Positive Psychology Health and Wellness Coaching | NCCHWC, NBME

Post-Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology Health and Wellness Coaching

60-hour Wellness Coaching Certification Program

Train with world renowned leaders of the positive psychology coaching movement to receive a positive psychology-focused wellness coach certification.

  • Jeffrey E. Auerbach, Ph.D. Jeffrey E. Auerbach, Ph.D.
    Co-Author, Positive Psychology in Coaching
  • Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D. Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D.
    Author, Positivity
  • Cynthia Ackrill, MD Cynthia Ackrill, MD
    American Institute of Stress
  • Robert Emmons, Ph.D. Robert Emmons, Ph.D.
    Editor-In-Chief, The Journal of Positive Psychology
  • Edgar Schein, Ph.D. Edgar Schein, Ph.D.
    Author, Humble Inquiry
  • Sandra L. Foster, Ph.D. Sandra L. Foster, Ph.D.
    Co-Author, Positive Psychology in Coaching

How to Become a Certified Wellness Coach

  • March 8, 2018 - June 21, 2018

    40-hour virtual classroom
    Thursdays, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM PT

    20-hour Video Instruction

    Early Registration: $3,595 until January 18, 2018
    Regular Registration: $3,795 after January 19, 2018

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  • Returning Students
    42-hour program for returning students. If you have already completed the first three DVD courses through CEC you may just register for the Virtual Program (40 hours). Contact us to see if you qualify.

    $2,995

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  • September 6, 2018 – January 31, 2019

    40-hour virtual classroom
    Thursdays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM PT
    No class Nov 22, Dec 27

    20-hour Video Instruction

    Early Registration: $3,595 until August 10, 2018
    Regular Registration: $3,795 after August 10, 2018

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Coaching Competency Evaluation Process

Please note you do need to purchase the competency evaluation separately if you plan on applying for the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaches / National Board of Medical Examiners credential.

Audio submission of a 20-30 minute coaching session, and transcript of the coaching session, for detailed review by CEC ICF credentialed faculty mentor coach for demonstration of coaching competencies—this is an approved program requirement by the regulatory body, the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaches and National Board of Medical Examiners.

$195

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Benefits of Program

  • 100% Distance Learning Positive Psychology Coaching, Wellness Coaching and Health Coaching certification consisting of live webinars and streaming videos&
  • Comprehensive curriculum and world-class faculty—this is a one-time event with this blockbuster faculty – don't miss out
  • Obtain your wellness coach certification from the National Board of Medical Examiners—the same body that licenses physicians
  • Learn directly from the key researchers who inspired Positive Psychology Coaching: Barbara Fredrickson, Edgar Schein, and Robert Emmons, for example
  • Complete wellness coach certification program including workbooks, forms and marketing guidelines
  • Completes all coaching education requirements to obtain an independent coaching credential from the International Coach Federation, National Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches or the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE requires a graduate level degree)
  • Learn how to become a certified health and wellness coach
  • All educational requirements to become a National Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches (NCCHWC) and a National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) certified wellness coach
  • Physician or mental health license, RN or graduate degree suggested, but not required

Download the free Whitepaper

An Introduction to Wellness Coaching

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Includes the following topics:

  • Introduction to Well-Being Coaching
  • Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Readiness to Change
  • Physical Health and Well-Being Coaching
  • Positive Emotions and Positivity Resonance: Benefits of Co-Experienced Positive Emotions
  • The Upward Spiral Theory of Lifestyle Change
  • Well-Being Coaching Model
  • Well-Being and Values
  • Flow and the Quality of Life
  • Wellness and Well-Being Assessment Processes
  • Utilizing Strengths-Based Coaching Approaches and Strengths-Based Assessments
  • Well-Being Appreciative Vision Planning
  • Applications of Humble Inquiry
  • Stress Management and Mindfulness Meditation
  • Coaching for Healthy Eating and Weight Management
  • The Science of Gratitude and Well-Being
  • Gratitude Works! A 21-Day Program for Creating Emotional Prosperity
  • Emotional and Social Intelligence
  • Communicating and Relating for Well-Being
  • Financial Well-Being
  • Career Well-Being and Work Life Balance
  • How to Evaluate if Your Coaching Meets the International Coach Federation Markers of Coaching Competency
  • Review for National Consortium of Health and Wellness Coaches Exam

Coach Training Brochure

Faculty

Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., Author of Positivity and Love 2.0; Jeffrey E. Auerbach, Ph.D., MCC, Author of the Well-Being Coaching Workbook, and co-author of Positive Psychology in Coaching; Robert Emmons, Ph.D., Editor in Chief, Journal of Positive Psychology and Author of Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Sandra Foster, Ph.D., PCC, co-author of Positive Psychology in Coaching; Edgar Schein, Ph.D., Author of Humble Inquiry; Cynthia Ackrill, MD, Certified Wellness Coach and Boardmember of the American Institute of Stress; Relly Nadler, Psy.D., MCC, Author of Leading with Emotional Intelligence; Cathy Greenberg, Ph.D., PCC, Author of What Happy Working Mothers Know; Jonathan Aronoff, Ph.D., PCC; Zeina Ghossub, Ph.D, PCC, TV and Radio Host; Lynn Jones, DSW, PCC; Patricia Schwartz, M.A., PCC; and Bobbie Sue Wolk, MS, PCC, BCC.

This program is approved by the International Coach Federation, the Center for Credentialing and Education, and the International Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches (ICHWC). The National Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) (the same agency that conducts the licensing exams for physicians) have launched a national certification for health and wellness coaches. This program also meets the educational credentialing requirements for the International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach Portfolio Path and for the Board Certified Coach Credential offered by the Center for Credentialing and Education.

Continuing Education: 60 CE Hours for the full program. This program is approved by the International Coach Federation, the Center for Credentialing and Education, and the International Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches (ICHWC). The International Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) (the same agency that conducts the licensing exams for physicians) have launched a national certification for health and wellness coaches. This program also meets the educational credentialing requirements for the International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach Portfolio Path and for the Board Certified Coach Credential offered by the Center for Credentialing and Education.

Psychologists: CEC is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. CEC maintains responsibility for the program. The California MCEP accrediting agency accepts APA approved courses for California psychologists. MFTs and Social Worker Continuing Education: These courses meet the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs, Professional Counselors and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE1780), as well as many other states. CEC is a NASW Approved Provider of continuing education (Provider #886383501). (Provider #5969). Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 15517, for 60 contact hours.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: In general, up to two weeks before the event there is a $100 processing fee, for change or refund requests. Please note that once you take an assessment the refund policy changes for this program. After you have taken an assessment, the refund policy is that refunds are allowed up to fourteen days before the workshop, less a $200 fee. If a course must be cancelled due to a natural disaster, crisis or instructor illness, the seminar will be rescheduled. We apologize but there are no other refunds for any reason within two weeks of the program start date.

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  • ACTP: Accredited Coach Training Program
  • BCC: Board Certified Coach
  • PHR, SPHR, GPHR Approved Provider
  • IOC: Institute of Coaching