Publication name
ICF Blog
Publication date
24 Feb 23
Coaching Type
Best coaching practice

The Top 3 Reasons You Should Be Credentialed as a Coach

Anyone can say, “I’m a coach.”  But an International Coaching Federation (ICF) credential is a professional certification that sets you apart. It says you’re a coach who has met specific standards and requirements designed to develop and refine your coaching skills. It shows your dedication to upholding strong principles of ethical behavior in coaching. And an ICF credential tells your clients and peers that you are committed to the coaching industry, and to developing yourself as a coaching professional. 

Many coaches find that achieving an ICF credential is a necessity in a growing industry. Let’s count down the top three reasons.

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