Certification For Coaching- Becoming a Behavioral Health Coach

Certification For Coaching- Becoming a Behavioral Health Coach

You are currently working in the behavioral health field and are wondering” how can I get a certification for coaching to become a behavioral health coach? “What an excellent question!" I hope that this article will be able to steer you in the right direction. What is Coaching? The ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. In coaching, we see the clients as the … [Read more...]

Designing Actions, The Ninth ICF Core Coaching Competency

Designing Actions, The Ninth ICF Core Coaching Competency

Designing Actions relates to the field of coaching and it is the ninth core competency of the International Coaching Federation. This core competency focuses on facilitating ongoing learning for coaching clients through opportunities. ICF Core Competencies and Its Definition of Coaching The ICF Core Competencies were developed to support a more thorough understanding of the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession as defined by the International Coach Federation. These … [Read more...]

Executive Coaching Definition – What is Executive Coaching?

Executive Coaching Definition – What is Executive Coaching?

Executive coaching definition – you may have heard a lot of buzz around it, but might still not be sure exactly what it is. So, what is the definition of executive coaching and what can it do for businesses? Executive Coaching Definition Plainly put, executive coaching is a process that enables executives, managers or staff to achieve their full potential. Executive coaching is a valuable tool where a trained professional comes into a business no matter what the business size to work … [Read more...]

Can I be a life coach without certification? What Coaching Schools Don’t Want You to Know

Can I be a Life Coach Without Certification? What Coaching Schools Don’t Want You to Know

“Do life coaches need to be certified?” is one of the most common questions asked by those considering becoming a life coach.  Everyone inside and outside the industry seems to have an opinion on it. So here’s my take on the age old question... Can you be a life coach without certification? Yes.  You can be a life coach without a certification.  There are currently no existing regulations that you are required to meet before you can call yourself a life … [Read more...]

A Quick Start Guide: How to Start Coaching Session

A Quick Start Guide: How to Start Coaching Session

As you embark on your new journey as a coach, a big question comes to your mind, “How to start coaching session in the most effective manner?” This article will give you some quick suggestions as to how to start a coaching session. How to Start Coaching Session Effectively Regardless of whether or not you already know your coachee well, the first coaching session is critical because it’s very likely to set the stage for the entire coaching relationship. Set Goals for Each Session Goal … [Read more...]

ICF Core Competencies Examples Powerful Questioning No. Six

ICF Core Competencies Examples Powerful Questioning No. Six

Conducting coaching sessions using the ICF core competencies examples of powerful coaching questions in this article will greatly make a difference in the coaching relationship and your practice. Core Competencies by The ICF The ICF Core Competencies were developed by the International Coach Federation to support a broader understanding of the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession. The Core Competencies are grouped into four categories according to those that fit … [Read more...]

Learn How to be a Coach: Overcoming Learning Barriers

Learn How to be a Coach: Overcoming Learning Barriers

How do you get past major learning barriers when you learn how to be a coach? Imagine these scenarios: Derek stepped into the training room, but from his perspective, it might as well have been a jail cell. He felt like a prisoner in his own workday. Why? The PowerPoint slide projected on the screen said it all: Welcome to a Coach’s Refresher Training. The refresher training might be needed for some people but Derek already knew all this material . . . but the training was mandatory. … [Read more...]

ACC Exam: Becoming an ICF Certified Coach

ACC Exam: Becoming an ICF Certified Coach

Have you thought about taking the ICF ACC exam in order to help take you to the next level in your coaching career? Consider becoming an ICF Certified Coach today. ICF Credential Paths: The Associate Certified Coach Requirements The ICF currently offers three coaching credentials and there are: • The Associate Certified Coach • The Professional Certified Coach • The Master Certified Coach The Associate Certified Coach credential is ICF’s first level of credentialing for … [Read more...]

Training Program Search Service (TPSS) : Looking for an ICF Approved Coach Program?

Training Program Search Service (TPSS) : Looking for an ICF Approved Coach Program?

Are you looking for an ICF approved coach training program? I will strongly suggest you search for one on the training program search service (TPSS). Who is the ICF? The International Coach Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals. According to the ICF, their training programs have gone through a rigorous … [Read more...]

How to Start a Life Coaching Practice

How to Start a Life Coaching Practice

If you have ever wondered how to start a life coaching business, you need to listen carefully. Life coaching businesses come in all shapes, sizes, and niches. Whatever stage of life you’re in, owning a business can be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have. Starting a life coaching business is not for everyone though. It requires inspiration, hard work, planning, and persistence. Need a Fresh Start? Here’s How to Start a Life Coaching Business It doesn’t matter what your … [Read more...]