The SAGE Handbook of Coaching presents a comprehensive, global view of the discipline, identifying the current issues and practices, as well as mapping out where the discipline is going. The Handbook is organized into six thematic sections: Part One: Positioning Coaching as a Discipline Part Two: Coaching as a Process Part Three: Common Issues in Coaching Part Four: Coaching in Contexts Part Five: Researching Coaching Part Six: Development of Coaches It provides the perfect reference point for graduate students, scholars, educators and researchers wishing to familiarize themselves with current research and debate in the academic and influential practitioners' literature on coaching.

Neuroscience in Coaching Research and Practice

Neuroscience in Coaching Research and Practice

Neuroscience in Coaching Research and Practice
Angela M. PassarelliEllen B. Van OostenMark A. Eckert

Coaching is fundamentally about change. As stated by Bennett and Bush (2014), ‘every coaching engagement holds the promise of moving the client in a better direction or to a more desired state’ (p. 3). In keeping with psychological and sociological traditions, coaching research and practice has largely focused on psychosocial factors related to change in individuals and groups. However, recent advances in neuroimaging technology and neurobiological research have stimulated fervent interest in a new domain, the role of neuroscience in coaching.

As neuroscience is an emerging domain in the field of coaching psychology, its fate is yet unclear. Advocates have embraced the potential of neuroscience to guide ...

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