If you are a trained professional coach who is working on elevating your skill with ICF credentials, you know how challenging it can be to prepare.

You’ve probably struggled with questions like these:

  • How do I get started with my credential application?
  • What’s the best way to track my coaching hours?
  • Do I need to write the Coach Knowledge Assessment (CKA)?
  • I haven’t written an exam in years! How should I prepare?
  • Do mentor coaches review recordings for ICF applications?
  • How do I get feedback on my coaching?
  • Where can I learn the new ICF Coach Competencies?
  • How will my recorded coaching sessions be evaluated?
  • What’s the best way to evaluate my own recordings?
  • How can I tell if my coaching is meeting the ICF standards?

You are not alone. The number of coaches seeking ICF credentials has grown exponentially over the last few years. Coaching clients, whether individuals or organizations are increasingly requiring professionally trained coaches who are credentialed.

Wouldn’t it be a big relief to know that you could work on a regular basis with a mentor coach and a group of coaching colleagues toward a common goal…to grow your coaching skills and get your first, or next credential?

Wouldn’t it be a bonus if you could earn ICF Continuing Education Units, and align your coaching with ICF standards of performance, no matter what your credential goal?

What if you could observe a mentor coach debriefing recorded coaching sessions, and have your recordings reviewed in the group too?

With Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor, leading the way you can meet your credentialing challenges head-on, deepen your understanding of the ICF Competencies, and become the exceptional coach your clients need you to be.


Here’s what coaches have said about working with Cathy: 

What a positive, enriching experience it is to work with Cathy. She guided me through the confusing steps of PCC re-certification through ICF with grace and humor. I was able to fly through the process and learned a great deal on how to improve my coaching.

Cathy was able to take the group through the competencies in a very engaging way, and my understanding of the markers and competencies grew deeply as a result! She is clearly very skilled as a coach and her supportive demeanor allowed me to be open and honest about my struggles.

Cathy is truly gifted in the art of mentor coaching. I recently worked with Cathy as a step in my own certification and found my mentor coaching sessions with Cathy to be the most informative and transformative element of my own coaching journey.

Cathy came across to me as a divine intervention in my journey of coaching. As my Mentor Coach, she refined my rough edges with utmost care and diligence. She is a reservoir of knowledge and wisdom. As a coach she has an extraordinary command of coaching skills and a miraculous ability to pass on the skills gained by her over several years of coaching experience. She is truly a grand master in the field of coaching.


Now, you can have the benefit of regular access to coach competency development with a trained Master Certified Coach all year long, so you can keep on growing!

This new program is open for registration now … the Coach Competency Collective.

It’s a membership program for coaches that provides tips, techniques, strategies, and solid competency education that will align your coaching with ICF standards of practice.

Plus, you will listen to debriefs of recording coaching sessions and share your own recordings for evaluation. All in a safe and confidential learning space.

As a member you will receive:

  • Monthly recording review sessions, where you will listen to a recording of a real coaching session, and a walk-through of the mentor coaching debrief
  • Opportunities to contribute your own recorded coaching sessions for review in the group.
  • Monthly learning sessions where you will cover individual ICF competencies and markers to deepen your learning
  • Private online networking group
  • Downloadable resources to build your reflective practice

Enroll now and we’ll save your seat in this exclusive, members-only mentor coaching opportunity.

Join the Coach Competency Collective!

The first session will start Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 1:00 pm-3:00 pm ET. Please watch your inbox for more information.

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$59.00 (USD)

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starting September 2022, this will be a monthly charge

Who is Cathy Shaughnessy? 

Cathy is an ICF Master Certified Coach, trained Mentor Coach, and active ICF Assessor. She coaches senior leaders, mentors credentialed coaches and conducts coach performance assessments for the International Coach Federation.

"Having worked hard to earn an ACC, a PCC and finally an MCC over a six year period, I know the potholes, the detours and the bumps in the road when it comes to developing your competencies. I'm launching this Mentor Coaching Group so I can share my insider knowledge with you!  

With over 7 years of group and individual mentor coaching and more than 10,000 hours of direct coaching to my credit, I know how to zero in on just what you need to help you grow (and I talk competency language in a way that will help you understand and integrate the competencies right away)."

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