In this blog, I would like to share with you three major areas of how psychology transformed my coaching and why you should bring psychology into coaching.
I don’t subscribe to the “coaching is not psychology” school of thought. In fact, I think that it is a false dichotomy. And in recent years I’ve come to the conclusion that this false dichotomy is harmful to the coaching profession. In this blog, I will argue that coaching is a form of psychology and that it is a good thing.
My work as a professional coach over the past decade has led me on an interesting path. A path that led me towards powerful and transformative coaching. But one that diverted from what I was taught to be “proper” coaching. What is “proper” coaching, which “path” I’m on and what am I hoping to achieve? Let me explain.