Announcing the IOC's New Podcast!
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IOC Academy Course: Mental Health Literacy
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Leading with Humanity
The Future of Leadership and Coaching - IOC Fellows’ report on the impact of pandemic-era disruptions
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Future-Proof Your Coaching
Navigating Technological Frontiers in Your Practice. By: SAM ISAACSON. Starting June 10, 2024
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  • Announcing the IOC's New Podcast!
  • IOC Academy Course: Mental Health Literacy
  • Leading with Humanity
  • Future-Proof Your Coaching

The Institute of Coaching (IOC) is dedicated to ensuring scientific integrity in the field of coaching. Through our global membership, we disseminate the best coaching science and empower coaches to catalyze positive change and wellbeing. The IOC is based at McLean Hospital. McLean is a member of Mass General Brigham, and the largest psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

  • WHERE WE LIVE

    The Institute of Coaching (IOC) is based at McLean Hospital. Founded in 1811, McLean is the top freestanding psychiatric hospital in the U.S., a member of Mass General Brigham, and the largest psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

  • OUR IMPACT? WELL-BEING

    By bringing a strong scientific foundation to the practice of coaching, the IOC is making a large, global impact on the collective well-being of individuals, leaders, teams, organizations and communities.

  • OUR HISTORY

    The formation of the Institute of Coaching (2009) began with a $2 million donation from the Harnisch Foundation, followed by the creation of our global IOC community of 5,000+ members in 75 countries.

    The global IOC community emerged from our 14 Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare conferences delivered since 2008 as a collaboration of the Institute of Coaching, McLean, and Harvard Medical School.

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  • Financial wellness is so much more than money. Coaching often is limited to "mindset" or "limiting beliefs" and relegated to positive psychology and other similar approaches....

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The Institute of Coaching provides world-class professional development and community networking through our webinars, learning events, a sell-out annual Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference, and an unparalleled coaching resource library. Click below for more information.

The best tools, thought leaders, and community to advance your coaching practice.

The Institute of Coaching provides world-class professional development and community networking through our webinars, learning events, a sell-out annual Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference, and an unparalleled coaching resource library. Click below for more information.

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