Health and Well-Being Coach Training:
4-Day Accelerated Learning 

This is an accelerated learning option where you will attend 18 lessons over 4 days. Note that preparation for this course requires an average of 20 hours of reading and listening in advance.

Our Health and Well-being Coach Training program is widely respected as the gold standard. Our industry-first programs gave birth to a new professional, the Certified Health and Well-being Coach.  The training is also open to those who do not intend to become a Health Coach but wish to learn the skills and behaviors to apply in other settings as Personal Coach. Our Health and Well-being 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 Mar 30. We offer payment plans dependent upon your date of registration. PayPal credit is also available as a payment option.

Training Only - Module 1: $1475

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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

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

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

Module 1 Class Dates/Times (listed in New York time)

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DAY 1 – May 11

10:00am-7:30pm ET

DAY 2 – May 12

10:00-5:30pm ET

DAY  3 – May 13

10:00am - 7:00pm ET

DAY 4 – May 14

10:00am - 5:00pm ET


Our classes are provided live online, 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.

Overview of technical requirements.


Early Bird for $100 discount: Mar 30, 2022

Registration deadline:
May 1, 2022
at 5pm ET or when full

Certification deadline:
Nov 30, 2023


This module is a prerequisite for Module 2You must complete Modules 2 and 3 for Wellcoaches Certification!


Review the Certification Handbook

Watch an 11-minute overview describing training and certification requirements.


Note that preparation for this course requires an average of 20 hours of reading and listening in advance.


Required Purchase (ebook recommended):

The Coaching Psychology Manual , 2nd edition

Additional reading and listening materials are provided upon registration.

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; ebook recommended).  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.  

This module is a prerequisite for Module 2.

You must complete Modules 2 and 3 for Wellcoaches Certification!


Review the Certification Handbook

Watch an 11-minute overview describing training and certification requirements.

How long will it take to become Certified?

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 4-day or 4-week training option:

Keep in mind that 4-Day/4-Week cohorts require 15-20 hours of course pre-work (i.e., reading the manual, listening to coaching demos, and reading articles) before you begin the training

January: Begin Module 1 by attending 4-full days of live virtual classes along, an e-course and all class feedback surveys and knowledge assessments.

February-March: Complete Module 2 by participating in five-2-hour live virtual classes, two e-courses, and completing feedback surveys and knowledge assessments.

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

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

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


August: 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 completing all four modules and you have practiced with your own clients for 50 coaching sessions.