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Learn to be a Health and Wellness Coach

empower people to lead healthy and balanced lives

Health and Wellness Coach Training
Health and Wellness Coach Training

Learn to be a Health and Wellness Coach

empower people to lead healthy and balanced lives

wellbeing coach certification
wellbeing coach certification

Transformational Health and Wellness Coaching Certification

Coaching that Makes Complex, Simply Transformational

The demand for health and wellness coaches is skyrocketing, driven by a strong desire for holistic wellbeing. Coaches are sought after whether they run their own coaching business and collaborate with corporate health programs or see private clients.

This is because in addition to the fundamental pillars of nutrition, exercise, and stress management, people are now seeking to elevate their wellness through neuroscience and evidence-based interventions such as social interaction, reconnecting with nature, and achieving work and life balance.

Health and wellbeing coaches are hired by both individuals and by companies and corporations to provide programs to their employees.

You will empower people to:

  • Manage Stress

  • Prioritise their wellbeing

  • Maintain a positive and health orientated mindset

  • Balance life and a busy schedule

What does a Wellness coach help people to do?

Health and wellness coaches are uniquely equipped to address these diverse needs and guide individuals towards a more fulfilling and healthy life.

At its core, health and wellness coaching is a transformative and empowering journey that aims to make profound and lasting shifts in individuals’ lives. By providing guidance, support, and education, coaches help individuals explore their physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

Health Guide

Guides clients through the process of creating a vision for their health and well-being

Mindset and Motivation

Helps people develop a healthy mindset and healthy habits – and keep them!

HEALTH GUIDE

Guides clients through the process of creating a vision for their health and well-being

MINDSET AND MOTIVATION

Helps people develop a healthy mindset and healthy habits – and keep them!

Thought Conductor® is an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program that gives you everything you’ll need to be a confident wellness coach

Health Coaching requires a deep commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of others. As a coach, you must possess a genuine passion for helping individuals achieve lasting and transformative changes, not only in their physical health but also in their overall mental wellbeing.

You will skillfully guide clients through a comprehensive process of creating a compelling vision for their health and well-being. By understanding their unique needs and aspirations, you will empower them to set realistic goals and develop actionable plans to achieve optimal health.

Confident Wellness Coach
Confident Wellness Coach
Transformative Mindset

Transformative Mindset Coaching

As a Mindset and Motivation expert, you will play a crucial role in helping individuals cultivate a healthy mindset and establish sustainable habits that will propel them towards their wellness goals. Your guidance and support will be instrumental in helping them overcome obstacles, stay motivated, and maintain the positive changes they have made.

Mindset coaching is a specialised form of coaching that focuses on helping individuals reframe their mindset, reorient their thinking, and develop a more positive and productive outlook on life. Unlike other forms of coaching that may focus on specific areas such as health, career, or relationships, mindset coaching delves into the underlying beliefs and thought patterns that influence all aspects of an individual’s life.

Do Health and Wellness Coaches Need to be Certified?

Becoming a successful wellness coach in Australia requires more than just passion. It demands certification – the solid foundation that equips you mentally and emotionally to empower clients in achieving their desired lives.

By completing accredited wellness coaching courses and earning a certification, you not only make it easier to help clients, but you also enhance your appeal to prospective clients. This leads to the organic growth of your practice over time, unlocking endless possibilities for your journey as a wellness coach.

Wellbeing Coach Certification
Wellbeing Coach Certification

What to Expect as you earn your health and wellness coach certification online

Experiential Learning and Practise


Students are provided with a secure environment to practice and receive valuable feedback.

This is the key to the development of confidence in your skills, empowering you to successfully launch your wellness coaching practice.

ICF Credential Qualifications


Thought Conductor® Coach Training is accredited by the International Coaching Federation and meets the educational standards necessary for ICF ACC and PCC Coaching Credentials.

Our program equips you to coach at the highest levels, in alignment with internationally recognised benchmarks of excellence.

Qualified and Experienced Trainer


Thought Conductor® offers high-quality coach education, delivered by an experienced, qualified, and certified coach trainer.

Julie Rice PCC, the Director of Education at Thought Coach, is not only an ICF Mentor Coach and Master NLP Practitioner, but also has a distinguished career in personal and professional development that began in 2003.

Best practise e-learning


Our online training format is meticulously crafted to deliver an exceptional e-learning experience.

It seamlessly blends independent study in the comfort of your own home with interactive virtual classroom workshops.

It encompasses a dynamic, social learning environment that prioritises hands-on, action-oriented learning.

Mentor Coaching


Receive expert coaching feedback from an ICF-credentialed mentor coach who will provide strategies and advice to refine your core competency coaching skills.

You’ll complete 10 hours of mentoring integrated directly into your training.

Starting Your Coaching Business


Starting your coaching practice entails several key steps, including selecting your niche, crafting a solid business plan, defining your unique coaching approach, and leveraging appropriate technology.

Equally important is the development of your own brand and distinctive style to set your business apart.

On our program, you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills through supplementary courses in Digital Marketing, Personal Branding, and other essential business-building practices specifically tailored for coaches.

Finding Your Health and Wellbeing Coaching Niche


Focusing on a coaching niche can offer advantages, but it can also be challenging to identify and commit to a specific market in your coaching career.

Thought Conductor offers education in niche development, empowering you to attract the ideal clientele for your wellness coaching business – those with whom you naturally connect and whom you are genuinely motivated to work with..

What to Expect as you earn your health and wellness coach certification online

Experiential Learning and Practise


Students are provided with a secure environment to practice and receive valuable feedback.

This is the key to the development of confidence in your skills, empowering you to successfully launch your wellness coaching practice.

Coach Certification for Meaningful Change

ICF Credential Qualifications


Thought Conductor® Coach Training is accredited by the International Coaching Federation and meets the educational standards necessary for ICF ACC and PCC Coaching Credentials.

Our program equips you to coach at the highest levels, in alignment with internationally recognised benchmarks of excellence.

Qualified and Experienced Trainer


Thought Conductor® offers high-quality coach education, delivered by an experienced, qualified, and certified coach trainer.

Julie Rice PCC, the Director of Education at Thought Coach, is not only an ICF Mentor Coach and Master NLP Practitioner, but also has a distinguished career in personal and professional development that began in 2003.

Best practise e-learning


Our online training format is meticulously crafted to deliver an exceptional e-learning experience.

It seamlessly blends independent study in the comfort of your own home with interactive virtual classroom workshops.

It encompasses a dynamic, social learning environment that prioritises hands-on, action-oriented learning.

Mentor Coaching


Get valuable coaching feedback from an ICF-credentialed mentor coach. You will get strategies and advice to enhance your core competency coaching skills.

You’ll receive 10 hours of mentoring, seamlessly integrated into your training.

Starting Your Coaching Business


Starting your coaching practice entails several key steps, including selecting your niche, crafting a solid business plan, defining your unique coaching approach, and leveraging appropriate technology.

Equally important is the development of your own brand and distinctive style to set your business apart.

On our program, you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills through supplementary courses in Digital Marketing, Personal Branding, and other essential business-building practices specifically tailored for coaches.

Finding Your Health and Wellbeing Coaching Niche


Focusing on a coaching niche can offer advantages, but it can also be challenging to identify and commit to a specific market in your coaching career.

Thought Conductor offers education in niche development, empowering you to attract the ideal clientele for your wellness coaching business – those with whom you naturally connect and whom you are genuinely motivated to work with..

Spotlight: How Thought Conductor® Curriculum Supports Being a Wellness Coach

Thought Conductor® Certified Coach Training is an ICF-accredited program and offers comprehensive coach training in two courses. From coaching the ‘Whole Person’ to the ‘Whole Team’, our training is designed to unlock your coaching potential and take you on a transformational journey. Drawing on behavioral psychology and neuroscience, our program meets the educational standards required for ICF ACC and PCC Credentials.

ICF Level 1 Accreditation

Program Length: 3 – 6 months


Location: Global* – Virtual | Online


Format:

Live Virtual classroom

Online | Zoom

15 Sessions

86 Hours | 10 Hours Mentoring Included

Online Learning System

Home Study

Coaching Cohort

THOUGHT CONDUCTOR® PRACTITIONER COACH

Coaching the ‘Whole Person’ is taught on our accredited ICF ACC pathway course. Coaching the whole person is about focusing on the client as a human being with emotions, strengths, weaknesses, values, needs, wants, beliefs and aspirations.

The client presents with an issue and our style of coaching brings forward client personal development and resources.

The Practitioner Course consists of two modules.



Transformational Coaching Framework
✔ Transformational Coaching Structure
✔ Expert Coach Skills
✔ High Impact Coaching Gap Tools


Learn a transformational coaching conversation framework and key coaching skills that get to the core of your clients’ belief systems and values, navigate their map of the world and open up their potential.

You will be confident to coach after this interactive experiential training.



Interpersonal Intelligence
✔ Interpersonal Communications Model
✔ Laser Coaching Tools
✔ Full ICF Mentoring Program


Thought Conductor® Interpersonal Intelligence adds to the coaching conversation framework by empowering people to be in charge of their lives by giving awareness and therefore control over behaviour, thoughts and feelings.

Build your coaching skills upon ICF Core Competencies so that you are equipped to provide clients with awareness, effective option generating strategies, clear and concise goal setting and know how to create accountability.


Module 1 and Module 2

ICF Level 2 Accreditation

Program Length: 6 – 9 months


Location:  Virtual | Online


Format:

Live Virtual classroom

Online | Zoom

30 Sessions

131 Hours | 10 Hours Mentoring Included

Online Learning System

Home Study

Coaching Cohort

THOUGHT CONDUCTOR® PROFESSIONAL COACH

Coaching the Whole Team is taught on our accredited ICF course that provides the educational requirements for PCC credentialing.

Thought Conductor® Professional Coach training recognises that the client is not just themselves, they are also operating at the level of systems. Family systems, societal systems, associated belief and value systems and where they fit in organisational systems, such as at work.

This advanced coach training is intended for PCC level coaching training requirements, and can be taken by those who have an ACC Credential or have completed our Practitioner ‘Whole Person’ Course.



Science of Coaching
✔ Science of Goal Setting and Motivation
✔ Science of Habit and Change
✔ Neurocoaching
✔ Emotional Intelligence


learn how to apply a behavioural science evidence base of motivation and goal setting, habit and change, emotional intelligence and mindset psychology with coaching core concepts and psychometric tools to overcome any psychological barriers to success.

You will be a confident professional coach that works holistically and recognises that even the clients’ obstacles or issues are all part of the greater whole and operate within the whole system of the client.


Systemic Team Coaching
✔ Systemic Coaching Constellations
✔ Team Work: Conflict, Vision, Cohesion
✔ Organisation of Sustainable Systems
✔ Handling Conflict in the Team


You will continue on your professional coach journey through learning to coach with the ICF Team Competencies and the advanced skills of group and team coaching.

Discover systemic team coaching and how to create unity and direction while able to confidently coach teams with tools for resolving conflict within the team and for creating a shared vision, cohesion and mission.


ICF Level 1 Accreditation

Program Length: 3 – 6 months


Location: Global* – Virtual | Online


Format:

Live Virtual classroom

Online | Zoom

15 Sessions

86 Hours | 10 Hours Mentoring Included

Online Learning System

Home Study

Coaching Cohort


THOUGHT CONDUCTOR® PRACTITIONER COACH

Coaching the ‘Whole Person’ is taught on our accredited ICF ACC pathway course. Coaching the whole person is about focusing on the client as a human being with emotions, strengths, weaknesses, values, needs, wants, beliefs and aspirations.

The client presents with an issue and our style of coaching brings forward client personal development and resources.

The Practitioner Course consists of two modules.



Transformational Coaching Framework
✔ Transformational Coaching Structure
✔ Expert Coach Skills
✔ High Impact Coaching Gap Tools


Learn a transformational coaching conversation framework and key coaching skills that get to the core of your clients’ belief systems and values, navigate their map of the world and open up their potential.

You will be confident to coach after this interactive experiential training.



Interpersonal Intelligence
✔ Interpersonal Communications Model
✔ Laser Coaching Tools
✔ Full ICF Mentoring Program


Thought Conductor® Interpersonal Intelligence adds to the coaching conversation framework by empowering people to be in charge of their lives by giving awareness and therefore control over behaviour, thoughts and feelings.

Build your coaching skills upon ICF Core Competencies so that you are equipped to provide clients with awareness, effective option generating strategies, clear and concise goal setting and know how to create accountability.


ICF Level 2 Accreditation

Program Length: 6 – 9 months


Location:  Virtual | Online


Format:

Live Virtual classroom

Online | Zoom

30 Sessions

131 Hours | 10 Hours Mentoring Included

Online Learning System

Home Study

Coaching Cohort


THOUGHT CONDUCTOR® PROFESSIONAL COACH

Coaching the Whole Team is taught on our accredited ICF course that provides the educational requirements for PCC credentialing.

Thought Conductor® Professional Coach training recognises that the client is not just themselves, they are also operating at the level of systems. Family systems, societal systems, associated belief and value systems and where they fit in organisational systems, such as at work.

This advanced coach training is intended for PCC level coaching training requirements, and can be taken by those who have an ACC Credential or have completed our Practitioner ‘Whole Person’ Course.


Science of Coaching
✔ Science of Goal Setting and Motivation
✔ Science of Habit and Change
✔ Neurocoaching
✔ Emotional Intelligence


learn how to apply a behavioural science evidence base of motivation and goal setting, habit and change, emotional intelligence and mindset psychology with coaching core concepts and psychometric tools to overcome any psychological barriers to success.

You will be a confident professional coach that works holistically and recognises that even the clients’ obstacles or issues are all part of the greater whole and operate within the whole system of the client.


Systemic Team Coaching
✔ Systemic Coaching Constellations
✔ Team Work: Conflict, Vision, Cohesion
✔ Organisation of Sustainable Systems
✔ Handling Conflict in the Team


You will continue on your professional coach journey through learning to coach with the ICF Team Competencies and the advanced skills of group and team coaching.

Discover systemic team coaching and how to create unity and direction while able to confidently coach teams with tools for resolving conflict within the team and for creating a shared vision, cohesion and mission.


What Do Wellbeing Coaches Help With?

Coaches are hired both by business and corporations on behalf of employees and by individuals directly

Manage Stress

A broad range of individuals and organisations hire wellness coaches to manage stress. These include corporations seeking to improve employee well-being, healthcare providers desiring a holistic approach to patient care, schools aiming to reduce student and staff stress levels, and individuals who wish to take proactive steps towards their personal health and wellness.

Prioritise wellbeing

A wide range of individuals hire health coaches to prioritise their wellbeing. These can include professionals leading hectic lives who struggle to find time for themselves, athletes seeking to optimise their performance, individuals suffering from chronic conditions requiring lifestyle adjustments, and people aiming to manage their weight or quit unhealthy habits.

Corporations also hire wellness coaches for their staff in a bid to improve productivity and reduce healthcare costs. In essence, anyone who recognises the importance of health in their lives and desires personalised guidance for the same can benefit from hiring a health coach.

Maintain a positive and health orientated mindset

Individuals seeking to improve their personal health, fitness, and wellbeing often employ health coaches for personalized guidance and support. Corporations also hire health coaches as part of their wellness programs to foster a healthier and more productive work environment.

Health coaches are also engaged by healthcare facilities, insurance companies, and educational institutions to promote health awareness and foster a culture of wellness. Their role is critical in helping clients set, pursue, and achieve their health goals, thereby steering them towards a healthier lifestyle and a more positive outlook on life.

Balance life and a busy schedule

Individuals who hire a wellbeing and health coach to balance life and a busy schedule generally encompass a wide spectrum of professionals, entrepreneurs, and even students who find it challenging to harmonise their responsibilities with personal health and happiness.

These individuals understand the importance of wellbeing in both personal and professional life and seek the guidance of a health coach to develop personalised strategies. This includes managing stress, improving nutrition, enhancing their physical fitness, and ensuring adequate rest. These individuals recognise that maintaining a balanced lifestyle is pivotal to their overall productivity, success, and mental health.

Health and Wellbeing Coaching Industry FAQs

Determining the average income of wellbeing coaches can be complex as it hinges on several factors. First and foremost, the services they offer play a crucial role. A coach offering a comprehensive range of services, including stress management, emotional intelligence guidance, and mindset coaching, may charge more than a coach specialising in one area.

Experience is another key determinant. According to Payscale, experienced wellness coaches can earn up to US$81,000 annually, while those starting in the field make around US$39,000.

Location also matters. Coaches based in major cities or affluent areas often charge higher rates. However, with the rise of virtual coaching, geographic boundaries are becoming less significant.

The future looks bright for wellbeing coaches. As more people recognise the importance of holistic wellness, the demand for wellness coaches is expected to grow. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a growth rate of 21% for health educators and community health workers, which includes wellness coaches, from 2020 to 2030.

Well-being coaching is a dynamic, rewarding profession with promising prospects. As individuals and organisations increasingly prioritise holistic wellness, the demand for well-being coaches is set to surge.

In the rapidly evolving field of healthcare is where a wellness coach plays an increasingly important role. They guide individuals towards healthier lifestyles, improved mental health, and overall wellbeing. Succeeding as a wellbeing coach requires a mix of education, experience, and a range of soft skills

  1. While there’s no strict educational pathway to become a well-being coach, relevant education in psychology, nutrition, fitness, or health can be beneficial. Most importantly, a certification from a recognised body like the International Coach Federation (ICF) is often required.

    1. Hands-on experience is crucial in this field. This could be gained through internships, volunteering, or even personal experiences. For instance, someone who has overcome significant health challenges may have valuable insights to offer as a well-being coach.

      1. Effective interpersonal skills are key in coaching. Coaches need to listen actively, ask insightful questions, provide constructive feedback, and articulate thoughts clearly. For example, a coach might need to communicate complex wellbeing information in a way that’s easy for clients to understand and apply.

        1. Empathy allows coaches to understand and share the feelings of their clients. This fosters trust and rapport, essential for a successful coaching relationship. A coach might demonstrate empathy by acknowledging a client’s struggles and validating their feelings, making the client feel heard and understood.

          1. Coaches need to inspire and motivate their clients to achieve their wellness goals. This might involve setting realistic goals, celebrating small wins, and providing encouragement during setbacks. Consider a case where a client struggles to maintain a regular exercise routine. An effective coach might help them identify barriers, find activities they enjoy, and develop a sustainable plan.

            1. Coaches often work with diverse clients, so cultural competency is crucial. This involves respecting and understanding different cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles. For example, when creating a dietary plan, a culturally competent coach would consider the client’s cultural food preferences.

              1. The field of wellness is dynamic, so coaches need to stay updated on the latest research and trends. This might involve attending workshops, reading industry publications, or participating in professional networks.

Meet Thought Conductor Creator, Julie Rice

Hi, I’m Julie Rice.

Our wellness coaching courses offer practical tools that can be immediately implemented to enhance both personal and professional lives.

Through our wellness coaching training, individuals can achieve their goals while staying true to their authentic selves.

Our program is ICF accredited and thoughtfully designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience, enabling participants to develop essential coaching skills and make significant strides in their personal and professional growth.

Thought Coach Founder: Julie Rice MAITD PCC

Julie Rice
Thought Coach Founder

Master Certified Coach and Trainer
131 Total Hours
2 Courses

Whole Person to Whole Team

10 Participants

One-on-one attention

4 Modules

Flexible Coach Training

10 Hours

Mentoring Included

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