What’s Happening with Me? Caring for Ourselves During COVID-19

Saturday, March 28, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Rosemary Hanrahan, MD, MPH, ACC


The world as we knew it has changed dramatically in the last few weeks. Whatever you are experiencing–fear, anxiety, overwhelm, anger, gratitude–You are not alone!  Let’s get together–virtually of course–to talk what’s going on around us and within us during this COVID-19 global pandemic.

Dr. Hanrahan will briefly present the neuroscience, and potential psychosocial and physiologic effects of trauma (such as COVID-19). Then we will explore strategies for self-care that will support is staying connected with others, and encourage us to stay realistically optimistic, compassionate and hopeful.

Dr. Hanrahan, as a public health and healthcare professional, will also offer an update on the healthcare community’s response to the global COVID pandemic. Participants will have ample opportunity to share and ask questions.


  1. Gain awareness and understanding of the impact of the current global crisis on our own well-being (mind, body and spirit).
  2. Identify strategies for self-care that are relevant, sustainable and scalable
  3. Participate in a self-care practice that has been shown to be beneficial for individuals experiencing trauma.


Rosemary Hanrahan, MD, MPH, ACC is a certified professional coach, author, nonprofit advocate, and physician, Rosemary Hanrahan, brings her coaching expertise to professionals and organizations in the academic, healthcare and nonprofit sectors. She is the owner and founder of Beyond Words Wellness Resources, LLC. She encourages clients to define their mission, vision, values and goals and develop personal and professional strategies to remain engaged, passionate and productive in their chosen profession and create a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle.  She leads workshops for community groups and nonprofit organizations on topics such as cultivating caregiver resilience, creating a wellness compass, and coaching practice evaluation.  Rosemary earned her MD and MPH degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a recent graduate of Duquesne University’s Professional Coaching and ADAPT Career Coaching Programs.

Saturday March 28, 2020

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Via Zoom

No registration necessary — just show up


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Join the webinar early (or plan to stay late) and bring your favorite beverage for a “Virtual Happy Half-Hour”!



Getting To A Powerful “Yes” – How To Enroll Clients To Fill Your Practice With Ease

Monday, May 4, 2020


Tara Butler Floch, PCC, CPCC

 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 CCEs: 1.5 (.25 core/1.25 resource)

One of the biggest challenges that Coaches face is powerfully enrolling committed clients.  Did you know that the average coach has only 1 paying client a year after they’ve been certified?  Furthermore, there are countless number of talented coaches who are undercharging for their transformational work in order to get a “yes” from potential clients because they can’t enroll prospects effectively at the rate they deserve.  If you want to have a sustainable, full practice full of committed clients then it’s key to master the art of client enrollment.  Unfortunately, most enrollment methods taught by the Marketing “Gurus” don’t work well for coaches, who want to have an authentic and genuine connection with their prospects and not be too “salesy”.  Conversely, giving away free sample sessions may give the prospective client a great coaching experience but rarely leads to a powerful conversation about working together.  This presentation Getting To a Powerful “Yes” – how to enroll clients to fill your practice with ease you will learn how to:

  • Create the coaching container to have deep learning and insight, and lead your prospect down a path to work with you, simultaneously
  • Create your own enrollment template using our methodology and process for client enrollment conversations
  • Frame your enrollment conversations to create clear expectations for the experience (no bait and switch!)
  • Hold a perspective that serves your ideal outcome and serves the client
  • Handle and navigate sticky issues around money
  • Get to a clear and powerful “yes” or “no” (no more wishy washy-ness!)
    o Establishing Trust & Intimacy with the client
    o Coaching Presence
    o Active Listeningo Powerful Questioning

Whether you have been a coach for a year or a decade, there will be great nuggets for you to learn from this presentation.  This methodology works well for both coaching and consulting services and can be used effectively with either individuals or a corporate environment.  Whether you are a leadership coach and consultant, or a life coach, this methodology can be customized to create a powerful enrollment conversation that will create a powerful, committed “yes” from clients who you know are meant to work with you. TARA WILL LEAD A LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF THIS TECHNIQUE.

Tara Butler Floch, PCC, CPCC is known as the Coaches’ Coach.  She has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs level up their businesses since 2000, when she started her coaching and training company, after being a Sales & Marketing Executive of 3 global companies and managing teams of up to 80 people. Tara has always been passionate about helping others fully step into their full potential, passion and gifts. She has used her deep knowledge of business development, marketing and branding to help hundreds of clients define their niche to make a greater impact with their clients, transform and grow existing businesses, and create meaningful, passionate, full coaching practices of ideal clients.  Her mission is to widen her ripple effect in the world by helping great coaches build their businesses and help even more people transform their lives.

You must register for this webinar by Friday, May 1, 2020.

To Register:

ICF Pittsburgh:  Click here.

ICF Affiliate Chapters – $15
Non-members – $25
Recording only – $25

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May 13, 2020

Pamelia Robinson

7:00 to 8:00 pm EST

The Coaching Lab is a virtual space for coaches to come together to ask questions, to get feedback and to share ideas in a safe, non-judgmental casual forum. It’s like a focus group for whatever is on your mind.

Topics might include:

  • Getting feedback on a book, an article, a post or an idea for an event
  • Presenting a challenging client situation for opinion from peer coaches.
  • Asking for recommendations on products, services or coaching ed resources.

Pamelia Robinson, a professional Life & Executive Coach who specializes in personal growth, relationship and career coaching. Coaching is forward-looking and can help you in any area of your life.

Registration: Free to everyone.  Click here.


Creating a Coaching Culture for Your Organization

Wednesday, June 17

Dr. Erroline Williams, ACC

Jane Rahenkamp, PCC

 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
CCEs: 1.5 (1.0 core/.5 resource)

Over the last 20 years, an unprecedented growth has been noticed in the introduction of coaching into organizations, in both for-profit and non-profit.  The International Coach Federation produces reports and measurements proving that coaching is a critical component for employee growth. Positive effects of coaching include that it leads to increased skills in managing complexity, pressure, and stress, redirection of derailing behavior in leaders and managers more productive teams; increased engagement; smoother organizational transitions; and bottom-line improvement.  While coaching has become more common and a valuable component in organizations, it’s important to define the differences and variables of both internal coaching and external coaching.

There is a great variety in the way that coaching looks, on a continuum, within an organization, for example, one end of the coaching continuum is executive or leadership coaching. Within the middle of the continuum includes manager as the coach, and finally, at the far end, self-coaching wherein an individual facilitates their own process to coach themselves.  No matter the approach, coaching remains an invaluable approach to ensure the growth and development of the employee.

Within an experiential and didactic framework, workshop participants will:

  • Discover the value of creating a coaching culture
  • Learn the components of instituting the coaching culture
  • Identify the need for internal or external coaches for the organization
  • Acquire the essential skills of internal coach training
  • Explore case studies of successful coaching in an organization


Dr. Erroline Williams, ACC, is a professional certified coach and leadership consultant.  She coaches executives and mangers, emerging leaders, college students, and women in career transition.  She helps her clients to grow and expand their possibilities and takes a transformational approach to coaching.  She will listen, challenge, and affirm her clients throughout their coaching journey to greatness to become their best selves.

After a 25-year career in the corporate environment, and most recently within administration in higher education institutions, Erroline has a range of experience developing and engaging teams and individuals. Erroline has an ACC from the International Coaching Federation and holds a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Pittsburgh. As a certified C-IQ (Conversational Intelligence®) Core Skills Practitioner, she utilizes the skills to help leaders to identify their conversation styles.

Jane Rahenkamp, PCC, as a life and leadership coach, Jane is passionate about helping others improve their personal and/or work lives by partnering with them to reflect on where they are currently and what they need to do differently to bring fulfillment into their lives. Her own personal and leadership experiences have shown her that true fulfillment is possible in all aspects of our lives.

You must register for this webinar by  Monday, June 15, 2020.

To Register:

ICF Pittsburgh Members/Affiliates/Premier:  Click here

ICF Affiliate Chapters – $15
Non-members – $25
Recording only – $25

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