A key characteristic of effective coaching is the communication between the organisation, the coach and the participant.  It is appropriate and helpful to create a trusting relationship between all parties and this involves skilful, positive and open communication.  Of course, a trained and experienced coach will keep confidences and clarify what information is useful to share (e.g., progress reports, carefully prepared feedback, strategic insights) and what information remains between the coach and participant.  This is where the employment of an experienced and quailfied organisational psychologist is valued by clients.  Organisational psychologists are bound by the Ethical Standards set by the Psychologists Registration Board and take these responsibilities seriously.