Empowering the World Through Coaching

Our Purpose

We exist to support our members in the advancement of their Professional Coaching practices and lead Coaching Culture in the Bahraini community.

Our Mission

To advance the Coaching profession by aligning with ICF Standards and Ethics in synergy with the Global ICF Family Organizations and collaborating with local Professional Coaches, Clients, Academic Institutions, Organizations, Government, Leaders & the Bahraini community at large.

Our Vision

To have ICF Bahrain Members represent the highest quality of Professional Coaching and make Coaching integral to a thriving Bahraini & Global Society.

Our Core Values


    We commit to a coaching mindset and professional quality that encompasses responsibility, respect, integrity, competence and excellence.


    We commit to develop social connection and community building.


    We commit to being humane, kind, compassionate and respectful toward others.


    We commit to use a coaching mindset to explore and understand the needs of others so we can practice equitable processes at all times that create equality for all.

    Chapter Bio

    The ICF Bahrain Chapter was established on 1st of May 2016 to serve as a local member chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Headquarters. 

    The International Coaching Federation prides itself with over 35,000+ ICF Members, 29,000+ Credential-holders and more  than 140 Chapters around the world. ICF members work toward common goals of enhancing awareness of coaching and upholding the integrity of the profession through lifelong learning and upholding the highest ethical standards. 

    Through the work of its six unique family organizations, ICF empowers professional coaches, coaching clients, organizations, communities and the world through coaching.

    Over the years, the ICF Bahrain Chapter has been successful in extending its relationship with its ecosystem through joint activities and MOUs, such as the ICF Saudi Chapter, ICF Oman Chapter, ICF Jordan Chapter,  Bahrain Polytechnic, Royal University of Women and Isa Town Charity & Social Society. 

    The Bahrain Chapter is also an active member in the ICF committees and groups such as:

    • Middle East Prism Award for Coaching in Organizations
    • Ignite Initiative for Social Progress
    • MENA regional meetings and functions
    • Arabization Best Practices Task Force
    • Marketing Best Practices in the MEA Task Force
    • Global Leaders Forum “GLF”.

    The ICF through its Chapters will be progressing during the next 25 years to empower all its stakeholders:

    -Professional Coaches, 




    -Local communities.