Mindfulness y Coaching: promoviendo el desarrollo de la presencia y la conciencia plena


Mindfulness y Coaching son dos disciplinas relativamente recientes que se han desarrollado de forma paralela durante las últimas décadas. Cada vez son más los coaches que se interesan por la práctica de Mindfulness, tanto como técnica para su propio desarrollo personal, como herramienta para ofrecer a sus coachees. Nuestro propósito con el presente artículo es ofrecer una revisión de la literatura sobre las posibles utilidades que puede tener la implementación de Mindfulness en el ámbito del Coaching. Para ello se ha organizado la información presentando de forma inicial los elementos esenciales de ambas disciplinas, así como las semejanzas y diferencias que mantienen entre sí. Posteriormente se plantean las posibles utilidades de dicha implementación haciendo especial hincapié en su efecto sobre procesos y competencias clave para la eficacia del Coaching, tales como la presencia, la conciencia y la relación de Coaching. Para finalizar, se presentan las conclusiones de este trabajo. En definitiva, Mindfulness puede contribuir a desarrollar de forma práctica las competencias de presencia y conciencia que caracterizan al auténtico Coaching. De esta forma Mindfulness contribuye a fortalecer la relación de Coaching, esa relación entre el coach y el coachee en la que este puede sentirse sentido, conectarse con sus propios recursos y generar los cambios que le permitan desarrollar su potencial. De esta manera Mindfulness puede constituir una poderosa herramienta para contribuir al bienestar de los coaches, así como el de los coachees y, por ende, al de la sociedad en su conjunto.


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González, M., de Diego, A., & González López, J. (2018). Mindfulness y Coaching: promoviendo el desarrollo de la presencia y la conciencia plena. Psychology Research, 1(1). Recuperado a partir de https://mlsjournals.com/Psychology-Research-Journal/article/view/114


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