International Coach Federation
The ICF is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and supporting the ongoing development of the field.
Coaches Training Institute
Widely recognized as the most rigorous coach training and certification program in the industry, CTI’s Co-Active Coaching model emphasizes that the people are naturally creative, resourceful, and whole. CTI training produces coaches who do not act as consultants or experts but rather work with people as facilitators and agents of personal growth and change.
Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate.
A new Institute at Harvard Medical School, the IOC’s mission is to build the scientific foundation and best practices of leadership, wellness, and personal coaching.
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The painful truth: physicians are not invincible
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Why are doctors so unhappy?
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Making a case for coaching
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Readiness for change
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