To Refer Clients to Therapy

When and How to Refer clients

Knowing when to refer a client to other professionals is an important part of any coach’s professional practice. It is specifically reflected in the ICF Code of Ethics that all ICF members and credentialed coaches abide by.

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Past Event in November 2021

Refer A Client to Therapy
"Where's the line: how to support a coaching client's
mental wellbeing?

30th November 2021 

This discussion has helped attendees understand the issues and provide them with the tools for identifying when to refer a client or employee.

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The webinar offers 2 CCE's in Core Competencies to those who attend the entire webinar. These CCE's can be counted toward the ethics requirement. 


CCE units 

Core Competency : 2.0


Research shows that early intervention through referral can positively impact clients’ mental health outcomes. We’re very pleased to offer these guidelines to the coaching industry so practitioners can uphold their ethical obligations and ensure
the best possible outcomes for their clients.

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Leverage ICF whitepaper 

ICF has designed the whitepaper as a guideline to help professional coach practitioners understand when and how to refer a client to a mental health/other helping professional when the client’s needs are outside a coach’s competencies.
The resources, which are based on pertinent research and interviews with coaches and therapists, are available for download at

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Know when to refer.