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In this thoroughly revised new edition, with eleven new chapters and substantial updates to all others, Rowan Bayne and Gordon Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. Applied Psychology: Research, Practice and New Directions, Second Edition is organized into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology) eight ‘relative newcomers’ to the field (for e.g. sport and forensic) and four areas not always regarded as applied psychology: counseling, coaching, careers guidance and lecturing. The innovative third part is a roundtable of expert practitioners commenting on the new directions they would like to see in their areas of applied psychology.

Coaching and Coaching Psychology
Coaching and coaching psychology
Ho LawChristian van Nieuwerburgh
Introduction

This chapter explores recent developments in coaching and how psychology can be applied to its development and practice. As a central feature, this chapter includes details of what coaching psychologists actually do in practice, the exciting new developments and the day-to-day applications. We shall first describe the historical developments in coaching psychology, some key models of coaching and coaching psychology, and then focus on the application of coaching within the education sector by way of illustration. In the concluding section, we shall discuss some current issues in this branch ...

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