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UK Health Coaches Association (UKHCA)
Health Coach Alliance Approved School
Health Coaches of Australia & New Zealand Association Approved School
Take the leap toward a passionate and rewarding career with purpose through a program that teaches you to empower change in others!
Whether you are already familiar with health coaching or just a fan, the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program will make you feel prepared to work with clients and make actual progress.
Do you feel a deep calling to help others live a healthy life and make a difference? You can learn how to do that while using the knowledge for yourself and your family with the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program.
Looking for more information on establishing your health coaching career? Download this free eBook for an in-depth look at the health coaching industry and the job opportunities that are out there.
Our students describe our program as a “master’s degree” in health coaching. We strive to live up to that sentiment and provide students with the framework they need to become successful health coaches.
Powerful lens for focusing your nutrition and lifestyle recommendations.
You will become a change agent through practical application.
Fully online, at-your-pace program.
The tools you need to build a sustainable career or business.
A family of health-minded professionals.
August – September
October – May
May – October
Join a cohort of highly motivated and qualified individuals who will lead the next generation of health coaches and fight the battle against chronic disease.
10- to 12-hour hour commitment per week, including Q/A sessions, real-life practice sessions, and watching live recorded video content.
Two breaks in July and December, giving you time to take a breather and continue the program refreshed and reinvigorated.
You have completed the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program, and you are eligible to apply for the A-CFHC certification application.
|Functional Medicine based
|Ancestral Nutrition and Lifestyle Training
|"Real Life" Practice Sessions with Real Clients
|New "Post-Graduate" Department
|Motivational Interviewing Model
|Emphasis on Science-Based Client Communication Methods and Techniques
|Access to a Health Coach Job Board
|Flexible Content Delivery (Audio, Video, Transcripts, Handouts)
|Less Than 12 Hour per Week Commitment
|Patient Education Handouts with Your Branding
|Business and Marketing Module
|Live Interaction and Q&A with Faculty Members
|Evidence-Based Learning Approach to Support Long-term Mastery
While coaches are not trained to practice medicine, having a clearer understanding of how Functional Medicine works can give you a powerful lens for working with both clients and practitioners.
As part of the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program, you’ll also:
Few health coaching programs offer much in the way of nutrition training. Those that do tend to give an overview of different diets—Mediterranean, vegetarian, vegan—without specific recommendations backed up by science.
We provide in-depth and evidence-based training on ancestral health and nutrition—which we believe is the most powerful lens for focusing your nutrition and lifestyle recommendations as a coach. We’ll tell you what works—and why.
The reason we’re able to provide far more practical diet and lifestyle information than any other program is because we take an ancestral approach to diet and lifestyle—the most effective approach for preventing and reversing disease. Here’s why:
Imagine having not only the answers to your pressing coaching and business questions, but also the written procedures and ready-made forms to go along with them.
Our goal is to arm you with the best resources and guides to support your business, including:
These are designed to help you to quickly and effectively implement everything you learn in the course. Examples include:
Customize these client resources with your own branding using our handout generator. Examples include:
Everything you need for getting your practice up and running—quickly and affordably. Examples include:
Chris is the co-director of the California Center for Functional Medicine, founder of Kresser Institute, creator of ChrisKresser.com, and the New York Times best-selling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. He is one of the most respected clinicians and educators in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health and has trained over 1,500 clinicians and health coaches in his unique approach. Chris was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com and has appeared as a featured guest on Dr. Oz, Fox & Friends, and other national media outlets.
Robert is the foremost authority on positive psychology coaching and has consulted with a wide range of international organizations on performance management and talent development.
He conducts training on coaching, strengths, positivity, courage, and appreciative inquiry with organizations and businesses around the world and through his coaching school, Positive Acorn. Robert has trained professionals in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, South America, and the Middle East. He has a doctorate in social psychology and a master’s degree in clinical psychology and is an ICF Professional Certified Coach. He is the author of Practicing Positive Psychology Coaching, The Courage Quotient, and The Upside of Your Dark Side, among other books.
John is on a mission to help people learn communication and conflict resolution skills that create empathy, compassion, and collaboration. For more than two decades, John has mediated conflicts in a wide range of contexts, including families, businesses, and organizations.
A certified trainer of the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) since 2000, he’s the co-creator of the international Mediate Your Life (MYL) training program, which draws on the international work of Compassionate Communication (Nonviolent Communication/NVC) with mindfulness and a mediation framework.
A seasoned speaker, trainer, and coach, he’s the author of several books, including When Your Mind Sabotages Your Dreams: Turning Your Critical Internal Voices into Collaborative Allies. He studied clinical psychology at Penn State University, and during his five years of doctoral study, he worked as a psychotherapist with individuals and groups and as a research assistant at the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Institute. John lives with his wife and children in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Forest is the Founder and Executive Director of Wise Up: Greater Wisdom + Wellbeing for All, offering innovative mindfulness-based, science-backed coaching and training to organizations and corporations. He is also the Head of Youth Mindfulness Programs at UCSF Hospital Osher Center for Integrative Medicine.
Through community partnerships, Forest designs and teaches mindfulness-based wellness programs that incorporate yoga, social and emotional intelligence, and positive psychology to support at-risk and homeless youth to experience greater resiliency, health, and well-being. As of 2020, his programs have touched the lives of over 4,500 underserved youth. All his work is rooted in teachings and practices that support compassionate awareness of and care for oneself, one another, and the earth. Forest has been practicing mindfulness since 1999.
Kerry is Co-President and CEO of Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Inc., a research and development company on a mission to disseminate evidence-based behavior change solutions to maximize health and well-being.
In July 2011, Kerry was named one of Rhode Island’s top businesspeople in the annual “40 Under Forty” feature in Providence Business News based on her career success and community involvement. She has close to 40 publications and has been invited to speak at close to 100 meetings and conferences in the United States and around the world.
She obtained Pro-Change’s first SBIR funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1998 and has been integral in the awarding and implementation of many of Pro-Change’s corporate contracts. She is currently the Principal Investigator on $2.5 million of SBIR contracts with the NIH. She received her PhD from the University of Rhode Island, where she is now adjunct faculty. She is actively involved in a variety of professional societies and several boards of local nonprofits.
Ken has worked in health, behavioral health, and homelessness/housing for over 30 years. He is a Senior Trainer at C4 Innovations. Formerly the Center for Social Innovation (C4) and the T3 Training Institute, C4 Innovations provides innovative training, technical assistance, and consulting with the goal of improving the lives of marginalized people and communities.
Drawing on his direct service and supervisory experience, Ken has developed various curricula in best practices. He provides onsite and online training nationally on motivational interviewing, supervision, outreach and engagement, tenancy support, trauma-informed care, and renewal for care providers. Ken earned his master’s degree at the University of Washington in Seattle and his undergraduate degree from Goshen College in Indiana.
For more than 30 years, Keith has helped natural health and wellness companies and entrepreneurs find their unique message, attract their passionate audience, and create lasting authority, impact, and income.
As a former health products marketing VP, content marketing expert, and strategic advisor, Keith has helped health practitioners, wellness authors, supplement formulators, and some of the biggest alternative wellness companies in the world break through the noise and get noticed.
Keith has shown his clients how to go from nonexistent to #1 on Google for meaningful keywords in under six months and grow their lists from 5,000 to 100,000 in under a year. In addition to producing multiple New York Times best-selling health authors, he has helped health practitioners launch digital products that produce 200 percent more income annually than they make from seeing patients.
Keith now works exclusively with current and future thought leaders in health and wellness through private consulting and via his online guided course, Evergreen Authority. He teaches you how to build an audience and attract clients, patients, and followers without becoming a full-time marketer, without putting your practice on the back burner, and without sacrificing your purpose and authenticity.
Mary Beth is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Kentucky and serves as the Associate Director of Clinical Training.
Her work focuses on clinical training with graduate students in clinical psychology, and she also enjoys working on an interprofessional team to facilitate service learning with medical and allied health students. Since 2014, she has been a mental health specialist doing pro bono work with refugees at the Survivors of Torture Recovery Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Mary Beth graduated from Grinnell College with Phi Beta Kappa honors and earned her PhD at the University of Kentucky in 1999. She grew up in Illinois.
The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program was designed for anyone with:
A professional license, certification, or associate’s degree or higher in any healthcare or wellness-related field
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At least two years of full-time work experience in a healthcare or wellness-related field
If you do not fall into any of the above categories you can still be eligible. Find out by taking our eligibility quiz.Find out if you’re eligible
The ADAPT Health Coach Training Program offers more hours of support and mentorship than any other health coach training program we are aware of.
Be the first to get details and special pricing for the Spring 2022 enrollment.