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Ben Dean PhD - Founder of MentorCoach™

Ben Dean Ph.D., Founder

Hello and welcome to MentorCoach.

If you are a helping professional, you're probably concerned about whether your skills and experience can successfully translate to the field of coaching. In a word, yes, providing you select a coach training program that builds on your present knowledge base and achievements. We provide state-of-the-art coach training infused with the science of positive psychology.

I'm confident that MentorCoach is the best of all coach training programs for helping professionals, and I invite you to investigate this website and decide for yourself.


Express Links:

For Prospective Students: The Roadmap to Our Program

How to become a Coach.

Begin your coach training with the Foundations Coach Training program:


- Tuesdays at 8 pm Eastern begins 8/4/15 (MCP 196)
- Tuesdays at 12 pm Eastern begins 9/3/15 (MCP 197)

What are your upcoming Master Classes?

If I'm not a Helping Professional, how can I become a Coach?

Are there also options for becoming a Certified Wellness Coach, Certified Executive Coach, or Certified ADHD Coach?

Please tell me about Positive Psychology and MentorCoach.


Coaching TeleworkshopCoaching TeleWorkshop with Ben Dean, Ph.D.

Includes practical material you can use right away, and a virtual drawing for a full $2000 tuition fellowship to the Foundations Training Program. Bring all questions.

Thursday July 30, 2015 • 7:00-8:59pm Eastern

Click here to register.


Bryan DikInterview with Bryan J. Dik, PhD

Join us for Ben’s question-and-answer call with Bryan Dik, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University and Co-founder of jobZology. Bryan publishes widely on work as a calling, meaning, purpose, religion and spirituality at work, and vocational interests. He is co-editor of Psychology of Religion and Workplace Spirituality and Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace. He is the co-author of Make Your Job a Calling: How the Psychology of Vocation Can Change Your Life at Work. He and his wife, Amy, and their four sons live in Fort Collins, Colorado.

DATE: Friday, July 31, 2015
TIME: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Eastern


Interview with Tom Rath

Join us for Ben’s question-and-answer call with Tom Rath, 39, author, researcher, and speaker who has written six New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers over the last decade starting with the #1 New York Times bestseller, How Full Is Your Bucket? He is a senior scientist and advisor to Gallup, Inc. where he spent 13 years leading Gallup's research and consulting on employee engagement, strengths, and wellbeing. With more than 5 million copies in print, his most recent books include Eat, Move, Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes and Are You Fully Charged?: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life.

DATE: Friday, August 28, 2015
TIME: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Eastern


Michelle SegarInterview with Michelle Segar, PhD, MPH

On June 26, we had a question-and-answer call with Michelle Segar, scientist, coach, and Director of the Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center at the University of Michigan. A leading expert in health and well-being coaching and in the science of sustainable motivation. Michelle is author of the new book, No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness.


Positive Psychology Interviews

MentorCoach and Positive Psychology

MentorCoach passionately believes that Positive Psychology will be one of the key forces in coaching. We have been involved in Positive Psychology since 2003 and it is a strong piece of all we do. We are focused on applying Positive Psychology in your coaching, work, and life with the largest email newsletter in coaching and regular interviews with thought leaders in coaching and positive psychology. MORE



ICF Accredited Coach Training

MentorCoach offers an International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited coach training program that prepares helping professionals from a variety of occupations to meet their coaching career goals.

Using the coaching skills and knowledge acquired in our coach training program, consultants, managers, therapists, human resource professionals, psychologists, counselors, educators, and other helping professionals have gone on to develop successful businesses in many different areas within the field of life coaching. MentorCoach alumni are now coaching in a variety of areas, including life coach, professional coach, personal coach, positive psychology coach, business coach, executive coach, corporate coach, retirement coach, wellness coach, and more.


MentorCoach Foundations
Coach Training Program

The MentorCoach Foundations coach training course is the keystone of our ICF accredited coach training program, and is carefully crafted to provide you everything you need to make headway in a coaching career. MCP Foundations (which can be taken for continuing education credit) is taught in teleconference by a faculty of successful senior coaches and outstanding teachers, who are knowledgeable, personable, and supportive professionals.

A Foundations workbook and access to coach training materials in the student section of our website are provided to all participants. In addition, Foundations also includes free coach training support groups with senior coaches, live monthly coaching calls, and regularly scheduled interviews with leaders in coaching and Positive Psychology.

Learn more or enroll


Hear MentorCoach founder Ben Dean lead a one-hour session introducing a group of professionals to coaching. Just click here. Or download mp3 here.


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