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Introducing time perspective coaching: A new approach to improve time management and enhance well-being.

I Boniwell, E Osin, A Sircova International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This article provides an overview of coaching methods and interventions that address different forms of imbalance in clients’ time perspectives, proposing a fresh look on dealing with multiple time management issues. We selected different coaching intervention techniques according to the time perspective theory, which distinguishes betwee...

Cites in Google Scholar: 72
 
The influence of character: Does personality impact coaching success.

M Kerrin, S Palmer, L Stewart, H Wilkin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

Using the Five Factor Model of personality and the construct general self efficacy this study explores the relationship between coaching clients’ personality and a self-report measure of the transfer of learning from coaching to the workplace. Positive correlations are found between the application of coaching development and conscientio...

Cites in Google Scholar: 125
 
The impact of life coaching on goal attainment, metacognition and mental health

A Grant Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal 2003

Despite its high media profile and growing popularity there have been no empirical investigations of the impact of life coaching on goal attainment, metacognition or mental health. This exploratory study used life coaching as a means of exploring key metacognitive factors involved as individuals move towards goal attainment. In a within-s...

Cites in Google Scholar: 757
 
Can life coaching improve health outcomes? A systematic review of intervention studies.

J Ammentorp, L Uhrenfeldt, F Angel, M Ehrensvärd, E Carlsen,... BMC Health Services Research 2013

In recent years, coaching has received special attention as a method to improve healthy lifestyle behaviours. The fact that coaching has found its way into healthcare and may provide new ways of engaging the patients and making them accountable for their health, justifies the need for an overview of the evidence regarding coaching interve...

Cites in Google Scholar: 100
 
Professional and peer life coaching and the enhancement of goal striving and well-being: An exploratory study

GB Spence, AM Grant The Journal of Positive Psychology 2007

Few studies have investigated the impact of life coaching on self-regulated behavior and well-being. A limitation of past studies has been their reliance on peer rather than professional coaches. The present randomized controlled study compared peer with professional life coaching over a 10-week period with 63 participants. Results indica...

Cites in Google Scholar: 172
 
Structuring and understanding the coaching industry: The coaching cube

J Segers, D Vloeberghs, E Henderickx, I Inceoglu Academy of Management Learning \& Education 2011

We offer a theoretical coaching cube that helps to structure and understand the coaching industry. The three dimensions of the cube refer to (1) coaching agendas (what); (2) coaches' characteristics (who); and (3) coaching approaches/schools (how). Each dimension is described by discussing the academic literature surrounding it. Using an ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 193
 
The self-presentation of commercial Australian life coaching schools: Cause for concern

AM Grant, B O’Hara International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Objectives: The study had four major objectives: (1) to identify the types of qualifications,certifications and accreditations offered by Australian life coaching schools; (2) to provide an overview of the advertised content and cost of life coach training courses; (3) to identify how life coaching schools differentiate between life co...

Cites in Google Scholar: 38
 
Evidence-based life coaching for senior high school students: Building hardiness and hope

S Green, AM Grant, J Rynsaardt International Coaching Psychology Review 2007

Objective: To extend the knowledge base on the use of life coaching as an applied positive psychology. Studies to date have utilised community samples with participants of varying ages and most research has used adult community samples. The present study is unusual in that it examined the efficacy of an evidence-based (cognitive-behavi...

Cites in Google Scholar: 355
 
The impact of Co-active Life Coaching on female university students with obesity

M van Zandvoort, JD Irwin, D Morrow International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2009

The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the impact of Co-active life coaching on obese female university students. Five obese (BMI ≥ 30kg/m2 ), female university students received an average of nine weekly, 35-minute, one-on-one sessions with a certified coach. Semistructured, in-depth interviews before and after particip...

Cites in Google Scholar: 61
 
A personal perspective on professional coaching and the development of coaching psychology

AM Grant International Coaching Psychology Review 2006

Coaching psychology can be understood as being the systematic application of behavioural science to the enhancement of life experience, work performance and well-being for individuals, groups and organisations who do not have clinically significant mental heath issues or abnormal levels of distress. Although psychologists have long act...

Cites in Google Scholar: 260
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Effect of a quality of life coaching intervention on psychological courage and self-determination

DF Curtis, LL Kelly International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2013

This study utilised a multiple case study design, grounded in self-determination theory, which examined changes in motivation and psychological courage throughout an 8-week quality of life coaching intervention. Eight nonclinical adults participated in six one-hour tele-coaching sessions. Sources of data included a pre-assessment s...

Cites in Google Scholar: 38
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The CHANGE Program: Methodology for comparing interactive Co-Active coaching with a prescriptive lifestyle treatment for obesity

ES Pearson, JD Irwin, D Morrow International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2013

Studies incorporating Motivational Interviewing via Co-Active life coaching (MI-via-CALC) have elicited positive results among obese adults; however there is a paucity of comprehensive MI-via-CALCobesity research that includes sufficient statistical power and a validated comparison group. The purpose of this study w...

Cites in Google Scholar: 14
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Facilitating Internal Motivation: Impacts of the Life Code Matrix Model on Working Life

K Owler International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2012

One of the key challenges of coaching is facilitating internal motivation in clients. The Life Code Matrix model (LCM) was designed to overcome this challenge. The research discussed in thispaper aimed to evaluate the LCM process and its impact on the lives of working adults. Datsuggested that LCM was effective in supporting internal mo...

Cites in Google Scholar: 11
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Stress management through workplace coaching: The impact of learning experiences

G Ladegård International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

The purpose of the present study is to investigate how learning experiences acquired through workplace coaching may affect stress. I identify two main learning experiences in the coaching process, insight and planning skills, and propose that these affect stress directly and also indirectly through mediators’ job demand, job control, a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 87
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Flourishing Youth Provision: The Potential Role of Positive Psychology and Coaching in Enhancing Youth Services

CJC Leach, LS Green, AM Grant International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

This article discusses how positive psychology and evidence-based coaching can support youth service provision in order to promote cross fertilisation between these different domains of practice. The transition from adolescence to adulthood is difficult for many young people and there is growing recognition that there should be a great...

Cites in Google Scholar: 18
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Motivational Coaching: A Functional Juxtaposition of Three Methods for Health Behaviour Change: Motivational Interviewing, Coaching, and Skilled Helping

C Newnham-Kanas, D Morrow, JD Irwin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2010

The purpose of this paper was to explore the unique qualities/characteristics/components of the Co-Active coaching model compared to Motivational Interviewing and Egan’s Skilled Helper Model. Six questions pertaining to the creation, purpose, and process of the therapeutic alliance; and the relationship between practitioner and client ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 48
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Discovering, applying and integrating: The process of learning in coaching

K Griffiths, M Campbell International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2009

Coaching is a rapidly expanding field with interdisciplinary roots and broad application. However, despite abundant prescriptive literature, research into the process of coaching is minimal. Similarly, although learning is inherently recognised in the process of coaching, the process of learning in coaching is little understood and lea...

Cites in Google Scholar: 128
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Annotated Bibliography of Life Coaching and Health Research

C Newnham-Kanas, P Gorczynski, D Morrow, JD Irwin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2009

While executive life coaching is quite prominent in the research forum as outlined in Grant’s workplace and executive life coaching annotated bibliography (2005), studies pertaining to life coachingrelated health outcomes are fewer in number and they have not been well recognized. Furthermore, although health-related studies focusing o...

Cites in Google Scholar: 62
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Co-Active Life Coaching as a Treatment for Adults with Obesity

C Newnham-Kanas, JD Irwin, D Morrow International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2008

This study evaluates the impact of one-on-one coaching on the waist circumference, BMI, self-esteem, self-efficacy, physical activity, and functional health status of adults with obesity. A one-group withinsubjects, pre-test post-test study design was used. The study took place at the University of Western Ontario from June-October 200...

Cites in Google Scholar: 52
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Beyond time management: how the latest research on time perspective and perceived time use can assist clients with timerelated concerns

I Boniwell International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2005

In this article questions such as “What is a good use of time?” and “How can one’s relationship with time contribute to their well-being?” are raised and discussed with regard to empirical research on various aspects of psychology of time. In the fist part of the paper, the construct of time perspective is considered. It is argued that...

Cites in Google Scholar: 65
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Health promotion theory in practice: an analysis of Co-Active Coaching

JD Irwin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2005

According to the World Health Organization (1986), “health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve their own health.” To bring this process and its desired outcomes to fruition, many theories and models for understanding and altering health behaviours have been designed and utilized (Ajzen, ...

Cites in Google Scholar: 36
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Providing safe passage into a larger life: supporting clients’ transformational change through coaching

E Hanssmann International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2014

This paper reports coaches’ experiences of supporting clients undergoing transformational change. Qualitative research was carried out using semi-structured interviews with six coaches and these were analysed using interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA). The findings suggest clearly identifiable ingredients for creating a trans...

Cites in Google Scholar: 19
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Group coaching as support for changing lifestyle for those diagnosed with a long-term condition

S Whitley International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2013

It is estimated that the treatment and care of those with a long term condition (LTC) accounts for 69% of the primary and acute healthcare budget in England (Department of Health 2008). This research took an action research approach to explore how group coaching can be a support mechanism for people with LTC to make changes to their li...

Cites in Google Scholar: 9
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Hope theory in coaching: How clients respond to interventions based on Snyder’s theory of hope

T Worgan International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2013

The concept of hope has infused human culture for millennia and in modern times challenged psychologists’ attempts to define and measure individuals’ level of hope. The beneficial impact of increasing hope to improve physical and mental well-being is a tested therapeutic intervention. However, little research has explored this matter i...

Cites in Google Scholar: 16
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Coaching and the Change Paradox: A Heuristic Study

R Munro International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2012

Research shows that a desired change, even when attempted, is not always sustained; this is the change paradox. Using a heuristic methodology this study focused on the experiences of six coresearchers as they explored their own change paradox within a coaching setting using the Immunity to Change process. The findings were fused into a...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
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Exploring Coaches’ Experience of their Clients’ Issues of Self-Esteem

T Brady International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

Self-esteem is generally perceived as fundamental to performance and research highlights its central role in our psychological well-being. Yet there is little coaching literature to help us understand this phenomenon. This article reports on a phenomenological study to understand the real-life experiences of six executive coaches who h...

Cites in Google Scholar: 2
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An exploration of holistic life coaching for breast cancer survivors

A Shearsmith International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2011

This study is an exploration of holistic life coaching for breast cancer survivors using a phenomenological mixed methods approach involving action research and semi-structured interviews. The aim of the research is to explore the possible introduction of coaching interventions to the breast cancer care pathway. Current survivorship is...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
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Coaching: Is it just a new name for training?

C Lawton-Smith, E Cox International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2007

This article looks at the growth of coaching in the corporate sector and considers the overlaps with training provision. Drawing on the experience of the authors, a conceptual analysis is constructed that culminates in our presentation of a simple learning strategies map that provides a framework for understanding the activities and st...

Cites in Google Scholar: 30
 
What is personality change coaching and why is it important?

LS Martin, LG Oades, P Caputi International Coaching Psychology Review 2012

Purpose: This article explores the concept of coaching for personality change. The aim is to evaluate the feasibility and desirability of personality change, clarify how this fits with coaching, identify a suitable personality model and measure, and propose directions for future research. Method: The above aim is achieved through refer...

Cites in Google Scholar: 18
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What is life coaching? An integrative review of the evidence-based literature

J Jarosz International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2016

Life coaching as an industry fully emerged in the 1990s and has exploded to become a $2 billion global industry with nearly 50,000 certified life coaches (ICF, 2012). With the rapid growth and many different programmes and educational platforms, there is a need for defining the exact scope of what life coaching entails (Segers, Vloeberghs...

Cites in Google Scholar: 36
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Exploring the evolution of coaching through the lens of innovation

M Abravanel, J Gavin International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentori... 2017

In this paper, we examine coaching’s innovativeness through a comparison of its approaches and methods with those of more established helping professions. Using extant literature, we consider the nature of innovation before going on to examine coaching’s core beliefs and values, theoretical paradigms, and its goals, techniques, and method...

Cites in Google Scholar: 22
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The role of coaching in developing character strengths in leaders

B Eckstein 2017

Literature in the field of leadership development shows that leaders are sometimes not aware of their character strengths and thus do not use them to their advantage. Even a small coaching intervention using a Positive Psychology framework can lead to a shift in a person’s ‘way of being’ and enhance cognitive and other areas of functionin...

Cites in Google Scholar: 3
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