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About Wellcoaches

In January 2000, Wellcoaches founded the first coaching school for health and wellness professionals, with a vision of creating a new health professional who is expert in facilitating behavior change. Our 20 year journey in designing and testing coaching protocols, training models, and skills assessment, pursuing research and unifying standards, helped enable Current Procedural Terminonlogy (CPT) codes for health and well-being coaching, naming the coach as a healthcare professional, launched in January 2020. Together, let's create a world where everyone welcomes change, enjoys growth, and is good at both.


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 Wellness Coach

Join Wellcoaches’ 13,000 Health & Wellness Coaches from 50 countries. Health and wellness coaches partner with clients who are seeking self-directed, lasting changes, aligned with their values, which promote health and wellness and, thereby, enhance well-being.

The "Certified Health and Wellness Coach" pathway is for certified exercise 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.

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

Wellcoaches Health & Wellness Coach Certification

Lifestyle Medicine for Coaches

National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach