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International Society for Coaching Psychology

The International Society for Coaching Psychology hopes to encourage the development of the theory, research and practice in coaching psychology and support coaching psychologists in their work. The international aspect of the Society is reflected in our Honorary Vice Presidents who are based in Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, USA, Greece, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.


ISCP International Centre for Coaching Psychology Research

ISCP International Centre for Coaching Psychology Research has been launched by the International Society for Coaching Psychology to support international collaboration on different aspects of coaching psychology research. This includes the dissemination of research through publications, meetings, conferences and symposium.

Announcing International CP Conferences – bringing together the Coaching Community



The British Psychological Society Special Group in Coaching Psychology 


coaching psychology JOURNALS

Coaching Psychology Journals


As an ISCP Affiliate Member (which is only available to paid-up SiOPSA members), access to the Coaching Psychology International (CPI) Journal is granted on an individual basis.




Open-Access Journals

International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring



Coaching and Leadership. (2009) International Coaching Psychology Review, Vol. 4,1, March.
Grant, A. et al. (2010) ‘The State of Play in Coaching Today: A Comprehensive Review of the Field’ International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Vol. 25, 125-167.

In this review, we draw on our past scholarship in this area (Grant & Cavanagh, 2007; Grant & Cavanagh, in press; Passmore & Gibbes, 2007) to provide an extensive overview of the state of play in relation to coaching research and practice. We review the professional status of coaching and the various bodies that seek to accredit and organise coaches and the coaching industry. We highlight the development of coaching psychology as an up-and-coming psychological sub-discipline, including a review of the research into the efficacy of coaching, and presentation of ideas for a future research agenda.


Grant, A.M. (2012) An integrated model of goal-focused coaching: An evidence-based framework for teaching and practice International Coaching Psychology Review, Vol. 7, 2.

There is a considerable body of literature on goals and goal setting in the psychological literature, but little of this has found its way into the scholarly coaching literature. This article draws on the goal-setting literature from the behavioural sciences.


Arumugam, S. (2014) Coaching in Black and White, HR Future, December.

Understanding the impact of racial dynamics is essential for effective coaching especially in the South African context where coaching is fast becoming a preferred approach to individual empowerment and organisational transformation. Being mindful of our history and current sociopolitical context we approach coaching not as a value-neutral intervention but one that is sensitive to and able to hold our rich and complex contextual dynamic.