Diploma In Wellness Coaching Skills Course

Diploma In Wellness Coaching Skills Qualification Course with author and tutor Laurel Alexander

A well thought out, put together and presented course which will add value to your coaching practice and personal health and wellbeing. Cathy Lawson, coach

 

The Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills is suitable for those that work in the NHS as they see their role extended to that of wellness coach for patients with LTC.

The Diploma in Wellness Coaching is also appropriate for private sector healthcare professionals seeking to integrate various treatments, fitness regimes and dietary options into an eclectic practice.

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WHO THE DIPLOMA IN WELLNESS COACHING SKILLS IS FOR

The Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills course is suitable for any conventional or complementary healthcare/wellness professional, nurse, coach, tutor or therapist wanting to integrate wellness coaching into their practice.

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HOW THE DIPLOMA IN WELLNESS COACHING SKILLS COURSE IS DELIVERED

NCP Accredited Training OrganisationThe Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills is offered through a blended approach which is a mixture of supported distance learning and supervised practice. Features of blended learning:

  • start your course anytime
  • 1:1 tuition throughout your course
  • complete the course fast-track or take up to 2 years
  • access your course 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week
  • self-directed learning opportunities
  • course content can be modified to include bespoke needs
  • opportunity to develop self-confidence with quality feedback and challenge
  • work with a study-buddy

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DIPLOMA IN WELLNESS COACHING SKILLS COURSE ACCREDITATION

national council of phychotherapists - click hereNational Council of Psychotherapists (NCP)
The Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills will provide you with a professional qualification and is independently accredited by the National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP). The NCP is one of the longest established and prestigious societies of its type in the UK and enjoys an international reputation.

Student membership is included in your fee when you are accepted onto the Diploma and following successful completion of the course, you are eligible for full NCP membership.

Complementary Medical Association (CMA)
Wellness Professionals at Work is an authorized course provider of the Complementary Medical Association (CMA). The Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills carries CPD points (1 point for every hour of study or skills development). Following successful completion of the course, you are eligible for full membership.

Association of Coaching Recognised
This mark represents an acknowledgement by the Association for Coaching that the Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills meets the course recognition criteria and is aligned with the AC's code of ethics and complaints process.

Association for Coaching
Wellness Professionals at Work is an organizational and training provider member of the Association for Coaching (AoC) and is committed to the ethical development of coaching as a profession. AoC student membership is include in the course fee. Following successful completion of the Diploma and the gaining of coaching hours, you are eligible to apply for membership of the Association which has international recognition.

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DIPLOMA IN WELLNESS COACHING SKILLS COURSE OUTLINE

Stage One:  Pre-Course Reading

How to Incorporate Wellness Coaching into Your Therapeutic Practice by Laurel Alexander

Stage Two:  Supervised Skills Development And Supported Distance Learning

The supervised skills development and supported distance learning run concurrently.

Supervised Skills Development Master Classes

Wellness Coaching - Buy now securely on AmazonAll students must gain a minimum of 30 hours of supervised skills development before taking on case studies.  You can attend as many Master Classes as you like for the duration of your course.

Saturday Master Classes are held monthly in Brighton, Sussex for students to practice their coaching skills under the supervision of Laurel. You will be:

  • facilitating initial assessments
  • co-creating coaching plans
  • developing the use of positive body language
  • developing rapport
  • improving effective listening skills
  • developing powerful questioning techniques
  • practicing cognitive behavioural coaching
  • using techniques in overcoming client resistance
  • improving client motivation
  • managing client change
  • gaining practice in 1:1 and group coaching  

The Saturday Master Classes run from 9am - 5pm (giving seven hours of contact time).  Dates for 2013-2014 are:

2014
13 September
11 October
15 November
 
2015
10 January
24 January
7 February
21 February
7 March
21 March
4 April
18 April
9 May
30 May
13 June
27 June
11 July
25 July

Note 1: Included in course fee is additional skills development in Skype and tele-coaching.
Note 2: Private skills development is available at times to suit for 1:1, Skype and tele-coaching for which there is an additional charge. Please contact Laurel.

Supported Distance Learning

You can go at your own pace for the distance learning with the full support of Laurel.  This is designed to give you the underpinning knowledge you need in order to practice wellness coaching. As well as a pre-course textbook, an additional two textbooks are provided. Based on this reading and your self-directed study, you complete assignments, passing work onto Laurel for marking and comment.  Modules cover:

MODULE 1: SETTING THE SCENE FOR WELLNESS COACHING
Differences between coaching, counselling and mentoring - core coaching competencies - how people learn - coaching models - definition of integrated healthcare - eclectic approach to health and wellness - definitions of wellness, well-being and health - areas of life which contribute to health and wellness - integrated approach of the wellness coach

MODULE 2: APPLICATIONS FOR WELLNESS COACHING
Long-term-condition (LTC) self-management: diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation, obesity, cardiovascular disease, addiction, disability, pain, respiratory - Key issues when coaching clients with LTC - Preventative wellness coaching - Principles of health behaviour change

MODULE 3: CORE COACHING SKILLS
Co-creating a wellness programme - Showing attention and interest in coaching- Using exploration skills in coaching - Showing understanding skills in coaching - Using action skills in coaching

MODULE 4: NINE WAYS TO DELIVER WELLNESS COACHING
Personal tele-coaching - Group tele-coaching - Personal face-to-face coaching - Personal coaching by Skype - Face-to-face group coaching - Webinars - Teleseminars - Email coaching - Products

MODULE 5: COGNITIVE BEHAVIORIAL COACHING
Defining cognitive behavioural coaching (CBC) - The 8-step process to using CBC in wellness coaching: Problem identification - The CBC choice - Goal selection - Exploring and challenging faulty thinking - Choices and consequences - Decision-making and action planning - Implementation - Evaluation

MODULE 6: MOTIVATIONAL COACHING
Reflective listening, open questions, summarising, recognising and reinforcing change talk, eliciting and strengthening change talk, managing resistance, consolidating client commitment

MODULE 7: SOLUTION-FOCUSED COACHING
To understand the key principles of solution-focused coaching:  focus on solutions not problems, questioning, solution talk 

MODULE 8: IMPROVING CLIENT SELF-ESTEEM
Values, right and self-esteem - The assertive person - Using CBC techniques to improve self esteem 

MODULE 9: WELLNESS COACHING FOR LIFESTYLE CHANGES
Time management - healthy eating - complementary therapies - smoking cessation - fitness - environmental health - work/life balance

MODULE 10: MINDFULNESS, MEANING AND WELLNESS
Defining mindfulness - Physiological influence of mindfulness -  Mindfulness in daily living - The link between wellbeing and human spirituality - Personal Meaning Profile - Coping Schemas Inventory - The Wheel of Life - Labyrinths

MODULE 11: ADDITIONAL SKILLS FOR WELLNESS COACHING
Biofeedback -   Relaxation techniques - Humanistic psychology - Flower remedies - Visualization and imagery - Nutrition - Meditation - Reiki - Pain management - Gestalt - Emotional intelligence - Transactional analysis -  Rational emotive behaviour therapy - Environmental wellness - Medical qigong - Journaling - Emotional Freedom Technique - Positive psychology - Neuro-Linguistic Programming - Multimodal therapy - Mindfulness-based stress reduction

You are required to keep a learning journal throughout the course. This records your personal and professional learning experiences related to the Diploma.

Stage Three:  Case Studies

Following your supervised skills development, you need to complete twelve case studies, each having six sessions. You complete all case studies in your own time and location, under remote or face-to-face supervision from Laurel.

Stage Four:  CPD Evaluation

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DIPLOMA IN WELLNESS COACHING SKILLS COURSE ASSESSMENT

Whilst completing the Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills course, you will be assessed:

  • during your face to face skills development
  • during telephone coaching sessions
  • through regular supervision
  • via assignments

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WHAT THE STUDENTS SAY

Read what some of our Diploma Course students have said - click here.

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DIPLOMA IN WELLNESS COACHING SKILLS FEE

Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills


Price : £1500
Payment Options :
1) One x £1,350 payment with 10% discount, or
2) Three installments of £500, or
3) One x £300 plus 12 installments of £100.
     
Full payment (with discount)
£1350
Installment
£500
Installment
£300
Installment
£100
     
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The Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills course fee of £1,500 includes:

  • A professional qualification in Wellness Coaching Skills independently accredited with the National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP)
  • Association for Coaching student membership
  • NCP student membership
  • A Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills recognized by the Association for Coaching
  • A Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills recognized by the Complementary Medical Association (CMA)
  • Complementary Medical Association student membership
  • Learning material
  • Wellness coaching resources to use with clients/patients
  • Over 220 hours of supported distance learning and tutorials (email, telephone and Skype)
  • 150 hours of supervised skills development  
  • Study-buddy support
  • 30 minute marketing consultation
  • Two hours of business coaching
  • Access to online student forum
  • Three textbooks:
    • How to Incorporate Wellness Coaching Techniques into an Existing Therapeutic Practice: Integrated Wellness Coaching for Therapists by Laurel Alexander
    • Life Coaching: a cognitive behavioural approach by Michael Neenan and Windy Dryden
    • The Coaching Manual by Julie Starr

UK postal charges are included in the above costs. International postage will incur additional costs. Click here for details.

Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills Payment Options:

  1. Pay in FULL in advance to receive 10% discount - that's just £1,350.
  2. Alternatively pay three instalments: £500 upon enrolment plus two further instalments of £500
  3. Pay an initial £300 upon enrolment plus twelve instalments of £100.

You can pay for the Diploma in Wellness Coaching Skills course by standing order, BACS or online.

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DIPLOMA IN WELLNESS COACHING SKILLS COURSE POST QUALIFICATION SUPPORT

  • Reduced CPD course fees
  • Reduced business coaching fees
  • Reduced supervision fees

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HOW TO ENROL FOR THE DIPLOMA IN WELLNESS COACHING SKILLS COURSE

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