Why doctors need coaching

I have recently taken up the position of Deputy Editor of the Association for Coaching quarterly magazine - Coaching Perspectives. This is a great opportunity for me - and a great magazine to read Subscribe to Coaching Perspectives and read my article on why doctors need coaching below as a taster for the great content … Continue reading Why doctors need coaching

Imposter syndrome and tips for managing it

Imposter syndrome and tips for managing it Dr Jocelyn Lowinger One of the growing problems in healthcare is that many highly competent health professionals, even in the highest positions, are struggling with feeling incompetent and that it’s only a matter of time before they are found out. This feeling of a lack of confidence and … Continue reading Imposter syndrome and tips for managing it

Should I leave clinical medicine?

By the time people book in to see me they have often been puzzling and fretting over this question for months or even years. This question is a biggie. It is one of the commonest reasons people come to me for coaching and I’m grateful for those who choose to include me (as a coach) … Continue reading Should I leave clinical medicine?

What lies on the other side of fear

Medicine, as a profession is surrounded by, and embedded in, fear. I’m yet to meet a doctor who doesn’t hold a deep seated fear of error, or harming a patient. ‘First do no harm!’ is engraved very closely to the heart of every doctor I’ve ever spoken to about this. Beyond fear of harm, is … Continue reading What lies on the other side of fear

But I still don’t ‘feel’ confident

So you've finally graduated but thinking about going back and learning more - enrolling in another course or specialty because you still don;t feel like you have what it takes? If so, you are not alone.It's intriguing how we as humans like to judge our performance by our feelings. Whether we feel something went well … Continue reading But I still don’t ‘feel’ confident