About us

Professor John Sparrow is the creator of mylifecoachapp. The app is managed by Visualsolve Ltd.

Further information about Visualsolve Ltd can be found at visualsolve.com.

mylifecoachapp is based upon leading-edge research.

It is designed to help you relax and tap into your visual thinking.

It also helps you address unhelpful emotions.

Using the software repeatedly will train you to question your characteristic ways of looking at situations.

Professor John Sparrow

Professor John Sparrow is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and a registered Practitioner Psychologist with the United Kingdom Health Professions Council.

He is a qualified life coach and is a Consulting Associate of the Institute of Reflective Practice.

He served on the research steering group of the UK Government initiative “Get Mentoring”.

He has undertaken internationally-recognised research upon techniques for accessing the ways that people think, and has pioneered the use of an integrated framework combining rational, creative and mood thinking alongside both written and visual modes of thinking.
He has written many academic journal articles, book chapters and books in this field and his work has been presented internationally. Key contributions include:

– foundation work upon the use of visual representation in information systems (Behaviour and Information Technology, 1989) and the workplace (XIth World Productivity Conference, 1999)

– the role of multimedia in creative thinking (Knowledge-based Systems, 1994)

– the ways that all the different forms of thinking affect our work performance and how people can identify the ways that people think (Knowledge in Organizations: Access to Thinking at Work, 1998, Sage)

– the use of emotion in visioning the future (International Journal of Business Innovation Research, 2008) and in imagery and creative thinking (Beyond Sensemaking: Emotion, Imagery and Creativity, 2006, Open University Press)

– work factors that limit opportunities to reflect upon one’s own thinking and practice (Journal of Health Management, 2006).

– the effects of mood thinking in reflective practice (Reflective Practice, 2009).

– coaching practices and life coaching in the workplace (International Coaching Psychology Review, 2007).

– the impact of e-coaching question framing upon emotions in self-reflection, self-efficacy and subjective well-being (Wellbeing 2016: Co-creating Pathways to Well-being 2016).

– the impact of positive and negative emotional attractors during e-coaching upon emotional tone of responses, self-efficacy and intrapreneurial mindset. (British Academy of Management, 2016)

– the impact of of e-coaching question framing upon leadership self efficacy. (British Academy of Management, 2017)

Professor Sparrow’s insights into the ways in which thinking can be enhanced have been captured in a unique way within this software.

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