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Episode 998: PatrickWilliams, Ed.D., MCC – Come learn to Get Naked: with your clothes on!!!

December 5, 2018

Guest: PatrickWilliams, Ed.D., MCC

PatrickWilliams, Ed.D., MCC, is founder of The Institute for Life Coach Training, the first-of-its-kind training institute that specializes in training psychotherapists, psychologists, counsellors and helping professionals in building a successful coaching practice. He was licensed as a psychologist in 1980 and began executive coaching in 1990 with Hewlett Packard, IBM and Kodak. He joined Coach U and was an International Coach Federation founding member and one of the first Master Certified Coaches.

Dr. Pat is a past ICF board member and past president of ACTO, (Association of Coach Training Organizations) and honorary VP of the International Society for Coaching Psychology. Dr. Pat has specialized in coaching executives with private companies and government agencies as well as training EAP programs to incorporate the coach approach in their services. He also does career and life coaching for Navy Seals through the Seals Foundation for those returning to civilian life.  He is also a member of the Forbes Coaching Council

He co-authored Therapist as Life Coach: Transforming Your Practice and Total Life Coaching: 50+ Life Lessons, Skills, and Techniques to Enhance your Practice and Your life.

His best-selling book (with Diane Menendez), is Becoming a Professional Life Coach: Lessons from the Institute for Life Coach Training.    Pat also co-edited Law and Ethics of Coaching used at many academic institutions and training schools.

His newest book, Getting Naked: On Emotional Transparency at the Right Time, the Right Place and with the Right Person is available on Amazon and audiobooks.

In May of 2006 Pat was awarded the first Global Visionary Fellowship by the Foundation of Coaching for his Coaching the Global Village ( initiative to bring coaching methodologies to villages in developing countries and to leaders of non-profits and nongovernmental organizations who serve them. He is passionate about coaching and dedicated to ensuring it remains a respected profession He has been a leader in the field of professional coaching and speaks worldwide.

Recently, he was inducted into the ICF’s inaugural Circle of Distinction with 5 other coaches across the globe.

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