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  • Rajesh Mathur
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    Rajesh Mathur / Jon Gedge - Are Agile coaches crossing the line? A panel discussion about Coaching & Counselling.

    45 Mins
    Panel
    Intermediate

    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.

1. Who are you?

I’m a coach with a particular interest in:

Helping leaders develop the self-awareness and ability to work with complexity and ambiguity that are necessary to lead modern organisations effectively. 

Helping leaders and other coaches develop their own coaching skills.

And generally helping people tap into their own inner resources to find creative ways to achieve their goals .