storytelling as a coaching tool

Mining for Gold: How to Tap Clients’ Stories for Powerful Coaching


Date: April 22, 2021
Time: 4:30 – 6:00pm MT
Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom

Cost: $25 ICFNM Members & Associates / $30 Non-Members

CCEUs: 1.5 in Core Competencies



Tap into the ancient art of storytelling (and story listening) to help clients examine their lives through the lens of their own stories. Guide them to evoke and articulate old stories that have been dominating their lives and keeping them stuck. Learn ways to help clients create new and more empowering stories that will help them move forward with their goals and dreams.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the difference between stories that keep clients stuck and empowering stories.
  2. Learn how to help clients work powerfully with a story they’ve been stuck in by accessing it from additional perspectives.
  3. Learn how to listen for core values in clients’ stories.
  4. Learn how to use two coaching tools that accomplish Objectives 2 and 3.

Lynn BaskfieldAbout Lynn Baskfield
Lynn Baskfield, MA, PCC, guides her clients through rites of passage with storytelling, writing, creative expression, ritual, retreats, nature and horses. She works with story to help people deepen their understanding of what fulfills them and to enable them to take meaningful action in their lives. She is a guide who accompanies people as they mine the ore of their own stories. She is a listener who listens for the gold. She is a seeker who is taught and touched by the humanity revealed in the stories people tell. She owns SpiritDance Coaching and lives in Rio Rancho.