Dorothy E. Siminovitch. “Gestalt-Based Coaching Competencies: The Importance of Presence and Use of Self.” Choice 13, no. 3 (2015): 41-43.
“Authentic presence creates impact through evocative energy, but use of self provokes impact through intentional interventions, whether in the form of observations, projections, feedback, or inquiry. Masterful use of self requires being centered (and able to re-center,as needed) in the home base of one’s self-aware presence.”