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SGCP 4th International Congress of Coaching Psychology 2014

Thursday 11th December 2014 - Friday 12th December 2014 at Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

Changing Lives, Changing Worlds - Inspiring Collaborations

The Congress is the culmination of a series of events to celebrate the 10th ANNIVERSARY of the British Psychological Society's Special Group in Coaching Psychology.

Congress Programme

We are pleased to be able to share the Congress Programme

Keynote Speakers: Margaret Heffernan and Professor John Rust

We have an impressive line-up of speakers who are delivering new and exciting topics to share ideas for transforming lives and worlds in the broadest sense. Across both days, there will be master classes, skills workshops and scientific papers. A strong practical focus will ensure opportunities to develop your coaching skills as well as a chance to find out more about what coaching psychology has to contribute. We will be covering the following themes:

  • Coaching Psychology: An International Perspective
  • (Chaired by Professor Stephen Palmer PhD and Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD) Sponsored by ISCP
  • Leadership, Business and Executive Coaching Psychology
  • (Chaired by Dr Vicky Ellam-Dyson and Dr Dasha Grajfoner) Sponsored by Meyler Campbell
  • Coaching Psychology and Mental Health: Promoting Psychological Well-Being Through Coaching Psychology Interventions
  • (Chaired by Professor Sarah Corrie and Donna Willis)
  • Coachee Satisfaction and Beyond: Working With Coaching Relationships That Matter
  • (Chaired by Dr Alanna O’Broin and Professor Ole Michael Spaten)
  • Emerging Conversations
  • (Chaired by Professor Mary Watts and Dave Tee)
  • Individual Development and Coaching Psychology
  • (Chaired by Dr Tatiana Bachkirova and Professor Reinhard Stelter) Sponsored by OPP
  • Positive and Coaching Psychology: Stress, Resilience, Health and Wellbeing
  • (Chaired by Professor Stephen Palmer PhD and Dr Kristina Gyllensten DPsych) Sponsored by ISMA
  • Sport, Performance and Coaching Psychology
  • (Chaired by Professor Sandy Gordon, PhD, FAPS and Dr Sophia Jowett) Sponsored by Lane4

Click here to download interviews with the Keynote Speakers and the Congress Stream Chairs.

Presentation Downloads

Thursday 11th December 2014

Welcome; Professor Sarah Corrie, SGCP Chair. Congress Logistics; David Tee. Opening Address; Professor Mary Watts

Keynote Presentation: WILFUL BLINDNESS: How we get things wrong - and how we do better - there were no slides used for this presentation
Margaret Heffernan

Workshop: Internal Coaching: The Inside Story
Katharine St John-Brooks
11:45 - 13:00

Stream 1: Positive and Coaching Psychology: Stress, Resilience, Health and Wellbeing

Stream Leaders: Prof Stephen Palmer & Dr Kristina Gyllensten
Sponsored by ISMA

A Brief History of Positive and Coaching Psychology and their relationship to the fields of stress, resilience and wellbeing - we are unable to share this presentation
Prof Stephen Palmer
09:30 - 09:45

Health, wellbeing, and workplace coaching with older age clients
Dr Kristina Gyllensten
09:45 - 10:15

Resilience: An integrated perspective for coaching.
Dr Carmelina Lawton Smith
10:15 - 10:45

Fulfilling lives: positive psychology for parents
Dr Penny Johnson
10:45 - 11:15

Can strengths-based cognitive behavioural coaching build resilience in professional women who identify as gay?
Jenny Manning
11:45 - 12:25

The Neuroscience of Motivation: how basic human needs and motivation direct coaching interventions
Andreas Habermacher
12:25 - 12:55

Experiences of coaching - a qualitative longitudinal study
Prof Ole Michael Spaten
14:00 - 14:30

Exploring the Impact of Acceptance and Commitment Coaching on Psychological Flexibility, Wellbeing and Performance
Rachael Skews
14:30 - 15:00

Positive Education in Practice
Clive Leach
15:15 - 15:45

Reconstructing a century of pluralist coaching for psychological fitness
Kieran Duignan
15:45 - 16:15

Open Forum Discussion on possible future developments in stress prevention and enhancing resilience, health and wellbeing for people and organisations - we are unable to share this presentation
Facilitators: Dr Kristina Gyllensten & Prof Stephen Palmer
16:15 - 16:40

Stream 2: Sport, Performance and Coaching Psychology

Stream Leaders: Prof Sandy Gordon & Dr Sophia Jowett
Sponsored by Lane4

Introduction to the stream
Prof Sandy Gordon & Dr Sophia Jowett
09:30 - 09:45

The Sport Psychology, Performance Psychology and Coaching Psychology interface
Prof Sandy Gordon
09:45 - 10:15

The Coaching Relationship: Its Role and Significance for Success and Satisfaction
Dr Sophia Jowett
10:15 - 10:45

Paradoxical functions of exercising in women with anorexia nervosa - we are unable to share this presentation
Dr Liv Jorunn Kolnes
10:45 - 11:15

Mindfulness, Ego-Regulation and Psychological Momentum in Golf
Graham Kingma
14:00 - 14:30

Coaching Psychology in Sport & Athletic Career Development: Narratives of Young Talented & Retired Professional Football Players
Dr Ho Law & Unnur María Birgisdóttir
14:30 - 15:00

Goal Orientation in Coaching Psychology: Setting performance targets may be counterproductive to long-term performance
Kim Louw
15:10 - 15:40

The motivational antecedents and affective consequences of fitness-assessment procrastination: Implications for coaching interventions
Dr Caroline Petherick
15:40 - 16:10

Stream 3: Coaching Psychology and Mental Health: Promoting Psychological Well-Being Through Coaching Psychology Interventions

Stream Leaders: Donna Willis & Prof Sarah Corrie

Welcome & Stream Overview
Prof Sarah Corrie & Donna Willis
09:30 - 09:45

Perceptions of Working with the Boundaries between Coaching and Counselling in Practice
Sarah Baker, Dr Emma Short & Dr Gail Kinman
09:45 - 10:15

What coaches need to know about mental health in the workplace: keeping people in work and performing well
David Carew
10:15 - 10:45

The role of Coaching following Trauma
David Lane
10:45 - 11:15

Resilience, bouncing forward and learning to thrive
Justin Haroun
14:00 - 14:30

Practical Workshop: Self-care for wellbeing for coaches
Professor Sarah Corrie & Donna Willis
14:30 - 15:15

Practical Workshop: Taking care of the coach: An experiential introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) - a mindfulness informed approach for well-being and behavioural effectiveness - we are unable to share this presentation
Taslim Tharani & Nimita Shah
15:30 - 16:40

Stream 4: Leadership, business and executive coaching psychology

Stream Leaders: Dr Vicky Ellam-Dyson & Dr Dasha Grajfoner
Sponsored by Meyler Campbell

Introduction to the stream
Dr Vicky Ellam-Dyson & Dr Dasha Grajfoner
09:30 - 09:45

Enhancing productivity, well-being and leadership skills with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Prof Frank Bond
09:45 - 11:15

Strengths Focused Leadership Coaching Workshop
Kathy Toogood & Mike Roarty
11:45 - 13:00

Coaching as a developmental intervention in organisations: A critical review of its effectiveness and the mechanisms underlying it - we are unable to share this presentation
Simmy Grover
11:45 - 12:00

Coaching Through 'Emotions Based Change Facilitation': A Case Study
Kate Pearlman-Shaw
12:00 - 12:15

Coaching Culture: What is it and how can organisations develop one?
Dr Zara Whysall
12:15 - 12:30

The challenges of leadership coaching in law firms: enabling individual %u2018Resourceful clients%u2019 to make organisational-level 'Changed worlds'
Dr Nigel Spencer & Prof Jon Stokes
12:30 - 12:45

Enabling leaders to navigate complexity: A model for executive coaching amid ambiguity, uncertainty and change - there were no slides used for this presentation
Louise Kovacs
12:45 - 13:00

Compassionate Leadership: From "I" to "We
Dr Dasha Grajfoner
14:00 - 14:15

Hidden Objectives: Their Impact On Stakeholder Evaluations Of Executive Coaching
Michele Williamson
14:15 - 14:30

Collaboration is not a panacea! - we are unable to share this presentation
Dr Barbara Green
14:30 -14:45

Coaching Senior Leadership Teams
Jessica Pryce-Jones
14:45 - 15:00

Laissez-faire leadership: Causes, consequences, and the question of coachability
Dr Vicky Ellam-Dyson
15:00 - 15:15

Inspiring Collaborations: Shaping the Future of Leadership, Business and Executive Coaching Together
Dr Vicky Ellam-Dyson & Dr Dasha Grajfoner
Guest session chair: Anne Scoular
15:25 - 16:40

Stream 5: Emerging conversations

Stream Leaders: Prof Mary Watts & David Tee

Session theme - Taboo topics (09:30-11:15)

Emerging conversations in a changing world: setting a scene
Prof Mary Watts & David Tee
09:30 - 09:45

How might coaches and coaching psychologists allow their clients to understand personal failure as an asset not a liability?
Sarah Dudney
09:45 - 10:15

Coaching Executive Mindfulness in the City - we are unable to share this presentation
Dr Henry Ford
10:15 - 10:45

Tell-tale tit your tongue will be split..in conversation with a whistleblower - there were no slides used for this presentation
Neil Tomalin & Dr Helen Stratton
10:45 - 11:15

Coaching Clients as 'active ingredients': Insights from psychotherapeutic and counselling research
David Tee
11:45 - 12:30

Learning from coaching practices: emerging issues - we are unable to share this presentation
Dr Manfusa Shams
12:30 - 13:00

Towards a Global Framework for Coaching in Education
Dr Christian van Nieuwerburgh
14:00 - 14:50

Identifying Leadership Coaching Issues for Academic Leaders - we are unable to share this presentation
Dr Céline Rojon & Dr Dasha Grajfoner
14:50 - 15:10

Teachers' experiences of an introductory coaching training workshop in Scotland: An interpretative phenomenological analysis
Margaret Barr
15:20 - 15:40

Peer observation as coaching
Dr Agnieszka Lech
15:40 - 16:00

Understanding coaching for at risk young people, combining 2 research projects.
Liz Robson-Kelly & Michelle Pritchard
16:00 - 16:20

Closing discussion on coaching in educational contexts
16:20 - 16:40

Friday 12th December 2014

Keynote Presentation: The Psychometric Analysis of Online Digital Footprints: Implications for Coaching Psychologists
Professor John Rust, Director of The Psychometrics Centre at the University of Cambridge & Director of Research in the Department of Psychology

Closing Keynote: “I’ll go anywhere as long as it’s forward,” said David Livingstone.
“You can’t navigate without a decent map,” retorted Christopher Columbus
Prof Stephen Palmer

Open Forum Debate - Delegate Participation: Take the microphone and have your say! - there were no slides used for this presentation
The SGCP & Coaching Psychology: Past, Present and FUTURE
Raconteur: Professor Mary Watts
Speaker Panel:
Mark Dailey, Guest speaker, co-author of `Discovering the Changing Communications Landscape’, an enquiry into communications and Gen Y
Liz Robson, CEO of Worth-it, MSc Coaching Psychology Graduate. University of East London
Sally Woodward, SGCP member, leadership and business coach and former lawyer
Professor Stephen Palmer, Founder Chair of SGCP & President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology
Professor Sarah Corrie, SGCP Chair 2012 - 2014
Dr Dasha Grajfoner, SGCP Chair 2014
13:15 - 14:00

A micro workshop and live demonstration. Combining the FeedForward Interview with a micro intervention to enhance Psychological Capital
Dr Almuth McDowall
13:15 - 14:00

Stream 1: Coachee Satisfaction and Beyond: Working with coaching relationships that matter

Stream Leaders: Dr Alanna O’Broin & Prof Ole Michael Spaten

Welcome and Introduction
Alanna O’Broin
09:00 - 09:15

Leadership, power and moments of symmetry in the coaching relationship
Prof Ole Michael Spaten
09:20 - 09:55

Are British organisations ready for younger executive coaches? The significance of the coach%u2019s age in client%u2019s selection
Magdalena Dobosz
10:00 - 10:30

Understanding coaching relationships through competency - we are unable to share this presentation
Yi-Ling Lai
14:00 - 14:30

What matters most? Attractive coach characteristics - we are unable to share this presentation
Dr Céline Rojon & Nicole Bode
14:30 - 15:00

Where we have been and where we might be heading: Where next for the coaching relationship
Dr Alanna O’Broin
15:20 - 16:00

Interactive debate - there were no slides used for this presentation
Panel members: Prof Ole Michael Spaten, Dr Alanna O’Broin, Magdalena Dobosz & Yi-Ling Lai
16:00 - 16:50

Stream 2: Psychometric Tools and their Application to Coaching Psychology

Stream Leaders: Dr Almuth McDowall & Dr Céline Rojon
Sponsored by Psychometrics Centre at The University of Cambridge

What is hot and what is not in psychometric assessment? Implications for coaching psychology practice
Dr Almuth McDowall
09:00 - 09:30

Coaching on Covert Clinical Variables in Corporate Settings: Between Freedom and Belonging - we are unable to share this presentation
Dr Soren Petter
09:30 - 10:00

Psychometrics and Coaching: Lessons Learned from Practice
Dr Richard A. MacKinnon
10:00 - 10:30

Sensitivity of the General Solution-Focused Attitude Scale (GSFAS) to Assess the Direct Effects of a Solution-focused Intervention at a Workplace
Keita Kiuchi & Yasuteru Aoki
14:00 - 14:30

Psychometric Tools in Coaching, the case for trait questionnaires
Nigel Evans
14:30 - 15:00

Not Just Words, Action! Increasing Acceptance and Adherence of Development Action in Coaching
Dr Rab MacIver
15:20 - 16:05

Coaching professional pilots using MBTI insights
Lorraine Mills
16:05 - 16:35

Stream round up
16:35 - 16:50

Stream 3: Individual Development and Coaching Psychology

Stream Leaders: Dr Tatiana Bachkirova & Prof Reinhard Stelter
Sponsored by OPP

Positioning individual development as a subject of coaching psychology - we are unable to share this presentation
Dr Tatiana Bachkirova
09:00 - 09:50

The coach's journey towards mastery
Ian Saunders & Ray Charlton
09:50 - 10:30

Poster: Self-efficacy in adults learning English as a foreign language in Russia - an evaluation of motivational techniques - there were no slides used for this presentation
Dr Ho Law
14:40 -14:50

Poster: Research Yourself©: coaching for researchers. A pilot project of Col•legi Oficial de Psicòlegs de Catalunya (COPC) & Universitat de Barcelona (UB) - there were no slides used for this presentation
Elvira Reche Camba
14:50 - 15:00

The Coach as a Fellow-human Companion - Building a trustful relationship in coaching dialogues
Prof Reinhard Stelter
15:20 - 16:10

The Rashomon Experience
Dr Adrian Myers
16:10 - 16:50

Stream 4: Coaching Psychology: an international perspective

Stream Leaders: Prof Stephen Palmer & Dr Siobhan O’Riordan
Sponsored by ISCP

Introduction and Welcome
Prof Stephen Palmer & Dr Siobhain O’Riordan
09:00 - 09:05

Developments in the Education, Practice and Establishment of Coaching Psychology: An International Perspective 2014 - we are unable to share this presentation
Prof Stephen Palmer & Dr Siobhain O’Riordan
09:05 - 09:55

Present and future perspectives in coaching psychology and psychological coaching in Japan
Dr Etsuyo Nishigaki
10:00 - 10:25

Q&A for Congress papers
10:25 - 10:30

The ‘Coaching Psychology Conversation’ - we are unable to share this presentation
Prof Stephen Palmer & Dr Siobhain O’Riordan
14:00 - 15:00

Conversation and Cake with Prof Stephen Palmer - The future of Coaching Psychology: Facts & Fiction
Kasia Szymanska & Dr Siobhain O’Riordan
15:20 - 16:00

Coaching Psychology Highlights from around the world
16:00 - 16:35

Reflections from the Congress Stream, Summary and Close
Dr Siobhain O’Riordan
16:35 - 16:50

Stream 5: Emerging conversations

Stream Leaders: Prof Mary Watts & David Tee

‘Liminal Space and Coaching’ Workshop - there were no slides used for this presentation
Dr Arthur Turner
09:00 - 10:00

Exploring telephone coaching conversations: a multi-method approach
Jenny Lynden
10:00 - 10:30

Session theme - Learning through coaching and supervision (14:00-16:50)

What options are there for coaching supervision?
Prof Mary Watts, Dr Esther Cavett & Sarah Dudney
14:00 - 14:40

The Power of Peer Supervision - inspiring collaboration in peer practice groups
Aly McNicoll
14:40 - 16:30 (with break)

Reflections on and future of emerging conversations 16:30 - 16:50

Message from the Chair...

This international event is an opportunity to celebrate what has been achieved, discover where we are headed and learn more about the difference that this exciting and innovative field can make to all areas of life and work.

The theme of the Congress is Changing Lives, Changing Worlds - Inspiring collaborations. In choosing this as our theme, our mission is to inspire individuals, organisations and communities to engage and collaborate with the wider world of people, practice, learning and research. The event is a chance to share knowledge and expertise for a unique educational experience so that coaching psychology can fulfil its potential as a powerful method for changing lives and changing worlds.

The congress is an excellent opportunity for you to meet, connect, and collaborate with colleagues from around the world, including those at the forefront of developing coaching psychology. Our diversity and inclusivity is a hallmark of our identity and the Congress has been designed to be relevant not just to coaching psychologists but also to other groups who use coaching or who might be interested in becoming part of our growing community.

Whatever your contribution to changing lives and changing worlds, we hope that you will want to celebrate our 10th Anniversary with us. On behalf of the Special Group in Coaching Psychology, we welcome you to join us.

Sarah Corrie, Chair of the Special Group in Coaching Psychology
Dasha Grajfoner, Chair Elect
Mary Watts, Past Chair

Why not join SGCP, from as little as £8.50. Fantastic member benefits as well as discounted Congress rates. Visit www.sgcp.org.uk

Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception for Peer Practice Groups Thursday 11th December

I am delighted to announce that we will be hosting an evening drinks reception during Congress to celebrate our popular Peer Practice Group initiative.

We would like to acknowledge the work of our dedicated community of hosts and their enthusiastic PPG attendees. The event will provide an opportunity to find out how you can get involved - either as a new host or as a PPG participant.

We look forward to welcoming you in December.

Margaret Macafee, SGCP PPG Coordinator

Submissions

The submissions deadline has now passed. We hope to inform all submitters of the reviewing panels decision by 24th October 2014.

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

We have a number of packages available if you wish to sponsor or exhibit at SGCP 4th International Congress of Coaching Psychology. Please Click here for detailed information.

If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224501.

Sponsors

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Agenda

Thursday 11th December 2014

Please find the outline timings for the Congress, the full programme is available in Additional Information

08:00Registration, Coffee and Exhibition
09:00Congress Welcome
09:30Parallel Streams
11:15Refreshment Break, Exhibition and Networking
11:45Parallel Streams
13:00Lunch, Exhibition and Networking
14:00Parallel Streams
16:40Refreshment Break, Exhibition and Networking
17:10Keynote: Margaret Heffernan
18:10Cheese and Wine, Refreshments, Exhibition and Networking (with peer practice group input)
19:00AGM (SGCP Members)
19:45Conference Dinner

Friday 12th December 2014

Please find the outline timings for the Congress, the full programme is available in Additional Information

08:30Registration, Coffee and Exhibition
09:00Parallel Streams
10:30Refreshment Break, Exhibition and Networking
11:00Congress Welcome to Day 2
11:15Keynote: Professor John Rust
12:15Lunch, Exhibition and Networking
13:15Parallel Streams
14:00Parallel Streams
15:00Refreshment Break, Exhibition and Networking
15:20Parallel Streams
17:00Closing Keynote: Professor Stephen Palmer

Speakers and Facilitators

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Margaret Heffernan

Keynote Speaker
Margaret Heffernan is an entrepreneur, Chief Executive and author. Her motto is "Let's not play the game, let's change it."

Born in Texas, raised in Holland and educated at Cambridge University, she worked in BBC Radio for five years where she wrote, directed, produced and commissioned dozens of documentaries and dramas. Once described by the Financial Times as "the most formidable lobbying organization in England."

Margaret joined CMGI where she ran, bought and sold leading Internet businesses, serving as Chief Executive Officer for InfoMation Corporation, ZineZone Corporation and iCAST Corporation.

In 1999, Margaret was named one of the Internet's Top 100 by Silicon Alley Reporter, one of the Top 25 by Streaming Media magazine and one of the Top 100 Media Executives by The Hollywood Reporter. Her "Tear Down the Wall" campaign against AOL won the 2001 Silver SABRE award for public relations.

Margaret is a Trustee of the London Library and sits on the Council of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art as well as one the boards of several private companies.

She was featured on television in The Secret Millionaire and on BBC Radio 4 in Changing the Rules, which won the 2008 Prowess Media Award. In 2011 has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Bath.

Margaret is an accomplished author of ‘The Naked Truth’ (2004); ‘Women on Top’ (2008); ‘Wilful Blindness’ (2011) was a finalist for the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Best Business Book
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Professor John Rust

Keynote Speaker
John Rust is Director of The Psychometrics Centre at the University of Cambridge and Director of Research in the Department of Psychology, and also a Senior Member of Darwin College. John combines a huge academic and intellectual reputation in the field of testing and assessment with practical applications experience in a range of blue chips.

Abstract “From paper and pencil to Computer Adaptive Testing. From Classical Test Theory to Item Response Theory. Everyone’s asking “Whatever next”, but the next is already upon us. By extending the concept of ‘the item’ to Facebook ‘Likes’ and tweeted words, we can use Big Data analytics such as Singular Value Decomposition (SVC), machine learning and applied Bayesian IRT to factor analyse the entire online digital footprint of a nation. This is an enormously powerful technology, for either good or ill. It’s nice when you get the news or the recommendation for a new film, book or hotel that you want. Not so nice if there are things in your life you would prefer others not to know. William Hague, former UK Foreign Minister, claimed “If you’ve nothing to hide you have nothing to fear.” But is this true? And even if it is , is this what we want? One hundred years after casting off the eugenicist label and the shackles of the race/IQ debate, psychometrics is again back in the limelight. Hopefully, this time we can do things differently. “
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Professor Stephen Palmer PhD

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Coaching Psychology: An International Perspective

This congress stream will focus on an international perspective on the development of coaching psychology as a profession and psychological discipline. The key purpose will be to offer global and local perspectives enabling delegates to learn about, share and discuss the latest insights on coaching psychology research, ethics and professional practice. This will be delivered by offering a combination of speaker-based sessions, mini workshops and interactive panel based discussion. Key themes and topics will include competencies and accreditation in areas such as training, practice and supervision.

Prof Stephen Palmer PhD CPsychol EuroPsy is the Founder Director of the Centre for Coaching, London, and also the Coaching Psychology Unit at City University London. He is a Chartered Psychologist, an APECS Accredited Executive Coach and Supervisor, International Society for Coaching Psychology Accredited Coaching Psychologist and Supervisor.
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Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Coaching Psychology: An International Perspective (as above)

Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD CPsychol CSci is a chartered psychologist, a chartered scientist and a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce. She is on the BPS SGCP Register of Coaching Psychologists and an Accredited Member and Accredited Supervisor of the International Society for Coaching Psychology.
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Dr Vicky Ellam-Dyson

Speaker
Stream Co-chair: Leadership, Business and Executive Coaching

This congress stream involves a collaboration of practitioners and researchers working in the areas of coaching, psychology and leadership. It encompasses sessions on skills development, case studies from practice, and new research. In the spirit of thought leadership it encourages and enables evidence-based discussions around trends and topics that are influencing leadership, business and executive coaching.

Vicky is a coaching psychology practitioner and academic involved in a range of activities including coaching, training, lecturing and research supervision. As a coach and trainer she works with leaders and teams in developing improved performance and wellbeing and teaches coaching skills to leaders and new coaches. As an academic she is an associate lecturer and research supervisor at City University and Goldsmiths College in topics of coaching psychology and organisational psychology. The two areas of her work (private practice and academia) inform each other. Her work is also informed by her research into the psychology of leadership, where she explored how embedded core beliefs can influence patterns of leadership style. The research found perfectionism and narcissism to be related to common leader derailment behaviours.
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Dr Dasha Grajfoner

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Leadership, Business and Executive Coaching (as above)

Dr Dasha Grajfoner is the Director of the Centre for Business and Coaching Psychology at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh where she also lectures in Coaching Psychology and Leadership on a Postgraduate Business Psychology Programme. She is the Director of the Centre for Anthrozoology at the University of Maribor, Slovenia. Dasha is a Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and an Accredited Coaching Psychologist (ISCP) with a PhD in Personality Psychology, which she received from the University of Edinburgh. Dasha is Chair Elect of the Special Group in Coaching Psychology.

Dasha’s research and consultancy interests cover the application of Coaching Psychology in organizational, educational and personal contexts with specific topics such as the role of Coaching Psychology in leadership development, performance, wellbeing and mental health; compassionate leadership, managing significant organizational and personal changes and transitions and animal assisted interventions.
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Professor Sarah Corrie

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Coaching Psychology and Mental Health: Promoting Psychological Well-Being through coaching psychology interventions

An awareness and understanding of mental health issues is critical to our portfolio of knowledge and skills. However this may also be an area where we feel under-skilled. The purpose of this stream is to equip delegates with the knowledge, confidence and skill to work effectively within this domain of application, to explore the boundary between coaching and clinical interventions, and to raise awareness of critical issues so that delegates can expand their services to a wider range of coachees. The field of mental health is a dynamic, exciting and rapidly expanding area of practice and enquiry, but as yet remains a relatively untapped domain of application for coaching psychology. Through this stream, we aim to draw attention to the role that coaching psychology has to play in mental health and in doing so, to better understand how coaching psychology can contribute to enhanced mental health in our communities and societies.

Professor Sarah Corrie is Chair of the Special Group in Coaching Psychology. She is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in coaching psychology, and is also a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. She has extensive experience in both public and private sector services and runs her own coaching practice as well as working as a freelance supervisor and trainer.
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Donna Willis

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Coaching Psychology and Mental Health: Promoting Psychological Well-Being through coaching psychology interventions (as above)

Donna is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, registered with the HCPC and a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel & Development. She works as Senior Consultant in Leadership Development for The King’s Fund. The King’s Fund is an independent charity that works to improve health care in the UK. Donna has a specific interest in promoting the wellbeing of the medical and clinical workforce. As well as being a BPS SGCP Committee Member, she is also a Member of the Division of Occupational Psychology.
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Alanna O’Broin

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Coachee satisfaction and beyond: Working with coaching relationships that matter

If, as a recent study suggests (Grant, 2014) coachee satisfaction with their coaching relationship does not inevitably predict coaching outcome, what is the contribution of the coaching relationship in the coaching process, and to coaching outcomes? Is the coaching relationship facilitative or transformative? This congress stream on the coaching relationship examines these questions further, exploring the role of coaching relationship metrics that may predict coaching success and more integrative approaches to the role of the coaching relationship in the coaching process.

Grant, A. M. (2014). Autonomy support, relationship satisfaction and goal focus in the coach-coachee relationship: which best predicts coaching success? Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 7(1), 18-38.

Dr Alanna O’Broin is a Coaching Psychologist, a Chartered Psychologist, and an accredited member of the International Society for Coaching Psychology. Previously an investment analyst and Fund Manager for multinational private equity and venture capital group 3i, Alanna is a practicing coaching psychologist, working primarily with executives in achieving their developmental and performance goals.
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Prof Ole Michael Spaten MA, PhD, C.Psychol, MISCP Accred

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Coachee satisfaction and beyond: Working with coaching relationships that matter (as above)

Ole is a chartered psychologist with a particular area of expertise in coaching psychology and team-building. Ole is both an Academic and Practitioner with 20 years of experience as an organizational consultant and as a teacher and researcher attached to the universities in Roskilde, Copenhagen and Aalborg in Denmark.

At Aalborg University, Dept. of Communication and Psychology, he founded in 2007 the first Danish coaching psychology education and is Director of the Coaching Psychology research Unit. In 2010 he conducted the first Randomized Control Trial in Scandinavia evaluating the effectiveness of a brief cognitive behavioral coaching applied to first year university psychology students.

At psychology Ole leads the coaching psychology graduate program for master psychology students, supervises and teaches clinical skills. At the psychology Department he is Head of Studies and is the founding editor-in-chief of the Danish Journal of Coaching Psychology.

His research interests are related to self and identity, social learning and experience based processes in coaching psychology.
Ole is supervisor, accredited member, and Honorary Vice President of the International Society of Coaching Psychology.
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Professor Mary Watts

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Emerging Conversations

The purpose of this congress stream is to provide a forum for broad and far-reaching, emerging conversations and voices to be heard. Psychology has a place at the heart of good coaching practice but it is not the only relevant voice. Changing lives and changing worlds depends on many voices and inspired collaborations between these. The collaborations may be from within psychology, between disciplines and between cultures and nations.

Professor Mary Watts is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at City University where she also held the role of Pro-Vice Chancellor for many years. She is currently an independent consultant, coaching psychologist and educator working in both public and private sector contexts.
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Dave Tee

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Emerging Conversations (as above)

David Tee C.Psychol is a Chartered Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Occupational Psychology at the University of South Wales. His involvement in coaching now spans a couple of decades, as a coach, coaching supervisor, trainer and consultant within both the public and private sectors. He is Chair of the annual Welsh Coaching Conference and has been running the ILM's range of coaching and mentoring qualifications for USW for the last six years. David's research interests focus primarily on the 'active ingredients' model from research in psychotherapy and its relevance to coaching psychology. He is honoured to be co-chairing the SGCP Congress committee this year.
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Dr Tatiana Bachkirova

Speaker
Stream Co-Chair: Individual Development and Coaching Psychology

In this stream of the Congress we will explore new ideas, research and debates in coaching psychology that are concerned with coaching individuals wherever their development process would take them. The focus of papers may include coaching outcomes, issues of process or specific themes of coaching that contribute to our knowledge about development of individuals.

Tatiana Bachkirova, MEd, MSc, PhD, C Psychol, AFBPsS is an academic, coach and coaching supervisor. At Oxford Brookes University, UK, she is a Reader in Coaching Psychology and programme leader for the MA in Coaching and Mentoring Practice delivered in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong. She is also a Visiting Professor in The National Research University "Higher School of Economics" (HSE) in Moscow.
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Professor Reinhard Stelter

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Stream Co-Chair: Individual Development and Coaching Psychology (as above)

Reinhard Stelter, PhD (psych), ISCP HonVP & MISCP is Full Professor of Sport and Coaching Psychology at the University of Copenhagen and visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School teaching “Personal Leadership and Dialogical Coaching” at the Master of Public Governance. He is head of the Section of Human and Social Sciences and head of the Coaching Psychology Unit at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen.
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Dr Kristina Gyllensten, DPsych

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Stream Co-Chair: Positive and Coaching Psychology: Stress, Resilience, Health and Wellbeing (Co-Chair Professor Stephen Palmer, above)

In addition to celebrating 10 years of the Special Group in Coaching Psychology, the stream will also be celebrating the 30 year anniversary of the International Stress Management Association (UK), a national charity that runs the annual National Stress Awareness Day. This congress stream will focus on the theory, research and practice relating to stress and stress management, enhancing resilience health and wellbeing, informed by the disciplines of positive and coaching psychology.

Kristina works as a psychologist and researcher at the Department for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden. Kristina’s doctorate focused on the experiences of coaching and stress in the workplace. She has written and co-written over 10 academic papers and book chapters. She has co-edited one book, Psykologisk coaching: för varaktig förändring. Her publications have focused on workplace stress, stress management, gender and stress, psychological coaching, and cognitive therapy.
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Dr Almuth McDowall

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Stream Co-Chair: Psychometric tools and their application to coaching psychology

Aims and objectives of the psychometrics congress stream:
A) sharing current practice of using psychometric tools within coaching – what works, what do we need to watch out for;
B) reflecting on experience with specific tools in coaching practice;
C) updating on research examining the use of psychometrics within coaching
D) reviewing what is ‘hot’ and what is not in psychometric development.

Dr Almuth McDowall, CPsychol, AFBPsS directs the MSc in Occupational and Organisational Psychology at the University of Surrey, and is also a consultant running her own private practice. Almuth is passionate about an evidence-based approach to psychological and coaching practice, co-editing Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice. She has authored numerous publications in peer reviewed journals, book chapters and practitioner articles and tools.
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Dr Céline Rojon

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Stream Co-Chair: Psychometric tools and their application to coaching psychology (as above)

Dr Céline Rojon, Lecturer in Human Resource Management (University of Edinburgh Business School), CPsychol is a Chartered Psychologist (BPS) and Academic Associate (CIPD), is a Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Edinburgh Business School. She joined this institution in September 2012, upon completion of a PhD in Psychology at the University of Surrey (Guildford/UK), which examined the conceptualisation and operationalisation of individual workplace performance.
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Professor Sandy Gordon, PhD, FAPS

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Stream Co-Chair: Sport, Performance and Coaching Psychology

The intention of this congress stream is to illustrate examples of how coaching psychology has been applied to different performance domains including sport. Presenters will identify a wide array of factors that impinge upon the performance of individuals, groups and organisations and highlight the coaching psychology principles that were adapted to enhance the performance and personal growth of participants.

Sandy Gordon, PhD, FAPS is a Professor of Sport & Exercise Psychology in the School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, at The University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth. He is a Registered Sport Psychologist, Fellow member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and member of the APS College of Sport and Exercise Psychologists (CoSEP) and Interest Group for Coaching Psychology (IGCP). In addition to examinations of mental toughness and rehabilitation from sport injuries, Sandy’s current research and applied interests are focused on positive psychology applications of strengths-based and appreciative approaches to coaching psychology.
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Dr Sophia Jowett, CPsychol, AFBPsS

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Stream Co-Chair: Sport, Performance and Coaching Psychology (as above)

Sophia Jowett, PhD, is a reader in psychology at Loughborough University, United Kingdom. She received her PhD from the University of Exeter in 2001. Sophia’s research examines the interpersonal content and functions of dyadic relationships in sport and other achievement-orientated settings (e.g., work, school). Her research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, British Academy, GB Sasakawa Foundation, Nuffield Foundation, Sports Coach UK and HSBC. The findings of her research have been published in a broad range of scientific journals, disseminated in national and international conferences and presented in book chapters. Sophia is on the editorial board of peer reviewed journals. She has edited a book entitled Social Psychology in Sport (2007), a special issue on interpersonal relationships in Psychology of Sport and Exercise (2006) and a monograph on the Psychology of Sports Coaching (2005). She is an associate fellow and chartered psychologist of the British Psychological Society.

Venue

Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury

Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury , Coram St , London , WC1N 1HT •  Directions