Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification - Approved NBHWC Path
Do you want the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the world?
Are you moved to help others stay healthy and well?
Do you desire to be more effective at your current work?
Are you seeking a mid-career change?
This is an exciting time to be in the health and wellness coaching world - Join us!
Support your clients or patients as they make the lifestyle changes needed to be healthy and well. Learn how to work with people who want to prevent onset of a health challenge or are adapting to living well with a health challenge. Learn advanced coaching skills as it applies to lifestyle medical applications. Blending the best from the wellness field with the practical and effective skill-base of coaching, The Wellness 360°™ model of wellness coaching gives wellness and healthcare professionals the skills they need to help their clients make lasting lifestyle change. It is a systematic wellness and lifestyle coaching process, founded on evidenced based behavioral change psychology, human motivation, cultural support, and professional coaching competencies. On the Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification path you learn coaching knowledge and skills that enables you to empower your clients toward optimal health and sustainable behavior change. The Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification path gives coaches a path to advanced coaching skills and prepares you to work with clients with health challenges in medical or health related settings.
Following the wellness coaching competencies set by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) in the areas of coaching structure, coaching process (coaching relationship, communication and techniques), coaching ethics, and health and wellness, the Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification meets the standards set forth by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). Once you receive your Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification from Real Balance , you meet the training requirements to apply to sit for the NBHWC Certification Exam. Upon passing the National Board Exam, you will become a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC), giving you an elite credential and expanding your employment opportunities.
Where are Health & Wellness Coaches Working?
- Workplace Wellness Programs
- Fitness Centers
- Human Resources
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Private Practice
- Multiple Manuals
- A Workbook
- Coaching Tools & Forms
- Support & Assistance in gaining the National Credential
- Continued Learning Opportunities & Resources
- Connection to a Supportive Coaching Community
This path is comprised of:
Wellness & Health Coach Certification (40 hours)
Wellness Mapping 360 Methodology
- 40 hours of interactive in class learning
- 2 hours Ethics / Legal - Web-based, Self-paced
Requirements: Attendance in classes, Buddy Coaching, and Case Study report.
Healthy Living and Chronic Illness (15 hours self-paced - online)
This is a 13 module self paced class that covers healthy lifestyle and what a coach needs to know about chronic conditions. With completion of each module there is short quiz.
Masterful Wellness and Health Coaching: Advanced Skills & Craft (25 hours)
- 20 hours of interactive in class learning
- Living Well with Illness (5 hours) Web-based, Self-paced
Requirements: Attendance in classes, Personal Development Plan, Meet with a Client 5 times, record sessions and listen to sessions and complete observation forms – submit one recording to be reviewed in class – submit all observation forms.
Completion of the Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification Path
Submit a 20-30-minute coaching session to be reviewed and graded. Feedback provided both in writing as well as in a 30-minute Mentor Session.
The Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification path has been approved by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaches. Completion of this series of courses will enable you to apply to the NBHWC to sit for the national exam and become Board Certified. In addition by adding the Mentor Coaching Group to the package you will also be able to gain credentialing with the International Coach Federation (ICF).
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to call 1-866-568-4702 or complete our email form on this page.
Accreditations and Approvals
The Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification has been approved by the International Coach Federation for Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) and by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching.
Continuing Education Credits
This training can be used for Continuing Education Hours toward maintaining your CHES/MCHES, AHNA, ACSM, SHRM, EAP, CDR, NBHWC, and the ICF. If you don't see your professional body here please ask us.
Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification - NBHWC Path
This is the cost of this Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification path if you take and pay for one class at a time.
Wellness Mapping 360°®Wellness & Health Coach Certification (38 hours)
Healthy Living and Chronic Illness (15 hours self-paced, online)
Masterful Wellness and Health Coaching: Advanced Skills & Craft (28 hours)
Total = $2,840.00
$2,640.00 when bundled together.
Payment Plan Available
When you bundle the Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification Classes into a Path or Package you save money because we can predict how schedule our classes. Instead of paying $2,840.00 you pay $2,640.00 and save $200.00 and we can offer you a 10 month payment plan.
Vision: Empowered People - Well Communities - A Healthier world through Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Change.
Mission: Educating, Certifying and supporting quality wellness coaching and wellness coaches worldwide. Having a postive affect on the healthcare worldwide by growing a quality health coaching profession.
- The value of mutually beneficial alliances
- That healthy people are more effective workers, family and community members
- That healthy people equal a healthy planet
- That integrity is the product of the alignment of mind, body, and spirit
Promise: Our promise is to provide quality, cutting edge, research based wellness & health coach training and products developed by a team of experts guided by Dr. Arloski (a behavoral health psychologist), that support health and wellness professionals, the health coaching profession, and the overall health of the world.