Siobhán Bradley – Director of External Relations

Siobhán Bradley as Principal Coach and Consultant in OpenTalk, brings over 20 years experience building leadership capacity and capability for change in individuals and organisations, initially in UCD Business School and then through executive education in the IPA. Siobhán has worked extensively across the public sector in Ireland, with a broad range of civil service, […]

Stephen Clements – Director of ICF Relations

Stephen is an accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and works full-time as an executive coach, coach mentor, coaching supervisor and coach trainer.   With an extensive background in technology and leadership, he has worked for several large multinationals in various senior roles ranging from Senior Engineering to Head of Product Development.  In March 2022, he left […]

Cognitive Listening for Coaches

Learn how to use cognitive listening habits with active listening to increase your coaching effectiveness Active listening often is hailed as the hallmark of listening in coaching, but active listening isn’t enough. Listening is primarily a cognitive activity and recent research (Bodie et al., 2020) has identified the 4 Listening Habits. Learn how to use […]

Racial Equity & Inclusion in Coaching

In this session Prof Jonathan Passmore will be talking about his research into racial justice, inclusion and belonging in coaching. He will share details of the study which involved interviews with BIPOC in New Zealand, Africa, UK and US, professional bodies, coaching education providers and larger coaching service providers which took place during 2021, and […]

Digital Well-being: Let’s fight the “always on” culture

Digital wellness is a fast-evolving area of coaching that helps people & organizations find ways to “tame” their technology & avoid burnout It is becoming especially relevant as more people are moving to work remotely or in a hybrid environment, finding it difficult to disconnect. This is a practical workshop for wellness professionals, coaches, trainers, […]

Strengths Based Coaching

Learn how to use strength profiling and positive psychology in your coaching sessions Valerie O’Hanlon is the founder of Clarence Consulting, a career, life and business coaching consultancy in Limerick since 2014. Valerie is one of the best career coaches based in Ireland, she is one of only 40 PCC credentialed coaches in Ireland. She […]

Who’s Brain Is It Anyhow?

Human beings are complex, the coaching process is most effective when a person’s personality, behaviors, beliefs are evaluated & considered

S.T.A.R.T: Reflective Retreat for Coaches

The gift of S.T.A.R.T. – Surrender, Thankfulness, Attention, Relationships, Trust We will be joined by Brian Bachand of sharing his S.T.A.R.T. programme: SURRENDER THANKFULNESS ATTENTION RELATIONSHIPS TRUST This is very much an active participation event, so be prepared to breathe, relax and have a journal handy.

ICF Ireland Conference 2021

Strength Through Diversity – Different but the Same We have a 2-day FREE LIVE* virtual conference lined up for you: *NOTE: This is a live event, no recordings will be made available Who is our conference for? The conference is open to the corporate sector, coaches, non-coaches and members of the public. Schedule 18 November […]

Updated ICF Competencies Establishes and Maintains Agreements

FREE Webinar: Explore how the current competence Establishing the Coaching Agreement merges into the updated Establishes and Maintains Agreement (1 CCEU) At the end of this session the participants will have an understanding of the pitfalls in creating a coaching agreement, as well as strategies for creating a strong and working agreement in each coaching […]