Hambly, L., and Bomford, C. (2019) Creative Career Coaching, Theory into Practice. Routledge

Excerpts from Chapter 7: Frameworks for exploring the client’s story, pp86-96

The need for a framework

In Chapter 5, we distinguished between process models, which describe the structure of the career coaching sessions, and content models, which provide a framework for what is discussed within that structure (see Figure 7.1).
Like any other professionals, career coaches need a framework to inform the exploration of the story, a rationale for asking certain questions and not others. Without such a framework, coaches may meander in their questioning, lose focus, explore areas of only personal interest and even step outside the remit of their role.

Figure 7.1 Framework for exploration

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Excerpts from Chapter 7: Frameworks for exploring the client’s story, pp86-96 The need for a framework In Chapter 5, we distinguished between process models, which describe the structure of the career coaching sessions, and content models, which provide a framework for what is discussed within that structure (see Figure 7.1).Like any other professionals, career coaches […]