HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACH TRAINING: 

JULY 9-WEEK OPTION

Our Health and Wellness Coach Training program is widely respected as the gold standard. Our industry-first programs gave birth to a new professional, the Certified Health and Wellness Coach.  The training is also open to those who do not intend to become a Health and Wellness Coach but wish to learn the skills and behaviors to apply in other settings as Personal Coach. Our Health and Wellness coach training and certification programs, endorsed by our strategic partners, the American College of Sports Medicine and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, are designed for professionals with expertise such as: weight, nutrition, fitness, stress or mind/body medicine, lifestyle medicine, chronic disease, and mental health. 

 

We offer a 90-minute information session each month!

RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

$100 Early bird discount for Module 1 available until May 31. We offer payment plans dependent upon your date of registration. PayPal credit is also available as a payment option.

Training Only - Module 1: $1475

Wellcoaches Certification Track - Module 1 - 3: $2300

Purchasing all 3 Modules together provides a $25 discount on Module 2 and $25 discount on Module 3.

National Certification Track - Module 1 - 4: $2550

Purchasing all 4 Modules together provides a $25 discount on Module 2 and  3, and $145 discount on Module 4.

Special offer for July: Purchase the 1-4 bundle today and receive the National Board Certification Preparation Course ($75 value)!

Payment plans may be available through registration links.

Class Dates

Begins:

Week of July 11

Ends:

Week of Sep 17

No classes during the weeks of May 30,

Jul 4, Sep 5  

Class Times

Each week you will attend two consecutive 90-minute lessons (the first lesson is 2 hours). All listed in ET.

First lesson:
Sunday 6-7:30pm or Monday 9-10:30am or Tuesday 4-5:30pm

Second lesson: Wednesday 6-7:30pm or Thursday 9-10:30am or Friday 4-5:30pm

You must attend two different lessons each week

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Faculty and Format

Our classes are provided live, allowing you to learn from and be mentored by the most experienced and credentialed faculty in the industry. 

This class is delivered in a virtual classroom, with screen sharing and video capability, via your computer. Active engagement in discussion and practice are a key part of being a student and becoming a coach.

Deadlines

Early Bird for $100 discount: May 31, 5pm ET

Registration deadline: July 1, 5pm ET

Certification deadline: Mar 31, 2023

What you will learn in this course

  • Describe/apply science-based theory to facilitate lasting change

  • Elicit mindful self-awareness and insights

  • Apply self-determination theory and motivational interviewing techniques to support clients in uncovering the autonomous motivation needed for change

  • Leverage the science of positive psychology to help clients apply their strengths and gain the capacity to adapt to setbacks

  • Help clients develop self-efficacy and resilience

  • Learn how and when to provide expert advice or referrals to enable just-in-time learning of knowledge and skills

  • Apply principles of goal-setting theory to help clients design engaging visions and goals that spur them to go beyond what they can do alone

The first step in becoming a Certified Wellcoach®

 

Our classes provide you with the essential theories of coaching science and application of skills coaching, based on our Coaching Psychology Manual (required text). The Manual is the foundation of our program, a primary study tool to become a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, and is widely used as the text for several coach training programs as well as academic courses, including a Science of Coaching Psychology Course at Harvard University Extension School.  Check out the research based on our coaching model.

 

In addition to participating in live classes, you will receive our 10-hour coaching habits e-course.

 

Completion of these two courses, including ALL live classes, will be required to receive a Certificate of Attendance.  

Watch a 6-minute overview describing training and certification requirements.

This module is also a prerequisite for Module 2. 


 

Registration

$100 Early bird discount for Module 1 available until May 31. We offer payment plans dependent upon your date of registration. PayPal credit is also available as a payment option.

Training Only - Module 1: $1475

Wellcoaches Certification Track - Module 1 - 3: $2300

Purchasing all 3 Modules together provides a $25 discount on Module 2 and $25 discount on Module 3.

National Certification Track - Module 1 - 4: $2550

Purchasing all 4 Modules together provides a $25 discount on Module 2 and  3, and $145 discount on Module 4.

Special offer for July: Purchase the 1-4 bundle today and receive the National Board Certification Preparation Course ($75 value)!

Payment plans may be available through registration links.

How long will it take?

Here is a sample timeline for completing all the Modules required to become a Certified Wellcoach® and applying for the National exam when you have enrolled in the 9-week training option:
 

February – March: Begin Module 1 and complete the 18 live virtual classes (Two-90 min classes/Week), feedback surveys and knowledge assessments.

Keep in mind that is approx. 1-2 hours of course work before each lesson (i.e., reading the manual, listening to coaching demos, and reading articles).


April - May: Complete Module 2 by participating in five-2-hour live virtual classes, four e-courses, and completing feedback surveys and knowledge assessments.

 

May: Begin Module 3 by completing three, 1-hour mentoring sessions and begin work with practice client(s).

 

June-July: Complete Module 3 by submitting Wellness Visions and Goals (for you and one client) and passing the written and oral exams.

 

July-August: Receive your "Certified Wellcoach®" designation and start conducting the 50 coaching sessions needed to apply for the NBHWC exam.

 

September: Complete Module 4, "Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches", assessments and feedback surveys. Receive your "Lifestyle Medicine Coach" certificate.

 

Apply to take the National exam, through National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching, after all four modules and you have practiced with your own clients for 50 coaching sessions.