Photography in personal development, healing, and education. Notes from a personal journey.
Author: Dorota Raniszewska


 ONE IMAGE – MANY WORDS is a unique book on using Photography in Coaching and personal development. The book was published in 2016 under the patronage of the International Coach Federation. It is about images, personal growth, and creative integration of the use of Photography with professional coaching techniques and storytelling. It takes the reader on a journey of inner research and self-expression through the world of images, personal snapshots and meanings that enable open and creative communication. The book is a valuable resource for coaches who want to use photos to inspire their clients to authenticity, vulnerability, courage. It provides descriptions of exercises and learning actions helpful in individual, group and team Coaching, building communities and collaborative teams, building connection and trust among people. It describes innovative tools and techniques for self-awareness and free expression of thoughts and opinions from that every coach can benefit. It encourages creativity in Coaching.

It is an inspiring book for everyone who wishes to dig deep and visualize what they truly desire in their life and career, develop self-reflection, sensitivity, self-esteem, creativity, courage to lead their lives. It can also be a great source of inspiration for teachers, mentors, and counsellors who impact children and youth. The book includes chapters on 1. Image, visuality, visual thinking and visual memory, 2. The use of photos in personal development with real-life examples, ready-made formulas you can incorporate into your Coaching practise 3. How to adapt PhotoTherapy Techniques to coaching practice, 4. Photography in Coaching, 5. Transcription of two interviews with the Author about photographs in Coaching. All chapters include many photos and thought-provoking questions.

The book includes chapters on:

  • Image, visuality, visual thinking and visual memory
  • The use of photos in personal development
  • How I adapt PhotoTherapy Techniques to coaching practice
  • Photography in Coaching – an article published in Coaching Review
  • Transcription of two interviews about photographs in Coaching.

Number of pages: 222