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Exploring Time to Think Coaching and Thinking Environments: A Discussion with Lucy Gourlay

Coaching Uncaged
Coaching Uncaged
Exploring Time to Think Coaching and Thinking Environments: A Discussion with Lucy Gourlay

In this episode of Coaching Uncaged Animas Centre Director Robert Stephenson is joined by Time to Think and Transformational Life Coach Lucy Gourlay as they dive into Nancy Kline’s Time to Think approach to coaching, as well as sharing some information around the upcoming Animas one day ‘Thinking Environment Masterclass that Lucy is delivering on 18th September.

Lucy shares more about the Time to Think approach, what sits behind it as a coaching concept and shares her background around this fascinating work, as well as her journey as a coach. She shares some more detail around the 10 components that comprise the Time to Think approach to coaching, and what each of these brings to the coaching dynamic for both coach and coachee.

Lucy also speaks about some of the people she works with both as a Time to Think coach and a transformational life coach, sharing some of the differences between the two approaches, as well as the many crossovers. Robert and Lucy also highlight some of the crossovers between Time to Think and a narrative approach to coaching.

Finally, Lucy shares some more details around the upcoming (18th September) one day ‘Thinking Environment’ Masterclass, including what you can expect to learn as well as some of the key takeaways from the day.

You can find out more about Lucy here: https://lucygourlay.com/

If you’re interested in learning how you can bring a Time to Think approach to your practice, join us for the ‘Thinking Environment’ Masterclass here:



Nick is the founder and CEO of the Animas and International Centre for Coaching Supervision. Along with his love of coaching and supervision, he is a a passionate learner with a fascination for philosophy, psychology and sociology.

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