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Latest news in the world of Coaching - Winter 2017

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<>December 2017

Christmas is fast approaching - shopping hopefully is almost done and you can look forward to the season’s festivities.

What’s coming up…

We have a full events calendar planned for 2018 for our new look Coaching Centre, plus a host of coaching events across the UK.

UK Coaching events

  • BPS Special Group in Coaching Conference – Birmingham – 6-8 December 2017
  • BPS Occupational Psychology Conference – Stratford upon Avon – 10-12 January 2018
  • EMCC - Amsterdam – 11-13 April 2018
  • ICF UK Coaching Conference – London – 8 May 2018

As members of The Henley Centre for Coaching we have negotiated several free ticket for events and we will continue to try and get special deals going forward into 2018.

Henley Centre for Coaching events
There are 3 remaining events in 2017

  • Monday 4 December 2017 - Coaching Webinar - Performance, Identity and Flow with Myles Downey - 18.30 - 19.30. Free to all Coaching Centre members - REGISTER HERE
  • Wednesday 6 December 2017 - Winter Networking Event - An evening with David Clutterbuck - 18.30 - 20.00 - REGISTER HERE
  • Wednesday 13 December 2017 - Coaching Webinar - Coaching and Cancer with Gill Smith - 11.00 - 12.00 - Free to all - REGISTER HERE

We have a busy programme of webinars booked for 2018 with some exceptional speakers. Additional speakers will be added – watch this space!
All of these events are free and are included as part of the Membership fees, along with the online journals, blogs and research reports.

Monday 15 January 2018 - The Future of coaching with Hetty Einzig
Tuesday 6 February 2018 - Developing Inspiring leaders with Andy Bird
Monday 16 April 2018 - Mindfulness with Sam Amit
Friday 8 June 2018 - MI Coaching with Tim Anstiss
Thursday 13 September 2018 - Positive Psychology & Coaching with Lindsay Oades
October 2018 - The changing needs of clients: Coaching Accreditation with Hilary Oliver
Tuesday 4 December 2018 - Gestalt Coaching with Juliann Spoth

The Henley Centre for Coaching Annual Coaching Conference
Please save the date…
Thursday 21 June 2018 - Developing Elite Performance

Coaching Research at Henley
European Coaching Research Project

We are delighted to launch the European Coaching Research project.
A copy of the Executive Report can be found here.

In addition to the Executive Report we are working on a series of National Reports including Poland, Hungary, Italy and Germany, and by more academic offerings in journals and at conferences. Jonathan Passmore has been travelling Europe speaking at events over the past year promoting Henley and our research and has spoken at 24 conferences over this period including Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Poland and Ireland. Jonathan is continuing his international speaking engagements in 2018 with conference events booked across Europe including Finland, Germany and Switzerland.

Coaching Ethics
We also have a large project on coaching ethics underway. This involves four separate studies, exploring how coaches and supervisors think about ethical choices and how they make ethical decisions. You can read about Jonathan’s work in this area here.

Further papers are in the pipeline. If you would be interested in attending a one day workshop with Jonathan on ethics and ethical decision making you can express your views at

Mastering Executive Coaching
Jonathan is also working on a new book with Brain Underhill, MD of CoachSource and Marshall Goldsmith which will be due out next year. We are hoping to get both co-authors to Henley to talk about their work during the coming 18-24 months.

Is the summer a distant memory?
We asked in the last newsletter for your views on a Mindfulness Retreat - exploring mindfulness, its application in the world of work and how you can use it to enhance your personal practice and life style.
The feedback so far has been very positive but we are keen to hear more of your thoughts on this. A short questionnaire can be found here -


New Year Resolutions
The feedback from our post about how you wanted to use the membership area was that you wanted more posts and more events.

We have increased our free events in response to your feedback, making access easier for those who live a distance for Henley through the webinars and also adding networking events like the December networking event with Prof David Clutterbuck.

The latest blog on New Year resolutions - Be happier in 2018 can be accessed in the Points of View section in the members area. Check it out and post your views. We would also invite you to post your own articles, research or links to great research papers or videos.

Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas!

Published 3 December 2017

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