Pam McLean

Pam McLean PhD, clinical psychologist, and leadership coach is the co-founder of a coaching organization, The Hudson Institute of Coaching, headquartered in the US and dedicated to intensive training of leadership coaches and working inside organizations around the globe. McLean has spent 35 years developing coaching curriculum focused on a developmental approach to coaching that is grounded in existing research, theories, and concepts most relevant to this nascent field of study and practice.  She has extensive experience in the application of use of self as instrument.

She has contributed to research and the professional development of coaching including several chapters, books and research projects including The Revised Handbook of Coaching; Self as Coach, Self as Leader; Understanding the Developmental Journey of the Coach Supervisee (chapter 16), Coaching Supervision: Voices from the Americas, Eds., Campone, DiGirolamo, Goldvarg, and Seto (2023).  Ethics in Coaching Practice The psychological contract in coaching (chapter 8), The Ethical Coaches’ Handbook:  A Guide to Developing Ethical Maturity in Practice, Eds., WA. Smith, J. Passmore, E. Turner, YL. Lai, & D. Clutterbuck (2023).