How to Use Erikson’s Model in your Coaching – An Overview & Stage I


If you are familiar with the work of John Bradshaw, The Gottman Institute, and even Tony Robbin’s affirmations in action, chances are you are well acquainted with the work of Erik Erikson. Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development was introduced in the 1950s by psychologist and psychoanalyst, Erik Erikson. It is arguably the first and most…

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How Critical Self-Reflection Makes You A Better Coach

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Life coaching, as derived from an integrated review of evidence-based literature, is a “long-term efficient relationship that allows clients to maximise their potential”. It involves a variety of skills and approaches used to guide people to develop the awareness of their strengths, how they can tap into them and connect with the individuals they want…

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Australia’s #1 Life Coaching School Leads Coaching Research Study


Many of us here have witnessed and anecdotally know how transformative and pivotal coaching training can be. The team at The Coaching Institute (TCI), headed by founder Sharon Pearson, is on a mission to turn this into systematic findings. Why is this important? With the rapid growth of the coaching industry in recent years, it…

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What is Coaching Research?

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If the term “coaching research” is unfamiliar territory, this article will shed some light on what it is, and why it is important. Since life coaching fully emerged in the 1990s, it has boomed into an A$ 4 billion global industry with 53,300 professional practitioners, according to the Global Coaching Study of 2016. With the…

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