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How to coach with NLP by Robbie Steinhouse

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6

SUBSEQUENT SESSIONS AND HOW TO SHAPE THEM

“Coaching is a safe and confidential place where clients can discuss things with themselves.”

Ann Baldwin, executive coach

Many subsequent sessions will take a form roughly along these lines:

  1. A brief re-entry into ‘coaching mode’
  2. Some re-contracting
  3. NLP processes or other interventions
  4. Winding down at the end.

In this chapter I shall look at each of these in turn, and then conclude with some observations about your final session with a client.

Re-entry and re-contracting

The coaching space is a special one, remember, and needs to be re-entered every time. This does not have to be via some elaborate ritual: I just wait till the client is seated, do a little matching and mirroring, look them in ...

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