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Coaching@Henley: Episode 2

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Can anybody be coached? Research on acceptance and commitment coaching; is intuition in coaching judgmental?

In this episode, Dr Rebecca Jones is joined by lecturers in coaching Aboodi Shabi and Sarah Leach.

The episode starts with a discussion on the topic ‘Can anyone be coached?’ followed by our ‘Spotlight on Research’ segment. It focuses on a paper by Jonathan B. Bricker and colleagues, which tests the impact of acceptance and commitment coaching on quitting smoking. The episode then finishes with the team answering a listener question: Isn’t using intuition being judgmental?

Connect with us online: you can follow Henley Business School on LinkedIn and Instagram. You can also connect with the hosts of this episode: Rebecca Jones, Aboodi Shabi and Sarah Leach.

About the hosts

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Dr Rebecca Jones

Dr Rebecca J Jones is an Associate Professor in Coaching at Henley Business School, the Director of the Henley Centre for Coaching and a Chartered Psychologist. Her research interests lie in examining the factors that influence coaching effectiveness. Passionate about evidence-based practice and teaching, she incorporates her research into her teaching practice at Henley’s Centre for Coaching.

Rebecca is the author of the book ‘Coaching with Research in Mind’ and has published her research in leading journals such as Academy of Management Learning & Education, the Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology and the European Journal of Work & Organizational Psychology.

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Aboodi Shabi

Aboodi Shabi is a Lecturer in Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School.

He has been working in executive coaching and coach training since the mid 1990s and has several years of international coaching, training and leadership development experience. He has delivered coach-training programmes and worked with executives and teams all over the world, in sectors ranging from NGOs to financial services, pharmaceuticals and media.

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Sarah Leach

Sarah is a lecturer in coaching at Henley Business School, author of ‘Third Wave Cognitive Behavioural Coaching’, and a practising executive coach, running her own coaching practice since 2013 following 10 years of corporate experience in the utility sector, leading and enabling business change.

Other episodes

Coaching@Henley: Episode 1

What’s the point of coaching research? Gratitude and long term change; Professor Riddell talks Neuroscience.