Advanced Coach Training

The crown jewel of our training programs

Take your Wellcoaches Certification to the next level

Once you have completed our Core Coach Training & Certification program, start making plans to lift your coaching mastery to a galactic orbit with our ten-month advanced Professional Coach Training & Certification Program. This program is developing the future leaders of the health and wellness coaching industry. We built and continue to upgrade an innovative, science and neuroscience-based, robust coaching framework we call the "Onward & Upward Model" designed to enable Certified Wellcoaches to help clients optimize mental and physical well-being. This is a hit-the-ball-out-of-the-park opportunity for coaches who want to be masterful coaches.

Our 2017-2018 cohort is now open!


Four Reasons to Join

Four reasons to pursue this advanced credential: 

1. Leadership Role: Not only will our advanced program enable a giant leap in your coaching outcomes, it will help move you into a leadership role and new career opportunities within this growing industry.  

2. Wellcoaches Opportunities: Wellcoaches recruits PCT graduates first for research projects, coaching contracts with our corporate partners, and coach referrals.

3. ICF ACTP: Complete an International Coach Federation ACTP program which supports ICF certifications and credibility in the larger coaching industry beyond health and wellness. 

4. Close Network: The PCT experience leads to a close and intimate network of your classmates that will pay dividends for years.



What You Will Gain

Coaching Mastery
1. Unique-to-Wellcoaches intellectual framework and mechanisms for peak coaching performance grounded in research from the fields of neuroscience, adult development, behavioral and positive psychology
2. Cutting-edge and advanced coaching models such as Immunity to Change, advanced mindfulness and multiplicity of the mind
3. Plenty of practice using cutting-edge tools and models in a safe, structured environment
4. Individualized mentoring feedback from experienced Wellcoaches faculty


The Program

The 2017-2018 training program components delivered over ten months includes:

  • Two 2.5 day residential sessions in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana  – one at the beginning (September 6-8, 2017) and one at the end of the training program (May 16-18, 2018). Residential sessions are Wed and Thu, from 8a-5p/Fri 8a-12p
  • 32 ninety-minute teleclasses with the ability to practice new tools and skills in class, including 8 group coaching sessions. Teleclasses are held each week (except major holidays) beginning Sep 14, from 10a-11:30am ET
  • Three 30-minute private mentor coaching sessions with feedback from coaching masters regarding the application of Wellcoaches protocols and International Coach Federation Competencies
  • A reading list of over 20 carefully chosen books written by scientists and psychologists with a strong evidence basis




How To Become a Certified Professional Coach


To receive the Wellcoaches designation of “Certified Professional Health and Wellness Coach” (or "Certified Professional Coach") we require the following:

1. Full, live participation in live teleclasses, group/individual coaching and residential components
2. A Lesson Feedback Survey for each class
3. Submission of a “Coaching Mastery Journal” (approx. 400-word entry for each class)
4. Submission of an audio coaching sample that demonstrates coaching mastery according to Wellcoaches protocol and International Coach Federation Competencies (30-45 minutes)