Tatiana Bachkirova, PhD

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Tatiana Bachkirova is Professor of Coaching Psychology and Co-Director of the International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK http://www.brookes.ac.uk/iccams/. Being an academic, she teaches on postgraduate programmes, supervises PhD students and leads various research projects. As a practitioner she supervises coaches individually and in groups.  At Oxford Brookes she also leads an internationally renowned programme of Advanced Study in Coaching Supervision.

Tatiana is a recognised author, international speaker and holder of many achievement awards that include recognition of distinguished contribution to coaching psychology from the British Psychological Society, Harnisch Scholar award from the Institute of Coaching, USA and 2018 Coaching Supervision award from the EMCC. She is a Convener of the International Conference in Coaching Supervision and serves as a member of the editorial boards of five academic journals. As an active researcher she published more than 70 research articles, book chapters and books, including the Complete Handbook of Coaching (2010, 2014 and 2018), Coaching and Mentoring Supervision: Theory and Practice (2011 and 2021), Developmental Coaching: Working with the Self (2011 and 2022) and The SAGE Handbook of Coaching (2017).

Latest publications:

Bachkirova, T. & Borrington, S. (2019). Old wine in new bottles: Exploring pragmatism as a philosophical framework for the discipline of coaching, Academy of Management Learning and Education, 18(3), pp. 337-360.

Bachkirova, T. & Borrington, S. (2020) Beautiful ideas that can make us ill: implications for coaching. Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal, 5(1), 9-30.

Myers, A. & Bachkirova, T. (2020) The Rashomon effect in the perception of coaching sessions and what this means for the evaluation of the quality of coaching sessions. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice. 13(1), pp. 92-105.

Bachkirova, T., Jackson, P., Hennig, C. & Moral, M. (2020). Supervision in coaching: Systematic literature review. International Coaching Psychology Review, 15(2), pp. 31-53.

Bachkirova, T., Jackson, P. & Clutterbuck, D. (Eds), (2021, 2nd edition) Supervision in Coaching and Mentoring: Theory and Practice, Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Bachkirova, T. (2022, 2nd edition) Developmental Coaching: Working with the self, Maidenhead: Open University Press.