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Cognitive-Emotive-Behavioural Coaching

A Flexible and Pluralistic Approach, 1st Edition

By Windy Dryden


170 pages

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This accessible introduction to cognitive-emotive-behavioural coaching (CEBC) emphasises the role emotions play in coaching and explores how coaches can acknowledge them in their work, as well as demonstrating how CEBC can be enriched with a flexible and pluralistic approach.

Windy Dryden explores both the range of issues that CEBC can deal with, including practical problems, emotional difficulties and self-development, and outlines the frameworks that coaches need in order to work in each type of CEBC. The book also includes a discussion of the central role of the coaching alliance and is illustrated with three case studies.

Written in Dryden’s characteristically clear and straightforward style, this book will be essential reading for coaches of all backgrounds, including those in training, coaching psychologists and coach supervisors.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction. The Nature of Coaching and Its Scope. The Building Blocks of Cognitive-Behavioural Coaching. Part 2: What’s Important? What the Coach Needs to Know. The Importance of the Coaching Alliance. The Importance of Meaning and Values. The Importance of Looking Forward. The Importance of Understanding and Dealing with Common Problems of Living and Obstacles to Progress in Coaching. Part 3: Promoting the Process. Helping the Coachee to Get the Most of the Process. Helping the Coachee to Set Goals/Objectives. Designing and Implementing Action Plans. Dealing with Obstacles. Encouraging Maintenance and Generalisation. Ending and Follow-up.

About the Author

Windy Dryden, Ph.D., is in part-time clinical and consultative practice and is an international authority on cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). He is Honorary Vice President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology, was granted honorary membership in the International Association of Cognitive Behavioral Coaching in 2014 and is Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths University of London. He has worked in the helping professions for more than 40 years and is the author and editor of over 215 books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational Psychology