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Episode 193

The Power of Existential Coaching

In this conversation with Yannick Jacob we explore positive psychology and existentialism, prioritizing presence over process, phenomenological inquiry in coaching, integrating an existential approach and the limits and boundaries of coaching.

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In this podcast we talk about:

04:00 The challenges and possibilities of AI
14:00 The limits of coaching and coaches
22:00 Positive psychology and existentialism
33:00 Enabling choice through value exploration
38:00 Prioritizing presence over process
43:00 The breadth of phenomenological inquiry
51:00 Exploring the nature of truth
54:30 The nature of a client agreement
1:00:00 Including an existential approach
1:06:00 Resolving existential tension
1:09:30 Integrating rules and intuition
1:15:30 Exploring our coaching boundaries

Resources Mentioned:
Nash Popovic
Viktor Frankl

About Yannick

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Yannick Jacob

Yannick Jacob is an Existential Coach (MA), Positive Psychologist (MSc), Coach Trainer & Supervisor (DIP) and Mediator (SPCP Dispute Resolution). He is the Program Director of the Accredited Certificate in Integrative Coaching at the School of Positive Transformation and he’s the former Programme Leader of the MSc Coaching Psychology at the University of East London. Yannick is part of the teaching faculty at the School of Life, the Animas Centre for Coaching and the International Centre for Coaching Supervision. He also presents at conferences internationally and is the author of An Introduction to Existential Coaching.


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