What do you do when a client has a strong emotion in a session? Do you acknowledge? Offer space? Uncomfortably shift in your chair and secretly wish the session would end sooner rather than later?
This episode is about how to use, deal with, and/or avoid (ok maybe not avoid) emotions that come up in coaching conversations.
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The definition of emotion
Emotions vs. feelings
“Faux feelings” – what are they?
How to sense emotion in a client
Some things that might get in the way of sensing emotions in clients
How Sandy works with emotions in her sessions
How Dave works with emotions in his sessions
Using “neutral language” to share observations about emotions
Managing strong emotions from clients during sessions
What Sandy sees in student sessions when it comes to emotions
Loss and grief – why these emotions come up so often in sessions.
Feelings and Needs Wheel created by Bret Stein (based on Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD)
The ICF PCC (Professional Certified Coach) Markers can be found here:
November 2020 ICF PCC Markers
The NBHWC Practical Skills Guidelines (Competencies and “Observables”) can be found here:
September 2022 NBWC Practical Skills Guidelines
Find Dave at coachdshen.com
Find Sandy at swansoncoaching.com