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Background – Reversal theory


A4 prompt sheet (Word format) outlining key features of Michael Apter's (2001) reversal theory when interpreting coachees' motivational states.

Likely use

More appropriate for those already involved in co-coaching and wishing to develop, sustain or enhance their effectiveness when working with trainees engaged in co-coaching.

Likely to be most effective when analysing video clips of co-coaching sessions to speculate on the underlying motivations of participants.