Are Agile coaches crossing the line? A panel discussion about Coaching & Counselling.

location_city Melbourne schedule Jul 30th 02:00 - 02:45 PM AEST place EN203 L80 people 43 Interested

Agile coaches are mostly not qualified in counselling and therapy.

Knowingly, mistakenly or ignorantly, some coaches divert their coaching instances to personal conversations as if they were therapists. Counselling is a skill which requires practice, experience and certification.

It also has regulatory boundaries. While coaching and counselling are different, there is an overlap. Several coaching approaches had their roots in therapy: e.g. Solutions Focus Coaching came from Brief Therapy, Non-Violent Communication from Marshall Rosenberg (via Carl Rogers).

As coaches, it is imperative to have self-awareness that we do not cross the line in explore in unchartered territories of counselling. Join this panel to learn more about counselling and coaching.


Outline/Structure of the Panel

A facilitated panel discussion. Hosted by Rajesh Mathur.

Learning Outcome

Hear about the overlap between coaching and counselling, learn about what exactly counselling is, get techniques to shape your coaching style, ask questions from people with deep experience.

Target Audience


schedule Submitted 3 years ago

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