How to Become a Great Coach: A Guide from Prosocial* Psychology, Part 1

What is prosocial psychology?

*Definition: Prosocial is the wired-in motivation to benefit others rather than oneself — a part of our empathy system, the intent to relieve other’s suffering, to help other people or society as a whole

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Descriptions of our lives may appear “personal,” and problems may seem “psychological,”: but on analysis, the political emerges. Citizen sociologists reporting on modern life.

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Lynn E. O’Connor, PhD

Lynn E. O’Connor, PhD

Psychologist, Clinical & Research Consultation, Counseling & Coaching,