Professional Life Coach Certification & Guide (Accredited)
Students who complete this course will receive an official life coach CERTIFICATION from Transformation Academy. This course is also accredited by internationally recognized Continuing Professional Development Standards Agency (Provider No: 50134), and 25 CPD or CEU credits are available upon request. Details for how to request the official certification and optional 25 CPD/CEU credits will be provided at the end of the course.
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Do you want to make a difference and make money doing it?
Have you been dreaming of or considering becoming a life coach?
Are you a life coach who wants to add to your toolbox?
Become a CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL LIFE COACH!
It’s a great time to become a life coach—life coaching is a $2 billion industry and one of the fastest growing industries in the world! Whether you are new to the life coaching field or you have been practicing for years this course is for you as it will take you from foundation materiel to advance techniques and strategies to help transform your clients life.
The best thing about life coaching is that anyone can be a coach! You can coach clients on any topic that you love or any experience that you have, whether it’s to help them improve a skill, achieve their goals, find more meaning and purpose in life, overcome challenges, find true happiness, get healthy, feel more confident, advance their career, start a business, or any other way you feel inspired to help someone transform their lives!
This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to feel confident as a life coach, get your clients real results, and create a thriving life coaching business! You’ll receive:
Life coaching industry best practices
Professional life coaching skills and techniques
Done-for-you templates, worksheets, and questionnaires
You will develop a strong foundation of understanding of how to be an effective coach, including:
Overcoming your own biases as a life coach
Establishing healthy boundaries and expectations
You’ll develop strong communication skills, including powerful listening skills and vital questioning skills that will allow you to help clients develop a better understanding of themselves.
You’ll learn core life coaching tools, including goal setting exercises and accountability tips to help you empower your clients to follow through and achieve their goals.
You’ll learn popular activities you can use with your clients, like the wheel of life, journaling, affirmations, as well as popular Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques.
You’ll develop the mindset of success including developing your emotional intelligence, learning how to establish rapport with your clients, make sure you and your clients are approaching coaching with a growth mindset, and develop true confidence as a life coach.
And then, you’ll dig deeper with in-depth life coaching processes designed to help you coach your clients to achieve specific outcomes. Processes we will cover include:
Finding passion and purpose
Rewriting your life story
You’ll also receive a ton of done-for-you templates, intake forms, worksheet activities, and questionnaires.
You’ll have the skills, tools, mindset, and processes to thrive as a life coach and make a difference in people’s lives.
But, we want to make sure that your business thrives too! And, so the course also includes strategies for growing your coaching business, including:
Naming your offering
Structuring your coaching
Determining your value
Setting your price
Identifying your niche
Crafting a magnet message (elevator pitch)
Creating a life coaching package
Offering group coaching
Tips for what actually works when marketing your business!
So, are you ready to have everything you need to start and grow your coaching business and finally follow your true calling? If so enroll now, we look forward to seeing you in the course!
Guarantee: We know you will love this course. However, we offer a no-questions-asked 30-day money-back guarantee if the course does not meet your needs for any reason.
So, who are we?
We are Joeel & Natalie Rivera, serial entrepreneurs, authors, speakers, and educators. We have over a decade of experience in the field of psychology and life coaching and our greatest passion is empowering others to live life on their terms, fulfill their potential, and embrace their greater purpose. All of our programs are designed based on our experience in coaching, social services, psychology, and education, as well Joeel’s Masters Degree in Counseling and research on happiness for his dissertation for a PhD in psychology. We have over 125,000 students from 192 countries.
STUDENTS WHO COMPLETE EVERY LESSON IN THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE AN OFFICIAL LIFE COACH CERTIFICATION FROM TRANSFORMATION SERVICES, INC., AS WELL AS THE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL LIFE COACH LOGO TO USE IN HIS/HER MARKETING MATERIAL. SEE THE FINAL LESSON IN THIS COURSE FOR INSTRUCTIONS.
THIS COURSE IS PART OF OUR MASTER COACH CERTIFICATION (ALONG WITH OUR HAPPINESS COACH, GOAL/SUCCESS COACH, AND LIFE PURPOSE COACH CERTIFICATIONS).
CHECK OUT OUR OTHER LIFE COACH CERTIFICATION COURSES!
FOUNDATION: Introduction to Life Coaching
Welcome to the program! Get insight about what to expect throughout the course.
Gain clarity about what life coaching is and isn't, including why clients hire life coaches and what your role is as a coach.
Explore industry data, trends and insights! It's a great time to be a coach. The industry barely existed 30 years ago, and today there are over 40,000 coaches, it's a $2+ billion a year industry, and the National Post states that it's the 2nd fastest growing professional industry in the world.
What are the requirements, skills and qualifications needed to coach? Find out.
Life coaching shares similarities with therapy and consulting, but there are very important differences that must be understood to be an effective, and safe, coach.
Presuppositions are assumptions we make about other people and life that greatly impact our perspective of our clients and how we coach. The presuppositions we discuss are foundations in NLP, as well as a powerful mental framework for life coaching.
Life coaching disclaimer and code of ethics.
FOUNDATION: Self Awareness as a Coach
Everyone has biases, and by acknowledging your own you are better able to choose clients that you can be neutral and non-judgmental about.
Empathy is a common and vital skill that life coaches have, but it can be challenging to keep your own beliefs and feelings out of it.
As a life coach you want to help in a supportive way and avoid creating dependency.
It is vital to your success as a coach, as well as your enjoyment of it, to have clear and firm boundaries.
Build confidence and over the common fears life coaches have.
Getting yourself in the right state of mind before your coaching appointment will help you be much more effective.
FOUNDATION: Getting Started, Structure & Setting Expectations
Learn how to prepare for and structure your initial intake session.
Follow this outline for each coaching session and you know you'll be on track and productive.
It's important to clearly identify your roles, as coach and client, as well as the expectations and standards that you will hold the coaching relationship to.
Coach-client confidentiality is vitally important, just like it would be in any other professional relationship. Find out the standards and requirements.
SKILLS: Communication Techniques - Listening
The environment in which you coach can make the difference between effectiveness and distraction.
Giving your client your full attention is not only polite, it's vital to your success as a coach. Find out how!
Explore the power of reflective listening, aka paraphrasing.
Empathetic listening goes beyond just listening and helps you connect at a deep level to your client by truly understanding their perspective.
Avoid common ineffective communication habits, such as reassurance, preaching, patronizing and interrupting.
SKILLS: Communication Techniques: Questioning
Questions are the unconscious mind's most powerful tool!
Explore different types of questions, such as expanding and reflective, that can enhance your effectiveness as a coach, as well as other types of questions to avoid, such as leading questions and "why".
These questions will help your client focus, think creatively, decide on action, and explore possibilities
Probing questions help you dig deeper into the beliefs and assumptions behind what your client is saying.
TOOLS: Setting Goals
In this lecture we will introduce this section and go over the importance of and how to make goals achievable for your clients.
In this lecture we will go over developing competency in your clients and how that leads to true confidence to achieve goals.
Not all goals are created equal! Find out the criteria for achievable goals.
In this lecture we will give you a blue print to help clients create short and long term goals that result in actionable steps and create long term success.
In this lecture we will go over your role in accountability for your clients and strategies to help your clients develop personal accountability.
In this lecture we will go over the power of cues and triggers that influence our behaviors and how to remove those that hold our clients back.
In this lecture we will give you strategies to developing a reward system for your clients. Developing a reward system is essential to helping clients stay motivated.
Coaching Tools and Techniques
This activity helps both you and your clients evaluate, and see visually, what areas of your client's life have the strongest need for attention, as well as how the different aspects of his or her life affect each other.
The GROW Model of coaching gives you a roadmap to success!
Coach with HEART, another coaching model.
Brainstorming, done correctly, is a powerful tool for helping your clients explore options.
Journaling is a powerful tool that can benefit your clients throughout the coaching process and beyond.
Coaching Forms and Template
Feel free to use and customize the sample questionnaires, agreement, and intake checklist and review the Code of Ethics.
TOOLS: Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Processes
In this lecture we will introduce how to use NLP (neuro linguistic programming) as a coach.
MINDSET: Emotional Intelligence (EQ) as a Coach
Learn additional strategies for developing rapport.