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Dr Holly Andrews

Associate Professor in Coaching and Behavioural Change

Programme Director for the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change

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  • Coaching Effectiveness, 
  • Coaching in Academia, 
  • Workplace Psychopathy


Room GB19, Greenlands campus

Dr Holly Andrews is an Associate Professor in Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School. She is also the Programme Director for the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change.

Holly has worked within academia for more than 15 years, specialising in occupational psychology and coaching. She joined Henley Business School in Februrary 2022, where she is now Programme Director for the MSc in Coaching for Behavioural Change and leads research and impact within the coaching group. Prior to joining Henley Business School, Holly managed the Department of Management and Finance at Worcester Business School.

In 2015 Holly was awarded her PhD, which explored the impact of psychopathic traits on career pathways. This continues to be a key research interest of hers and she has engaged in extensive knowledge exchange work in this area, including public talks, media appearances and consulting work. Her other current research stream focuses on evaluating the effectiveness of coaching in different contexts, where she has published in Academy of Management Learning and Education.

MSc CBC Stage 3: Personal Project

Begun during Stage 1, the personal project encourages you to identify themes of personal development as a coach to be followed over the programme duration. Just as the research project...

MSc CBC Stage 3: Dissertation

You will undertake a Masters level research project investigating a coaching and behavioural change topic of your choice. This provides the opportunity for a critical examination of the topic and...

MSc CBC Stage 1: Neuroscience & Psychology for Behavioural Change (6 months)

In this module you will: Explore evidence-based tools and techniques including cognitive behavioural coaching, motivational interviewing, and acceptance and commitment based coachingConsider relevant psychological theories and the latest research into...

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