In my previous column I introduced the term “Technology Enhanced Coaching” (TEC), and reinforced the idea that the importance of establishing what is known as “presence” in coaching calls for augmenting the use of technology and web enabled applications with traditional face-to-face or voice-to-voice support. In this column I will present a TEC resource that is as much about cutting edge web technology as it is about the age old effectiveness of writing and sharing personal thoughts with those whom one trusts.
Our featured web application, JournalEngine TM, was developed by Kim Ades, MBA and her team at FOM Inc. in Toronto. Before we take a closer at it, let’s start with a perspective on why a web application that supports journaling and the sharing of one’s journal entries with trusted members of one’s community might be so important to us today.
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This article first appeared in the May 2011 issue of TILT Magazine ~ Therapeutic Innovations in Light of Technology.
Lyle Labardee, LPC, DCC, is a distance counseling credentialed, Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in web-enabled coaching. He is co-founder and CEO of LifeOptions Group, Inc., and is based in Michigan, USA.