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A global network of master trainers



ICI stands for using Coaching

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for excellent communication inside people in the sense of inner peace of mind, self actualisation and living one's potential

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for contributing to a peaceful world, where everybody wants to belong to

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for excellent communication between people for mutual understanding and highest results in reaching goals that are good for everybody on planet earth

ICI Board

Nandana Nielsen

Nandana Nielsen


Karl Nielsen

Karl Nielsen


Dr. Nada Kaiser

Dr. Nada Kaiser


Richard Bolstad

Richard Bolstad

New Zealand

Presidents in Countries

ICI-Presidents are representatives of the ICI who are responsible for the ICI ethics and quality standards in their country

Presidents in Countries

Ambassadors in Countries

Ambassadors are special representatives of the ICI with special privileges and responsibilities in their country

Ambassadors in Countries


Each commission has a chair who coordinates the topic. We have the following Standard and Developmental Commissions:


Training to change the world

Code of Ethics of the ICI

This Code of Ethics is an expression of the vision and mission of the ICI and a personal commitment of the ICI members. It is the basis of our understanding of high quality work and of interpersonal communication within as well as outside of the ICI. We are committed to high ethical standards on the 7th Graves-level and adhere to these standards in our efforts to foster the well-being of all humanity and the maintenance of justice and peace worldwide.


ICI stands for

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offering an association where members can learn from each other

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bridging effective practical application of Coaching with academic education, theory and research

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providing people who search for Coaching training or professional with relevant info

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the development of highest ethics and quality standards in Coaching

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organizing exciting NLP, Coaching & Hypnosis World Congresses for excellent communication and personal growth


8.000 Members

8.000 members from 90 countries

7000 Members

7.000 members from 84 countries

Master Trainer Meeting

Online Master Trainer Meeting

We founded we-evolve.world and the Awesome Tools for Educators at the Online Master Trainer Meeting.

Founding of PosPsy

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Founding of our PosPsy Association at the World Congress in Brazil

World Congress in Brazil

World Congress in Brazil

The magic of emotional intelligence. Find out more

World Congress in Tunisia

Hypno Culture People

Education of Life Long Learning . Find out more

5000+ Members

We hit the 5000 mark! The global community is growing.

Foundation of In-Me

Foundation of In-Me

Founding of the Mindfulness Association In-Me in December 2018


Foundation of WSCO

Foundation of WHO

Founding of the Constellation Association WSCO in March 2018


World Congress in Paris

Hypno Culture People

„Hypno-Culture”. Hypnose-PNL-Coaching. Find out more

Foundation of WHO

Founder of WHO sitting together

The WHO was founded in Berlin, June 25th 2016, as a new sister association of the International Association of NLP Institutes (IN) and the International Association of Coaching Institutes (ICI).

The founding team was from ICI, Psynapse and IN.


1000+ Members

The IN & ICI grows with 1000+ members worldwide.

Third NLP & Coaching World Congress

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The effectiveness of NLP & Coaching is based on Emotion and Science. NLP as applied Psychology for your work and your everyday life. The hero's journey is an integral part of the world congress. The slogan is: "Progressing by Congressing": This congress is dedicated to the potential of the participants, NLP and Coaching. The hour of birth of Neuro - Linguistic Psychology.


Second NLP & Coaching World Congress

People in Brazil

Coaching for the very best of Health, Magic of Live, Emotions, Ethics, Success, Team, Vision, Spirituality and Transcendence with NLP and joining methods.


First NLP & Coaching World Congress

Karl Nielsen opening first NLP World Congress in Berlin

This Congress will inspire NLP experienced and beginners with the variety of professional NLP at international levels. Experience the excellence of worldwide acknowledged NLP Trainers - LIVE. This is an exceptional congress anticipating an exciting journey through the evolution of mankind stimulating all senses. A well balanced mixture of workshops and inspirations awakening you to a world of new experiences, growing hand in hand with visual impressions, information, meditation, activities and other surprises on all Graves Levels. Here is the World Congress book