Our Core 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 core training curriculum 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 core 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!
Week of Jun 8
Week of Aug 9
No classes week of Memorial Day.
100% on-line and via telephone
Mon 6-7:30 pm ET AND
Thu 6-7:30 pm ET
Early Bird for $100 discount: Apr 27, 2020
Registration deadline: Jun 4, 2020
Certification deadline: Feb 28, 2022
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). In addition, 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 27. Now offering a 12-month payment plan!
Training Only - Module 1: $1475
Certification Track - Module 1 - 3: $2300
Purchasing all 3 Modules together provides a $25 discount on Module 2 and $50 discount on Module 3.
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