An On-Demand Exploration

Client Relationships That Heal

A 3-part series on using attachment theory in coaching relationships

A 3-Part On-Demand Exploration with Alison Whitmire and Dr. David Drake

The coaching relationship itself is a powerful resource that coaches can use to help clients achieve their desired outcomes. This work is vital in these times when so many of our clients feel stressed, disconnected and uncertain.

Join us for an interactive and enlightening co-hosted series.


Why a Series on Attachment Theory?



Here's What You'll Learn...

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SESSION ONE WITH DR. DAVID DRAKE

Using Attachment Theory to Understand and Enrich the Coaching Relationship

In this session, David will show you how to deepen your client relationships using an understanding of attachment theory. You will learn:

  • The four levels of attachment security and how to increase the levels for clients so they feel safe and strong enough to do their work with you
  • How to use the coaching relationship to help clients learn new relational patterns
  • How to create moments of meeting as opportunities with clients to help clients (and you) grow
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SESSION TWO WITH ALISON WHITMIRE

Using Attachment Theory to Understand How Clients Relate

In this session, you’ll learn how the attachment patterns discussed in the first session impact how clients relate to others, themselves and their lives. We’ll explore:

  • The connection between a client’s attachment style and where they focus, the feelings they access and where they place their trust
  • How an attachment style shows up in a client’s narrative and the “symptoms” that clients experience when relating using their attachment styles
  • Ideas for coaching approaches for working with clients with different attachment styles
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SESSION THREE WITH ALISON WHITMIRE AND DR. DAVID DRAKE

Integrating Attachment Theory and Relational Intelligence in Coaching

This session features a dialogue between David and Alison and dedicated time for Q&A with participants. We'll explore:

  • How their respective bodies of work can be used to strengthen your coaching relationships with clients
  • Dig beneath the surface to connect the client with themselves and what matters.
  • Why the coaching relationship is more important to clients and their outcomes than we think
  • How to use stories as a way to discern the attachment needs of clients and how to address them through the coaching relationship.

Taught by Subject Matter Experts

Alison Whitmire

President, Learning In Action

PCC and Master EQ Practitioner


Alison Whitmire is the President of Learning in Action, a company committed to helping coaches and consultants go deeper with their clients, allowing for meaningful shifts to occur in a fraction of the typical time by providing education about what shapes the human experience and drives behavior.


Alison is an authority in Emotional and Relational Intelligence, a Professional Certified Coach, a Master EQ Practitioner and a Certified Narrative Coach. She has thousands of hours of experience coaching entrepreneurs, CEOs and business owners. She is certified as a 200 RYT Yoga Teacher and is a Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. Alison is a TEDx speaker and a 3 time TEDx Conference organizer.

Dr. David Drake

Founder and CEO of The Moment Institute

Founder of Narrative Coaching

Dr. David Drake is the Founder and CEO of The Moment Institute in Portland, Oregon (USA) — a global leader in the transformative development of practitioners and professional practice. He is most well-known as the founder of Narrative Coaching, and he has taught this work to over 20,000 practitioners in over 40 countries. His current work in Integrative Development offers practitioners a profoundly new way of working with people to support their learning and growth.


David has worked with 70 public and private sector organizations around the world to help them achieve their change and coaching objectives. Clients include Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Dropbox, Google, Logitech, Nike, Penske, PwC, and numerous government agencies in the US and Australia.


He is a Thought Leader for the Institute of Coaching at Harvard. He earned his PhD in Human & Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University in California. He is the author of over 60 publications on leadership and coaching, including as lead editor of The Philosophy and Practice of Coaching (2008), co-editor of SAGE Handbook of Coaching (2016), and author of Narrative Coaching: The Definitive Guide to Bringing New Stories to Life (2018).

Are you ready to enhance your coaching relationships?

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