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Systemic coaching

What does the systemic approach pursue?

Colleagues, friends, family: we are all involved in different social life systems. These systems influence our behaviour – and our behaviour has an effect on the individual systems. The systemic approach builds on this insight. To achieve lasting success, the following points are crucial:

  • The systemic approach considers clients in the context of all their social systems at all times.
  • We use systemic methods to make these personal social systems transparent.
  • This opens up new perspectives; new paths become visible and enable sustainable solutions.
Systemic coaching

Focus on own resources & change of perspective

In order to solve a problem, it is usually of little use to only research its cause. Oriented on the model of solution-oriented counselling according to Steve De Shazer the systemic approach focuses instead on resources, the positive, the future and the goal. This approach significantly supports clients in changing their behavior and thought patterns in the desired direction and in finding the solution to their problems themselves.

The systemic approach is based on the insight: There is no truth, only constructions of reality. We all interpret and evaluate situations and events differently. From this interpretation we construct our own reality, which then determines our behaviour. Often we get in our own way with our interpretations of reality. Once we have declared a situation to be a problem, we will quickly perceive further events as reinforcing the problem. In order to break out of this vicious circle, we need to change the way we look at things and adopt different perspectives. Systemic methods make this possible, for example, through:

  • the senses-specific experience of desired target states
  • the activation of existing resources
  • Alternation of association and dissociation with the own person
  • Adopting a meta-perspective

Selected methods

Below you will find selected example methods that we use in coaching as well as in team and organizational development:

  • Integrative team development Team X.0© for motivated productive teams
  • Conflict resolution with the Conflict Map©
  • Persolog® Personality Factor Model – a look beneath the surface individually or as a team
  • Clifton StrengthsFinder from Gallup
  • Virtual Leadership – Interactive Online Training
  • Healthy leadership
  • Systemic constellations
  • Work with inner parts
  • Wonder question, neurological levels
  • and much more…