Coaching is a relatively new profession. Many non-professionals jumped on the bandwagon and set themselves up as coaches with little more than a weekend course under their belt. As with all professions, it is important to find a coach who recognises the ethics and morals of professional organisations. I am a member of several societies.
BPS Graduate Member – MBPsS
I am a graduate member giving me access to up to date research from the wider Psychological community. I also have a profile on their website click on the image to view it.
Member SGCP The BPS also have a special group dedicated to coaching psychology for which I am a member. This allows me to keep in touch with the fast moving Research in Coaching Psychology.
The Association for Coaching is the leading UK-based international organisation monitoring and accrediting coaches in many different areas of the industry. As a full member, I have many benefits including a profile on their website.
I am a member and recently completed a MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and also take part in a lot of CPD hosted by the IPPA.