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May 05th, 2011 by Life Coach Training
ILCT and the Online Therapy Institute (OTI) Partner in Advancing Online Coaching

As the international interest in online and web-enabled coaching intensifies ILCT and OTI are working together to ensure uniform adoption and extension of a best practices approach.  Building on ILCT's experience as a leading provider of an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program and OTI's

January 10th, 2011 by Life Coach Training
On Becoming an Effective Coach

Becoming an effective coach comes from the interdependent combination of confidence and competence. Confidence comes with the practice of doing real coaching, while learning from every exchange. Competence comes from training, practicing and continual improvement using the “toolbox” of a

December 16th, 2010 by Life Coach Training
Is it OK to be a “Friend” to your Client?

One of the distinctions between the ethics of counseling and those of coaching addresses this very question. Licensed clinicians are taught and even legally required to not have dual relationships with their clients; this means that you cannot be a "friend" with a therapy client. In small

December 13th, 2010 by Life Coach Training
Encouraging Clients to See the Reward Beyond the Risk

Coaching is powerful; it helps clients say what they have not said, think what they have not thought, and dream what they have not dreamed…and share it with their confidant, their coach.

This allows clients to realize that if there are things they want to be different in their lives, they

December 13th, 2010 by Life Coach Training