Professionally and ethically every coach should be in supervision on a regular basis, as recommended by the leading professional bodies. Every coach also needs someone to talk to, someone to help them reflect upon their delivery as they continue to develop their craft.
Clients may bring issues to the table that impact the coach personally, or things that may be better signposted elsewhere. Coaches may wish to discuss the impact the clients’ situation is having on them, and discuss how they can best to serve the clients’ interests and development. Coaches may just want to explore different ways to benefit their clients through engaging in reflective practice with a critical friend. Janice Clare Consultancy offers coaching supervision to meet your requirements –working with groups or individuals as and when needed, and we do all that we can to accommodate an ‘emergency’ if an issue arises.
Coaching in a large organisation requires a high degree of skill and impartiality. Challenges can arise when internal coaches are operating within the business and boundaries become blurred, for example around confidentiality. This can often be much better addressed by an external coach.