Welcome to the International Coaching Community

We are one of the largest coach certifying organisations in the world with more than 8000 certified Coaches in 60 countries.

The ICC is a registered not for profit company in London, England, founded by Joseph O'Connor and Andrea Lages in 2001. 

We certify a coaching programs at every level and have been established since then.

The ICC uses the Lambent International Certification Coaching Training. This training was awarded a European Quality Award (EQA) in 2010 by the European Coaching and Mentoring Council (EMCC).
This program(s) may be submitted for review as coach-specific training to apply for an ICF Credential via the ICF Portfolio Path.


We are committed to develop Coaching profession at every level through a complete Coaching career at highest standards, including Life, Business, Teams and Executive Coaching trainings.

You can take an ICC Training in more than 20 countries through our network of Certified Trainers, building a network of professional coaches using the same language, vision, values and ethics in Coaching.

Through its core coaching competencies and standards and ethics, the ICC supports and develops a coaching profession as well as coaching as an activity.

Our training programs uses the Lambent award winning methodology to integrate and develop the main models of coaching, including: Behavioural Coaching, Integral Coaching, Ontological Coaching, Inner Game, NLP and positive psychology.

We work from the hearth of Coaching creating a powerful synergy between all aspects these school have in common. We go to the essence of Coaching.

The ICC Team

Our Heartfelt Goodbye to Norma Alonso

We are very sorry to announce that Norma Alonso, who has been part of our team of Coaching trainers since 2007, passed away on Saturday 29th August.

Norma was a great example of woman and professional who always lived her life with high values, always contributing to a better world in so many ways. She burned with a bright light that shone on all who met her.

Her beautiful smile and big heart will be missed and remembered by everyone who had the pleasure to know her.


If you wish to change your profile picture in Social Media and join in tribute to Norma and support to Carlos Alonso, their family and team, you can do it clicking here.

Thank you, Norma.
Rest in peace



Coaching Trainer Certification

Our Community continues to grow! Excellent Trainers have competed their Coaching Trainer Certification yesterday in London and are now part our wonderful worldwide team of ICC Trainers. We salute their immense dedication and it is with our hearts filled with joy that welcome them to our Team! We are looking forward to continue touching people's lives and Coaching the World together!

Coaching Trainer Certification in London

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Certificação Internacional em Coaching - São Paulo, maio e junho/2015

Participe da nova turma para Certificação Internacional em Coaching que será realizada no WTC - São Paulo.

Assista a alguns depoimentos clicando aqui!

International Team Coaching Certification with Joseph O'Connor in Chile 






International Coaching Congress 2015 - May 19-21 in Moscow, Russia!

To learn about the speakers, schedule and everything you need to know visit http://russia.icccoachingcongress.com/






International Coaching Certification Program in Morocco

  A new International Coaching Certification Program begins in Casablanca,
 on February 14 with our ICC trainer Jihane Boutaleb.


  Together with the International Coaching Certification Programs delivered
  in Mozambique by Alberto Batista Nandja and Angola by Pedro Tinoco
  this International Coaching Certification program in Morocco strengthens 
  the presence of the International Coaching Community in Africa. 


  We wish all the participants the very best!

  See Jihane Boutaleb's profile and contact her for more information!


International Coaching Certification in Chile


International Coaching Congress 2015

We are thrilled to announce that the VII International Coaching Congress will take place on May 20th and 21st in in Moscow, Russia!

Watch the videopresentation below, and subscribe to our free newsletter by filling in the form on the right sidebar of this page to receive further news!

Have your professional profile on the ICC Website

Search for a Coach is a public searching tool on the ICC website that lists our members worldwide, and makes them findable by name, language, country, delivery method (face to face/distance), and type of coaching.

Complete your professional profile today and be listed in our website!

  • Enhance your credibility by showing that you adhere to the ethical and skill standards that define the ICC.
  • Show your ICC endorsement to the world, with detail in your area of Certification.
  • Find new clients all over the world by offering distance coaching.
  • Increase your findability and improve your professional image.


To learn how to get started click here

Certification Program in Brazil with Andrea Lages


Master Trainer Andrea Lages, ICC Co-Founder and Director, will be delivering a new International Coaching Certification in Brazil.

Fore more information click here.

We wish Andrea and all the participants the best of luck!

ICC Certification in Ecuador

After the huge success of the International Coaching Certification in Ecuador during 2014, two more Training Programs are starting in Guayaquil and Quito!

Congratulations to Karina Pittini and Sonia Colombo, International ICC Trainers who bring to Ecuador the ICC International Certification with the Lambent International Certification Coaching Training, awarded a European Quality Award (EQA) in 2010 by the European Coaching and Mentoring Council (EMCC).

Learn more here.

Community Awards 2014

The Community Awards 2014 were celebrated, in recognition of the work of our international Trainers in our Community!
This was during the Annual General Meeting of the ICC Trainers  on November 23rd in Dominican Republic.

 These are the awarded Trainers of 2014:


Happy holidays!



ICC is taking Coaching to new territories, opening the first training in Jakarta, Indonesia with ICC Co-Founder, Master Coaching Trainer Joseph O'Connor.
Congratulations to all participants who took a step forward towards professional Coaching, and to NLP Institute for organising this outstanding training!

International Certification Training in Colombia


The International Coaching Community is present in Colombia!

Through Impel, an ICC International Certification Program will start in Bogota on November 2014.

As all the ICC Training Programs, this training will use the Lambent International Certification Coaching Training, which has been awarded a European Quality Award (EQA) in 2010 by the European Coaching and Mentoring Council (EMCC).

Congratulations to Carlos and Norma Alonso, International ICC Trainers! 



Joseph O'Connor and Andrea Lages invite you to the VI International Coaching Congress

- November 2014 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Click on the following image and watch this video with subtitles in English, Spanish and Portuguese! click on CC on the bottom bar and choose your language of preference.

Visit www.icccoachingcongress.com to find out all the details of an extraordinary experience that will gather our Community together!



International Coaching Summit 2014

11 days of Training and Solidarity


Let's get together for high quality webinars on the most relevant coaching topics, in aid of the orphanages Mãe Grande and Pequenas Sementes in Angola, Africa.


Contact the best speakers and contribute to this cause! 


20% off!


A space for you to share your Coaching experience,
knowledge and tools with the Community!





Mindfulness Coaching

After making the cover of Time Magazine at the beginning of the year, Mindfulness has become one of the main coaching topics of 2014.

But how can you make mindfulness real, understandable, practical, and useful in your coaching and in your life?

Join Joseph O'Connor for this Distance Learning Course to find out! Click here for more information


PLUS: 10% discount for registrations received before August 15th , 2014

Easy payment plan: Make your payment in 3 instalments - just choose Offline Payment at the time of your registration.

News from the International ICC Certification in Angola

We have received a video message from the ICC Community in Angola, telling us that the second edition of the World Class ICC Coaching Certification in Angola is resulting to be an incredibly enriching experience!

Our most sincere congratulations to Pedro Tinoco, ICC Trainer in Angola, and the future Certified ICC Coaches!


ICC Certification Program in Ecuador

The International Coaching Community continue to expand worldwide! 

Ecuador now has the opportunity to take an ICC International Certification with the Lambent International Certification Coaching Training, awarded a European Quality Award (EQA) in 2010 by the European Coaching and Mentoring Council (EMCC).

Congratulations to Karina Pittini and Sonia Colombo, International ICC Trainers! 

Learn more here.

Joseph O'Connor Interviewed in Mexico

After his talk at the Monterrey Institute of Technology, ICC Co-Founder Joseph O'Connor speaks about his vision for the future of Coaching, the purpose of the International Coaching Community and his advice for newly certified coaches in an exclusive interview for the Global Coaching Magazine.

Click here to read the full interview.

Coaching Supervision Training with Joseph O'Connor

We are happy to share with you the latest cutting-edge initiative of the International Coaching Community: the formation of a Team of ICC Coaching Supervisors.

Whereas Coaching Supervision is not yet widely practised, it will undoubtedly grow as the coaching profession develops and gains more credibility.

This is an invitation to be amongst the first embarking on this development for the Coaching profession worldwide.

For more information and registrations, click here

Video Coaching Supervision

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Our New Trainers to Join the ICC Team

ICC Present at the 1st National Congress of Psychology and Psychotherapy in Maputo, Mozambique

The 1st National Congress of Psychology and Psychotherapy took place at the city of Maputo, Mozambique, at the Polytechnic University on May 29-31 2013.

This successful event had the coordination of the Executive Committee formed by Professor Dr. Bóia Efraime, Dr. Karen Cockerill and Master Paula Nhambirre, and allowed to visit the contribution of some important areas of Professional Intervention that work to facilitate the improvement of mental and holistic health of the population, such as: Psychology, Psychotherapy and also emergent areas that deal with People Learning and Development, such as: Coaching and Mentoring.

This congress highlighted the role of several professionals who work on behalf of People healing and development, making up an assessment of the work done in the recent years, committed to a Mozambique of Peace, Harmony, Stability and Social Policy, Inclusive, Tolerant, based on Love and Respect for Human Life and Diversity.


First ICC Training in Mozambique

“I am very thankful to the ICC and to Mozambique Coach for this opportunity to run the International Coaching Certification Training in Maputo - Mozambique and integrate another fantastic team of coaches in our community. These coaches from Mozambique are now in process of being part of our vast and qualified team of coaches, positioning the profession of Coaching as one of the best processes to support human learning and development at the highest level. Mozambique leaves a very strong mark on me, because the coaches who made this course possible in Maputo, showed great capabilities and skills for the art of coaching and also a high attitude towards people development, and observable behaviors of great impact on helping others show their best version both in work and in life."


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