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Throughout the year we will be bringing you video footage of some of the speaker sessions from the 1st International Coaching Psychology Congress event that took place in December 2010 in London. The footage provided is of the full speaker sessions, which last from 30 minutes to 45 minutes. We hope you enjoy watching these sessions and get great benefit from them.

We first brought you four videos covering sessions from David Drake, Alex Linley, Simon Lutterbie and Sharon Peake. These can be now be viewed here. These next 3 videos cover sessions from Prof. Reinhard Stelter, Sarah Dale and Haley Lancaster, and Paul Olson. Brief details of each session are below. To access the videos click on the title. A link to the abstracts for these sessions can be found at the foot of the page.

Three more videos will be available for viewing in September

Narrative Collaborative Group Coaching - Intervention and first results from both a randomized control and qualitative study

PROF DR REINHARD STELTER, MSCP (Accred) Coaching Psychology Unit, Dep. of Exercise & Sport Sciences, Univ. of Copenhagen

Prof Stelter’s presentation focuses on his ongoing study into the career development and personal growth of young sports talents and their sports career, educational demands and private life. He explains how the intervention has an impact on identity and self-concept of young sports talents in general and how it has a positive influence on their motivation and coping with stress. The findings from this qualitative study identify how participants experience an appreciative learning environment that helps them to develop identity and construct new strategies for future action expressing increased intrinsic motivation. He concludes by stating that the greatest benefit appears to lie on the mutual learning possibilities that the participants experience. In that sense narrative group coaching has the potential to empower the individual within collaborative dialogues.

Peer Evaluation in a Coaching Setting

SARAH DALE, C.Psychol, MSCP, Sarah Dale Consulting Ltd; HALEY LANCASTER, C.Psychol

Sarah Dale and Haley Lancaster discuss in this paper the merits of using peer evaluation of the coaching process. They speak from the perspective of the coach and the coachee in terms of the impact an evaluation of this kind has for each and the lessons learnt along the way. They provide advice for the future use of peer evaluation and how it can enrich and support practitioners in the field of Coaching Psychology.

Big Five and group psychology in coaching top teams


Paul Olson considers whether the heterogeneous nature of top teams makes them more difficult to coach. He skilfully evaluates the literature on group psychology, which he maps against the Big Five personality factors which produced some very interesting results. There was evidence that certain factors are more prevalent in top teams. The relative contribution of these theories in team coaching could be considerable if personality theories build upon traceable constructs such as core beliefs or developmental schemata.

For the abstracts for go to the conference proceedings


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