02 April, 2008

Report on the 3rd National Coaching Psychology Conference 2007

Report by Jennifer Liston-Smith published in The Coaching Psychologist Volume 4, Issue 1

Professor Stephen Palmer recently announced that ‘Coaching has come of age’, opening his foreword to Psychometrics in Coaching, the second book from the Association for Coaching, published in February, 2008.

Just as the wider field of coaching now packs a fair punch with its psychological underpinnings, coaching psychology continues to reveal more depth in both its art and science. At this latest conference, a wealth and diversity of knowledge, experience and insight was shared, with humanity and good humour.

02 April, 2007

Report on 1st International Coaching Psychology Conference 18-19 December, 2006

Report by Jennifer Liston-Smith published in The Coaching Psychologist Volume 3 Issue 1

This event, rich in its new questions as well as its underpinning theories and evidence, showed the increasing maturity of the field of coaching psychology.

07 April, 2006

Perfectionist Baby Blues

Article by Jennifer Liston-Smith published in Managing Maternity newsletter, March 2006

We’ve noticed, through our coaching, that women with significant success at work can put high pressures on themselves as mothers. Not rocket science, but it has implications. While a woman who feels fulfilled in her work and has investments in both career and home life can be a great role model, for some there are psychological tensions lurking beyond the redemptive power of the Kate Spade baby-change bag.

01 April, 2005

Cognitive Behavioural Coaching with Parents

Article by Jennifer Liston-Smith, first published in Stress News, journal of the International Stress Management Association UK in April 2005. Reproduced in Managing Maternity Feature Articles

“As parents, we mostly get stressed when our children behave in a way that differs from our expectations,” This was a comment made by a participant in one of my Parent Coaching Teleclasses, entitled: Parents: Don’t Worry – be Happy!