About Coaching Today

Coaching Today is the quarterly professional journal for members of BACP Coaching. It provides a platform for education, debate and sharing of best practice for those working in the diverse field of coaching, from private practitioners to line managers, peers, mentors, trainers and educators.


Coaching Today is published in January, April, July and October.

If you're a member of BACP Coaching division, you'll receive a printed copy of the journal and access to the online archive as part of your divisional membership fee.

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If you're a BACP member, you can get free access to the online version of the journal and the archive.

Subscribe to Coaching Today online

If you're not a BACP member, you can subscribe to the journal by clicking on the log in to purchase link at the top of the page and creating an account. You'll receive a printed copy and access to the online archive.

Previous issues

Members and subscribers can access online articles and pdfs of previous issues going back to 2012 from the Coaching Today archive.

You can also search for articles using the articles and guidance search in the top menu bar.


If you would like to contribute to the journal, please contact the editor, Diane Parker, at coachingtoday.editorial@bacp.co.uk

Articles should not exceed 2,750 words, inclusive of references, unless otherwise specified by the editor. Please see our Author's guidelines.

We welcome feedback and comments from our readers. If you have a response to any of the articles published in Coaching Today, please contact the editor. Your letters may be edited for length.


Coaching Today is read by counsellors and psychotherapists training to be or practising as coaches, and by coaches from other backgrounds such as management and human resources.

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