Date & Location


Many of you have expressed an interest in learning more about how to apply adult development theory in your coaching practice with leaders. This program is designed for you.

We have selected a beautiful, serene setting for a deep dive over three days into understanding the theory, its contributions and limitations to coaching, and how it informs your use of self as a coach.

Workshop Details
The workshop is rich in experiential learning. You will engage in exercises and conversations that stretch your thinking and embrace your feelings. By its nature, this material will apply to your personal journey as well as to your client work. This program is approved for 17.75 hours of continuing eduction through ICF.

At the end of the program you will be able to:
  • Describe three conventional and three postconventional stages of adult development
  • In richly textured case studies, be able to identify the various stages of development
  • Recognize which tools, strategies and models will be most effective with each stage of development
  • Investigate client "failures" through a developmental lens
  • Make distinctions between consolidation (growth) and transition (transformation) developmental work with your clients
  • Apply a structured process to posit the stage of development of your clients
  • Hone your capacity to meet your clients where they are developmentally
  • Cite current research on developmental stages
  • Identify the learning activities and experiences most suited to support your personal developmental journey
  • Apply what you've learned to your own client situations in small group dialogue
  • Feel more confident and capable to use a developmental approach in your work with clients
Maturity Assessment Profile (MAP)
The MAP (Maturity Assessment Profile), created by Dr. Susanne Cook-Greuter, is the most well-researched tool available for assessing adult stages of development. Since a MAP takes 30 days to score, it needs to be completed no later than March 13, 2015 to insure that you have your results in advance of the program. For further information on the assessment, or to take it, please contact Barbara Braham at

The fee for the program is $2,600 (CAD) or $2,275 (USD) which includes a continental breakfast and lunch each day, and all workshop materials. Registration is limited to 18 participants.

Click on the button below to complete and print the workshop registration form.

Space is limited, so please respond early. We also appreciate you sharing this with others who may be interested.

A list of hotels near the meeting facility will be sent upon registration.

Thank you for the workshop! It was great work on your part. The material really grabbed me, and I look forward to processing all that you have introduced so effectively. Again, many thanks to you both. –L. R.

Heartfelt thanks,again, to you both for a wonderful three days of learning, community building, and aspiration igniting---Cheers. –D. R.

Thanks so much for an excellent week with so many valuable insights. I am delighted to have met you and look forward to continuing my learning and journey in development! –G. J.

Thanks for everything you did to make this an unforgettably important milestone in my development as a coach and as a person. This material is so rich, and this class helped it all finally really make sense to me. I am already applying my new lens in exciting new ways. In absolute gratitude, –S. R.

Let me also add my words of thanks for an excellent experience last week. It will keep me thinking for a while, and certainly will offer new insights regarding my coaching practice.All blessings be yours! –A. S.

Still noticing development stages in everyone, but mostly myself. Still committed to the journey...Thanks again for the wonderful experience, your calm and centered presence, and a glimpse of the future that might be! –P. K.

I have been savoring the workshop since last Friday and was thrilled to discover that it had an immediate and direct positive impact in 4 separate meetings with coaching clients this week – it was truly amazing and wonderful. They may well have been the best of the best engagements we had to date. –F. S.

Questions? Feel free to contact us..
     Barbara Braham ~ Email: (click here)  ~  Tel: 614/291-0155

     Chris Wahl ~ Email: (click here)  ~  Tel: 703/764-1895

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