Publication Details

Oades, L. G., Green, S. & Grant, A. (2005). An evaluation of a life coaching group program: initial findings from a waitlist control study. In M. Cavanagh, A. Grant & T. Kemp (Eds.), Evidence-based coaching (pp. 127-142). Bowen Hills, Qld, Australia: Australian Academic Press.


Life coaching has grown substantially in the last few years and received considerable media coverage worldwide (Rock, 2001). However, there have been few empirical investigations into its efficacy (Grant, 2003). The study outlined in this chapter aims to add to this limited empirical base.