Welcome to season 3 of the Craft of Coaching podcast! I’m starting off this season by having us explore coaching and ethics. One of the things that I’ve wanted us to think about in terms of how we elevate the industry, is what the balance of professional standards looks like, with innovation. And when it comes to coaches talking about how they help clients in terms that imply “healing,” or coaches wanting to work with clients on extremely nuanced topics such as trauma, drug addiction, or eating disorders, I think it’s imperative that the coaching industry prevents a disastrous wake-up call by straight-up saying: it’s not okay for coaches to coach about everything.
In today’s episode on coaching and ethics, I’ll explore these topics and more.