Ph.D., CEO of the Hudson Institute of Coaching, MCC, Executive Coach, Certified Coach Supervisor, Author
Pamela McLean, PhD, is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Hudson Institute of Coaching, organization with over 30 years of history widely known as one of the leading coach training programs in the US for over thirty years, and as well as providing a full suite of coaching services inside organizations around the globe. McLean brings more than three decades of experience as a clinical and organizational psychologist, a master coach, coach supervisor and leader in the field of coaching.
McLean authored The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching (2012) examining key theories and evidenced based research informing the field; examining the essential methodology, key steps in the coaching engagement; and exploring the use of self as the most important instrument we have in our work as coaches. McLean’s new book, Self as Coach, Self as Leaders, will be released by Wiley Press in late March of 2019. This book takes a close look at developmental coaching that focuses on deeper, lasting changes for the client and examines the internal landscape of the coach and all that is required to be at our very best when working with others.
Mclean has also authored a popular book, LifeForward, on transition and change in our adult lives that utilizes Hudson’s well-known Cycle of Change and focuses on the natural cycles and ups and downs in our lives and what we can do to understand the cycles and maximize our ability to ride th waves of change with more ease.
Pam has served on Harvard’s JFK Women’s Leadership Board, the faculty of Saybrook University in San Francisco, California, the Editorial Board of IJCO and LikeMinded in San Francisco. She is a frequent key presenter on the use of self and Self As Coach, going deeper to do our best work.
Pam lives in Santa Barbara, California , where she and her husband raised three sons. Today she enjoys all things related to weekend cooking, birdwatching and traveling to new places around the globe.