All entries in Working Ethically

Evolution of a Profession: Competencies, Credentialing, and Ethics

By Dr. Patrick Williams, MCC

As the profession of coaching (and all its specialties) has grown globally the last many years, its evolution has and must contain a body of knowledge of evidence based competencies and ethical standards. These are necessary ingredients for a profession to be

May 19th, 2014 by Amy Jones
The What and How of Life Coaching Mastery

By: Elizabeth Saigal, Ph.D.

With commitment to training as life coaches and putting this learning into practice, we seek to improve our skills and reach our promise. As part of this process, we have the opportunity to observe master coaches at work, engage with mentor coaches and set our

March 19th, 2014 by Amy Jones

By: DeeAnna Nagel, LPC, DCC

If you have wondered what all the hype is about online coaching (sometimes referred to as e-coaching) then you are in the right place reading the right stuff!

Coaches have long used the telephone as a method of delivery for coaching services so working via

May 28th, 2013 by Amy Jones
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