Do coaches get coached?

Coaching sessionWith the rise of internal and external coaching supervision, the development of coaches and their practice has been the central concern of both organisational scheme organisers and professionals. However, what is not well known or understood is the extent to which coaches themselves receive coaching as part of their personal development, as distinct from supervision on their professional practice.

Dr Paul Stokes and Lis Merrick completed an initial survey into this area and would like to share with those kind individuals who completed the survey, plus anyone else who is interested, what we discovered. Watch our webinar sharing our data, or read the article outlining our initial thinking.


Do Coaches Get Coached?

by Dr Paul Stokes & Lis Merrick.

Abstract

In this paper, the authors examine what coaching supervision is, particularly the developmental function and how it compares with a coaching relationship for a coach. They offer a conceptual schema for coach development, containing both supervision and coaching as a discussion point for coaches to consider.

PDF: Do coaches get coached?

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