Positive psychology coaching research
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Objectives: The research sought to analyse the perceptual life changes and perceived quality of life (PQoL) subsequent to participating in an integrated coaching and PPI programme.
Design: A qualitative approach was employed and Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) was utilised to analyse the data.
Method: Three girls from an inner-city London school were selected to participate. Semi-structured interviews were used.
Results: Three key themes emerged: the ability to control emotions/reactions; increased experience of positive emotions/thoughts; and the identification of purpose and meaning to life.
Conclusion: The participants reported that participating in the programme brought the benefit of an improved perception of quality of life.
Keywords: at-risk; adolescents; girls; appreciative coaching; interpretative phenomenological analysis; coaching psychology; positive psychology coaching; subjective wellbeing; perceived quality of life.
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