CERTIFICATIONS & CE's

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EARN A WELLCOACHES CERTIFICATION

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Our Certification processes are separate from training, offering an opportunity to strengthen your understanding of concepts, apply new skills, and demonstrate your mastery of new tools and ways of being. Learn more about the Certification process for our Core Coach Training Program and our Professional Coach Training Program.

 

Our Certification process is separate from the Core Coach Training program. We offer two distinct certifications based on the previous education and experience of the student: the "Certified Health and Wellness Coach" for health professionals and the "Certified Personal Coach" for non-health professionals. 

Certified

Health and Wellness Coach

The "Certified Health and Wellness Coach" for credentialed health professionals who wish to use coaching skills in working with patients or clients to improve their health and wellbeing. As a Health and Wellness Coach, you will be an expert facilitator of mindset and behavior change that generates sustainable healthy lifestyles, which prevent or treat disease, and foster well-being and thriving. 

Certified

Personal Coach

The "Certified Personal Coach" for non-health professionals who wish to use coaching skills in areas such as leadership and executive coaching to improve performance and wellbeing. As a Personal Coach, you can apply the universal principles of behavior change to support clients in increasing productivity, satisfaction with life and work, and the attainment of relevant goals.

Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Following our Coach Training Program (Modules 1 & 2), you may complete Module 3 to become a Certified Health and Wellness Coach.

To Begin: Verify your prerequisites for eligibility.  Do you have:


1. An Associate’s degree or higher in an area of Allied Health* from an accredited institute of higher education or
2. Any fitness certification (personal trainer, group exercise, etc.) and an ACSM Exercise Is Medicine® Credential or
3. Current Clinical License such as an RN or RRT or

4. A Certificate of Completion from our Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches course

 

Step 1: Pay for and complete Module 3: $650 ($600 if purchased at the same time as Modules 1&2)

 

To demonstrate your learning, and to pursue Wellcoaches Certification, our third Module is focused on the application of learning. You must complete this module within 18-months following the 9-week, 18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential program. The Certification process includes:

1.  On-line written exam

2.  30-minute oral exam

3. Three 1-hour individual mentoring sessions

4. Demonstration of the ability to write a Wellness Vision and behavioral goals


 

*Allied Health Degrees: Athletic Training, Audiology, Community Health, Chiropractic, Counseling, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Dietetics, Ergonomics, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Fitness, Health Behavior Management, Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Psychology, Holistic Health, Holistic Nutrition, Human Performance, Kinesiology, Kinesiotherapy, Medicine, Nursing,  Nutrition, Occupational Health, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Public Health, Rehabilitation, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work, Sports Psychology, Recreational Therapy, Wellness. 
 

Certified Personal Coach

Following our Coach Training Program (Modules 1 & 2), you may complete Module 3 to become a Certified Personal Coach.

To begin: Verify your prerequisites for eligibility.  Do you have:

 

1. Associate’s Degree or higher that is not listed in Allied Health Degrees above (such as English, Art, Education), or
2. Any fitness certification (personal trainer, group exercise, etc.) or
3. Current health-related certifications or licenses such as: Acupuncture, Certified Dental Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Certified Pharmacy Technician, Certified Dental Assistant, Licensed Massage Therapist, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, LVN/LPN, NREMT-First Responder, NREMT-Intermediate/85 or NREMT-Paramedic, Registered Yoga Therapist

 

Step 1: Pay for and complete Module 3: $650 ($600 if purchased at the same time as Modules 1&2)

 

To demonstrate your learning, and to pursue Wellcoaches Certification, our third Module is focused on the application of learning. You must complete this module within 18-months following the 9-week, 18-week teleclasses or 4-day residential program. The Certification process includes:

1.  On-line written exam

2.  30-minute oral exam

3. Three 1-hour individual mentoring sessions

4. Demonstration of the ability to write a Wellness Vision and behavioral goals


 

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Have questions?

If you do not meet the standard prerequisites for the "Health and Wellness Coach" certification, you may contact us to discuss your education.