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Core and Further Reading



Core and further reading for this module is listed below. Core reading is referred to throughout the online materials in the order given.

Core reading


Frigerio, G. and McCash, P. (2013) Creating Career Coaching, The NICEC Journal, Issue 30

Yates, J. (2014) The Career Coaching Handbook, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. Chapter One.

Nathan, R. & Hill, L. (2006) Career Counselling (2nd edn.) London:Sage. Chapter One.

Rogers, J (2012) 'Simple but not easy: the skilled language of coaching' in J Rogers, Coaching Skills: A Handbook. Maidenhead: Open University Press, 74-102

Ali, L. and Graham, B. (1996). 'Chapter 5: Counselling Skills' in L Ali and B Graham The Counselling Approach to Careers Guidance. London: Routledge, 62-86

Ali, L. and Graham, B. (1996). 'Chapter 4: A model for career guidance' in L Ali and B Graham The Counselling Approach to Careers Guidance. London: Routledge, 62-86

Whitmore, J. (2009) 'Coaching for performance: GROWing human potential and purpose; the principles and practice of coaching and leadership (4th edn.)'. London: Nicholas Brealey Publishers

Egan, G. (2010). Chapter 3: An Overview of the Helping Model' in The Skilled Helper: a Problem Management and Opportunity Development Approach to Helping (9th Edition). Pacific Grove, CA: Brookes/Cole. (scanned course extract)

Mignot, P. (2001). Working with individuals. in W.P. Gothard, P. Mignot, M. Offer, and M. Ruff, Careers Guidance in Context. London: Sage.

Gothard, B. (2001) Career development theory, in B. Gothard, P. Mignot, M. Offer & M. Ruff, Careers guidance in context, London: Sage.
Chapter 2, Bill Gothard provides an introductory overview of some key career development theories. This chapter is designed to help you with Section 6: Integrating Career Development Theories with Coaching. The link provided is to the e-book.

McMahon, M. and Patton, W. (2006) Career Counselling: Constructivist Approaches. Abingdon: Routledge. Chapter 8: 'The Systems Theory Framework: A conceptual and practical map for career counselling' 94-109.

Sharf, R.S. (2010). 'Chapter 16: Theories in Combination' in Applying Career Development Theory to Counseling (5th Edition). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole. (scanned course extract)

van Nieuwerburgh, C. (2014) Being Human. In: An introduction to coaching skills: a practical guide. London: SAGE, Ch.14, pp.149-159 (scanned course extract)


Further reading


As well as the remainders of the volumes listed above, the following texts may be of interest


Cox, E., Bachkirova, T. and Clutterbuck, D.A. (2010). The Complete Handbook of Coaching. London: Sage

Gallwey, T. (2000). The Inner Game of Work. New York, NY: Random House.

Inkson, K. (2007). Understanding Careers: the Metaphors of Working Lives. London: Sage.

Inkson, K., Dries, N. and Arnold, J. (2014) Understanding Careers: the Metaphors of Working Lives (2nd edn). London: Sage.

Ebook available soon

Jayasinghe, M. (2001). Counselling in Careers Guidance. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Kidd, J.M. (2006) 'Understanding Career Counselling: Theory, Research and Practice'. London: Sage.

Kline, N. (1999). Time to Think. London: Ward Lock.

Palmer, S. and Whybrow, A. (eds.) (2007). Handbook of Coaching Psychology. London: Routledge.

Peterson, N. and González, R.C. (2000). Career Counselling Models for Diverse Populations. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Brooks Cole.

Savickas, M.L. and Walsh, W.B. (eds.). (1996). Handbook of Career Counseling Theory and Practice. Palo Alto, CA: Davies-Black.

Sheward, S. and Branch, R. (2012). Motivational Career Counselling and Coaching. Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches. London: Sage.

Thomson, B. (2014) 'First Steps in Coaching'. London: Sage.

van Nieuwerburgh, C. (2014) 'An Introduction to Coaching Skills: A practical guide', London:Sage.