Coaching

Meet The Team: Louise Hockaday

19 May, 2017 by Marian Way

Thinking about taking a qualification in coaching? Read Louise Hockaday’s journey with the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring.

Getting Clients To Trust Themselves

4 May, 2017 by Jacqueline Surin

What do you do when coaching clients ask you for advice, feedback or ideas?  Jacqueline Ann Surin describes two clean approaches for helping clients to trust the knowledge within.

Gamification: A Strategy For Getting Stuff Done

2 May, 2017 by Kat Elliott

Kat Elliott tells us about using Clean Language to ‘gamify’ a strategy for overcoming procrastination and getting big stuff done. 

Expand Your Experience With New Co-Coaching Opportunity

28 March, 2017 by Louise Hockaday

Are you a Clean Facilitator or training to be one? Here’s a low-cost way to practise Clean Language and to receive Clean Language coaching yourself.

Setting Myself Up to be a Better Coach

3 March, 2017 by Jacqueline Surin

Jacqueline Ann Surin explores how she uses the Clean Set Up process to prepare for coaching sessions with clients – and how this improves her coaching.

People open up in a different kind of way with clean questions

23 January, 2017 by Marian Way

Rachel Gilmore has so far attended eight days of training with us – Clean for Teams plus a couple of modules of our Systemic Modelling Programme – and she is already using clean with several of her clients. When she told us she was already getting better results than with her existing methods, we were intrigued, so Marian interviewed her to find out more…

Focusing on What a Client Does Know

20 January, 2017 by Jacqueline Surin

Have you ever had a situation where you asked a client a question, and their answer was “I don’t know”? Find out how Jacqueline Surin coped with this in two different coaching sessions.

Living with Ambiguity

24 December, 2015 by Marian Way

A couple of words often used in association with Clean Language are ‘curiosity’ and ‘neutrality’. A Clean Language coach is accepting of everything a client says, not favouring one piece of information over another, but remaining neutral - like an impartial observer. 

The Principles of Clean Language

22 November, 2015 by Marian Way

Clean Language was developed by David Grove in order to help people to access more information about their own experience, rather than be influenced by a therapist’s ideas. He did not want to lead his clients. Of course, there are many more contexts where it's important not to lead someone...

The Street Cred of a Qualification

6 August, 2015 by Sue Sharp

Sue Sharp talks to Lesley Downs about her experiences on our ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring, and what has happened since then.