Professional Coach Training: Next Session 2023

Once you have completed our Core Coach Training & Certification program, start making plans to lift your coaching mastery to a galactic orbit with our 9-month advanced Professional Coach Training & Certification Program. This advanced program is specially designed for our Certified Wellcoaches,  or Nationally Board Certified Coaches or ICF-PCC/MCC Coaches only.

This program is developing the future leaders of the health and wellness coaching industry. We built and continue to upgrade an innovative, science and neuroscience-based, robust coaching framework we call the "Onward & Upward Model" designed to enable Certified coaches to help clients optimize mental and physical well-being. This is a hit-the-ball-out-of-the-park opportunity for Certified coaches who want to be masterful coaches.

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Gain Coaching Mastery

1. Unique-to-Wellcoaches intellectual framework and mechanisms for peak coaching performance grounded in research from the fields of neuroscience, adult development, behavioral and positive psychology
2. Cutting-edge and advanced coaching models such as Immunity to Change, advanced mindfulness and multiplicity of the mind
3. Plenty of practice using cutting-edge tools and models in a safe, structured environment
4. Individualized mentoring feedback from experienced Wellcoaches faculty

Class Dates

Residential #1:
Jan 2023

Residential #2:
Sep 2023

Virtual classroom:

32, 1. 5 hours virtual classes


Class Location

The residential sessions will be held on the West Coast, USA. Location to be announced in 2022.


Early Bird registration deadline ($500 discount):

To be announced


Registration deadline:

To be announced


20 books will be recommended for purchase (all available on Amazon)

A small sample of the reading we’ll experience together:

Emotional Agility
Non-Violent Communication
The Compassion Instinct
Instant Influence

Become a Certified Professional Wellcoach® 


The 2022 training program components delivered over nine months includes:

  • Two 2.5 day residential sessions,  one at the beginning  and one at the end of the training program. Residential sessions are typically Tue/Wed, from 8a-5p/Thu 8a-12p. 

  • 32 ninety-minute teleclasses with the ability to practice new tools and skills in class, including 8 group coaching sessions.

  • Teleclasses are held on Thursdays from 4-5:30pm each week (except major holidays) beginning January 27, 2022.

  • Six private mentor coaching sessions with feedback from coaching masters regarding the application of Wellcoaches protocols and International Coach Federation Competencies

  • A reading list of over 20 carefully chosen books written by scientists and psychologists with a strong evidence basis

  • Full attendance required for course completion


Training Only - does not include travel, lodging, food or materials: $3500

Registration closed

Sample Course Topics 

Self-Determination and Motivation
Non-violent Communication
Goal-setting Theory
Relational Cultural Theory
Constructive Development
Emotional Intelligence
Subject-object Theory and Order of Consciousness
Flow and Relational Flow

Motivation and Meaning-making

Positive Psychology

Immunity to Change
Design Thinking

Four reasons to join

1. Leadership Role: Not only will our advanced program enable a giant leap in your coaching outcomes, it will help move you into a leadership role and new career opportunities within this growing industry.  
2. Wellcoaches Opportunities: Wellcoaches recruits PCT graduates first for research projects, coaching contracts with our corporate partners, and coach referrals.
3. ICF ACTP: Complete an International Coach Federation ACTP program which supports ICF certifications and credibility in the larger coaching industry beyond health and wellness. 
4. Close Network: The PCT experience leads to a close and intimate network of your classmates that will pay dividends for years.



“I am absolutely thrilled and honored to be a professional coach!  This has been one of the best trainings I've ever done and only wish I could have spent more time immersing myself into the content.  I KNOW I will continue to learn and refresh in the years to come.” 

Debbie Gillespie, MS, RDN, LD, Dip ACLM, CPHWC, NBC-HWC