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Systemic Coaching and Constellations, 2nd Edition

Book Description

A practical introduction to systemic coaching and constellations for executive, leadership and team coaches.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. Acknowledgements
  5. Foreword by Chris Dalton
  6. Preface
  7. Case study credits
  8. Orientation
  9. PART ONE Principles
    1. 01    The universal language of systems
      1. The order of things
      2. From individual and team to system
      3. Organizational health
      4. System leadership
      5. The principle of acknowledgement
      6. The hidden forces in systems
      7. The organizing principles in action
      8. Walking in the field
    2. 02    Back to the start: Origins and definitions
      1. Systems and the forces that sustain them
      2. Constellations
      3. Systemic coaching
      4. The workshop experience
      5. Coaching constellations
      6. The origins of this approach
    3. 03    Belonging: Conscience, guilt and innocence
      1. The need to belong and the dynamics that emerge
      2. Belonging. It begins in the family
      3. Conscience groups
      4. Belonging and loyalty
      5. Growth requires guilt
      6. Leaving and joining
      7. Personal conscience
      8. Organizational conscience
      9. Organizational conscience at work
      10. Systemic conscience
      11. Belonging and systemic conscience
      12. How this might be useful for you as a coach
      13. How this might be useful for your clients
    4. 04    The time is now
      1. When to apply this approach and the benefits of doing so
      2. Messages from the system
      3. Contraindications
      4. Constellation time
    5. 05    Inside out
      1. Coaching with the system in mind
      2. The inner orientation of the coach
  10. PART TWO Practices
    1. Mapping your own system
    2. 06    Map making
      1. Getting started
      2. Getting permission to work
      3. Moving into the first stage
      4. From mapping to constellating
      5. Core processes
    3. 07    Living maps
      1. Seeing patterns
      2. Illuminating dynamics
      3. Facilitating solutions
  11. PART THREE Application
    1. 08    From tabletop to workshop: Principles and practices in action
      1. One-to-one application
        1. Creating chemistry
        2. Agenda setting
        3. Joining and leaving
      2. Application in leadership development coaching
        1. Delegation
        2. 360 feedback
        3. Goal-setting
        4. Difficult conversations
      3. Application in coaching sessions with two people
        1. Application in three-way sessions
        2. Resourcing clients in one-to-one coaching
      4. Integrating alongside your existing approach and methods
      5. Phone and VOIP coaching
      6. Team application
        1. Get out of your head
        2. Who came first
        3. Aligning with team purpose
        4. Finding place
      7. Teams and conflict
        1. Illuminating team conflict
      8. Workshop application
        1. Open workshops
        2. Closed workshops
        3. Multi-team, large-group workshops
    2. 09    Sticky moments
      1. Strategies to release stuckness
    3. 10    Extending your practice: Further practices and applications
      1. Floor markers
      2. The cataleptic hand
      3. A note about representatives
      4. Application in coaching supervision
    4. 11    Outside in
      1. The experience of systemic coaching
      2. Beyond constellations
    5. 12    The F word: Familiar patterns
      1. Exploring the resource available in the family-of-origin
        1. Fill your own cup first
      2. Your client’s family system
        1. Resourcing clients through their family-of-origin
  12. An invitation
  13. Appendix: Resources and further reading recommendations
  14. Postscript
  15. Copyright