This 3 month program explores the field of Wellness Coaching and begins by explaining the scope of wellness coaching and defining the concept of “wellness.” The program includes an in-depth study of wellness, including various models of wellness and the dimensions of wellness. Students will learn about health and wellness statistics and trends in America and about wellness challenges and approaches to achieving wellness in the various dimensions. Key topics also include an exploration of behavioral change theories and of motivational interviewing. Specific strategies for coaching wellness issues, including an emphasis on solution-focused approaches and support resources, complete the substantive learning.
The program includes live demonstrations and of one-to-one practice coaching focused on wellness issues. This program can be taken as an advanced 2 day module for those who either have already completed the WLCI coaching certification program or are ICF-certified coaches ACC.