WHAT TO DO NEXT:
Download the course guide and take a look at the Pathway Program curriculum.
Check your inbox for an email from Health Coach Institute containing more helpful information about the program, our next class start date, and special offers.
Expect a call from a Health Coach Institute Empowerment Coach. Consider your Empowerment Coach your personal resource, who can answer all of your questions about Pathway and training at Health Coach Institute, review financing options, and get you access to our best tuition rates. Or book a time to connect right now by clicking the button below.
Your Path to Becoming a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
About The Pathway Program:
Here’s what you need to know:
6-month, synchronous and asynchronous course (24 pre- recorded lessons and weekly mandatory live class sessions).
100% online. No prerequisites.
Built directly from NBHWC competencies and requirements.
Time commitment of about 7-9 hours a week.
Rigorous, hands-on training.
Access to a private Facebook group.
Includes written, personalized feedback on 3 coaching sessions from faculty to help you identify strengths and opportunities for improvement.
40 hours of live class time is required to pass this course.
Successful graduates will earn a certificate from HCI as an Empowered Well-Being Coach and be eligible to apply to sit for the HWCCE.
Brooke Jeffries, MS, CN
Nutrition and Health Education Specialist and Faculty Instructor, Health Coach Institute
Brooke Jeffries is a Certified Nutritionist and Faculty Instructor at Health Coach Institute, with deep expertise in nutrition, health, and coaching.
Prior to joining HCI, Brooke worked as a Clinical Nutritionist in a successful private nutrition practice, specializing in working with eating disorders, weight concerns, and relationship with food and body. She then transitioned into a role as a skilled Health Coach and team lead at Arivale (a wellness company), where she managed and mentored a team of 11 health coaches.
Brooke’s coach training includes coursework through HCI, Wellcoaches, and YogaMedCo. She is also the lead instructor of Health Coach Institute’s Pathway Program and is a certified health and wellness coach.
Brooke’s work with coaching clients is inspired by her own personal history with food and illness. She strongly believes in empowering her clients and students to make sustainable, healthy lifestyle changes to achieve wellness and peace with their minds and bodies.
Brooke is passionate about personal empowerment, learning, and whole-body healing, and has mentored many coaches over the years on building strong coaching and clinical skills.
Brooke holds a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Stephen F. Austin State University.
In the Pathway Program you’ll learn:
Lesson 1: Setting Up for Success in the HCI Pathway Program – A general overview of student expectations, best practices, and goals of the course. This lesson also covers the history of professional coaching and how coaching differs from other similar professions.
Lesson 2: Introducing the Pathway Coaching Models – A general overview of the coaching methodologies used in the Pathway Program, Appreciative Coaching, and Motivational Interviewing. Additionally, students will learn about the Empowered Well-Being Model, our core wellness model, which aids in the expansion of health and wellness knowledge, supports self-growth and bolsters coaching clients’ flourishing.
Lesson 3: Preparing To Coach – This lesson focuses on coaching preparation and the structure of the coaching process.
Save $500 off tuition by investing in full in the Pathway Program
By the end of this course, you’ll be well prepared to sit for the Health & Wellness Coach Certifying Examination (HWCCE), and on your way to becoming a board-certified coach!— Brooke Jeffries, Lead Instructor