When coaching we know the importance and power of frame shifts to enable our clients to make positive and lasting changes. The ability to make shifts comes from the right hemisphere.
We all use metaphors. We use them every day to express ourselves and there are many.
'Our talent for division, for seeing the parts, is of staggering importance - second only to our capacity to transcend it, in order to see the whole.
In this first of a mini series I start to look at the differences between the right and left hemispheres and how the neuroscience may be starting to explain why coaching with art is so powerful.
Coaching with art is a very powerful way of working with our clients. For those of us who coach regularly with art we know this through the experiences we have within our coachees. However, art is a funny thing and people will often dismiss it or be fearful of it.
An extract from ‘Coaching Beyond Words – Using Art to Deepen and Enrich Our Conversations’ by Anna Sheather ‘One of the most well-known differences between the hemispheres is that of speech and it is perhaps one of the most obvious reasons why coaching with art works so effe
The wonderful thing about our left brain is that it helps us to know the world around us by analysing, categorising and labeling that which we encounter. Its has an important role in helping us to maintain a consistent and stable world.