Volume 4, Article 3
International Journal of Stress Prevention and Wellbeing, Volume 4, Article 3
Enhancing Transition Resilience: Using the INSIGHT coaching and counselling model to assist in coping with COVID-19
Sheila Panchal, Stephen Palmer & Siobhain O’Riordan
Panchal, S., Palmer, S., & O’Riordan, S. (2020). ‘Enhancing Transition Resilience: Using the INSIGHT coaching and counselling model to assist in coping with COVID-19’. International Journal of Stress Prevention and Wellbeing, 4, 3, 1-6. Retrieved from: https://www.stressprevention.net/volume/volume-4-2020/volume-4-article-3/
Published on 11th May 2020.
Sheila Panchal CPsychol is a business psychologist with a focus on positive psychology and transitions. She is co-author of ‘Turning 30: How to get the life you really want’ (with Jackson, 2005) and co-editor of ‘Developmental Coaching: Life transitions and generational perspectives’ (with Palmer, 2011). She is a Co-Director of the Centre for Positive Transitions.
Prof Stephen Palmer PhD is Co-Director of the Centre for Positive Transitions at the International Academy for Professional Development. He is Professor of Practice at the Wales Academy for Professional Practice and Applied Research, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and Adjunct Professor of Coaching Psychology at Aalborg University, Denmark. He is Coordinating Director of the ISCP International Centre for Coaching Psychology Research, and Founder Director of the Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association and the International Society for Coaching Psychology. He has written or edited over 50 books and has published over 225 articles.
Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD is a chartered psychologist and chartered scientist. She is a Fellow of the International Society for Coaching Psychology and member and Trustee of The International Stress Management Association (UK). Siobhain is a Director and course co-director at the International Academy for Professional Development and a Co-Director of the Centre for Positive Transitions.
The novel coronavirus has initiated an unprecedented global transition and this article reflects on the impact of COVID-19 on individuals’ wellbeing. It applies the INSIGHT (Palmer & Panchal, 2011a,b) model of transition resilience to offer ideas and strategies that can help promote wellbeing during this challenging time. It also leverages approaches that have been successfully applied in many other transition coaching situations, such as mid-life, becoming a new parent or retirement coaching.
Keywords: Stress, transition resilience, COVID-19, counselling, coaching, INSIGHT, developmental
Le nouveau coronavirus a amorcé une transition mondiale sans précédent et cet article se penche sur l’impact du COVID-19 sur le bien-être des individus. Il applique le modèle INSIGHT (Palmer & Panchal, 2011a, b) de résilience à la transition pour proposer des idées et des stratégies qui peuvent aider à promouvoir le bien-être pendant cette période difficile. Il s’appuie également sur des approches qui ont été appliquées avec succès dans de nombreuses autres situations de coaching de transition, telles que la mi-vie, devenir un nouveau parent ou un coaching de retraite.
Mots clés: Stress, résilience à la transition, COVID-19, counseling, coaching, INSIGHT, développemental