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!
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.
$100 Early bird discount for Module 1 available until Apr 26. 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.
Payment plans may be available through registration links.
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