Health Coaching for Families

Parents & Children

Make a Difference as a Health Coach for Families

Many families today are stretched thin and looking for simple solutions that can help them live healthy and active lives. A Health Coach can make a real difference for these families by helping them in the areas of Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude, and Nutrition. As a Certified Health Coach through the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute, you can help families learn how easy it is to live healthy and provide accountability and education for both parents and children on nutrients the body needs to grow, develop, and flourish. Families will also learn other simple changes that will help them have more energy and feel great.

Families Course Content

Below are the key topics covered during the Families course. This course includes the Health Coach core content plus content specific to Families. Your initial course is six weeks and each additional Life-stage course will add three weeks of Life-stage specific content, not requiring you to retake the core content portion.

Core Content

Basic & Advanced Nutrition

  • Micro/Macronutrients
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Foods to avoid and why
  • Science of supplementation
  • Allergies and intolerances
  • Superfoods
  • Metabolic programming
  • Food quality vs. quantity

Coaching Methods

  • Accountability
  • Goal setting
  • Identify stages of change
  • Initiating motivation to change
  • Group coaching
  • Individual coaching

Strategic Marketing

  • Tools to get started
  • Connecting with potential clients
  • Identifying key coaching opportunities
  • Creative marketing methods
  • Tailoring to maximize effectiveness

Families Specific Content & Curriculum

Family Lifestyle Changes

  • Physical activity and the power of play
  • Make getting healthy positive and fun
  • Health benefits of minimizing screen time
  • Making health a family affair

Nutrition for the Whole Family

  • Excitotoxins and their effect on the brain and behavior
  • Importance of phytonutrients
  • Anti-inflammatory foods
  • Immune-boosting foods
  • Family friendly nutrient dense foods

Solutions for Success

  • Portion control
  • Label reading & smart shopping
  • Starting each day right
  • Tips when going out to eat
  • Shaping young tastes

Simple Solutions for the Entire Family

As a Health Coach certified by the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute you can help families achieve their health goals by incorporating healthy eating and exercise into their daily lives. This course will prepare you with ready-to-use materials – including a full curriculum, scripts, and recipes that you can tailor to meet the needs of any family. Each program provides fun, interactive, and educational sessions that can be delivered in a group or individual setting, giving families the tools and information they need to make sustainable changes.

You can help families learn:

  • How to choose the best foods for growing bodies and brains
  • The characteristics of and difference between good and bad fats
  • How a brainy breakfast improves learning and behavior
  • Why protein is so important and how much the body needs for optimal health
  • The importance of play and how it can improve coordination, sleep, and, mood, as well as creative activities to get the whole family moving
  • How to identify the sugar content in popular beverages and benefits of water
  • Ingredients to avoid and healthy substitutions
  • Labeling loopholes and myth busters

So families can:

  • Develop a lifetime of achievable healthy habits
  • Improve the mood, learning and behavior of children through proper nutrition and movement
  • Learn how to shop for high-quality, affordable foods
  • Avoid nutrition-related issues such as obesity, ADHD, and allergies
  • Make mealtime at home easy and fun, and learn how to prepare healthy food that tastes great
  • Have a physically active lifestyle

kim-gerhardt-health-coach“Do It! I just got certified! Best decision I’ve made in a long time! The course is fantastic!”

Kim Gerhardt, Health Coach

mike-garcia-health-coach“I enjoyed the simplicity and complete approach to wellness that the Health Coach Training provided.”

Mike Garcia, Health Coach