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:
- A brief re-entry into ‘coaching mode’
- Some re-contracting
- NLP processes or other interventions
- 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 ...