Health and Wellness Coaching

Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate Program

As our country faces epidemic levels of chronic disease, it is our mission at The Soma Institute to be a part of the way healthcare is redefined in the United States. Health and Wellness Coaches help clients to establish goals, maintain motivation, remain accountable and focus on their successes as they change and manage their lifestyle to embody health and wellness. If you’re interested in helping others and motivated to be part of the solution, you owe it to yourself to consider a career in Health and Wellness Coaching. The innovative Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate Program from The Soma Institute in Chicago, Illinois provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding career helping others.
As a student in this program you’ll learn:

  • Strategies for coaching people with health challenges
  • Motivational techniques
  • Disease prevention
  • Health habits for weight loss
  • Stress reduction
  • Ethics in coaching
  • Chronic disease management

You’ll also learn self-care strategies to maintain your own wellness and the practical business solutions to turn your new health coaching skills into a successful career.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of The Soma Institute Health and Wellness Coaching Program are prepared to pursue career opportunities in a variety or interesting environments, including:

  • Medical Practices
  • Corporations
  • Private Practices
  • Wellness Centers
  • Health Spas
  • Resorts

According to human resources consulting firm Hewitt Associates, who surveyed 450 major American corporations, 67% of American Companies either have or plan to have coaching or prevention programs to help boost worker health.

For requirements and more information about the Health and Wellness Coaching program, visit the course catalog.

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This program is an ICHWC-Approved Transition Program. Successful graduates meet the eligibility requirements (for the Transition Phase) to sit for the HWC Certifying Examination required for health & wellness coaches to become National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWC).