Understanding the importance of the coaching relationship and the “core conditions” of empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard.
Gain an understanding of the importance of awareness, the here-and-now, the “Cycle of Awareness” and strategic and intimate interventions.
Understand Attachment Theory – the unconscious processes in coaching, including transference and psychological defences.
Identify and work with different ‘egostates’ as they exist within the person and their impact in communication between people.
Understand the powerful impact of wider systems on individual and group behaviours, and the significance of this for key subjects such as leadership and organisational dynamics.
Understand the place of meaning and purpose in people’s lives and working with the tension of being ‘true to self and true to others’ for clients in organisations.
Meet the Faculty
Jenny Stacey is an executive coach, coach supervisor and educator based in Yorkshire, UK. She competed her coach training programme with PB Coaching in 2000 and from 2004 was an associate and senior coach tutor at PB Coaching, running both coaching psychology and coaching supervision diplomas. She is also a registered gestalt psychotherapist (UKCP, HCPC) and so brings interest and expertise in the psychological dimension to her coaching and coaching supervision.
Jenny has extensive experience as an educator and facilitator of adults. Currently she is Faculty Lead of the Diploma in Advanced Business and Executive Coaching at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, UCD Dublin, a training programme that combines her professional experience in executive coaching and psychological theory.
She is a senior leadership consultant and facilitator at Courage and Spark Peter’s Bluckert’s transformative leadership development programme. She runs Creative Expansion, a coach training company with Tsafi Lederman, which uses creativity, the arts and body to bring additional layers of awareness and provides a rich learning environment.
Jenny is very interested in the impact of the wider system and has completed an organisational constellations training course to develop her skills and understanding.
Jenny and Tsafi contributed Working with Shame, using Embodied Coaching in 101 Supervision Techniques, Approaches Enquiries and Experiments edited by Michelle Lucas (2020) and co-authored Embodied Coaching: pathways to implicit knowledge using the arts and somatic process Coaching Today July 2014.
Geoff Pelham MBACP (Snr. Accred) is a highly-experienced Coach Supervisor, Coach, Counsellor and Psychotherapist. Geoff is particularly interested in the education and training of people in work settings, developing their capacities as “reflective practitioners” and facilitatin the integration of knowledge, skills and personal awareness to enhance performance in their professional roles.