Systemic Coaching And Constellations: The Principles, Practices And Application For Individuals, Teams And Groups by John WhittingtonSystemic Coaching And Constellations: The Principles, Practices And Application For Individuals, Teams And Groups by John Whittington

Systemic Coaching And Constellations: The Principles, Practices And Application For Individuals…

byJohn Whittington

Paperback | January 28, 2016

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Systemic coaching is a type of coaching that considers individuals, teams, and organizations in the context of the system in which they belong, rather than as isolated entities. It enables leaders and coaches to see patterns in their organizations, diagnose problems, identify areas lacking in resources, and make connections that might have gone unnoticed.

This fully updated second edition ofSystemic Coaching and Constellationscontains new international case studies and Q&As, an expanded first chapter on the universal languages of systems, and a brand new chapter covering the latest developments in systemic coaching.

John Whittingtonis an executive coach to some of the world's most successful founders and entrepreneurial leaders. He was a visiting tutor at The London Business School and currently teaches systemic coaching and constellations to Master's degree students at The Henley Business School. He also facilitates constellation workshops within...
Title:Systemic Coaching And Constellations: The Principles, Practices And Application For Individuals…Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:January 28, 2016Publisher:Kogan PageLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Chris Dalton
Case study credits


Part One Principles

01 The universal language of systems
The order of things
From individual and team to system
Organizational health
System leadership
The principle of acknowledgement
The hidden forces in systems
The organizing principles in action
Walking in the field

02 Back to the start: Origins and definitions
Systems and the forces that sustain them
Systemic coaching
The workshop experience
Coaching constellations
The origins of this approach

03 Belonging: Conscience, guilt and innocence
The need to belong and the dynamics that emerge
Belonging. It begins in the family
Conscience groups
Belonging and loyalty
Growth requires guilt
Leaving and joining
Personal conscience
Organizational conscience
Organizational conscience at work
Systemic conscience
Belonging and systemic conscience
How this might be useful for you as a coach
How this might be useful for your clients

04 The time is now
When to apply this approach and the benefits of doing so
Messages from the system
Constellation time

05 Inside out
Coaching with the system in mind
The inner orientation of the coach

Part Two Practices

An invitation: An experiential exercise
Mapping your own system

06 Map making
Getting started
Getting permission to work
Moving into the first stage
From mapping to constellating
Core processes

07 Living maps
Seeing patterns
Illuminating dynamics
Facilitating solutions

FAQs (A): Answers to frequently asked questions


Part Three Application

08 From tabletop to workshop: Principles and practices in action
One-to-one application
Creating chemistry
Agenda setting
Joining and leaving
Application in leadership development coaching
360 feedback
Difficult conversations
Application in coaching sessions with two people
Application in three-way sessions
Resourcing clients in one-to-one coaching
Integrating alongside your existing approach and methods
Phone and VOIP coaching
Team application
Get out of your head
Who came first
Aligning with team purpose
Finding place
Teams and conflict
Illuminating team conflict
Workshop application
Open workshops
Closed workshops
Multi-team, large-group workshops

09 Sticky moments
Strategies to release stuckness

10 Extending your practice: Further practices and applications
Floor markers
The cataleptic hand
A note about representatives
Application in coaching supervision

11 Outside in
The experience of systemic coaching
Beyond constellations

FAQs (B)

12 The F word: Familiar patterns
Exploring the resource available in the family-of-origin
Fill your own cup first
Your client’s family system
Resourcing clients through their family-of-origin

An invitation
Appendix: Resources and further reading recommendations