Diary of Events

Keep an eye on this page for what is going on at Barefoot such as taster mornings for our PG Cert in Business and Personal Coaching, CPD events, Spring and Winter conferences, webinars and supervision.

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“We’re OK” - An Introduction to using Transactional Analysis in real life and work

Overview: Transactional Analysis (TA) is fundamentally about relationships, understanding why we relate to others as we do, and how we can strengthen those relationships to the benefit of ourselves and those around us.


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Online Supervision - 7th October

Supervision is a time and space to reflect on your coaching work.  Supervision enables you to gain objectivity and perspective on your coaching, particularly in complex or difficult situations, or where coaching work is triggering your own 'hot spots'. It will also provide support and guidance to you in dealing with ethical issues and adhering to best practice.


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Understanding Depression & Anxiety Disorders - 12th October - 30th November

We are often asked by coaches where the line is between stress and a mental health problem, or where the line is between therapy and coaching. The intention of this course is to give each attendee a detailed understanding of a range of common mental health issues, to leave you with a clearer view of where these boundaries lie. This course is open to everybody, with no prior experience assumed or expected. Whatever your current knowledge, you are welcome here.   Six-week Online Course: 1 hour per week for six weeks


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CBT Tools for Coaches - 15th & 22nd October

Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches are particularly useful for challenging unhelpful beliefs and assumptions, negative patterns of thinking and behaving and for introducing coping skills for dealing with specific situations. You will be awarded 6 ICF CCE points for attending this event.    By the end of the workshop, delegates will: Be able to….help clients to break out of rigid habits and patterns such as perfectionism and people-pleasing


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Coaching for Loss, Change, Uncertainty & Grief - 19th October

Change is an inevitable part of life and over the course of a lifetime, we and our clients will probably experience several significant life transitions.  Some of these will be initiated and planned for and others will be totally unplanned. Some of these will be welcome and others unwelcome. The workshop will draw on psychological models and literature to share some models and techniques which coaches can use to help clients manage the big and small (and inevitable changes) which life throws at us.   Suitable for:


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John Perry - Coaching on Life's Big Questions

  Drawing on the work of Viktor Frankl and other leading Existential thinkers, this workshop will provide opportunities for participants to experience how to work with some of life’s ‘big questions’ from an Existential perspective. ‘Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: The last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances; to choose one’s own way’. Viktor Frankl, ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’


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Online Supervision - 26th October

Supervision is a time and space to reflect on your coaching work.  Supervision enables you to gain objectivity and perspective on your coaching, particularly in complex or difficult situations, or where coaching work is triggering your own 'hot spots'. It will also provide support and guidance to you in dealing with ethical issues and adhering to best practice.


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Constellations Foundations for Coaches - 26th October

Overview: This introductory session covering the Foundations of Constellations, will introduce you to both the practicalities and the power of this mysterious work. I am often asked to explain the Constellations approach in coaching or supervision, but it is essentially 3 dimensional and experiential – so this session will offer you the chance to work together, developing your feel for Constellations and learning three techniques to take away and use with your clients.   Suitable for:


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Masterclass: Group Coaching for Coaches - 2nd & 5th November

Group Coaching is an exciting and significant growth area within the coaching profession.  It provides a wonderful opportunity for people in similar situations to be coached together and learn together in a safe and confidential group environment.  Group coaching can provide significant opportunities for coaches to expand their offering beyond 1:1 coaching.   By the end of the programme, delegates will:


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From Transactional to Transformational Coaching - 3rd November

Overview: “You can only give away what you already have” Syd Banks   If you’re a Barefoot coach, chances are you’ve experienced transformational experiences for yourself. When we’ve had personal experiences like that we want to give that to our clients too – and yet we keep finding ourselves at a transactional level of coaching, knowing more is available but not quite able to access it. Or not as reliably as we’d like.


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