Witnessing Grief: Inviting Trauma and Loss to Our Coaching Conversations, An Enneagram Perspective (Paperback)
"A gift to coaches indeed...Margl applies the Enneagram personality model in helping coaches own and understand our particular biases and how they can affect our work with clients."
-Margaret Moore, MBA, aka Coach Meg, Founder/CEO, Wellcoaches Corporation, Founder/Chair, Institute of Coaching
Sadly, coaches, counselors, and therapists sometimes say unhelpful or harmful things to clients experiencing and suffering from grief. Undoubtedly, most coaches don't choose their field anticipating such weighty topics. Still, here we are in this pandemic era, with anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma being customary topics of coaching conversations.Witnessing Grief provides coaches and other helping professionals a primer on how to be consciously present to the complexity of their client's experience and disclosure of grief, trauma, and loss. Stressing the significance of self-awareness, deep reflection, and through an Enneagram lens, Witnessing Grief illustrates how to recognize coach bias in service of being a steadfast witness to their client's grief.