ACSM | WellCoaches

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Professional health and well-being coaches are expert facilitators of sustainable change in mindset and behaviors. Translating science and innovation into coaching practice, Wellcoaches teaches you how to use evidence-based coaching tools and processes designed to help others change, grow and thrive.


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ACSM-Wellcoaches Online Education

The ACSM-Wellcoaches Online CEC course provides a primer effectively communicating with clients through presence and understanding the underlying presence of human behavior.

Foundational Behaviors for Exercise Professionals | 1 CEC

Discover how to cultivate connection with your clients by enhancing your presence. Your presence is a non-negotiable for clients to connect to the relationship with you and achieving their goals

Behavior Change Agent | 6 CECs

Gain an understanding of the underlying forces of positive human behavior change and the skills to connect with other by honoring autonomy, expressing compassion, generating positivity and uncovering motivation to build confidence for change.

Become a Certified Health and Well-being Coach

  • You commit to attending our real-time, interactive, and experiential classes. We commit to building a competent and confident coach in you. 
  • You will have the ultimate study tool. The Coaching Psychology Manual underpins our training and is the textbook for our field (45,000 copies sold).
  • You will be confident in using an evidence-based method. Check out our proven protocol in 22 published studies with 30,000 coaching clients – learn more.
  • Be highly employable. Employers seek Wellcoaches Certification. Job Board
  • Pass the National Board Exam. We have a 93.1% NBHWC exam pass rate by Certified Wellcoaches (1,000 strong)
  • Everyone is welcome. Simplified prerequisites include those with an Associate Degree or 4000 hours of work experience.
  • You determine your pace. You can become Wellcoaches Certified or National Board Eligible in 6 to 9 months. Accelerate by working on our Wellcoaches Habits e-course and Module 4 (National Certification Track) before live classes begin.
  • It's affordable. Wellcoaches offers per module pricing and discounted tuition when bundled. Your only other cost is The Coaching Psychology Manual.
  • More than 20 years as pioneering leaders,14,000+ Coaches, 50+ Countries

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Three steps to becoming a National Board-Certified Health and Well-being Coach

Wellcoaches Health & Well-being Coach Certification

Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches

National Board-Certified Health and Well-being Coach