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Provocative Coaching with Jaap Holander

Date: 1st - 2nd Jun 2019
Location: Athens Greece


If you are interested in this event please contact the member directly using the details provided below:

Name: Nick Fragkias
Email: info@nickfragkias.com
Phone: +306944200900


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๐Ÿ“Œ Jaap Hollander is coming to Greece on June 1 & 2 for a 2-day intro course on Provocative Coaching!

Provocative coaching offers some new possibilities that you won’t find in ‘traditional’ coaching or therapy. And yet it harnesses forces that most people will recognize intuitively. To understand one of its basic principles, think back of a moment in your life when you really wanted to do something, and someone said: "That's too difficult for you". Or maybe they said, "You are too old for that" or "You’re too young". It doesn't matter what their reasoning was. They might have just said: "It isn't you!" Can you remember a moment like that? You really wanted to do something and someone important told you that you couldn't. What was your response? Most likely, it was something like: "You think I can’t do that? We'll see about that!". "I'll show you what I can do!" And so, you ended up even more determined. Provocative therapy utilizes this kind of energy. It differs radically from 'classical' types of therapy like psychoanalysis, cognitive therapy, client centered therapy, or even from the newer approaches such as neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) or solution focused therapy. It challenges people in order to help them grow, rather than trying to help them directly.

Provocative coaching is a distant relative of ‘paradoxical intention’ and 'reverse psychology'. The coach encourages the client to do their problem more: do some more of that, think some more of that, feel some more of that! Where the other major approaches are mostly supportive (“I believe in you, you can do it”), the provocative coach discourages the client’s goals (You can’t be a good father, you have an ego like the Graf Zeppelin!”). And yet provocative coaching is not only confrontation. The challenges are presented with humor and warmth. This is what makes it quite different from simple confrontation. And this is also why people need training to learn how to do it.

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Three things make provocative coaching attractive for helping professionals. 

โžŠ Provocative work can be surprisingly fast and effective. 
โž‹ It can work quite elegantly with clients who don't do well with conventional change work. 
โžŒ It’s fun! 

Preliminary research shows that coaches and therapists become happier people when they start doing provocative work. So, should we all throw our conventional methods out the window and start working exclusively with this Great New Method? Of course not! Provocative coaching is one more possibility. It is a nice new option, not a mandatory replacement.


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