Jenny Rogers

Engaging with our own therapeutic inquiry

I often recommend that coaches who are interested in understanding trauma and bringing that awareness into their coaching engage with their own internal therapeutic inquiry.  I have always ‘done my own work’, firstly in psychotherapy, over the last 8 years through the therapeutic process developed by Franz Ruppert and additionally over the last 2 years …

Jenny Rogers

What distinguishes beginners from more experienced coaches?

Working recently with trainee and beginner coaches, I was struck yet again by their understandable preoccupations and concerns. Chief among these was a combination of self-doubt and doubt about the coaching process. ‘How can I be sure that these apparently simple questions will help my client?’ ‘What happens if I can’t think of the next …

Jenny Rogers

How do we become our ‘true’ selves?

Becoming Your True Self by Vivian Broughton Green Balloon Publishing, £7.95  ‘Where can I read more?’ The coaching client has described an early life trauma: parents so preoccupied by their own fights and struggles that he says he felt ‘chronically unsafe’ despite an apparently comfortable middle class upbringing.  We have made the link to his …