William Sears, MD
WHAT IS A HEALTH COACH?
When you become a Certified Health Coach, you help individuals and families achieve their health and wellness goals by providing trusted, science-based information, positive encouragement and motivation. Health coaches help clients change their lives, improving their physical health and overall wellbeing.
Through coaching, you create individualized solutions that support genuine, lasting lifestyle changes. It’s more than just knowing the science behind nutrition and exercise, it’s understanding how to motivate coaching clients to live happier, healthier lives.
The Dr. Sears Wellness Institute is an Accredited and Approved Health Coach Certification Program by leading organizations in the health and wellness industry. As a pioneer in health coaching, the institute is recognized for their outstanding education, resources and support.
Health Coach Certification
Master Health Coach Certification
CUSTOMIZE YOUR HEALTH COACHING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
Choose your own path on your journey to becoming a Certified Health Coach with Dr. Sears Wellness Institute. Enroll in any one of our multiple life stage courses, or continue your education with our Master Health Coach Training.
HELPING YOU SUCCEED AS A CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH
The benefits of our program continue even after you receive your Health Coach Certification. Your success is our priority.
Is Health Coaching Right for You?
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS ARE AVAILABLE FOR
Registered Nurses, Fitness Instructors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Childbirth Educators, Teachers, Registered Dietitians and other licensed professions.
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serving in over 90 countries around the world.
“A big thanks for the program that helps people make better choices for themselves and their families through the science-based knowledge imparted in these courses.”
Aurora Javier, Certified Health Coach
ANSWERS TO COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT HEALTH COACHING
What is health coaching?
Health coaching is an emerging field where Certified Health Coaches work with clients to help them achieve optimal health and wellness. Certified Health Coaches are behavior change specialists that help their clients identify and stick with their health goals in the areas of lifestyle, exercise, attitude, nutrition, stress management, sleep, smoking cessation, and many other areas.
Are health coaches in demand?
Yes, Certified Health Coaches are in demand and expected to be even more so in coming years. The global health coach market was valued at $14.48 billion in 2021 and is estimated to hit over $25.95 billion by 2030 (precedenceresearch.com).
How much do health coaches make?
The average Health Coach salary varies depending on education, certifications, years of experience, additional skills, and location. The typical annual salary range of a Health Coach usually falls between $50,000 and $80,000.
How do you get a job as a health coach?
Health Coaches who want to work for a company can find a wide variety of job opportunities on websites such as ZipRecruiter and Indeed. Graduates of DSWI also have access to a private job board where Health Coach job opportunities are posted and updated regularly. Some Health Coaches, who want to be self-employed, start their own Health Coaching practice and receive business building support from our Coach Success Manager.
How long does it take to become a health coach?
At the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, you can become a Certified Health Coach in as little at 6-weeks. You can qualify to sit for the NBHWC National Board Exam to become a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach in as little at 30 weeks.
How much does it cost to become a health coach?
At the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute our Health Coach Certification courses start at $945.00.
Is health coaching regulated?
No, health coaching is not regulated by a government agency or entity. This is why Health Coaches who complete a qualified training receive a certification, not a license. Which is why health coaching is recognized in every state in the U.S. and in countries around the world.
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