coaching Metatheory
13 Coaching Formation