Group Coaching Certification Program | ICF-Approved | 30 ICF CCEUs

$ 3,095.00 USD

Become a certified group coach through 12 weeks of live, virtual sessions.

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12 Weeks
Experience Not Required
Live and Virtual

About this Program

This certification program will give you the toolkit (online platform with downloadable resources), practice, knowledge and community to launch or enhance your group coaching programs confidently.

Meet your instructors

Upcoming cohort dates

Click here to see each cohort’s application dates and pricing deadlines

Fall ‘24 AM cohort dates (Friday 10.30-12.30pm ET)
October 4, 11, 18, 25 // November 1, 8, 15, 22 // December 6, 13, // January 3, 10

Fall ‘24 PM cohort dates (Tuesday 4-6pm ET)
October 29 // November 5, 12, 19, 26 // December 3, 10, 17 // January 7, 14, 21, 28

Graduation requirements
  • Attend at least 11 of the 12 classes and participate actively in each class * (Download the schedule)
  • Attend at least one mastermind session and one Q&A session
  • Successfully complete a group coaching demo during the program
  • Share a reflection on your learning after each session
  • Submit a summary of your favorite three group coaching activities to share with your peers.

In case of absence, you will be required to catch up by watching the recording and sharing your learnings through a form.


Joining the ICF-Approved Group Coaching Certification Program gives you:

  • Free access to paid Group Coaching HQ events / workshops for the duration of your cohort
  • Discounted access to our video library
  • Invitations to all mastermind and Q&A sessions after your cohort ends
  • Priority access to our group coaching supervision program.

BIPOC Scholarship

In light of our mission to open each trainee to the power of group coaching to scale their own positive impact and create communities that move the world forward, Group Coaching HQ offers two scholarships for BIPOC coaches in each cohort.

The BIPOC scholarship covers 50% of the full tuition price and are offered on a first come, first served basis to the first two qualifying registrants. In order to benefit from this scholarship, please mention your interest during our 1:1 call.

Please reach out to us if you’d like support in asking your organization to sponsor your participation in the certification program.

The experience

  • Creating a safe and brave environment
  • Managing difficult group dynamics
  • Engaging participants in peer coaching
  • Using different facilitation modalities
  • Develop your toolbox
  • Acquire new knowledge
  • Receive (and give) real-time feedback
  • Observe and participate in demos
  • Market your group program
  • Develop your program content
  • Structure your program like a product
  • Price your program
  • Join a carefully selected group
  • Meet program alumni
  • Participate in our community
  • Expand your reach at exclusive events


  • Feel confident that you can create and run impactful group coaching programs
  • Gain a wide range of skills acquired through observation, practice and feedback
  • Acquire a vast toolkit to engage and surprise your group members
  • Develop a clear understanding of how the ICF Core Competencies are applied in group coaching
  • Have a solid community of group coaches who have your back
  • Add 30 ICF CCEUs (20 Core Competencies and 10 Resources) towards your ICF credentials
  • Have group coaching experience to apply for contract group coaching work

$ 3,095.00 USD

Become a certified group coach through 12 weeks of live, virtual sessions.


Example events for deepening your group coaching skills:

Learn from diverse instructors who:
  • Are deeply experienced and qualified
  • Create a safe and brave learning space
  • Share examples and ideas generously
  • Challenge and support you

Join a group of peers who are:
  • Are deeply experienced and qualified
  • Committed to showing up powerfully
  • Diverse and rich in perspectives
  • Qualified, trained coaches
  • Joining with a growth mindset
Group Coaching Experience Not Required
12 Weeks
Live and Virtual

What Our Students Say

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I loved that we were a group, learning about groups! I could see us forming, working together, and making changes in our lives while also learning how to help our clients do it, too. That felt pretty amazing. I learned so much about the kind of coach I want to be. I learned more about my strengths and was able to apply them immediately in gatherings within my business. My clients were amazed at how much they felt connected to one another after just one meeting!"

Allison N.
Executive Coach
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I joined the GCHQ certification program because I wanted to gain the skills and confidence to create and lead group coaching programs effectively. The sessions were a great mix of content and experiential material, and I always learned, no matter if I was sitting in the role of a student, a coachee, or a coach. I was amazed by how our group connected and became a weekly safe and brave haven for me. I was astonished by that and credit the leaders for attracting and putting together such a fantastic group of human beings. I strongly recommend the GCHQ program for any new or experienced 1-1 coach who wants to learn from the best to create their own group coaching experiences. I can't thank Maribel and Dom enough for the incredible opportunity!

Simone Writer, PCC
Executive Coach
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I was already a Certified Group Psychotherapist but wanted to hone my skills as a Group Coach since I do a lot of group coaching and enjoy it! I looked into ICF accredited group coaching certification programs and chose Group Coaching HQ because it was the best one based on curriculum and testimonials. I spoke with past participants who felt the experience was enriching and broadened their skills. The experientials were impactful. All participants had their turn to coach and receive feedback and with each time I was the coachee, I learned something new about myself. Win-win. I would recommend this program to any coach that is doing or wants to do group coaching. It's invaluable if group coaching is a goal of yours."

Paula Halewski
Executive Coach
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There was a lot of group coaching going on, which was the point and the purpose of the course. Dom and Maribel expertly and kindly facilitated the weekly, experiential learning of group coaching. There is a lot of data and information also that comes along with the course, but the focus was on us coaching, being coached and observing - and of course receiving extremely valuable feedback from all the people in the course. What was particularly impactful for me was understanding and embracing the notion that there is a specific group coaching aesthetic apart from team coaching and 1:1 coaching that once learned helped me to completely redesign my own group coaching offering. This is a quality and very special course! What made it special are the skills, experience and personalities of Dom and Maribel. They beautifully set the right tones for psychologicalsafety that inspire maximum participation, sharingand learning.

Anthony Robert Novo
Executive & Leadership Coach