ISCP (International)

International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP)

The International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP) is an international professional membership body established to further the discipline and profession of coaching psychology. With the growing interest in coaching psychology around the world, The International Society encourages the development of the theory, research and practice in coaching psychology and supports 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, Hungary, New Zealand, Portugal, United Kingdom, USA and Sweden.

The ISCP publishes Coaching Psychology International. The ISCP has an accreditation scheme for psychologists who wish to become Accredited Coaching Psychologists and Accredited Coaching Psychology Supervisors.

The International Society for Coaching Psychology has reciprocal agreements with other professional bodies. Currently it has Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) with the Society for Industrial & Organisational Psychology South Africa (SIOPSA), SIOPSA Interest Group in Coaching and Consulting Psychology (IGCCG), Society for Coaching Psychology Italy (SCPI), Israel Association for Coaching Psychology (IACP)*, Col·legi Oficial de Psicòlegs de Catalunya (COPC), Coachande Psykologer (Sweden), Hungarian Association for Coaching Psychology (HACP), Hungarian Psychological Association (HPA), New Zealand Psychological Society Coaching Psychology Special Interest Group (NZPsS CPSIG, New Zealand), the American Psychological Association, Society of Consulting Psychology (Division 13, APA), the Society for Evidence Based Coaching of the Danish Psychological Society (SEBC DPS). These agreements bring benefits to members of all the organisations involved.For example, members of the other professional bodies have automatic free Affiliate Membership of the International Society.

The International Society also has a reciprocal relationship with Coaching at Work.

In 2017 launched the ISCP International Centre for Coaching Psychology Research to support coaching psychology research.In 2017, it launched the ISCP Cambridge Research Hub which ran it’s first international online research event on 2 May, 2017. To further research in positive and coaching psychology fields, the ISCP sponsor the European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology.

In 2018, the ISCP is honoured to be co-sponsoring two congress events:

8th International Congress of Coaching Psychology 2018, Aalborg, Denmark.

8th International Congress of Coaching Psychology 2018, London, UK.


Dr Siobhain O’Riordan PhD FISCP Accred

Chair: International Society for Coaching Psychology

Website: ISCP