Here you will find resources and links that will help you with your journey from Therapist to Coach. If you have any feedback about the resources listed here, or would like to recommend any new links, books or research journals, please do let me know. If you have any trouble accessing the links on this page, please call me on 07729 332 174 or email

Reading list for Senior Practitioner in Coaching

Core texts

Passmore, J. (2014) Mastery in Coaching A Complete Psychological Toolkit for Advanced Coaching. London. Kogan Page.

Peltier, B. (2010) The psychology of executive coaching: Theory and application. New York, East Sussex: Routledge.

Vaughan Smith, J. (2007) Therapist into Coach. Maidenhead: Open University Press McGraw Hill Education.

Whitmore, J. (2009) Coaching for Performance. 4th Ed. London and Boston: Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Recommended texts

Brown, P. & Brown, V. Neuropsychology for Coaches: Understanding the basics. New York: Open University Press.

Chaskalson, M. (2011) The Mindful Workplace. West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Clutterbuck, D. & Megginson, D. (2009) Further techniques for coaching and mentoring. Oxford:Butterworth-Heinemann

Covey, S. (2004) Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. London: Simon & Schuster UK Ltd.

Cox, E, Bachkirova, T, Clutterbuck, D (2014). The complete handbook of coaching (2nd Ed.). London: Sage

Downey, M. (2003) Effective Coaching – Lessons from the Coach’s Coach. Taxer Publishing.

Egan, G. (2010) The Skilled Helper. USA: Books/Cole

Hawkins, P. & Shohet, R. (2013) Supervision in the helping professions. 4th ed. Maidenhead:Open University Press

Iveson, C. George, E. Ratner, H. (2012) Brief Coaching: A Solution Focused Approach (Essential Coaching Skills and Knowledge)

Jones, G. & Gorell, R. (2009) 50 Top Tools for Coaching. London and Philadelphia. Kogan Page.

Kline, N. (1998) Time to think: listening to ignite the human mind. London: Cassell Illustrated

Morgan, K (2019) The Coach’s Survival Guide. London: Open University Press

Lee, G. (2003). Leadership Coaching. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Passmore, J. (2010) (ed.) Excellence in Coaching: The Industry Guide. London: Kogan Page.

Popovic, N. & Jinks, D. (2014) Personal Consultancy: A model for integrating counselling and coaching. London: Routledge.

Rogers, J. (2012). Coaching Skills. 3rd Ed. Berkshire and New York: Open University Press McGraw-Hill Education.

Rogers, J. (2006) Developing a Coaching Business. Maidenhead: Open University Press McGraw Hill Education.

Starr, J. (2017). Brilliant Coaching. Harlow: Pearson

Download EMCC Global Code of Ethics

Resources used on the programme

Download presentation from day 1 (pdf):  Presentation Day 1

Download presentation from day 2 (pdf): Presentation Day 2

Download presentation from day 3 (pdf): Presentation Day 3

Download presentation from day 4 (pdf): presentation Day 4 (problems uploading – please ask me)

Download presentation from day 5 (pdf): Presentation Day 5

Download presentation from day 6 (pdf): Presentation Day 6

Download presentation from day 7 (pdf): Presentation Day 7

Download presentation from day 8a (pdf): Presentation Day 8a with Day 8a – handout


Listen to Clare Myatt’s ‘Breathe, Ground, Centre’ audio file:


Download exercise: EMCC competence and capability in coaching exercise

Download example biography flyer: Dr Trish Turner – Executive Coach profile 2020

Link to Marshall Goldsmith’s video series: Coaching for Behavioural Change

Download article: BACP guidance for ethical decision making

EMCC’s template coachee feedback forms: EMCC – coaching feedback form

Handout 4 Workshop 2 – Wheel of life


Useful links

Free online resources: Businessballs

Link to TGROW demonstration video

Interesting articles

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