Center for Coaching Certification

Trauma Coaching: A New Perspective

by Melissa Tyler Todd  In the last few decades, the scope of how individuals deal with challenges in their lives has been changing.  Traditionally, individuals sought a mental health counselor to work through trauma that was causing distress.  Often, this … Read more

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Book Review of Coaching Perspectives VIII

This book, the newest addition to Coaching Perspectives, provides insights on how to approach different circumstances in life and when coaching. The awareness, techniques, and processes empower individuals in their own journey plus coaches who are supporting clients.       … Read more

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What are the opportunities for a coach?

Because coaching involves highly developed people and communication skills, coaching certification is a career opportunity, a business opportunity, and a personal development opportunity. Career: Coaching is a skill set for leaders and professionals in many fields including: Human Resources, Talent … Read more

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I want to become a coach!

The gold standard for being a coach is membership in the International Coach Federation (ICF).   The ICF requires 60 hours of training to become a member.  In addition to membership, the ICF offers credentialing – think about it this way: … Read more

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What about all the different coaching models?

There are many names for the various coaching models and it is confusing: Ontological Coaching NLP Coaching Habits Coaching Co-Active Coaching GROW Resilience Coaching … and more! Sometimes people looking for coach training learn about one and then seek options … Read more

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Are coaches trained?

Professional coaches are trained.  Unfortunately, there are many calling themselves a coach who do not have training.  Because coaching is a self-regulated profession, there are people who think being a coach is as simple as saying you are a coach. … Read more

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Coaching Competencies Engage Coaching Clients

Duringcoaching certification, the 11 Core Competencies of a Coach from the International Coach Federation, ICF, are taught and developed.  In addition to these competencies being great soft skills in terms of people and communication, these competencies support the effectiveness of … Read more

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Facilitating Learning and Results for Engaging Coaching Clients

In the last three blogs we covered specific application of the core competencies of a coach for engaging coaching clients.  The11 Core Competencies are from the International Coach Federation, ICF, and taught during coach training.  Now we move to the … Read more

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Communicating Effectively for Engaging Coaching Clients

Hopefully you are realizing from the previous two blogs that the 11 Core Competencies of a Coach are also skills that serve to engage new coaching clients.  These competencies are defined by the International Coach Federation, ICF, and taught in … Read more

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Co-Creating the Relationship for Engaging Coaching Clients

In the previous blog we focused on the application of the first category and first two competencies of the 11 Core Competencies from the International Coach Federation, ICF.  Now we move to applying the second category and the next two … Read more

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